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Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 08-14-2020, 04:07 AM
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Because it looks better all around.

Because it looks better all around.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-14-2020, 03:33 AM
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The plant in the picture still has a week or so I...

The plant in the picture still has a week or so I think...then chop chop. I don't like late harvest THC. The buds are building buds on top of buds...but slowing down.

The leaves on the plants are...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-13-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 115
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Harvest soon ...

Harvest soon
https://i.ibb.co/1LyqsRX/20200813-145728.jpg
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 08-13-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
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I live next to a lake and the RH is kinda high...

I live next to a lake and the RH is kinda high here as well. I'm used to having dry weed....I hate humid weed. It's probably less potent too. Was thinking about one of those food dehydrators. You...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-13-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,718
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Yep...the color temperatures I'm talking about...

Yep...the color temperatures I'm talking about (3000-4000k) are for all the way through veg and flower with the same lamp (metal halide).
I know Philips is really pushing LED's now for cannabis, and...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-12-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,718
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Yeah...3500k isn't easy to find in most metal...

Yeah...3500k isn't easy to find in most metal halides. 4000k is good too. Never tried 5000.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-12-2020, 03:08 AM
Replies: 115
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Posted By Substitute
What metal halide are you using John?

What metal halide are you using John?
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-12-2020, 01:06 AM
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It's different for each plant. One plant is...

It's different for each plant. One plant is almost ready for early - mid harvest. Some other plants aren't as ready yet. Maybe 2 more weeks or so for them. The canopy is probably 4' x 4' and filled...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-11-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 115
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Nice, evenly yellowing leaves tell me the plants...

Nice, evenly yellowing leaves tell me the plants are getting close. They were a bit more of a challenge keeping them happy in flowering than in veg...but the bud's are lookin great. :)...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 08-11-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
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I would choose #1.

I would choose #1.
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 08-11-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 627
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So I've been smoking some of my fresh cut...and I...

So I've been smoking some of my fresh cut...and I like it quite a bit better than the dehydrated commercial weed. I'm careful with my weed not to touch it too much and rub off the little trichome...
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 08-09-2020, 09:41 PM
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Whatever method gets me the gooiest, stickiest,...

Whatever method gets me the gooiest, stickiest, good smoking product in the end. Sounds like dry trim is better.
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-09-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7,299
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I still have a box of the old retrowhite 400's...

I still have a box of the old retrowhite 400's AND a box of the 860 watt cmh's.

I still love the old retrowhite 400's.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 08-08-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
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B looks higher in orange...not so much red. A...

B looks higher in orange...not so much red. A still has pretty good red at 680nm. A balanced spectrum has always been better for me over a red/blue setup. A good read on spectrum:...
Forum: Real Gorilla Seeds 08-08-2020, 01:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By Substitute
They're still small John. :) Just kidding! They...

They're still small John. :) Just kidding! They look good!
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 08-07-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 627
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I can believe that. It's the sunlight and the UV....

I can believe that. It's the sunlight and the UV. As we all know, it's massively strong off the sun...it'll give ya a bad burn, there's so much radiation. Plants act differently when fed sunlight and...
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 08-06-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 627
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Could it be that commercial weed that is...

Could it be that commercial weed that is everywhere, isn't as fresh as off the vine? It spends way longer in facilities, packaging, etc...before it gets to me?

Maybe the older black market weed...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 08-06-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 458
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I would use A...it looks more balanced...and...

I would use A...it looks more balanced...and stronger blues.
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 08-06-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 627
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Gooey, gummy, sticky...what happened?

Before it was legal(a long while back)...I used to get weed that was nice and gooey and sticky and gummy. Nowadays, that it's legal, all I get is this perfectly dehydrated and 'cured' at 62 percent...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 08-06-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 974
Posted By Substitute
I think you will like hydroponic. :) I'm doing...

I think you will like hydroponic. :) I'm doing RDWC...with four plants. You have only water and roots to deal with!
https://www.icmag.com/ic/showthread.php?t=372097

I would stay away from a tent...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-06-2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,718
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Yeah. The one in the picture smells a little...

Yeah. The one in the picture smells a little piney and like cat pee. I just finished sun drying a branch off it. Smoked good...good buzz. I got a couple clones of it. As well, I got a couple clones...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-05-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,718
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I use super-cropping to train the plants away...

I use super-cropping to train the plants away from the lamp. They say it increases good stuff too, with a little stress. :)
https://i.ibb.co/r0n9tRn/20200805115500-20200803-173422.jpg


Budshot...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-05-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 423
Posted By Substitute
I roll with Philips lamps. But I'd like to try...

I roll with Philips lamps. But I'd like to try Plasma.

Light is food for plants, so the quality of the light is more important than people think, I think.
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 08-05-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By Substitute
You don't have to pay attention to him. I thought...

You don't have to pay attention to him. I thought it was an interesting article that relates to cannabis harvesting (maximizing terpenes) from a scholarly person. No big deal.
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 08-05-2020, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
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Not really. It more went into biochemistry and...

Not really. It more went into biochemistry and the in's and out's of terpene production in cannabis. Cheers!
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-05-2020, 03:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 423
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I'm not sure of the technology behind the lamp...

I'm not sure of the technology behind the lamp other than the specs that are given on the website. There's a few youtube vid's as well. One guy said it made a huge difference for his med clients. The...
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-05-2020, 02:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 423
Posted By Substitute
The Sun On-Demand™

Anybody seen these lights? They look great!
https://www.thesunondemand.com/
(https://www.thesunondemand.com/specifications/)
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 08-04-2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
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Pseudo science? The guy's a Physicist. ...

Pseudo science? The guy's a Physicist.

"Augustus Dunning is the CEO of Eco Organics and is a physicist, chemist, and an inventor. He is the former systems ops designer for the International...
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 08-04-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
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How Minerals And Light Affect Terpene Production

https://www.maximumyield.com/how-minerals-and-light-affect-terpene-production/2/17531

Great article. It shows that UVB and minerals are important for terpene production.
Forum: Growroom Lighting 08-04-2020, 04:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 449
Posted By Substitute
I really like the Philips brand lamps. I use...

I really like the Philips brand lamps. I use their 1000w MP1000 metal halide for flowering all the way through.

Awesome lamp.
Forum: Landraces 08-04-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,316
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I have twelve of these beans in the fridge. I...

I have twelve of these beans in the fridge. I might do them next in RDWC with a 1000w Halide.:canabis:
Unique leaves and nice purple striping.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-04-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,718
Posted By Substitute
1 month...

1 month...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-04-2020, 12:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,263
Posted By Substitute
I felt like that one time when I killed my fish.

I felt like that one time when I killed my fish.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-03-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,263
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Yeah...that would suck having something happen...

Yeah...that would suck having something happen like that.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-03-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,718
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Shot of system in action during flowering. Plants...

Shot of system in action during flowering. Plants are grown to and trained at about 5ft. The 1000w MH has decent penetration into the canopy.
https://i.ibb.co/9qb74cN/20200803-103519.jpg

Keeping...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-03-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,263
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That's pretty much what I just did, and it seems...

That's pretty much what I just did, and it seems to be working pretty good! I built it myself and I'm not complaining! Cost about $350-450CAD. I'm able to keep pretty good water temperatures so I...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-02-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,518
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Oh man. I remember seeing Heath's grows. Giant...

Oh man. I remember seeing Heath's grows. Giant trees...like 2-3lbs each or something crazy. That's quite a while ago now. I'm glad you brought up his name cause I never woulda remembered! But I...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-02-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
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You can say that again, in general. My life is...

You can say that again, in general. My life is chaotic enough.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-02-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 900
Posted By Substitute
Great explanation! Sounds reasonable. My plants...

Great explanation! Sounds reasonable. My plants are growing under a good amount of UV...and they show natural purple streaks and pigmentation under the light...and they are heatlhy!
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 08-02-2020, 02:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By Substitute
I don't like jars. On at least two occasions I...

I don't like jars. On at least two occasions I forgot to burp and it turned moldy ruining my weed. I don't even want to take a chance that that will happen this time.

I just dried some weed out in...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-02-2020, 02:00 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,718
Posted By Substitute
Yep...sun dried...got rid of the green flavour,...

Yep...sun dried...got rid of the green flavour, smoked pretty good. The MH I'm using is only 3500k...a lot more red in it.

With UV, I like to fry my plant in as much radiation as I can. :headbange
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-01-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,718
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Just tested a sun dried bud that got broken off...

Just tested a sun dried bud that got broken off by accident. Other than having a bit of a pre-flush flavour....it's really potent. Early harvest smoke...lots of trichomes.

I always preferred MH...
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 08-01-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
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So how do your weed end up tasting/smelling? I...

So how do your weed end up tasting/smelling? I could swore during my last grow....that before cutting the plant...it smelled great. Immediately after I cut the plant...it got this bad scent to it....
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 08-01-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
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Hi. I'm about to finish a grow and harvest. I'm...

Hi. I'm about to finish a grow and harvest. I'm thinking of trying this only I want to hang dry for a few days first...then into paper bags....then into plastic bags when dry.

How is the flavour...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-01-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,518
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There was a guy a long time ago that was growing...

There was a guy a long time ago that was growing big trees with 600w lights...is that Heath? Sounds familiar.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-31-2020, 01:56 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,718
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The pH oscillates with the water level...so I...

The pH oscillates with the water level...so I up'd it to around 6.3 so it would move around in that range. I got a little nute burn here....the very tips curling and rusting. It's pretty minor....
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-30-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,718
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I think I'm starting to get a grip on my system...

I think I'm starting to get a grip on my system and the water loss issue. The plants transpire a lot of water...but use really nothing else but some nutrients. That means with a large water...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-30-2020, 01:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,718
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Well...it's as close as I'd want to get it. ...

Well...it's as close as I'd want to get it.

The heat is kinda like a warm summer day...when I put my hand where the buds are...so they are ok. Plus the leaves aren't showing any signs of heat...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-30-2020, 04:27 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,718
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Protected lamps are for open fixtures. There's a...

Protected lamps are for open fixtures. There's a coil of wire surrounding the arc tube. I've been running these protected Philips 1000w lamps for a long while now and they've been great. Cheers!
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-30-2020, 02:01 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,718
Posted By Substitute
Hi John! It's Cheese strain... Bulb is Philips...

Hi John! It's Cheese strain... Bulb is Philips MP1000(I think). 3500k. Nice bulb. Good UV output...but good red too. Protected for open fixture. Metal halide 1000w.

Lots of trichomes and resin...
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