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Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-06-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 165,789
Posted By Speed of green
Thanks for the feedback everyone, i am switching...

Thanks for the feedback everyone, i am switching to r/o for a round to see if i notice any differences.

For the record these are 135' greenhouses with hydroponic PPK systems.
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 03-27-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 165,789
Posted By Speed of green
I sent a water & fert sample to jr peters for...

I sent a water & fert sample to jr peters for analysis.

The water sample is plain municipal water, the plants seem to grow okay with it but i get a lot of precipitation with the jacks when mixing...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 03-09-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By Speed of green
Make sure all your timers are back to the correct...

Make sure all your timers are back to the correct settings when power returns.

he may be talking about a portable generator. intended to run essential items, heater/refrigerator/wifi, the things...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 03-08-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,708
Posted By Speed of green
Thanks! seems like a stupid question now...

Thanks!

seems like a stupid question now that youve answered it.

im using 55% phosphoric acid, is this what youre using?
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 03-05-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,701
Posted By Speed of green
an automated hempy is a dutch bucket. very...

an automated hempy is a dutch bucket. very simple.

i think ive heard of someone using a wick like that but out of rope. good idea!
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 03-05-2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,440
Posted By Speed of green
Nice! this looks clean! where did you get...

Nice! this looks clean!

where did you get the "cabin fever" doors?

(i see they are home made now, good work, is that tongue and groove on plywood?)

i dig them
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 03-02-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,797
Posted By Speed of green
no major issues so far, three weeks in. had...

no major issues so far, three weeks in.

had some light green growth during stretch, probably could have pushed the nutrients a little harder.

i was feeding at 1.8e.c This is including .6...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 02-21-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,173
Posted By Speed of green
Here you go its the first link, its a full report...

Here you go its the first link, its a full report done by the state of CA, an evaluation of forbid's active ingredient.
...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 02-21-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,173
Posted By Speed of green
www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/registration/ais/publicreport...

www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/registration/ais/publicreports/5858.pdf

copy paste from here on >www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/registration/ais/publicreports/5858.pdf


idk why but the above link wont work in my...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 02-20-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,173
Posted By Speed of green
I used chemical pesticides and fungicides for...

I used chemical pesticides and fungicides for years, certain ones work better than others.
Forbid 4f will kill everything in two applications max. it is the most effective mite killer i have come...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 02-20-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,797
Posted By Speed of green
https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/dairylan...

https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/dairyland-sterosol-milkstone-remover-acid-rinse

for $13 a gallon this is the best bang for my buck.

56% phosphoric.

if you live in a rural area...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 02-19-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,797
Posted By Speed of green
So, i figured it out. droop is almost completely...

So, i figured it out. droop is almost completely gone.

I was using 55% phosphoric acid as PH down, i ran out last week, and in a pinch went to the Hydroponics store and the only ph down they had...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 02-16-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,797
Posted By Speed of green
Thanks for that picture, i really appreciate it! ...

Thanks for that picture, i really appreciate it!

What were your symptoms when your tailpiece was clogged?

i will take some pictures of the roots today. also i am going to do a test by placing...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 02-16-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,797
Posted By Speed of green
There are roots coming from the tail piece. some...

There are roots coming from the tail piece. some have 2-3" roots. some have 12-14" roots.

when the tailpiece is clogged how many roots are coming out of the tailpiece?
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 02-16-2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,797
Posted By Speed of green
I have a couple plants, All the same strain that...

I have a couple plants, All the same strain that are looking a little droopy.

The droop looks to start at the top of the plant.

They get watered 1/2-3/4 quart every 20 minutes.

They have...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 02-12-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,797
Posted By Speed of green
Nice man, stoked for you! ill be watching! ...

Nice man, stoked for you! ill be watching!


Thanks! i appreciate it.


Yeah i have a wooden pad at each plant site, its doable, just getting 15 plant sites withing 1/4" of eachother over a...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 02-11-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,797
Posted By Speed of green
got it, I thought you meant recirculate back...

got it, I thought you meant recirculate back through the 275's. That would make it more like flood&drain or rdwc where you could monitor the rise and fall of the e.c. although you would probably...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 02-11-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,797
Posted By Speed of green
Thanks! watering 12 seconds every 20...

Thanks!

watering 12 seconds every 20 minutes. roughly 1/2 quart. there is a pump at each plant site. 110gph oil-free if i remember correct.


Thats an interesting concept, i never thought to...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 02-08-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,797
Posted By Speed of green
theyre flipped. today is #1

theyre flipped. today is #1
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 02-05-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By Speed of green
I like to backup my RVK with a DDS or a H31C.

I like to backup my RVK with a DDS or a H31C.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 02-04-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,797
Posted By Speed of green
All Clones strains are Slymer Doggy...

All Clones

strains are

Slymer
Doggy style OG
Lemon Jack
Cookies
OG18
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 02-04-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,797
Posted By Speed of green
4 week veg, When to flower. PPK

I know this isn't exactly indoor hydro, but there are very few people doing hydro in the greenhouse section.

Other than the light source these houses are sealed with their own climate controls,...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 02-04-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 18,601
Posted By Speed of green
Hows it going? Next round ready to rock?

Hows it going? Next round ready to rock?
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-22-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 165,789
Posted By Speed of green
hmm you are using r/o water? i mix...

hmm

you are using r/o water?

i mix jacks calcnit equal parts by volume.

never measured it by weight.

i had poor results making stock solutions, there was fallout in the bottom of the...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 01-22-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 165,789
Posted By Speed of green
not sure if this has been answered yet but what...

not sure if this has been answered yet but what scale does your ppm meter read in?.5.7?

also if youre in veg i would foliar the magsul
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-18-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By Speed of green
https://www.littlegreenhouse.com/heat-calc.shtml ...

https://www.littlegreenhouse.com/heat-calc.shtml

my greenhouses are 20Wx130Lx17H or 2600sf

takes about 135000btu to raise it from 50-70's

if you have good airflow 70% humidity can be okay,...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-17-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,066
Posted By Speed of green
4k watts is going to pull 28 amps, so probably...

4k watts is going to pull 28 amps, so probably figure a 35-40amp breaker.

The wire gauge needed for 60amps in aluminum is #4 not to be confused with 4/0

the wire pictured looks like it could...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 01-11-2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By Speed of green
air filled porosity test ...

air filled porosity test
https://www.icmag.com/ic/showpost.php?p=6958974&postcount=731
https://www.icmag.com/ic/showpost.php?p=6958966&postcount=179
capillary rise test...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-10-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By Speed of green
If you are in a hot humid environment then a...

If you are in a hot humid environment then a pellet stove is probably a bad idea.

if you are trying to lower humidity when its warm and dry outside then exhaust fans are the ticket.

When...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 01-10-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By Speed of green
I had some leaves that looked similar due to...

I had some leaves that looked similar due to nutrient lockout from cold temps.

your issue may not be from temps but it could be from a lockout.
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 01-10-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By Speed of green
bleach pool shock SM-90 any of these...

bleach
pool shock
SM-90

any of these will work.
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 01-10-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,697
Posted By Speed of green
I agree with this. 40% for two weeks and...

I agree with this.

40% for two weeks and you could have an extremely dry product that crumbles to dust.

You could seal the tent up and set your exhaust fan to vent the tent every hour or so...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-09-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By Speed of green
The nya looks like it has a couple weeks left. ...

The nya looks like it has a couple weeks left.

You can get an inexpensive microscope or jewelers loupe 30-200x range and look at the trichomes to tell when the plant is finished.

The gamla...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-09-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By Speed of green
good job! temperature is important and will...

good job! temperature is important and will impact yield and potency.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-09-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By Speed of green
you could use a diaphragm pump, high pressure,...

you could use a diaphragm pump, high pressure, low volume. i can run 85 sprayers on my 5.5gpm pump.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-09-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By Speed of green
30x15x15 thats small, really small. you could...

30x15x15 thats small, really small. you could easily replicate this for much much much less.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-09-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By Speed of green
You could wire a DPDT relay to the trigger cords...

You could wire a DPDT relay to the trigger cords on your flip boxes. This will only allow one system on at a time.

The breaker should prevent from drawing too much current.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-08-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By Speed of green
The additional contactors are redundant if you...

The additional contactors are redundant if you already have two light boxes.

you could simply run a conductor to one light box and then another conductor "jumper" from the first light box to the...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-08-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,231
Posted By Speed of green
geo-textile is one route for ground cover its...

geo-textile is one route for ground cover its breathable and works well, although it can get expensive... my greenhouses have road base, it was inexpensive, compacts well and keeps dust down and it...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-07-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,849
Posted By Speed of green
You can maintain ambient air temp with 2x...

You can maintain ambient air temp with 2x exchanges per minute.

so if you had a 3m3 tent you would aim for a fan/filter combo capable of 6m3 per minute.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-07-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Speed of green
i would get one reducer from an 8" fan to the 6"...

i would get one reducer from an 8" fan to the 6" ducting. i dont think going back and forth between 8 and 6 would benefit you.

This system is all 8" i think the fan is like 750cfm.


i think...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-06-2018, 03:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,357
Posted By Speed of green
Media source & brand, new or reused? water...

Media source & brand, new or reused?

water source and e.c if tap or well

feed e.c & ph

runoff e.c and PH

temps
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-06-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,357
Posted By Speed of green
stupid question but are you getting runoff in the...

stupid question but are you getting runoff in the solo cups and letting them dry out between waterings?
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-06-2018, 01:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By Speed of green
600's are your best bet with those ceiling...

600's are your best bet with those ceiling heights.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-06-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Speed of green
Yes you can still move enough air, depending on...

Yes you can still move enough air, depending on the fans capacity and how you have it setup.

The ducts dont like to be "sucked" through, they kink and restrict airflow.

This is my old setup,...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-06-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By Speed of green
So each LED is 240v and it has its own ballast...

So each LED is 240v and it has its own ballast with its own 240v cord?

you want to plug all of these cords into a device that turns them on at the same time?

you can get a 240v direct...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 01-06-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,066
Posted By Speed of green
You could replace the 30a breaker with a 60a, as...

You could replace the 30a breaker with a 60a, as long as the draw on the main is not more than 100a at any given time you are fine.

The wire in the picture looks like 10ga at the most, they could...
Forum: New Growers 01-04-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,887
Posted By Speed of green
highest yielding autos ive heard of are about...

highest yielding autos ive heard of are about 112g, im sure there are higher but i would say this is a great yield for an autoflower. id take photoperiod plants over autos.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 12-30-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 18,601
Posted By Speed of green
those look lush and happy!

those look lush and happy!
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 12-28-2017, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By Speed of green
What specifically are you wanting to know about...

What specifically are you wanting to know about what works and what doesnt?

Sorry i just dont want to write a lengthy answer to a question you didnt ask.
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