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Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 02-06-2019, 07:35 AM
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Posted By slownickel
Mg will show up more as yellow blotches in...

Mg will show up more as yellow blotches in between veins, it will NOT to the edge of the leaf.

When the yellow blotches are on the edge and do not obey the vein at all, this is phosphorus. ...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 02-06-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 912
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Posted By slownickel
N excess. Mo deficiency. Ca deficiency, P...

N excess. Mo deficiency. Ca deficiency, P deficiency maybe...

To fix, add Mo, gypsum and foliar with Mg (to get rid of the N excess).

Try adding something with high P.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-06-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Yer killing me... You now want K to be 2x N? ...

Yer killing me... You now want K to be 2x N?

Mg@ 0.5% and Ca to be 5 to 10%.

Put down the joint...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 02-05-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Which leaf are you sampling to be content with 1%...

Which leaf are you sampling to be content with 1% Ca in the leaves?
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-20-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
What procedure did this lab use to extract the...

What procedure did this lab use to extract the bases?

Have my doubts about that Ca number.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-13-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
We need to clear up definitions. K, Zn, Cu, Mn,...

We need to clear up definitions. K, Zn, Cu, Mn, Mg, Ni, Co, Mo in sulfate forms are all salts, yet certifiable organic.

Things that we are seeing now really point to the big issue of getting...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-12-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Yeah, try that 20 ppm of P recipe now. LMAO ...

Yeah, try that 20 ppm of P recipe now. LMAO

When you go swimming in a river, you like to drive downstream and then jump in and try to swim upstream?
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-12-2019, 03:52 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
What is this? A runoff sample?

What is this? A runoff sample?
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-04-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Yeah, from College! haha

Yeah, from College! haha
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 01-03-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Sat threw that podcast. I think he was reading...

Sat threw that podcast. I think he was reading from my soil text book. How funny. And Cannabis world hasn't touched on this hahaha..
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 12-28-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Love to see the active analysis growing with that...

Love to see the active analysis growing with that little P.
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 12-28-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 37,336
Posted By slownickel
So what is a kilo or pound of brick for for now...

So what is a kilo or pound of brick for for now adays over the border? Seeded?
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 12-28-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Interesting!

Interesting!
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 12-20-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
That is one of the signs that the Ca number is...

That is one of the signs that the Ca number is not correct, wrong procedures. This is why the K-3 procedure at Spectrum was put together. The numbers speak themselves, the procedure also calls for...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 12-17-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
The morgan is reacting all that oyster shell...

The morgan is reacting all that oyster shell which will be available in a couple of grows. Too much carbonates including oyster shell, can cause weird reactions in the soil. Better to compost...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 11-11-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,900
Posted By slownickel
I would make the case that the "soil" test may...

I would make the case that the "soil" test may have not the best comparison. The reason is simple, many folks don't know how to make a mix and a soil is not always nor very often, really a soil. ...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 10-16-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,625
Posted By slownickel
The numbers I am referring to are for soil. ...

The numbers I am referring to are for soil.

Even in the hydroponic world I would say you are deficient in Ca. Check out the high Ca hydro formula for tomatoes. This will give you a better idea....
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 10-10-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,937
Posted By slownickel
Any more than 300 ppm bicarbonates (HCO3) will...

Any more than 300 ppm bicarbonates (HCO3) will screw up everything. Blocks all of your calcium by making calcium carbonate.

If you had high ppms in your tap water, chances are it was doing the...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 09-27-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,937
Posted By slownickel
This is where a quick soil analysis comes in...

This is where a quick soil analysis comes in handy. The rest is called guessing. Without enough P there is little energy, especially if the soil is already full of K, Na and Mg.
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 09-27-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,937
Posted By slownickel
Don't use Calmag ever folks. Way too much Mg. ...

Don't use Calmag ever folks. Way too much Mg. Unless your mix is super light with lots of airspace, most don't need any more Mg. If you really think you need Mg, apply it foliarly in the form of...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 09-27-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,937
Posted By slownickel
That is a phosphorus deficiency, not potassium...

That is a phosphorus deficiency, not potassium and definitely not Mg!!!

What is the pH of your runoff?
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 09-26-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 19,625
Posted By slownickel
Read Albrecht's later work. 85% Ca in the base...

Read Albrecht's later work. 85% Ca in the base saturation.
Read Tiedjens, More Food from Soil Science. And then read it again and again. Again, 85% Ca.

Carey Reams, if you do the math on his...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 09-17-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Damned Orchard Ladder

Aug 25, imagine...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 09-14-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,209
Posted By slownickel
You are overwatering, have too much accumulated...

You are overwatering, have too much accumulated N, you need Ca. I would say your Na and K are off the charts. I wonder about your P.

Can you measure runoff? Do you have a conductivity meter? ...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 09-14-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Without Mn you can't get K uptake. They work...

Without Mn you can't get K uptake. They work synergistic-ally. One can also lower the toxicity of the other. Uptake of one without the other is limited.
...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 09-12-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,764
Posted By slownickel
Need to understand which rot you have. ...

Need to understand which rot you have. Sclerotinia is the one that is more prevalent. Contans by Bayer is the best control.

Rots on clones often happen due to bad nutrition in the moms. It...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 09-11-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 16,825
Posted By slownickel
What is the pH of the water?

What is the pH of the water?
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 09-06-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By slownickel
Grodan holds a lot of water. Most folks cannot...

Grodan holds a lot of water. Most folks cannot get a callus to form and the one or two roots that come out are what the plant survives with. Biggest problem is over watering and weak Moms. Moms...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 09-04-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
It's the best we have so far. Suggestions are...

It's the best we have so far. Suggestions are always helpful.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 08-31-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Just Morgan.

Just Morgan.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 08-31-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
IAL? Really? Can't stop laughing! We ran their...

IAL? Really? Can't stop laughing! We ran their procedure against the leaf analysis, no correlation.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 08-31-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Not sure what you are talking about. The...

Not sure what you are talking about. The calculations from the lab on base saturations are never correct.

Maybe you are referring to all the cations, ie Fe and Al? There I don't bother. The...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 08-31-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
The worm castings can be full of nitrates,...

The worm castings can be full of nitrates, depends on the source. Sodium too.... folks tend to use way too much EWC.

And to answer the question about P, I like triple super or simple super...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 08-31-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Charles, The lab number is not calculated. ...

Charles,

The lab number is not calculated. They automatically make their calculation with a number they pull out of the air as they assume that no soil anywhere in the world has that much...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 08-31-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
You just have a bit of high nitrate, a big plant...

You just have a bit of high nitrate, a big plant will take it.

Did you sift this sample before sending it in?

This mix hold lots of water?

I would cut the mix in half and add AIR aka...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 08-29-2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 403
Views: 63,025
Posted By slownickel
Thanks for sharing!

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 08-25-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
In field agriculture, the pH rule holds pretty...

In field agriculture, the pH rule holds pretty true. But in a medium, the pH has little to do with all the stuff you all mix into a mix.

Normally in field agriculture, the pH is established by...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 08-24-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 729
Posted By slownickel
Promix is buffered with Ca. Looks like low Ca...

Promix is buffered with Ca. Looks like low Ca and acid pH.
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 08-22-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 912
Views: 289,418
Posted By slownickel
Are these clones? If so, they have rot from the...

Are these clones? If so, they have rot from the bottom up. A callus was never formed. Seen it lots of times. If it was from seed, I am not sure what the cause is.
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 08-21-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Realize that this is a real crappy procedure. It...

Realize that this is a real crappy procedure. It was made to sell fertilizer.

Roots exude amino and other organic acids that will make P available for the root to pick up P from many sources...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 08-20-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Water alone will do that....

Water alone will do that....
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 08-20-2018, 09:10 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Kelp meal is the culprit. Don't use zeolite...

Kelp meal is the culprit. Don't use zeolite either.

The Na won't appear to be a problem unless it is really hot in veg. The Na is being used as a building block instead of K. Will affect yield...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 08-20-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
You have more sodium than potassium. Won't be...

You have more sodium than potassium. Won't be pretty.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Outdoors 08-12-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 57,093
Posted By slownickel
If you have a Mg deficiency in a very sandy soil,...

If you have a Mg deficiency in a very sandy soil, there is a good reason to add Mg. Most other soils have too much Mg. You can also have an excess of K, Na or Mg itself and cause a Mg deficiency. ...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 08-06-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
In soils with a pH of 7 and above, it behooves...

In soils with a pH of 7 and above, it behooves one to test AA@8.2 for Ca.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Outdoors 08-06-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 57,093
Posted By slownickel
All Salts

No woo woo juice here folks...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Outdoors 08-01-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 57,093
Posted By slownickel
Looks great guy!

Looks great guy!
Forum: Cannabis Growing Outdoors 07-30-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 57,093
Posted By slownickel
I used Maxi for years. Actually comes from...

I used Maxi for years. Actually comes from Norway. Definitely a good product. We did side by side tests. Been through the bunch, Acadian, Maxi, SM6 (UK) and a few I can't remember.

I suggest...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Outdoors 07-30-2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,319
Views: 57,093
Posted By slownickel
Be careful when buying seaweeds. There are good...

Be careful when buying seaweeds. There are good ones and ones that have little value.

Also, where to apply them and when is an issue.

For example, applying a cytokinin to the roots will...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 07-28-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 929
Views: 91,358
Posted By slownickel
Please don't tell my farms that.

Please don't tell my farms that.
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