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Forum: Hydro Grow LEDs 05-25-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 435
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Will have an Origulm and Mars Hydro TS-2000 to...

Will have an Origulm and Mars Hydro TS-2000 to test against, but there's no way I can meet the other requirements right now. :( Here's hoping I have the space and resources sometime soon.

Thank...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 05-25-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,528
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Awesome CVH, it'll be a great addition. Congrats...

Awesome CVH, it'll be a great addition. Congrats on your success so far and ty again for your contributions to the thread. :)
Forum: CBD 05-24-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 144
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
You may want to take a few drops in the...

You may want to take a few drops in the afternoon. To help with evening smoke effects.

Have you tried vaping cannabis which makes you paranoid when smoked? I've read many people have less or no...
Forum: CBD 05-22-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 144
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I've found using high CBD cannabis in the...

I've found using high CBD cannabis in the mornings helps regulate at least most of the day. I'm sure any quality CBD oil would have the same effect, when used in the mornings the same way.

I can...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 05-22-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Sledgehammer is only yucca? Hmmmm... No idea then.

Sledgehammer is only yucca? Hmmmm... No idea then.
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 05-21-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,528
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
llittle-soldier, take a breath, use a comma or...

llittle-soldier, take a breath, use a comma or two and the enter key once in a while, please. You're not coming off as arrogant, you're coming off as upset and childish.

Ty Mohadib. :)
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 05-21-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
No, I don't look at mfg feeding charts. Nutrient...

No, I don't look at mfg feeding charts. Nutrient mfgs are in the business of overselling nutrients, and cannabis happens to be a plant which will still grow and look 'ok' while absorbing quality...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 05-21-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 398
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
In my opinion, if it shows male flowers it is not...

In my opinion, if it shows male flowers it is not a true female and should not be used with breeding. I believe the 'goal' of rodelization was to produce plants which only hermed long after harvest,...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 05-21-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Yucca extract is your friend, be sure to add a...

Yucca extract is your friend, be sure to add a bunch to your flush water. :) Helps everything get in, and stay in, solution so it can be washed out. :)
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 05-21-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 811
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Ahh... then be sure to be prepared when you move....

Ahh... then be sure to be prepared when you move. Likely your water supply will be different, which will change how pH behaves in your hydro system. In addition to how cleanly you can grow your...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 05-21-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I try to take a cutting with a few nodes, leaving...

I try to take a cutting with a few nodes, leaving around 2" of stem in the water. Correct, no airstone or pump when you change the water out once a day. It's a simple adaptation of putting cuttings...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-21-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 799
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
In addition to pre-freezing the cannabis and your...

In addition to pre-freezing the cannabis and your working tools, an iso and dry-ice bath will chill your ethanol quite low. No need for extravagant dry-ice purchases, since a couple pounds will chill...
Forum: Cannabis Concentrates 05-20-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 799
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Simple, your instructions for etho are wrong. LOL...

Simple, your instructions for etho are wrong. LOL I remember reading the same thing about isopropyl years ago.

Cold and quick is your cleanest option. I use iso for pest control, not extracts....
Forum: Speakers Corner 05-20-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 75,033
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Yes, exactly. :) No, not in the slightest....

Yes, exactly. :)

No, not in the slightest. The first encryption was started with a seed number which only satoshi knows, or if they're smart they destroyed it. Each successive coin is started...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 05-20-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 811
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
This works perfectly in r/o, or water with less...

This works perfectly in r/o, or water with less than 14ppm.
Mix nutes, then raise your pH to 5.4.
Let the pH rise as the ppms drop until it hits 5.9-6.0.
Add your nutes back to beginning ppm and...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 05-20-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,528
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Indeed, great stuff. :) On a side note,...

Indeed, great stuff. :)

On a side note, ethylene smells like bananas. Anyone have any luck turning cuts which have massive banana smell? :)
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 05-20-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,528
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Yes, when you do your research and find reputable...

Yes, when you do your research and find reputable breeders of feminized seeds. Yes, this is homework you need to do. I suggest reading grow reports and looking for herm issues.

Do I personally...
Forum: Toker's Den 05-19-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 957
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Let's wake this thread up... :) Have any of...

Let's wake this thread up... :)

Have any of you found reputable sites to consistently play at, the last few years? I'm looking for a site or two with stable software. Big ups to any site which...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 05-19-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Everyone has their skills. lol Thank you for the...

Everyone has their skills. lol Thank you for the suggestion but I seem to have operational challenges with CAD. Seriously, I've tried working with all of them including sketchup. :( I'm headed to...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 05-19-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,528
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Genetics, pure and simple. Herms showing up has...

Genetics, pure and simple. Herms showing up has zero to do with feminized or regular seeds. Appreciate you sharing your experiences though. :tiphat:
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 05-19-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 398
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
So, if I'm getting this correctly, your only...

So, if I'm getting this correctly, your only interest is in preventing feminized plants from turning hermie?

Yes, you'll definitely enjoy quality feminized genetics. There's no need for extra...
Forum: Speakers Corner 05-19-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,127
Views: 75,033
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
The same thing everyone gets from the algorithms...

The same thing everyone gets from the algorithms being solved. They get uniquely encrypted assets which cannot be double-spent, counterfeited or stolen ( stolen without your help anyway).

They do...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 05-19-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Yesterday I was hit by a truck or something......

Yesterday I was hit by a truck or something... and when it left there was a brilliant idea in my head which wanted a lot of attention. Wow. Thank you all for sharing your thoughts, I don't think this...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 05-19-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 811
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
No, that's current pH crinkling in the regular...

No, that's current pH crinkling in the regular growth there. FWIW, I only allow 6.0 pH for a short period of time before dropping it back to minimum (5.3-5.4 for Roots in hydro like dwc, rdwc and...
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 05-19-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,528
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Since you can get localized effects, can you mix...

Since you can get localized effects, can you mix different dilution rates and spray different branches with it? Chances are, at least one branch will continue making viable pollen. :)
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 05-19-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 398
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Yeah.... I'm going to agree with using stable...

Yeah.... I'm going to agree with using stable genetics for seed making.

Light cycle changes
Low pH
High pH
Root bound
High fertilizer load
Heat

The list of specific triggers is different...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 05-18-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Oh neat design and great use of space :D

Oh neat design and great use of space :D
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 05-18-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 398
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Perfectly understandable, considering how the...

Perfectly understandable, considering how the industry has treated growers. No worries. :)


The herms you describe are common when using the (formerly popular) method called rodelization. This is...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 05-18-2019, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 398
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Not sure. The standard information available...

Not sure.

The standard information available is to stress test the genetics first, breed out any hermaphroditic traits, and then use these genetics to produce your feminized strains.

The reason...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 05-18-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 811
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Appreciate the white light photos, they make a...

Appreciate the white light photos, they make a huge difference. The crinkling of the leaves shows a pH imbalance, but otherwise they look great. :D
Forum: Marijuana Strains and Breeding 05-18-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,528
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Beauty!! :) Congrats CVH and thanks for posting...

Beauty!! :) Congrats CVH and thanks for posting great photos. :)
I agree with Tycho, and would stop spraying a few if you want to test differences.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 05-18-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Thank you, this is part of what I'm looking for....

Thank you, this is part of what I'm looking for. :) You have a single passive intake for what size fan? What size intake? What size room? Would it be better if you had 2-4 intakes instead of one,...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 05-18-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Indeed, your grasp of physics is a good one. So...

Indeed, your grasp of physics is a good one. So you're saying in your tents you (personally) find the ducting at the bottom of the tent to be ideal for you?

What size ducting is your average...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 05-18-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Grow Tent Ducting Ports: Where Do YOU Want Them?

Does anyone else feel the standard ducting ports are located too low? Personally, I've had multiple times in the past when my incoming ducts were blocked by reservoirs or buckets. At this point I'd...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 05-18-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,780
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Awesome! I'm sure benefiting from using Myco and...

Awesome! I'm sure benefiting from using Myco and glad I finally have a little experience with them. Thanks again to all of you who have contributed. I've been a bit distracted lately and have not...
Forum: Mars Hydro 05-17-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,706
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Wow, I know I entered but I usually don't win...

Wow, I know I entered but I usually don't win contests. lol
E-mail sent and thanks for running the contest, I'm looking forward to putting it through a lot of testing.

Awesome and thanks!
Forum: Toker's Den 05-16-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 846
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
In the USA, a cell phone is usually the least...

In the USA, a cell phone is usually the least expensive solution available for phone service. The number of people without land line phones is increasing steadily.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 05-16-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 778
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Hoping someone else knows, since I won't have...

Hoping someone else knows, since I won't have time to track this down for a few days. My apologies.
Forum: Toker's Den 05-16-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 846
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Considering how limited and (in many cases) wrong...

Considering how limited and (in many cases) wrong our current medical system is, the concept of blood microscopy analyzing health 'quality' vs. simple cell counts is rather interesting. Being very...
Forum: Organic Soil 05-16-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 315
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I've read many reports (the last few years now)...

I've read many reports (the last few years now) of the same clones having differing resistances to PM, with the difference being nutritionally based. I would first make sure the cuts are indeed...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 05-16-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 778
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Good choice. :) (curtis lucas, lol) You're going...

Good choice. :) (curtis lucas, lol) You're going to enjoy the simplicity, especially if you ever change water supplies again. I've moved through several states and many water supplies the last 15...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 05-15-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Many reasons for pistils (hairs) to turn colors,...

Many reasons for pistils (hairs) to turn colors, as Got_Bud? mentioned they're not a reliable indicator of harvest. Most accurate results are currently through checking the % of amber trichomes. :)
...
Forum: Landraces 05-14-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 261
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Pre-crack, you'll be very happy. :)

Pre-crack, you'll be very happy. :)
Forum: LED Grow Lights 05-12-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,134
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
That's rather impressive for a neglected grow and...

That's rather impressive for a neglected grow and 28w worth of light. Congrats! :D Thanks for posting this up, I really appreciate it. :D

It's been rather interesting watching LED move past HID...
Forum: Landraces 05-12-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 261
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Soaked for 12hrs and then manually 'cracked,'...

Soaked for 12hrs and then manually 'cracked,' they come up awfully fast inside.
Outdoor temps below the mid 70's will definitely slow down germination. ;)
Forum: Growroom Lighting 05-12-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 474
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
You'll want to remove the affiliate links, since...

You'll want to remove the affiliate links, since icmag will remove your account for them. Otherwise, it's a decent question.
Forum: Mars Hydro 05-12-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,706
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
I want a Mars hydro TS-2000, so I can start...

I want a Mars hydro TS-2000, so I can start testing conditions for trichome density under "quality" LED lighting for cannabis. I've used HPS for 15+ years and am already sold on LED tech, now I'm...
Forum: Hobbies and Interests 05-12-2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,277
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Wait.... Zombieland tanked in the theaters? WTF...

Wait.... Zombieland tanked in the theaters? WTF is wrong with people? That was AWESOME!! lol :) (No, I don't follow mainstream anything, so almost everything is a surprise. lol)
Forum: Breeder's Laboratory 05-10-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 143
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
Both colloidal silver and STS use the same...

Both colloidal silver and STS use the same method. If you're reversing one plant, a bottle of quality 50ppm colloidal silver is rather inexpensive. When you need to reverse a lot of large plants, STS...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 05-09-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,780
Posted By Douglas.Curtis
That looks interesting, thanks! Myco, plus...

That looks interesting, thanks! Myco, plus nitrogen and phosphorous microbes, plus humic and fulvic? Oh yeah! :D


You're correct. The growth in the photo I showed is from being inoculated with...
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