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Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 04-13-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,829
Posted By JohnnyToke
Have been using Oakton phtestr30 for the last 3...

Have been using Oakton phtestr30 for the last 3 years. Just replaced the electrode for the first time last month. Have tried several other brands but they didn't last long. Sticking with Oakton.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 04-13-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,187
Posted By JohnnyToke
weigh the hose down on the bottom with a 1.5 -...

weigh the hose down on the bottom with a 1.5 - 2oz fishing weight, heavy nut, rock etc. something that won't rust. no airstones needed. I ran airstones my first couple years in my rdwc system. got...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 04-13-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 22,067
Posted By JohnnyToke
A few years ago, I stopped using airstones in my...

A few years ago, I stopped using airstones in my rdwc's. waste of money imho.

I dug through my old tackle box and pulled out a few 1.5 - 2 oz weights. They are plenty for holding the air hose...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 04-13-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,051
Posted By JohnnyToke
some of you guys are going to way to much trouble...

some of you guys are going to way to much trouble with the hydroton. I bought a 50lb sack back in 2007 thinking I would need to keep replacing after each grow. Still have 40 lbs unused and stashed in...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 03-20-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,037
Posted By JohnnyToke
What you speak of "tupperwares" is true however I...

What you speak of "tupperwares" is true however I am speaking from personal experience on the "Vittles Vault" I referred the OP to, and they are airtight, watertight and smell free.

I keep some...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 03-19-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,516
Posted By JohnnyToke
those uniseals work great on flat surface type...

those uniseals work great on flat surface type pails (kitty litter). replacing your 5 gallon round buckets with square buckets would solve your leak problems at the uniseal.

Original Glue will...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 03-19-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,037
Posted By JohnnyToke
the larger capacity "Vittles Vaults" I referred...

the larger capacity "Vittles Vaults" I referred to in a post above use the GAMMA SEAL lids.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 03-19-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,037
Posted By JohnnyToke
Thumbs up these work really well and come in several...

these work really well and come in several different sizes. most local pet store chains carry them.

"Vittles Vault" << plug this into search engine for pics
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 02-19-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,765
Posted By JohnnyToke
why freeze them? vacuum seal them in jars and...

why freeze them? vacuum seal them in jars and place them in a refrigerator set to about 50f. the bud will keep a long time this way. Just make sure the bud has been dried properly before vacuum...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 10-12-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,045
Posted By JohnnyToke
I have been using these on 5 gal buckets for...

I have been using these on 5 gal buckets for several years. Never had a leak. If they leaked, the hole was not cut correctly or they cracked the plastic around the hole installing them. I'm using the...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 09-27-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 597
Posted By JohnnyToke
1 plant will be more than enough for a 14 x 14"...

1 plant will be more than enough for a 14 x 14" scrog. it will look like a jungle in there. pinch off large fan leaves during veg to increase shoots and tighten up node space for more bud sites. You...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 09-27-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,432
Posted By JohnnyToke
Merfolk, plant Rosemary bushes. They get large...

Merfolk, plant Rosemary bushes. They get large and are hardy growers. Nice smell to.
Forum: Security & Legal Issues 03-10-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,584
Posted By JohnnyToke
im glad you avoided jail bro. BOL to you.

im glad you avoided jail bro. BOL to you.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 01-30-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,575
Posted By JohnnyToke
I use this too. My 1st 2-3 weeks of flower...

I use this too. My 1st 2-3 weeks of flower (strain dependant) are under the MH, then I switch to HPS. Works great holding down stretch.
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 09-21-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 129,080
Posted By JohnnyToke
WOW! sweet trimming machine and even sweeter...

WOW! sweet trimming machine and even sweeter looking buds. +rep.

JT
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 09-17-2009, 12:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,316
Posted By JohnnyToke
it will heal itself even if you snap it while...

it will heal itself even if you snap it while folding it over. done it many times. As long as there is some tissue still connected on one side, just leave it be. it will heal and then turn back up...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 09-15-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,709
Posted By JohnnyToke
does it leak out the bottom where the plant goes...

does it leak out the bottom where the plant goes in when it is watered? if yes, I guess that eliminates the lamp on the floor facing up idea I had.

JT
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 09-15-2009, 06:38 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,709
Posted By JohnnyToke
why not mount the light on the floor facing up so...

why not mount the light on the floor facing up so the plant grows towards the light while hanging from the ceiling or wherever. when flowering and the buds get heavy, they are hanging towards the...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 09-15-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 21,880
Posted By JohnnyToke
Speaking from experience, I know when I plant...

Speaking from experience, I know when I plant seeds outside and they sprout, they get full sun and wind from day 1 just like the mature plants do. They survive just fine. They can take full hid...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 09-15-2009, 06:08 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 135,132
Posted By JohnnyToke
excellent idea and executed beautifully! +rep ...

excellent idea and executed beautifully! +rep

JT
Forum: Security & Legal Issues 09-15-2009, 06:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,588
Posted By JohnnyToke
I would say if you grow in the home where you...

I would say if you grow in the home where you live, it is best NOT to have a landline phone. Use a cell phone only. Especially if you have other family (kiddos), friends etc that live in your home....
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 09-14-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,819
Posted By JohnnyToke
flushing for a week will wash everything out of...

flushing for a week will wash everything out of the soil which causes lots of deficiencies including the nitrogen needed to keep your fan leaves more green and less yellow. your plants are leaching...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 09-09-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,441
Posted By JohnnyToke
I have had several SS ballast warrantied from...

I have had several SS ballast warrantied from Sunlight Supply. Call the Memphis office, give them the serial number on the ballast and where you purchased it so they can verify if its still under...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 09-06-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 680
Posted By JohnnyToke
excellent advice. JT

excellent advice.

JT
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 09-06-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 761
Posted By JohnnyToke
yep, a $30 shopvac from the depot or lowes would...

yep, a $30 shopvac from the depot or lowes would serve you nicely. just remove the paper filter when using it for water.

JT
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 09-05-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By JohnnyToke
in a hydro setup, I would use no more than 1-2ml...

in a hydro setup, I would use no more than 1-2ml of Novagrow per gallon for very young plants. more mature plants that are 4+ weeks old can handle 5-6ml per gallon under HID lighting. use a little...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 09-05-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By JohnnyToke
I run 5.7 - 6.2 PH in my dwc. plants grow great...

I run 5.7 - 6.2 PH in my dwc. plants grow great in this range.

JT
Forum: Cannabis Harvesting & Processing 09-02-2009, 03:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,580
Posted By JohnnyToke
my widow takes 73-75 days to finish in flower. I...

my widow takes 73-75 days to finish in flower. I grow it from clone in a recirc dwc system.

JT
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-29-2009, 11:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,940
Posted By JohnnyToke
I have built, trashed and rebuilt my dwc's about...

I have built, trashed and rebuilt my dwc's about 4 times. I too have had drips, leaks etc on my 5 gal dwc's I use in my dwc recirc system. It became a pain in the ass. last year, I finally scrapped...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-21-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 18,885
Posted By JohnnyToke
Very clean setup LB. You are making me itch to...

Very clean setup LB. You are making me itch to rebuild my recirc dwc system again...lol

Ill be keeping a chair installed in your thread! :joint:

JT
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-13-2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,573
Posted By JohnnyToke
i'd be pissed too. we would like to know who gave...

i'd be pissed too. we would like to know who gave you the negative rep and what was said.

JT
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 08-08-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,977
Posted By JohnnyToke
my mist cloner reservoir stays cooler using the...

my mist cloner reservoir stays cooler using the 15 on / 15 off timer for sure. I was unsure if it would work that well but my clones do look better, root faster and 100% of them are rooting. Im on...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 08-07-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,977
Posted By JohnnyToke
do you run the misters on a timer or keep them on...

do you run the misters on a timer or keep them on 24/7? my temp problems in the summer went away when I switched from 24/7 to 15 on / 15 off timer. I would rather have a 1 on 15 off timer but am to...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 08-05-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,078
Posted By JohnnyToke
I used those on my 1st set of 5 gal buckets and...

I used those on my 1st set of 5 gal buckets and had leak problems. I could never get the o-rings to make a good seal. A few didnt leak but it only took one.

my 2nd go round, I used grommets and...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 08-05-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By JohnnyToke
what reflector are you using? I am using the...

what reflector are you using? I am using the large adjust-a-wing with a 1000 over about the same size grow area as you have with good results. I keep it 8" - 12" over the tops of a scrog. works well....
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 07-29-2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,359
Posted By JohnnyToke
I can speak from experience on 400's. I have eye...

I can speak from experience on 400's. I have eye 400 grows vs $20 Phillips HPS from H Depot and there was no difference in weight or quality. If they sold 1000's, I would have tried them too.

JT
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-28-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,057
Posted By JohnnyToke
my vote goes to new bulbs assuming your using the...

my vote goes to new bulbs assuming your using the same genetics, nutes etc that you did when your yields were much higher. and before the question is asked, I have plenty of harvest under my belt to...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Soil 07-28-2009, 02:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,709
Posted By JohnnyToke
excellent advice! I dont even use my cloner for...

excellent advice! I dont even use my cloner for this. I take a cutting, place in a glass of water under 12/12 and it will show sex without rooting! works everytime.

JT
Forum: Toker's Den 07-28-2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,484
Posted By JohnnyToke
it sucks but that is a tough subject to bring up...

it sucks but that is a tough subject to bring up around anyone that doesnt know you grow which should be everyone so its impossible to even ask the question, "hey, have you seen my seed stash"? I...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-25-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,717
Posted By JohnnyToke
I agree. I use 2 and it works well. JT

I agree. I use 2 and it works well.

JT
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 07-24-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By JohnnyToke
my old school (non digital) ballast have been...

my old school (non digital) ballast have been sitting in the attic just above my grow room for 2+ years and havent had any issues. they work fine. my attic gets up to 125f at times in the summer. I...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-21-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,509
Posted By JohnnyToke
I use hydroton and it works good but a pain to...

I use hydroton and it works good but a pain to clean and rinse. If I had it to do over again, I would use the higromite.

I like that it has the silica in it which is great for plants. looks like...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-21-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,717
Posted By JohnnyToke
I use the 4" round airstones as well. mine work...

I use the 4" round airstones as well. mine work good. I replace every other grow and clean after the 1st. I am using a Pondmaster 40 with a 12 way splitter. It churns the water in my buckets.

I...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-21-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,473
Posted By JohnnyToke
I use Oakton PH & TDS meters as well. They work...

I use Oakton PH & TDS meters as well. They work well and last for a long time if taken care of properly.

I calibrate the PH weekly and TDS monthly.

I store PH meter in clean tap water after...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-16-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,692
Posted By JohnnyToke
do you have a backup PH pen to make sure its not...

do you have a backup PH pen to make sure its not your PH pen on the outs. I have had this happen before and after trying everything to fix, I found out it was a bad PH pen. you might check it.

JT
Forum: The Munchie Mansion 07-16-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,377
Posted By JohnnyToke
Big Macs are about 1/2 the size that they were...

Big Macs are about 1/2 the size that they were back in the 80's. they are 4 bite burgers now.

ill take the whopper anyday.

JT
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 07-15-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 21,758
Posted By JohnnyToke
very nice setup Lazyman! I run rdwc too and...

very nice setup Lazyman!

I run rdwc too and have recently installed an auto topoff to my rez system using a $13 float valve off ebay which is hooked to one of my RO outputs.

The other RO...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-15-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,495
Posted By JohnnyToke
I bought my new RO 5 stage off ebay 2 years ago...

I bought my new RO 5 stage off ebay 2 years ago for $100 shipped (no tank). its still works great. RO ppms @ 20 from tap around 400. I didn't get the tank as I have it fill a 35 gallon rez with a...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-15-2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,779
Posted By JohnnyToke
I scrog with 4" - 6" clones and my veg time falls...

I scrog with 4" - 6" clones and my veg time falls between 15 - 20 days in my dwc setup. If I vegged for 2 - 3 months, there would be no containing my scrog. these plants become huge bushes in a short...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 07-14-2009, 03:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,526
Posted By JohnnyToke
are you using clones? how long a veg time? ...

are you using clones? how long a veg time?

JT
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