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Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 08-03-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 138
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Posted By indagroove
https://horticulturelightinggroup.com/products/qb9...

https://horticulturelightinggroup.com/products/qb96-elite-v2-quantum-board-engine
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 08-02-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,943
Posted By indagroove
Personally I don't like the spread on COBs. I...

Personally I don't like the spread on COBs. I could see them working if you have a lot of them dimmed down a bit. I use QB96's which are somewhat of a COB replacement. They are pretty cheap ($70 a...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 08-02-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,943
Posted By indagroove
The best bet IMO is to DIY a kit together...

The best bet IMO is to DIY a kit together yourself, using components from quality companies who will stand behind their products with warranties. If you take that route, you can have top components...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 08-02-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,943
Posted By indagroove
Yep, early adopters will always pay more, be it...

Yep, early adopters will always pay more, be it for a Tesla or for the newest lighting board on the market. But it's important to remember that without early adopters, the prices wouldn't come down...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 08-02-2020, 03:19 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,943
Posted By indagroove
Except that HLG's newest quantum boards (HLG...

Except that HLG's newest quantum boards (HLG Diablo) have 666 diodes packed into the same space they used to fit 288 diodes into.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 08-01-2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,943
Posted By indagroove
Calm down dude. No one said they won't grow...

Calm down dude. No one said they won't grow weed, just questioning the spectrum and efficiency numbers. Quality LEDs will be twice as efficient with a better spectrum, and while they will be more...
Forum: Micro Grows 08-01-2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Yep, totally agree.

Yep, totally agree.
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 08-01-2020, 03:56 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,943
Posted By indagroove
That's true, but the reason is because blue...

That's true, but the reason is because blue photons are more powerful than red photons. I can see vegging under 5500k, but for flowering I like more red in the spectrum. With growing cannabis you...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-01-2020, 03:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By indagroove
I guess I assumed that you were already going to...

I guess I assumed that you were already going to have the feed automated. One problem I have with hempy is that there are not regular dryback times. It is simple tho, and I've done hempy multiple...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-31-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By indagroove
I don't understand what the point would be. I've...

I don't understand what the point would be. I've tried hempy a few times, and what I don't like about it is that you really can't flush your container, so nutes are always accumulating. I prefer...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 07-31-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,943
Posted By indagroove
Yeah, maybe the price is low, but 6k isn't the...

Yeah, maybe the price is low, but 6k isn't the best for growing, and those aren't very efficient at 100lm/watt.
Forum: Micro Grows 07-31-2020, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
This is getting close here.. ...

This is getting close here..

https://www.icmag.com/ic/attachment.php?attachmentid=543266
Forum: Micro Grows 07-30-2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Haha, yeah sometimes you do give it a lil...

Haha, yeah sometimes you do give it a lil squeeze. Ultimately what I look ahead for is the beginning of senescence, and trying to chop just before that. It really varies from strain to strain,...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-30-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Yep, you can totally go too long, the same as you...

Yep, you can totally go too long, the same as you can with any fruit.
Forum: Micro Grows 07-30-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Yep, light leaks and window grows are a good...

Yep, light leaks and window grows are a good reason to grow autos. But, is it really that big of a deal to seal your closet from light leaks?



Naw, that wouldn't hurt anything at all. What...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-30-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Totally agree. I never look at trichs under a...

Totally agree. I never look at trichs under a scope at all myself.
Forum: Micro Grows 07-30-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Admittedly I haven't grown a lot of autos, but...

Admittedly I haven't grown a lot of autos, but they are quite different that regular cannabis plants. My opinion is that autos do have their place in cannabis cultivation, but it isn't indoor...
Forum: Real Gorilla Seeds 07-30-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,907
Posted By indagroove
9-weeks flowering update. One of these is just...

9-weeks flowering update. One of these is just about ready for harvest, and another is a few days behind that. The others will take longer..
...
Forum: Mars Hydro 07-30-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 67,406
Posted By indagroove
Interesting. I hadn't heard that about Chinese...

Interesting. I hadn't heard that about Chinese manufactures and LM301H diodes, I'll have to look into that. On that note, I just heard that there is a new bin Samsung diode coming out soon, which...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-30-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Looking good! :friends:

Looking good! :friends:
Forum: Micro Grows 07-30-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Yeah, that's why it's nice to find a specific...

Yeah, that's why it's nice to find a specific plant you like and take cuttings, then grow the same genetics over and over until you know how the plant will grow in each stage. Aren't you growing...
Forum: Mars Hydro 07-29-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 67,406
Posted By indagroove
Which driver are you using on the FC series? ...

Which driver are you using on the FC series? 3.0umol/j ?? Do you have a verified test showing those numbers, because that seems pretty hard to believe, or did you not include driver loss in those...
Forum: Original Glue 07-29-2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 4,571
Views: 478,960
Posted By indagroove
Yep, that's why I stopped growing it years ago.

Yep, that's why I stopped growing it years ago.
Forum: Micro Grows 07-28-2020, 01:43 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
If you wanna go down a crazy rabbit hole, google...

If you wanna go down a crazy rabbit hole, google cannabis crop steering.
Forum: Micro Grows 07-28-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Some recent studies suggest that a steady ph is...

Some recent studies suggest that a steady ph is more important than shooting for a specific ph and always correcting up or down to hit that specific target.

Here's a good read on a more modern...
Forum: LED Grow Lights 07-26-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By indagroove
Actually the problem is the cheap driver that's...

Actually the problem is the cheap driver that's used to power the LEDs. If a quality driver is used, you won't have this issue, as the minimal current won't be enough to trigger the driver. If you...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-25-2020, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Definitely bouncing back nicely!

Definitely bouncing back nicely!
Forum: Real Gorilla Seeds 07-24-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,907
Posted By indagroove
Thanks man, mostly grapefruit and citrus. Only...

Thanks man, mostly grapefruit and citrus. Only one plant out of four has the strawberry undertones, which are changing a bit as we get closer to finish.

Honestly to me there are so many...
Forum: Real Gorilla Seeds 07-24-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,907
Posted By indagroove
8-weeks flowering update.. ...

8-weeks flowering update..

https://www.icmag.com/ic/attachment.php?attachmentid=542557

https://www.icmag.com/ic/attachment.php?attachmentid=542559
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Forum: Mars Hydro 07-17-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 67,406
Posted By indagroove
Ah, now that's the great debate currently. As...

Ah, now that's the great debate currently. As far as I can tell there are basically two different schools of thought on this. The first (and to me the most obvious thought), is that higher chip...
Forum: Real Gorilla Seeds 07-17-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,907
Posted By indagroove
Week 7 flowering update. Although all the stems...

Week 7 flowering update. Although all the stems seem pretty strong, and nothing is flopping yet, I decided to put up a net trellis, as some of these buds are getting pretty big.
...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-16-2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
I hear you there. One thing I've found that...

I hear you there. One thing I've found that allows me to be lazy when I want to be lazy, is doing the work on the backend in terms of set-up. Once you have an autowater system set up and dialed in,...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-16-2020, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
I mix up 15-gallons at a time, 3 5-gallon buckets...

I mix up 15-gallons at a time, 3 5-gallon buckets to be specific. It doesn't go bad, but I also add H2O2 to keep it sterile. I buy the strong 35% H2O2 at the local hydro store for around $30/gallon,...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-16-2020, 01:06 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
I agree with most of that, except the part of...

I agree with most of that, except the part of checking the EC of runoff. Unless you are working with a strain you have grown multiple times in the past, checking runoff EC is a great way to...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-15-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
The Eco Spring remineralzation filter should be...

The Eco Spring remineralzation filter should be replaced every 6 to 12 months. After drinking the water from this filter through a RO system, really no other water tastes as good to me, and it's...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-15-2020, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Yeah, the waste water is unfortunate. That Eco...

Yeah, the waste water is unfortunate. That Eco Spring remineralization filter I linked to is only $25, and a very worthwhile investment IMO. I use it, and the water tastes great.
Forum: Micro Grows 07-15-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Nice, that filter looks solid. Hopefully it...

Nice, that filter looks solid. Hopefully it comes with the correct adapters to easily hook up, but if not that stuff is usually easy to find at hardware stores. If you want to use it for drinking...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-14-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Ideally you want the runoff the same as what you...

Ideally you want the runoff the same as what you put in, but in my experience that rarely happens. Usually if you are within 200 ppm of what you put in, I'd say that's good, but sometimes I've had...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-13-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Hardware store should have both. BTI is in a...

Hardware store should have both. BTI is in a product commonly called "mosquito dunks", or "mosquito bits". I prefer the bits if you can find those, but either will work. The dunks just have a lot...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-12-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Neem spray seems to work fairly well to keep...

Neem spray seems to work fairly well to keep mosquitoes away, and it's also good for fungal issues in the garden. I buy the neem concentrate, and use 2 Tbsp/gallon in a pump sprayer. I also buy...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-11-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Use your ppm meter. If you have a scale, weigh...

Use your ppm meter. If you have a scale, weigh up the amounts before you add them, then measure ppm. Shoot for 1EC (500ppm on my scale) for small plants in veg. As the plants get bigger, increase...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-11-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Yep, that should work. You might also soak it in...

Yep, that should work. You might also soak it in a hydrogen peroxide solution after separating it, but looks like you're good to go now anyways.



It's technically hydro unless you are amending...
Forum: Micro Grows 07-11-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
https://www.icmag.com/ic/attachment.php?attachment...

https://www.icmag.com/ic/attachment.php?attachmentid=541041
Forum: Micro Grows 07-10-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
You can get a bag of perlite on Amazon for like...

You can get a bag of perlite on Amazon for like $15, and the stuff is light as potato chips, so shipping is cheap and easy.
Forum: Real Gorilla Seeds 07-10-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,907
Posted By indagroove
@ 6-weeks flowering update: ...

@ 6-weeks flowering update:

https://www.icmag.com/ic/attachment.php?attachmentid=540890

https://www.icmag.com/ic/attachment.php?attachmentid=540891
...
Forum: Real Gorilla Seeds 07-10-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,907
Posted By indagroove
Here's a pic of the strawberry pheno.. ...

Here's a pic of the strawberry pheno..

https://www.icmag.com/ic/attachment.php?attachmentid=540889
Forum: Micro Grows 07-09-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
I also use RO water, and my powdered nutes...

I also use RO water, and my powdered nutes (Megacrop) puts the solution is an ideal range already, so I really don't often think about ph, except just to check once in a while that everything is...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 07-07-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 879
Posted By indagroove
I would run the dehuey outside of the tent...

I would run the dehuey outside of the tent instead. You're pulling air from the basement, so you want that air that's pulled in to be lower rh. If you keep the dehuey in the tent itself, you're...
Forum: Real Gorilla Seeds 07-06-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,907
Posted By indagroove
So, one of these is starting to put on a real...

So, one of these is starting to put on a real strawberry aroma. The other three are very citrus, but the one smells like strawberry ice cream.
Forum: Micro Grows 07-06-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 43,030
Posted By indagroove
Naw, those are pretty useless. A small...

Naw, those are pretty useless. A small Hydrologic RO filter is around $120.



I do 2 parts coco to 1 part perlite.



That's not bad, but who knows what those PPMs are.
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