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Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 07-04-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,637
Posted By Wingnutt
Yes, I am sure mosquito bits are cheaper but the...

Yes, I am sure mosquito bits are cheaper but the enzyme does way more than just take care of fungus gnats.

When I made the statement I was assuming that the majority of coco growers are using an...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 07-02-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,275
Posted By Wingnutt
BlueLap pH and PPM pens are a great bang for your...

BlueLap pH and PPM pens are a great bang for your buck. I run a rather large operation and these are my go to meters. I've used the larger fancy brick style ones with the corded probes - both...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 07-02-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,736
Posted By Wingnutt
I would argue that your RO water is not holding...

I would argue that your RO water is not holding it's pH properly yet. RO water can be tricky and you often need to adjust Cal & Mag levels to account for water being empty. I personally like to use...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 07-02-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 20,637
Posted By Wingnutt
A lot of suggestions on here work. They all...

A lot of suggestions on here work. They all require an extra step or work along the way. I'm lazy. I switched my enzyme to SLF-100 a few years ago and it has knocked down my problem by 98%. I see...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 02-24-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,877
Posted By Wingnutt
I don’t know how it works but it does. Had...

I don’t know how it works but it does. Had thousands of the little shits flying around. 8kw bloom plus grow = a lot of real estate. Plus I keep my flowering coco pots on the wet side.

The only...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 02-13-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,877
Posted By Wingnutt
Easiest way to get rid of 98% of your fungus...

Easiest way to get rid of 98% of your fungus gnats without pesticides or really any work:

Buy and use SLF-100. It will replace your current enzyme and dissolves fungus gnat larvae. I’ll still see...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 02-13-2018, 03:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By Wingnutt
Dude you are feeding them way too much. You can...

Dude you are feeding them way too much. You can definitely get good results multi-feeding coco in small pots but you have to adjust your feeding. The idea is spreading out the nutes into three or so...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 10-23-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By Wingnutt
I haven't used it in 3-4 years but it was always...

I haven't used it in 3-4 years but it was always on par with the higher end coco. I wouldn't be shy to use it if you can afford it. It is nicely washed and ready for feed. Good texture and...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-13-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,122
Posted By Wingnutt
I found that yield and quality improved once I...

I found that yield and quality improved once I learned how not to over feed them. From the top you'd never guess my 4' bush is in a 1 gallon. The small pot all but eliminates dead spots in the coco...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-13-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,262
Posted By Wingnutt
To me the plant in your original picture looks...

To me the plant in your original picture looks like she is starving.
If your smaller plants had denser buds then your bigger plants, but they were all fed the same, seems to me that your larger...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-13-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,122
Posted By Wingnutt
Have you ever tried flowering in the 1 gals? I...

Have you ever tried flowering in the 1 gals? I get amazing results flowering plants up to 6' in 1 gallon coco pots. The 6 footers can be a lot of work, needing watering 3 times a day or more, but...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 03-13-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,201
Posted By Wingnutt
It has already been stated that you were watering...

It has already been stated that you were watering too often, I agree.

I also think that you have too much runoff. I have been using coco for years and ran into this problem a while ago. While...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 10-07-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,230
Posted By Wingnutt
Since no one said it yet, if you really care...

Since no one said it yet, if you really care about the smell and flavor of your final product...

...do NOT put your buds in anything Plastic. That includes Turkey Bags. It will destroy the smell...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 10-07-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 858
Posted By Wingnutt
Pretty much anything House & Garden makes is...

Pretty much anything House & Garden makes is compatible with blumats, especially their aqua-flakes line, when used in conjunction with drip clean (which you are already using).

It is my...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 10-07-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,651
Posted By Wingnutt
I've had similar issues in some of my coco grows....

I've had similar issues in some of my coco grows. Narrowed it down to Iron or Zinc def (they look so similar). I cleared it up by adding Hydroplex from Botanicare in small doses, once a week. ...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 08-07-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,648
Posted By Wingnutt
In my experience: Nutes mixed with RO water...

In my experience:
Nutes mixed with RO water stay MUCH less stable than nutes mixed with just filtered water (Hydrologic Small Boy).

If your nutes aren't too strong it should be able to stay in...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 08-07-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,648
Posted By Wingnutt
In my experience: Nutes mixed with RO water...

In my experience:
Nutes mixed with RO water stay MUCH less stable than nutes mixed with just filtered water (Hydrologic Small Boy).

If your nutes aren't too strong it should be able to stay in...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-04-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,030
Posted By Wingnutt
I have been using AN with BCuzz coco for a couple...

I have been using AN with BCuzz coco for a couple years, here is what I've learned. This may vary a little by strain, but generally works well for me.

Never ever use the recommended feeding...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-26-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,673
Posted By Wingnutt
I have had great results reducing the A in the...

I have had great results reducing the A in the final 2-3 weeks as well. I sometimes start tapering off earlier depending on how the plants look.
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-23-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By Wingnutt
If they are in a soilless medium like coco you...

If they are in a soilless medium like coco you need to start feeding early on. Soilless mediums are usually inert, meaning without nutrients, but check your packaging to be sure.

Once my clones...
Forum: Rare Dankness (Moonshine's Seeds) 01-22-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1,340
Views: 257,625
Posted By Wingnutt
Moonshine.. what's it cost a month to keep an...

Moonshine.. what's it cost a month to keep an operation like that up and running? What is your electric avg/month? Does Xcel jack your rates in the summer as well? Great work man. Thanks for...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 01-22-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,263
Posted By Wingnutt
As you stated earlier, you can't really wash the...

As you stated earlier, you can't really wash the nutrients out of organic soil. What you are trying to do is wash the salts that have built up due to an over-abundance of nutrients. As long as you...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 01-22-2011, 02:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,263
Posted By Wingnutt
Definitely flush. The thing is, your leaves...

Definitely flush. The thing is, your leaves could look like a P or K deficiency, but you have to ask yourself where the def is coming from: a lack of "x" or too much of "y". Deficiencies can often...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 01-20-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,263
Posted By Wingnutt
I'd definitely start with a good flush. Those EC...

I'd definitely start with a good flush. Those EC numbers are way to high. Your leaves look like they have nutrient burn. Even though you haven't fed them in a while, your soil has probably been...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-19-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,792
Posted By Wingnutt
Use Drip Clean...it will save you money and time...

Use Drip Clean...it will save you money and time in the long run. You will never have to flush again, except before harvest. I may water half strength at the end of each week, but never flush. The...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 01-19-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By Wingnutt
Definitely a non-mobile nutrient deficiency. My...

Definitely a non-mobile nutrient deficiency. My best guess would be either Iron or Zinc. If you are using straight RO water that could be the culprit as it is lacking micro nutes.

The...
Forum: New Growers 01-19-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,172
Posted By Wingnutt
I don't find myself saying this often, but i...

I don't find myself saying this often, but i completely agree with GeorgeWBush.

Ditch the Miracle Grow - horrible for mj. Some new soil will really help. If you want to spend a little money,...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 01-19-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 800
Posted By Wingnutt
Sounds to me like a P deficiency. The only...

Sounds to me like a P deficiency. The only problem is finding out of it is because you don't have enough P, or because you have too much of another nute. My ladies usually need a PK booster late in...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 01-19-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By Wingnutt
In my experience buds that get less light are...

In my experience buds that get less light are simply lighter in color. If a bud gets absolutely no light i could see it turning brown, but i doubt that is the case.

My best guess is mold or a...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 01-19-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By Wingnutt
Kinda looks like a Calcium deficiency. Could...

Kinda looks like a Calcium deficiency. Could also be your pH is outta whack. What medium are you growing in? Do you know the pH of your soil? Do you check the pH of your water/nutes? What nutes...
Forum: Cannabis Infirmary 01-19-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By Wingnutt
Although you may have spider mites, that is not...

Although you may have spider mites, that is not causing the leaf burning you are seeing on your plants. If you do have spider mites, you caught it early and should be able to keep a handle on it as...
Forum: Side by Side Grow Experiments 01-19-2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 35,391
Posted By Wingnutt
Do yourself a favor and go buy a bottle of Drip...

Do yourself a favor and go buy a bottle of Drip Clean from H&G. Best product I have ever used, hands down. You will never have a problem with salt buildup again. You only use .4ml/gal so the...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-19-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,673
Posted By Wingnutt
Here are some pics to back it up: Hong Kong...

Here are some pics to back it up:
Hong Kong Kush - Single plant from seed in 10 gal Smartpot. Yielded over 10oz
https://www.icmag.com/ic/album.php?albumid=26500&pictureid=582431...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 01-19-2011, 03:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,673
Posted By Wingnutt
I've had excellent results with H&G. I use their...

I've had excellent results with H&G. I use their entire line, with Coco base. I, however, use much less than others that have posted. I use 5ml/gal, maybe 6ml but never more, of the bases at the...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 12-13-2010, 03:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,656
Posted By Wingnutt
Trainwreck: I've used Botanicare Sweet Raw and...

Trainwreck:
I've used Botanicare Sweet Raw and Sweet Grape with H&G's full line in B'Cuzz coco and had excellent results. I find my ladies need the extra Mg, but that could be the strains. I give...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 10-31-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,179
Posted By Wingnutt
My bottle lists H&G Coco A + B as the following: ...

My bottle lists H&G Coco A + B as the following:
A: 3.9-0-3.3
B: 1.5-3.4-6.1

I found mixing equal parts A & B later in flower leads to N toxicity. I find myself doing a 1/3:A, 2/3:B mix a...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 10-31-2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,179
Posted By Wingnutt
If you are using H&G A+B nutes then do yourself a...

If you are using H&G A+B nutes then do yourself a favor and spend the money on Roots Excelerator, (1.3-0-0.7). Also add some Cal-Mag, (2-0-0) from Botanicare. Your plants will appreciate it and the...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 10-31-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By Wingnutt
You definitely need larger pots if you are hand...

You definitely need larger pots if you are hand watering. With pots that small and plants 4'+, I would be watering 2-3 times/day.

They could be falling over from a deficiency, from lack of wind...
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