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Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 09-17-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By RockinRobot
Really? So you're telling me you can water a 3...

Really? So you're telling me you can water a 3 week old plant in soil the same frequency and amount as a 3 month old plant? I call BS. Also you should read more carefully. I said coco also needs...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 09-17-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 306
Posted By RockinRobot
If you want to be able to water a set amount on a...

If you want to be able to water a set amount on a set schedule then better switch to DWC or Flood and drain Hydro. Even COCO requires different watering at different growth stages.

Soil definitely...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 09-17-2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 270,871
Posted By RockinRobot
The biggest problem with dispensary weed is that...

The biggest problem with dispensary weed is that they all use automatic trimmer machines. By the time a bud is done bouncing around in there it has lost over half it's trichomes, which they then use...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 09-15-2020, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By RockinRobot
Most terpines will burn off while making anything...

Most terpines will burn off while making anything other than gummies.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 09-12-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6,424
Views: 537,765
Posted By RockinRobot
Just goes to show.. No good deed goes...

Just goes to show.. No good deed goes unpunished...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 09-05-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By RockinRobot
I used to run 4 t5 ho bulbs. I recently switched...

I used to run 4 t5 ho bulbs. I recently switched to 6 20w LED T5 replacement bulbs in 6500k and been doing great.

These are what I veg with now
...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-18-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,074
Posted By RockinRobot
Too Much CO2 can and will adversely affect your...

Too Much CO2 can and will adversely affect your plants. Above 1500ppm becomes toxic even to plants. IMO anything above 1200 is a waste. If you have a room full of Gavitas 1000w lights you may get...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 08-08-2020, 01:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 856
Posted By RockinRobot
Plants can't even see Green Light. The reason the...

Plants can't even see Green Light. The reason the Leaves apear green Is they absorb every other color and reglect the green. This is why i't safe to use a green Bulb if you need to work in your...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-07-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By RockinRobot
If you had it on F12 that was your problem. From...

If you had it on F12 that was your problem. From the manual

F11: CO2 enrichment – day only
F12: CO2 enrichment – night only
F13: CO2 enrichment – day & night
F14: CO2 exhausting – day only...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-06-2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By RockinRobot
Just looked at the user manual online for that...

Just looked at the user manual online for that model. Did you set it to the correct day/night setting. Should be F11 according to the manual
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-05-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By RockinRobot
Try taking it outside and do a calibration on it

Try taking it outside and do a calibration on it
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 08-01-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By RockinRobot
If the clone has a bud at the very top, leave it....

If the clone has a bud at the very top, leave it. If it's a larger clone and also has lower buds, remove the lower buds. The little bud on top will turn into many branches. If you trim the top bud...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 08-01-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,074
Posted By RockinRobot
I run 1000ppm CO2 and 1000ppm @.5 scale (2EC) on...

I run 1000ppm CO2 and 1000ppm @.5 scale (2EC) on nutrients.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-31-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,074
Posted By RockinRobot
It's fine to run temps in the 70's but you may as...

It's fine to run temps in the 70's but you may as well not supplement with CO2, as you'll just be wasting the CO2 because the plant won't be able to make use of it. Personally I have run cool and no...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 07-29-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By RockinRobot
The key with flowering clones is that for every...

The key with flowering clones is that for every week it was in flower it will take that long to revert to veg. If they have been flowering too long they may not re-veg at all dependent on strain....
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-28-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,074
Posted By RockinRobot
When running CO2 you raise the temperatures in...

When running CO2 you raise the temperatures in order to get the plants to uptake more nutrients so that they can actually utilize the extra CO2. Feed levels usually need to be raised as well.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 07-22-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 270,871
Posted By RockinRobot
Thanks that will save me from losing the other...

Thanks that will save me from losing the other bay.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 07-22-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 270,871
Posted By RockinRobot
So ran into my first major issue in years. Got a...

So ran into my first major issue in years. Got a mealy bug infestation. Anyone have experience eradicating these bitches?

Found them at harvest. They were hidden underneath. My second bay is...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-14-2020, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By RockinRobot
I doubt you'll reuse your hydroton in DWC. You...

I doubt you'll reuse your hydroton in DWC. You use so little in a DWC that it's going to be so deeply surrounded by roots you'll most likely just toss it.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-13-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By RockinRobot
But Coco is also. Messy, heavy, requires varying...

But Coco is also. Messy, heavy, requires varying feed rates and multiple up-pottings.
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-12-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By RockinRobot
Technically they're all reading EC anyway. The...

Technically they're all reading EC anyway. The ppm reading is simply a conversion of EC based on a standard solution either 500 scale or 700 scale. I personally like to track my PPM on the 700 scale...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 07-03-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By RockinRobot
How long have they been showing pistils or at...

How long have they been showing pistils or at least give us an idea of how long they have been growing. Definitely keep feedin
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 07-03-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By RockinRobot
You have a long way to go

You have a long way to go
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-01-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,180
Posted By RockinRobot
I run 2 bays staggered 6 weeks apart with a 12...

I run 2 bays staggered 6 weeks apart with a 12 week flower cycle. Each bay has a 20g reservoir which I change weekly and the 2lb bag lasts a full grow on both bays with leftover. So I basically get...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-01-2020, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,180
Posted By RockinRobot
Forget the GH hardwater nutes and switch to their...

Forget the GH hardwater nutes and switch to their Dry Maxi-Grow and Maxi-Bloom. Works great in Tap. Don't waste money buying water. Check out the KISS thread here for Maxi-Bloom
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 07-01-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By RockinRobot
IMHO Flood and drain is harder to mess up. Drip...

IMHO Flood and drain is harder to mess up. Drip lines can clog on top feed. It's a lot tougher to clog a 1/2" feed line to a flood table than a 1/4" feed line or even a drip emitter.

I don't know...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 07-01-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By RockinRobot
As a general rule, Unless you're mixing your own...

As a general rule, Unless you're mixing your own nutrients from scratch, Deficiencies are almost always caused by Ph issues. Commercial ferts today have everything the plant neds
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 06-30-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By RockinRobot
If you only mix nutes once a run how do you...

If you only mix nutes once a run how do you adjust feed levels?
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 06-29-2020, 01:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By RockinRobot
I would ditch the rockwool completely and go...

I would ditch the rockwool completely and go straight hydroton.

If you're dead set on top feed then running DTW in coco or recirculating hempys with perlite may be better options.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-27-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 270,871
Posted By RockinRobot
I veg 3 weeks once I see roots out of the...

I veg 3 weeks once I see roots out of the rockwool and I'm averaging 2-3 zips/plant under a 600. My best harvest ever was 24zips in a 3x4 net under a 600. Oh and I'm only vegging under 6 18w LED t5...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 06-25-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By RockinRobot
Firstly. If ALL of the nutrition for a plant...

Firstly. If ALL of the nutrition for a plant comes from a water based nutrient solution then it's hydroponic, whether there is media (F&D,Drip) or no media (DWC).


Based on your original...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-17-2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 270,871
Posted By RockinRobot
Anything from P-NUT gets my vote. I'm still...

Anything from P-NUT gets my vote. I'm still running his Amnesia x Triangle Trip cross and it's my most requested flower by far. Great flavor, potency and yield.

Thanks again P-NUT
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 06-16-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,530
Posted By RockinRobot
Came to this late but, personally I wouldn't use...

Came to this late but, personally I wouldn't use rockwool in a flood and drain. Hydroton is much easier in a flood and drain. It's nit even that much more cost even if you replace every grow.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-15-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 270,871
Posted By RockinRobot
Only LEGAL grows in Florida are from the...

Only LEGAL grows in Florida are from the dispensaries.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-13-2020, 02:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By RockinRobot
Probably a combination of ph and low feed level....

Probably a combination of ph and low feed level. CO2 supplementation requires higher feed rates.

The fact you said your using nutes at 1/2 strength makes me assume you don't have an EC meter. You...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 06-11-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By RockinRobot
I don't run hempys but in my flood and drain I...

I don't run hempys but in my flood and drain I feed as high as 2EC in flower 1400ppm @700 scale and never feed lower than 1200ppm in veg or flower. Can't see why hempys should be any different just...
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 06-08-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 409
Posted By RockinRobot
Perlite Hempys should never get plain water,...

Perlite Hempys should never get plain water, except to flush. Water, water, feed rotation is only for soil growers. You also need to find out exactly how strong your nutrients are. an Ec/PPM meter is...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-05-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 270,871
Posted By RockinRobot
Many people are allergic to neem. I will use it...

Many people are allergic to neem. I will use it in Veg as a last resort but I never spray at all once it goes into flower. DE is great for the floors, I'm hydro though so no need to dress plants with...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-03-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 270,871
Posted By RockinRobot
Spider Mites are a Pain in the ASS. Proof that an...

Spider Mites are a Pain in the ASS. Proof that an ounce prevention is worth a pound of cure. Got them 1 time. had to completely shut down and bomb 3 times over the course of a week and a half before...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 06-03-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By RockinRobot
Personally I would just invest in a bag of...

Personally I would just invest in a bag of Maxi-Grow for veg and Maxi-Bloom for flower. Cheap and proven.

https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=66445&pictureid=2008380
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Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 06-01-2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By RockinRobot
I don't ph soak hydroton but I do soak rockwool....

I don't ph soak hydroton but I do soak rockwool. I only soak it for about an hour though and I don't soak enough quantity to need to readjust the solution
Forum: Indoor Grows - Hydro 05-30-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By RockinRobot
Only time I ever sanitized media was for growing...

Only time I ever sanitized media was for growing microgreens commercially and I needed to be food safe, never for weed. Then again I don't re-use any media and start with fresh hydroton every grow....
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 05-30-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 270,871
Posted By RockinRobot
So what happened to all the Florida growers? I...

So what happened to all the Florida growers? I know this site has been getting less and less use lately. Where did everyone move to. Hopefully Covid hasn't reached any of you.

Peace...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 05-18-2020, 03:59 AM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 270,871
Posted By RockinRobot
Hope everyone is staying healthy.

Hope everyone is staying healthy.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 04-20-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2,987
Views: 270,871
Posted By RockinRobot
Happy 420 to all the Florida growers. Smoke...

Happy 420 to all the Florida growers.

Smoke out.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 04-07-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By RockinRobot
For clones I count veg time starting when roots...

For clones I count veg time starting when roots come out of starter cubes then 2 weeks and flower
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 04-04-2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By RockinRobot
I run 2 600w HPS and I work in there all the time...

I run 2 600w HPS and I work in there all the time with no eye protection. However, the hoods do make it so that I don't have to look directly at the bulbs. If you can't help but look at the lights,...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 03-15-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By RockinRobot
Not nearly enough info. What nutrient strength?...

Not nearly enough info. What nutrient strength? What Ph?
What ppm CO2?

CO2 can cause all kinds of issues if improper feeding occurs.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Questions 03-03-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 650
Posted By RockinRobot
Actually this happens to plants in the wild quite...

Actually this happens to plants in the wild quite often, either from animals or winds. Plants have evolved to survive these things. Supercropping is an excellent example. When you pinch and bend a...
Forum: Growroom Designs & Equipment 02-16-2020, 02:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,829
Posted By RockinRobot
As others have said air circulation is mandatory....

As others have said air circulation is mandatory. CO2 is lighter than air and will puddle at floor level without good circulation. Also release CO2 above the canopy level.

I have my CO2 line...
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