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Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 05-12-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 100
Posted By BillFarthing
DIY Hydrobuddy Recipes

Does anyone else use Hydrobuddy (https://scienceinhydroponics.com/2016/03/the-first-free-hydroponic-nutrient-calculator-program-o.html)? I think I have a base nutrient that is close to Yosemite...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 05-07-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By BillFarthing
You can do that with a little potassium hydroxide...

You can do that with a little potassium hydroxide and collect the precipitate. That is what this thread is about.
Forum: Organic Hydro 05-07-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By BillFarthing
It's only weird if you make it!

It's only weird if you make it!
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 05-07-2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By BillFarthing
I was going to compare all the heavy metals in...

I was going to compare all the heavy metals in Sea-90 to drinking water standards-

100 ppb chromium allowed in drinking water, 197 ppb in Sea Solids.

First result aaaaand I'm done.
Forum: Organic Hydro 05-06-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By BillFarthing
A little revision to test some KNF flower...

A little revision to test some KNF flower ferments by making a concentrate-

200 ml OHN
400 ml BRV
400 ml FFJ
200 ml WCA
60 ml dry sea solids
160 ml Ful-Power

1420 ml should be 50 oz....
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 05-05-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,400
Posted By BillFarthing
So this study is wrong based on how these 2...

So this study is wrong based on how these 2 products are labeled?

https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/6831f1_5b4b4118d1ce4ebaac31cb1006130249.pdf

They use the Lamar Standardized Method established...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 05-05-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,634
Posted By BillFarthing
You mean you aren't using Success Nutrients yet? ...

You mean you aren't using Success Nutrients yet?



Hello, fellow 2009 member. I am going to use a ratio similar to this. I can't decide whether I want to do silica or low-dose chitosan....
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 05-05-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,400
Posted By BillFarthing
Ful-Power is 0.06% humic acid Mr. Fulvic is...

Ful-Power is 0.06% humic acid
Mr. Fulvic is 1.35% humic acid, 2.20% fulvic acid

I don't know where your numbers came from.



My signature to the left says "vote Libertarian". The assumptions...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 05-01-2018, 02:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,672
Posted By BillFarthing
Synganic is pretty easy, you just mix synthetic...

Synganic is pretty easy, you just mix synthetic and organic. It's in the name.

This thread is about Gen Hydro 3-part, not pretentious and self-righteous organic growing.



It depends on the...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 05-01-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,576
Posted By BillFarthing
I came from a place where growing was verboten....

I came from a place where growing was verboten. Everything was talking in code, where even a wink and a nudge would get you in trouble.

Books and science journals became my friend. Hydroponics: A...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-30-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,672
Posted By BillFarthing
OP is using soil as a growing medium. Some kind...

OP is using soil as a growing medium. Some kind of organic input with salt based fertilizer will give good yeild and flavor.
Forum: Organic Hydro 04-29-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By BillFarthing
Nancee- It's not too bad compared to other feed...

Nancee- It's not too bad compared to other feed charts.

Once I get the fermenting work out of the way, I figure I'll simplify the dosing.

For 100 gallons veg:

400 ml OHN
800 ml BRV
800 ml...
Forum: Organic Hydro 04-29-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By BillFarthing
I guess I'll have to tackle this one myself . . ....

I guess I'll have to tackle this one myself . . .

I added everything except for the sea solids for flower on the attached feed chart. The ppm reading was 90. The fertilizer must be in a form that...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-29-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By BillFarthing
Sea Crop & Ormus as a Trace Mineral source

I would like to discuss Sea Crop and ormus as an agricultural source of trace minerals. I would like to please stay away from any pseudo-science and keep the discussion to a fertilizer and chemical...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-29-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,956
Posted By BillFarthing
Cyco is a good nutrient line. Their salesman and...

Cyco is a good nutrient line. Their salesman and customer service is awesome. The end product weighs and looks excellent.

That said, you have to use a shit load per gallon. Just like Advanced,...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-29-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,576
Posted By BillFarthing
Hey Shaggy, I especially enjoy OO and your...

Hey Shaggy,

I especially enjoy OO and your posts for being informative and helpful. I do glean information from Glow's posts, although some folks like Different have a chip on their shoulders when...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-28-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By BillFarthing
I have no idea what product you are talking...

I have no idea what product you are talking about. If your pee smells like grease, you have more problems than your garden.

I've gotten off flavors from Sugaree, Sour Dee and Terpinator, but that...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-28-2018, 03:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By BillFarthing
This is like Pure Blend Pro or Roots Organics...

This is like Pure Blend Pro or Roots Organics Soul line being organic based, but a few added salts.

I wouldn't try to game their bottles like Lucas formula and just follow the feed chart that...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-28-2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,233
Posted By BillFarthing
With the 2-1-3 NPK ratio, you don't have to worry...

With the 2-1-3 NPK ratio, you don't have to worry about too much nitrogen. Just keep the total N under 150 ppm and do a week of flush at the end.

I am surprised a nutrient company doesn't know...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-21-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By BillFarthing
When I googled that for you, I couldn't find any...

When I googled that for you, I couldn't find any information on the content of micronutrients. It's got several organic inputs, so as long as pH is in range, I don't think there would be an issue...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-19-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 15,831
Posted By BillFarthing
So Scotts Miracle-Gro owns production and...

So Scotts Miracle-Gro owns production and distribution in the hydroponics/organic market top to bottom. How much longer until they cut out other distributors like Hydrofarm and BWGS and can only get...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-19-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,501
Posted By BillFarthing
I like the writing. I could care less about the...

I like the writing. I could care less about the man.



I would love to see different spout off his cock holster in public instead of just as a keyboard warrior. He'd get learned real quick.
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-19-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,501
Posted By BillFarthing
Flo-N-Gro's were used for war crimes? I didn't...

Flo-N-Gro's were used for war crimes? I didn't see you there, Jeff Sessions.



Wow, you are always abrasive. I really dislike your attitude.
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-18-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By BillFarthing
Be-1 Organic Pellets

I really like all-in-one products for the simplicity. Be-1 organic pellets fit that bill with an NPK and biostimulants that's great for super soil. Initially for orchids, it's also great for...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-18-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,400
Posted By BillFarthing
Leonardite is awful. It’s a petroleum precursor...

Leonardite is awful. It’s a petroleum precursor that is obtained by strip mining. Please tell me how organic farming is environmentally conscious.
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-18-2018, 01:57 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,400
Posted By BillFarthing
Pompous American here. I usually agree with you...

Pompous American here. I usually agree with you OO and love your posts. My free time is usually spent reading about agronomy science journals concerning several aspects of traditional and specialized...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-18-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,077
Posted By BillFarthing
It has humics, sodium silicate and micros. I...

It has humics, sodium silicate and micros. I don't know if structured water does anything for my garden. That said, it jacks your pH up dramatically. I'll pass on the Willy Water, thank you.
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-18-2018, 01:41 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,501
Posted By BillFarthing
He probably doesn't have to worry about it...

He probably doesn't have to worry about it anymore, but somebody should tell Craig that the service at his company sucks. It's incompetence from top to bottom.
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-17-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,501
Posted By BillFarthing
Hawthorne just bought Sunlight Supply. They are...

Hawthorne just bought Sunlight Supply. They are like the Borg. Resistance is futile!
Forum: Organic Hydro 04-15-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 386
Posted By BillFarthing
Korean Natural Farming for Organic Hydro?

Using the Cho feed chart, would it be possible to use KNF in organic hydroponics?

https://www.icmag.com/ic/picture.php?albumid=76411&pictureid=1833597&thumb=1...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-15-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,599
Posted By BillFarthing
Silica/chitosan/fulvic. Choose one. You can't...

Silica/chitosan/fulvic. Choose one. You can't have all 3 without precipitation at any higher levels.

GLN- I shouldn't have said "magnesium deficiency", I should have said "magnesium lockout" from...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-15-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,501
Posted By BillFarthing
Have you checked your box of azomite or realized...

Have you checked your box of azomite or realized how leonardite is produced?
Forum: Organic Soil 04-15-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,438
Posted By BillFarthing
Extra minerals in your water only soil!

Extra minerals in your water only soil!
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-11-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,501
Posted By BillFarthing
Different- you are obviously smart, but your...

Different- you are obviously smart, but your attitude is rubbing a lot of people the wrong way. Did your mother not hug you enough as a child?
Forum: Organic Soil 04-10-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By BillFarthing
That could possibly replace some of the green...

That could possibly replace some of the green portion of compost.

I found some more recipes:

Forrest Keeling nursery mix:
Composted pine bark- 40%
Rice/spelt hulls- 40%
Sharp builders sand-...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-08-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 79,292
Posted By BillFarthing
Why, yes it is. I'm using 1 tsp./5 gallons of...

Why, yes it is. I'm using 1 tsp./5 gallons of chitosan oligosaccharide all through flower.

Considering that there's 1 ppm of silica in Megacrop at 1.0 EC, I don't think you have anything to be...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-08-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,599
Posted By BillFarthing
Here are some interesting specs on Megacrop: ...

Here are some interesting specs on Megacrop:

NPK ratio: 2-1-3 is typically used for maturing tomatoes, maximizing bloom output with that ratio. If you bump up K with something like potassium...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-08-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,400
Posted By BillFarthing
According to: ...

According to:
https://www.chinalignin.com/application/used-in-agriculture/

Lignin is broken down into lignosulfates in the paper pulping process. They can act as a surfactant or complexor. It...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-08-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,501
Posted By BillFarthing
From Wikipedia: ...

From Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotts_Miracle-Gro_Company

1998 - Scotts entered into a collaboration with the Monsanto Company to apply biotechnology products to the turfgrass and...
Forum: Organic Soil 04-07-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By BillFarthing
Ingredients for locally sourced soilless mix?

I'm tired of using peat taken from bogs that won't be replenished. Coco coir has to be shipped from half way around the world. I'm trying to make a potting mix suitable for containers.

I've seen...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-07-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,400
Posted By BillFarthing
I've read quite a bit about fulvic acid. I didn't...

I've read quite a bit about fulvic acid. I didn't know that it could be derived from wood. Is it a byproduct of the pulping process?

I am not affiliated with Mr. Fulvic, but they get their fulvic...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-07-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,501
Posted By BillFarthing
Hawthorne Gardening Company gobbled up a ton of...

Hawthorne Gardening Company gobbled up a ton of companies betting on an explosion in the legal cannabis market.

They own:
Botanicare
Gavita
General Hydroponics
Can filters
The hydroponic...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-07-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,599
Posted By BillFarthing
With an 8 week strain, I hit them at week 6 with...

With an 8 week strain, I hit them at week 6 with a PK booster. 2 weeks of flush and it will be oh so smooth by the time it's done.
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 04-06-2018, 03:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,599
Posted By BillFarthing
I think you might want to check some sources...

I think you might want to check some sources like:
https://manicbotanix.com/fulvic-acid-hydroponics/
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 04-01-2018, 04:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,865
Posted By BillFarthing
I would like to know how Build A Soil keeps their...

I would like to know how Build A Soil keeps their hemp, comfrey, and pumpkin ferments so low odor. I get using LAB serum, but pewzus! Mine stinks like a rendering plant.
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 03-29-2018, 01:47 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 79,292
Posted By BillFarthing
Are there any interactions with chitosan and...

Are there any interactions with chitosan and various forms of pH up and down?

How about hypochlorous acid?
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 03-28-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,400
Posted By BillFarthing
Source?

Source?
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 03-27-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,400
Posted By BillFarthing
Ful-Power is pretty egregious with how much water...

Ful-Power is pretty egregious with how much water is in the bottle. 30 ml per gallon ridiculously diluted.

I found a product called Mr. Fulvic that is OMRI listed from a company in Florida. It is...
Forum: Nutrients and Fertilizers 03-23-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By BillFarthing
Interesting! This looks like another one of those...

Interesting! This looks like another one of those plant "research chemicals" outside of traditional biostimulants like DA-6 and Atonik.

I just found a research paper that says Atonik is good:...
Forum: Cannabis Botany and Advanced Growing Science 03-19-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,865
Posted By BillFarthing
EM5

EM5 - The commercial version of OHN.

EM5 is often used as a type of homemade pesticide. The fermentation extracts properties out of plant materials and the alcohol and retains them in the liquid....
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