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Forum: Original Glue 10-07-2015, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Arminius
No one else uses Bonsai Hero trimmers? I love...

No one else uses Bonsai Hero trimmers? I love mine...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 09-13-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
I live in the Coastal Mountains, so I get cool...

I live in the Coastal Mountains, so I get cool night air, even if its 90+ during the day. 30-40 degree changes are not unusual. I run my cycle from 7 PM to 7 AM, with 2 times per minute exchange....
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 09-12-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
AC is not very common in my neck of the woods,...

AC is not very common in my neck of the woods, and have no experience to rely on, sorry...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 09-12-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
Day 35

I have been working 6 days a week on a roof in a heatwave, but I have not let my garden suffer, which means I am fucking tired...
Here is a panoramic...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 08-30-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1,290
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Posted By Arminius
I scraped the last qp together for a local...

I scraped the last qp together for a local dispensary. I have a few buds left for head stash, and will try to snap a pic tomorrow...
Forum: Girl Scout Cookies 08-29-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8,398
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Posted By Arminius
Leaves do look a little too fat. One thing that I...

Leaves do look a little too fat. One thing that I notice is that the petioles are exceptionally long, compared to most. GDP like...
Forum: Girl Scout Cookies 08-29-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8,398
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Posted By Arminius
Outs vs Ins is a different ballgame! If I had...

Outs vs Ins is a different ballgame! If I had sun, I would never grow it indoors again. Night, and day...
Forum: Girl Scout Cookies 08-29-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 8,398
Views: 1,217,400
Posted By Arminius
That's why only 1/10 plants are Forum in my...

That's why only 1/10 plants are Forum in my rooms...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 08-29-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
My well water comes out at PH 8.0, so PH down is...

My well water comes out at PH 8.0, so PH down is necessary vs RO like before.
Jack's is buffered to allow uptake up to PH 8.0 I believe, but we aren't talking ornamental flowers here...
I have been...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 08-28-2015, 06:37 PM
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Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
Day 20 Stretch Finished!

Got a new PH pen just in time for the critical transition period. I am using Jack's and well water, with a finished EC of 1.3-1.4, and PH 6.2 vs 5.8 during stretch.
I can already see some stacking,...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 08-18-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
Day 10 Stretch!!!

We are now at Day 14, but I did not get a chance to take pictures, so these are from Day 10. Based on last run, I have 5-7 days of stretch left, so I should fill out the screens no problem....
Forum: Cannabis Growing Outdoors 08-15-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 356,868
Posted By Arminius
I have been taking a 20 mg capsule a day while...

I have been taking a 20 mg capsule a day while roofing. Really keeps me going, and not thinking of the pain. Looking forward to having CBD caps, and taking it daily like a multi vitamin.
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 08-14-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
I think its a no brainer that I will pull more...

I think its a no brainer that I will pull more this run. My canopy was too thick to get the full benefit of the penetration of the DE 1k.
Low ceilings are where Vert shines...
Still have the final...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 08-06-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
Back to Vertville...

Finally did it! I flipped my first vert room in almost two years! I started to convert one of the rooms at my last op, but had to cut and run...
I'm on a very tight budget, and there are definitely...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 08-06-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
Sorry I missed this post on the page flip... ...

Sorry I missed this post on the page flip...
That is GG#4. Same cut is now in flower vert, pics incoming...
I really miss the OG Headcheese, and fear there is no way to get it back. I ran that...
Forum: Girl Scout Cookies 07-29-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8,398
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Posted By Arminius
Just because you have a plant in flower does not...

Just because you have a plant in flower does not gaurantee that she will be finished according to the known flowering time. If you stress it out enough, you may have to run it for another week or so....
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 07-29-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 42,560
Posted By Arminius
My basement is running a little warmer than I...

My basement is running a little warmer than I like as well. I will be setting up an active intake from the space under the house, that stays cool year round, and put it on a temp controller. It seems...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 07-29-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
CBD strains are the future, but THC pays the...

CBD strains are the future, but THC pays the bills for now. There is not too much on store shelves, but I know the potential. I will be turning it into tinctures, capsules, and a cream.
My GF runs a...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 07-29-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
Alpha is partially harvested, and will be...

Alpha is partially harvested, and will be finished in the next couple days. I took just the tops, and there was a lot that got no light due to canopy density. I should have stopped weaving a week...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 07-21-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
The first harvest is right around the corner. The...

The first harvest is right around the corner. The plants have been flushing for the last 3-4 days. The second room is almost ready to go, and will have my first Vert room going. I had to reach out...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Outdoors 07-21-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 356,868
Posted By Arminius
I put out a dozen Forum Cut last year in July,...

I put out a dozen Forum Cut last year in July, and lovingly smoked on that for head stash. Being in CA, we are in a unique position to produce resin, where most of the country doesn't have the sun....
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 06-11-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
The room is 5'x11', and would have been larger...

The room is 5'x11', and would have been larger but the furnace, and framing got in the way. The second room is 8'x11', so I will have a bit more room for Vert.
The screens were placed in a way to...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 06-10-2015, 03:50 PM
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Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
Day 15

I have been weaving every other day, and should be done weaving in 5 more days, at which point I will put the second net up. The canopy is at 42" from the light right now, and I turned up the lights...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 06-05-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
Just Finished Week 1!

Day 1
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Day 8...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Outdoors 06-01-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 356,868
Posted By Arminius
The saying "If it flys, floats, or fucks, rent...

The saying "If it flys, floats, or fucks, rent it, don't buy it", could apply to something you only use a couple weeks out of the year.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Outdoors 05-30-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 356,868
Posted By Arminius
Available at ANY hardware store ...

Available at ANY hardware store
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Forum: Original Glue 05-27-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,378
Views: 400,050
Posted By Arminius
GG$4 Day 1

I have 10, twice topped, Glue in 5 gal smart pots.
The first screen is 48" from the bulb, and a second one will go at 36" from the light. I plan on weaving for the first 15 days, then let them grow...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 05-23-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,080
Posted By Arminius
Topping is one of the keys to filling in the top...

Topping is one of the keys to filling in the top third of your light coverage. When I was getting close to 1 GPW, my eyes were on the single top in the top third, and kicking myself for not topping...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 05-22-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,080
Posted By Arminius
I have hit as high as 1.2 GPW Vert, but it took...

I have hit as high as 1.2 GPW Vert, but it took at least a year of tweaking.
I wouldn't approach Vert from a Flat perspective. Your biggest struggle will be to maximize your use of the vertical...
Forum: Original Glue 05-22-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3,378
Views: 400,050
Posted By Arminius
Canopy Distance at Flip?

I'm looking for feedback from those that are using 1k DE lighting (Gavita, etc...).
I am about to flip my first run at my new place, and this will be my first run with these lights as well. I have...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 05-15-2015, 09:10 PM
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Views: 161,387
Posted By Arminius
Dead thread, is a dead thread...

Dead thread, is a dead thread...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 05-11-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
Lol! I am only 42, and have plenty of time before...

Lol! I am only 42, and have plenty of time before 2016. I should be done by 2018...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 05-10-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
Second Room Almost Finished!

Made a push to use the rest of my lumber in order to get to the sheetrock. The second room is just about done, and should be ready to go in time for the cuttings that are rooting right now.
This is...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Outdoors 04-30-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 183,530
Posted By Arminius
Good question!! One of the strains I miss the...

Good question!! One of the strains I miss the most, that was lost recently was the Tahoe. It did very well OD as well, the buds were mistaken for ID. Nice stretchy, heavy yielding strain...
Forum: Cannabis Growing Outdoors 04-24-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 183,530
Posted By Arminius
Maybe you should make yourself more approachable?...

Maybe you should make yourself more approachable? lol J/K
Forum: Cannabis Growing Outdoors 04-23-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3,671
Views: 356,868
Posted By Arminius
Last year I just used 2 and 5 gallon grow bags....

Last year I just used 2 and 5 gallon grow bags. Cheap, and disposable.
Forum: Cannabis Growing Outdoors 04-23-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 183,530
Posted By Arminius
Incidentally, I had someone pick up 10 cuts of...

Incidentally, I had someone pick up 10 cuts of Glue from DHN. They have the tell tale leaf twist, and are just as I remember before losing my last site. I was gifted another cut afterwards, that is...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 04-23-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
First Room Almost Finished!

It has been a busy 30 days, and there was a few moving parts, to say the least. Because the furnace limited the dimensions more than I had anticipated, I will be doing a horizontal grow in the first...
Forum: Cooking With Cannabis 04-11-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 113,620
Posted By Arminius
You have to account for the % of Cannanaboids...

You have to account for the % of Cannanaboids that you started with. I use 75% as an average when I am running my mixture. Usually I am using darker, unmarketable BHO, that ranges from 75-90%.
Forum: Cooking With Cannabis 04-08-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 113,620
Posted By Arminius
Yes, you can decarb first, I have done it myself....

Yes, you can decarb first, I have done it myself. IME, it is easier to decarb it at least 1:1 with some MCT, then dilute as needed.
Forum: Girl Scout Cookies 04-08-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8,398
Views: 1,217,400
Posted By Arminius
My OD Forum did the same the last two years. I...

My OD Forum did the same the last two years. I just did an ammended soil in the bottom third, FFOF in the top, with just water and tea. I didn't get a chance to test last years, but the year before...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 03-26-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,301
Posted By Arminius
Hand watering coco, especially in small pots, is...

Hand watering coco, especially in small pots, is setting yourself up for loads of unecessary labor. Coco performs best with multiple feeds per light cycle. Drippers are easy and cheap to build. The...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 03-24-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
Almost have the first room finished, just need...

Almost have the first room finished, just need sheathing, wiring, and ventilation. Have not found my good camera, and iPhone pics rotate on their own for some reason, even though they are not rotated...
Forum: Vertical / Colosseum Growing 03-13-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 87,285
Posted By Arminius
Framing has begun...

There was cause for a slight pause in my build. My landlord is installing a tankless water heater, and needs to run additional wiring. I was relieved to hear that my neighbor will be doing the...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 02-24-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 512,357
Posted By Arminius
That is why I will never buy bottled nutrients...

That is why I will never buy bottled nutrients ever again! What a pain in the ass...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 02-23-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 512,357
Posted By Arminius
I prefer using Jack's, and the reason you add the...

I prefer using Jack's, and the reason you add the Cal Nit last, is because you need the Hydro portion to stabilize in your tank first. If you add the Nitrogen too early, you will get precipitation....
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 02-23-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 512,357
Posted By Arminius
If you are using addatives, then the recommended...

If you are using addatives, then the recommended process is to reduce your base nutes before you use addatives.
Forum: Girl Scout Cookies 02-11-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8,398
Views: 1,217,400
Posted By Arminius
My Forum Cut was always a lighter green in veg,...

My Forum Cut was always a lighter green in veg, even with temps in the 60's in my nursery. It only turned dark in mid flower. If only your stems are purple, then it's likely a deficiency.
Forum: Girl Scout Cookies 02-10-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 8,398
Views: 1,217,400
Posted By Arminius
Don't lollipop them, but just make sure that all...

Don't lollipop them, but just make sure that all branches are supported, and spread out. Not so much training for support, but training for even canopy; which can be challenging with a strain that...
Forum: Growing in Coco Coir 02-06-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1,305
Views: 512,357
Posted By Arminius
Measuring your runoff is not the way to determine...

Measuring your runoff is not the way to determine the PH in the medium during feeds.
I'm sure someone knows the routine better than me, but you need to make a slurry of your medium and your feed. I...
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