After a watery start, I think I'm getting the idea. I ended up culling the Cotton Candy and the Girl Scout Cookies. I drown them the first few days I transplanted them and I didn't want to wait for them to recover, so I picked up a few more clones. The Bruce Banner #3 is about 2.5 times her original size after 16 days, but I suspect that's because I was dealing with drowning the other girls, so this one didn't get all the feed she wanted.
The J1 is a lot bigger, but still pretty light in color. I am thinking it's because of the feed schedule. Ever since I fixed the perched water table problem by leveling my buckets, there have been no over-watering problems. I'm feeding for 63 seconds every 4 hours, but I'm going to increase that. The J1 looks properly hydrated but still hungry. Anybody care to chime in on the feed schedule increase? If I remember right, I thought D9 said that he put his clones straight into the 90 minute feed rotation. Is this true? If so, how big were his clones before he put them in the system?
Because I'm trying to start a perpetual grow, I decided to flip the J1 (even though she's still small). In two weeks, I'm going to take the next biggest girl and flip her. Two weeks later, the next biggest, etc.. Initially, the yields will be small, but if I'm attempting to do a perpetual six plant cycle with most strains being 8-9 weekers, I'll have to flower the first plants really small lest I overgrow my veg room with the plants waiting for their turn in the que.
Lessons learned so far: Spending a few month's pay on a grow room won't do anything for you if you overlook one detail (like leveling your ppk sites because the garage has an engineered run in the floor).
Twist - Thanks! I am using 70 quart much tubs for the bottom buckets and 7 gallon feed tubs for the top. Here are links to the exact ones I'm using (except I was able to buy my muck tubs at Coastal Farm Supply).