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Old 06-05-2018, 10:08 PM
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7th grow. Seeds from previous grow, Waterfarm,T5 lighting

Well I finally ran out of weed it's only been close to 3 years.
5/30 Selected seeds 12 total drop in a cup of RO water for 24 hrs and place in a dark warm place.
5/31 Seeds sank to the bottom of cup mostly cracked showing white root tips, transfer to moist paper towel.
6/1 Seedlings now sprouted with 2-3 inch roots, prepared Waterfarm buckets for seedlings. Transfer seedling straight to hydroton, no rockwool or anything.
6/4 14 hr light cycle trying to save on electricity. Went to Dollar Tree store changed all household bulbs to 8 watt LED, only buck each.

Waterfarm pump on 24 hrs until seedling get established and then on every 1/2 hr, also Oscillating fan on every half hour. Found best not to use Rockwool causes to many problems, root rot, toxic build up hampers growing..
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Old 06-23-2018, 05:21 AM
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Thanks WFF. Raised E.C to 1.00
6/22/18

Secondary Growth, switch on the remaining 2 lights total of 10 T5..


Old 06-24-2018, 04:57 AM
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Old 06-25-2018, 05:37 AM
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6/24/18 Clean up the bottom foliage removed single blade and a few 3 blades and small secondary growth to improve air flow any leaves touching the Hydroton.

Tallest one around 14 inches..

Always tweaking the grow room for Maximum Growth.

Old 06-25-2018, 08:16 PM
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Back when I started the 8 Bucket Waterfarm I had a 1/15 hp Prime Chiller was running the reservoir tank, over flow tank, underwater Pump etc was using under current and was recycling the solution every few hours, lines running everywhere to each buckets shut off valves etc. I had a 600 watt and a 400 watt HPS the old Magnetic heavy transformers type still have them. But the huge electrical bill killed that scheme got paranoid. LOL.. They grew huge explosive growth..
Example..
Old 06-26-2018, 05:14 AM
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Old 06-26-2018, 08:56 AM
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vigorous healthy girls youre doing a great job
Old 06-27-2018, 05:30 AM
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Thanks DS, Well it's been a month since I drop these seeds into a cup of RO water some people don't count that day but I do since that's the start, But if that is the case then I still have a few more days.. Still not mature enough for the flip no alternating internodes. I say another month before the flip maybe earlier depending on the size.
6/26/18


Well almost 18 inches..

Old 06-28-2018, 05:28 AM
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6/27/18 I no longer chase PH, probe been out for years now, hard to keep moist to preserve it anyways, found out I was doing more harm than good adding so much ph up or down causing the solution to became more toxic to the plants and just decided to never check it again..Even my last 2 grow was without knowing what the PH was still grew a bountiful harvest.
My RO water measured. I once checked bottle water and it was .85 believe it or not..Not bad I run a G.E Merlin capable of doing 720 gallons a day...

Still adding sea crop to the solution about 20 mils per 5 gallons. raised E.C to 1.2 with LK, AN Barricade small amount..All the plants combined consume 5 gallons every two days..

Plant grew almost 2 inches in one day right there at 18 inches.

Already see some female hairs on some of the plants will check them all tomorrow..
Old 06-29-2018, 05:32 AM
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6/28/18 Only found 2 will wait another week before checking the rest..


I'm going to add another 4, T5 down the front tomorrow see If I can get the smaller ones to catch up to the larger plants..

They are getting left behind...
Old 06-29-2018, 08:09 PM
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Well it's looks like I got a male plant the tallest one is showing me the claw like it giving me the finger, even though I used the rodelization method for feminized seeds the other next to it appears to be female, I guess that's the 99.9% rate? I will wait a little longer to be sure before I remove it from the bucket, even my last grow I got 2 males and the rest was all females, Oh well, Hells Bells..

Update so far counted 6 Females. The one all by itself is female, also the bucket next to it front center smaller plants is both females. The front left side bucket the huge plant appear male, the partner sharing the bucket no signs yet. The back wall left side right side is female partner unknown not sure yet. The center back wall huge right plant is female smaller companion no signs yet and finally the right back wall left side is female right side appears to be male. I don't mind if I have to remove one from each bucket (except the 2 females in one bucket) which will allow those plants to get huge more root space for them. That's why I planted 2 in each bucket even though I did rodelization method I still had my doubts, just in case..

What got me hook on Rodelization method was long time ago actually it was over 20 years ago late 1990's when I was a dirt farmer, good soil mix. I once grew a Nirvana Pure Power Plant way beyond the harvest point, she grew rock hard buds, she was all golden yellowish and purplish color, when I finally harvest her down in the lower larf I found exactly 30 of the most dark stripe seeds I have ever seen, next season I grew 15 plants out of those 30 seeds, and when it came time to check for females all I seen was pistols 100% females. Also the smoke from that original PPP was the most powerful smoke I ever had it was truly a one hit wonder. I remember taking one bong hit before going to work and the damn high stay with me whole day I had that after effect taste in my throat..Ever since I try to duplicate that method..Well now I collect bananas and apply them to the buds..That's why whenever I buy seeds I usually get seeds and never have to buy again unless I want try something different..
I still have an old pic of some of the 15 Nirvana PPP good shit..
Old 06-30-2018, 05:19 AM
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6/29/18

14, T5 total watts 756
Old 07-01-2018, 01:01 AM
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Plants look beautiful! Congrats!
Old 07-01-2018, 03:01 AM
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Thanks Lung Cooking, Damn Liquid Karma stretching makes them look impressive..I think they will yield good..
Old 07-01-2018, 04:55 AM
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6/30/18 All plants combined now consuming 5 gallons a Day...

Side lighting front plants..
Old 07-02-2018, 05:07 AM
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Well the big male reach 2 feet before he magically disappeared..Same old claw never changed, no hairs, so down he came..

There's a good chance the big plant on the left side is female, preflower looks like a slender pear shape, just waiting for the pistols to poke through. Partner still unknown. Side lighting doing it's job..

Single female by herself, adjourning next to her both females..Damn oscillating fan on right side causing fans leaves wind burn..I'm going to set the fan not to oscillate anymore and just bounce it off the back wall, stems are already growing nice and thick..
Old 07-03-2018, 05:15 AM
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7/2/18

Used 2x4 to prop plants for even lighting..Also rotated some of the front plants so lights can have access to the other side for even bushiness..
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7/3/18 5th Week of Veg Day 33 from Seeds..
Old 07-05-2018, 09:51 AM
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7/4/18 Down to 9 Plants one next to the Big female (Back center wall) was removed for slow growth regardless whether it was male or female, so now 3 females have their own container...

I'm thinking these last 3 are Male, they would have surely shown pistols by now...still just little pointed nubs like preflowers...
Old 07-06-2018, 05:43 AM
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Side lighting I need to move the big females to the front so they can start to bush out, and move the smaller ones back against the wall...

The female second to the right front always goes limp 1/2 hr till lights out, she all perky all day, but goes to sleep earlier than the rest..

These at the end still unknown sex probably males, should have shown pistol by now a little longer and I will chop..
Old 07-07-2018, 10:43 AM
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7/6/18 Well I didn't move them yet..

The remaining 3 unknown sex, finally showed some pistols, 2 showed very well. The large plant to the right is also female. I saw one small pistols out of 2 preflower areas..so 9 Females probably 10 and 1 male.
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