Mars Hydro grow journal + Mars FC 6500 + Bio Bucket

DiverDave

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Using Mars FC 6500 120v power cord
4 Bio Buckets

Beans by : Urban Legends
Genetics : Mazarilla - mazar auto x gorilla auto

Germination has been 100% for 30 minute soak then into split rock wool cubes for straight tap root .
I put the top of the coconut (hole) facing up and in 18 hours they sprouted, give another day or two and here we go.

I find it easy to move into lava rock this way.



We are in week 11 now, so we are nearing the end.

Pictures to follow.

DD
 
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DiverDave

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earlier pictures

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I will get more photos today of the whole tent as requested by Mars.
To show the light over the jungle.

Remember there are only 4 in there and one had to have the top cola chopped
because it got so out of hand and grew into the lights .. made for some nice test flower.

The smell is lemon and sticks.
The Mars FC with controller out of tent .. keeps my 5x5 tent cooler.
I can not say enough, these lights rock.
I am running them at 75% on dimmer (max 650 watt).
Which replaced 3 lights totaling 1071 watt.

Big power savings and much better pentation.

I love it and want to be a rep .. hahaha ;)

These will sell themselves.



DD
 
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DiverDave

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Thank you Delta9
happy to have you along brah

Today


Tent temp is right on.
But because of these photos today I see light burn and stress on leaf
Decided to turn the dimmer down to about 45%~50% , see if she will recover some.


It should be ok, but it has lost the color ;(



Full tent shot, best I can do for now.
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DiverDave

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continued



Now with all these shots I can see light damage just a little, and the fade has begun
This means the end is nearing, I guess its up to me when chop time is ;)

Good times a coming

DD
 
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DiverDave

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I have to go by bibi40 advise, he says they will plump up large.

I had them super cropped and toughed down.
Then after installing the new FC 6500 a few days ago I let them loose yesterday.

They have been packing and frosting since.
I may go in an do a lower clean-up tomorrow.
I'm getting low on smokes anyways. ;)

I look forward to dry and weighing when done.
But mostly want to press some dry sift and get some real gold this time ;)

This has been a nice run, I am honored to have tried these beans.

Big Thank you to Urban Legends

Beans by : Urban Legends
Genetics : Mazarilla - mazar auto x gorilla auto
Distributor : Seedbay.com

DD
 
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DiverDave

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oopsie

oopsie

It is 1:20am here and figured to check the reservoir
level before relaxing & passing out.

Lights were scheduled to be off at 10pm so I brought my green lite.
As I entered the room I could see a bit of light seeping through the zipper.
That will have to be addressed at next run.. noted.
But the point here is why were they on?

It seems when I put light in on the 1st, I changed the timer that I had set close to the timer times I was going to use.
But as a safety you should cycle the on/off/auto trigger to set it.
I didn't and that is what caused the burn, no sleep for almost 5 days.

I had been focusing on the amount of water they were going thru since new lights.

I am glad I spotted this, making mental note to self .. don't be lazy
hang with your girls and check in day or nite.

I feel better now that it all makes sense.

DD
 
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DiverDave

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Credit where credit is due!
Beans by : Urban Legends
Genetics : Mazarilla - mazar auto x gorilla auto
Distributor : Seedbay.com

Today I am to clean up this mess.
I know some may not like my methods.
I say to each their own .. do it your way with love and you will be rewarded in kind.



What tent looked like a few days ago , Todays bounty & After clean-up a little.

I will continue

DD
 
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DiverDave

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Simple Rack , it's kinda my pvc erector set, I have different sizes too ;)




Tomorrow maybe .. we get a peak in tent to see how they like it.

P.S. Every cut was covered with elmer's white glue .. ya the type your kids use.
to cover the wounds.

Do it your way with love and you will be rewarded in kind.

DD
 
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DiverDave

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After a night of rest , I went in to finish up what I wanted to and ramp the light to 60%
and gradually increase it as we go.

First let me apologize to Mars Hydro , I am sure I will get flack at how I do things
but it is what it is.

On one side I have wires pulling down mostly and a few to the tent top poles.
On the other side it was easier to go to the rack lights .. be careful that all wire end points point downward
as to not get anywhere near the LEDs because they have no guards to cover them.
That is ok, since I did experience this with a SIL I did a year ago. I experienced a led blow-out.
The pop scared me but the SIL continued to work.
Just be warned, and do do this.

Photo to show the whole tent the best I could.
RH @ 65% Temp @ 74F with lights on.



These are wired down and have a packed but twisty cola effect.


It is still a jungle and a mess
but seems I have enough under circulation I see no problems.


Continued

DD
 
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