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Red Poison auto / Sweet Cheese auto

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11 months ago
Indoor
Room Type
Soil
Medium
SoG
Technique
HID (400W)
Vegetation Lights
HID (400W)
Flowering Lights
Weeks
VEG
1
week
VEG
2
weeks
VEG
3
weeks
FLO
4
weeks
FLO
5
weeks
FLO
6
weeks
EMPTY
7
weeks
EMPTY
8
weeks
EMPTY
9
weeks
EMPTY
10
weeks
EMPTY
11
week
EMPTY
12
weeks
Photos & Videos
Grow Conditions
Week 6
Flowering
80
inch
cm
Height
31.5
inch
cm
Height
19 hrs
Light Schedule
24
°F
°C
Day Air Temperature
75
°F
°C
Day Air Temperature
40%
Air Humidity
Normal
Smell
13
°F
°C
Night Air Temperature
55
°F
°C
Night Air Temperature
2.38
gal
l
Pot Size
9
gal
l
Pot Size
40
inch
cm
Lamp To Plant Distance
15.75
inch
cm
Lamp To Plant Distance
1.06
gal
l
Watering Volume Per Plant Per 24h
4
gal
l
Watering Volume Per Plant Per 24h
Nutrients
Commented by Lamainverte Lamainverte
11 months ago

Starting this week like the previous one. I rinsed in week 5 (to adjust the soil ph) so once the pots dried I thought I'd give them a generous feeding. It went sideways and the day after the plants were showing serious deficiencies in P, Mag and Cal despite the feeding. So I had to rince once again with a very light nutrient content and I triple checked my soil Ph.
But overall they look quite good. Also 3 of the red poison are turning purplish around the buds ! Nice.
I really think using PH down (chloridric acid) is not helping with the microbial life of my soil. It seems it lost its natural buffer effect on the ph and I end up with recurrent nutrients assimilation problems. Next grow I'll try natural solutions (lemon juice, etc) to bring my water to the right Ph. What do you guys think ?

Comments
SpinnerCaribbean
SpinnerCaribbean week 6

Hello la main verte ! Good job so far ! I was curious about that red poison, I wanted do grow some so i'll folow you to know more about that strain. I'm curious about your nickname too , are you speaking french ?

Lamainverte
Lamainverte

@Spinner972, Thanks dude. I am curious too, I want to see some red but I am not expecting too much. So far I'd say the strain do not need much nutes but is resilient despite my poor climate control. However that's only my second grow so I guess I lack comparisons. Yes I do, French grower here. Why ?

Hellhazard
Hellhazard week 6

phosphoric acid is supposedly a better PH Down and is found in most hydro grow stores. the rust spotting seems to be from PH fluctuations in medium with sweet seeds genetics, it happened to me with RedPoison and Black Cream but not Bloody Skunk although all are treated the same. The genetics are strong vs nutrient imbalances but not against PH fluctuations. I also found with my PH pen that the bottom of the rootzone will have a very low PH by the time budding starts. Im not sure if it is just the way the plants grow normally causing such low drops (5,1) or if its from using PH'd nutrients... I always pour mine mixed at 5.8, tested and true.
Advanced Nutrients has a rootzone tribe of beneficial microbes/fungi/bacteria if you decide you need rootzone help ( voodoo juice, piranha, tarantula )

My black cream still hasnt changed colours yet.

Lamainverte
Lamainverte

@Hellhazard,My local grow-shop sold me some Hy-pro pH down. I just double checked the content and it is actually made of nitric acid. It should have been alright but since the first ph lock during week 5, the soils pH has been up and down for no reasons. Not fully controlling my climate (a tad too cold) surely didn't help also.

Thanks for the tips, next grow I'll buy a digital pH reader (much faster and easier to avoid pH fluctuations I suppose).

Hellhazard
Hellhazard

@Lamainverte, I purchased a BlueLab soil PH pen. It measures liquids and soil PH.. Its a bit more expensive but does both.
Also from what I have read, the plant itself will change the PH in the rootzone as it grows... More reading needed.

Removed
Removed week 6

Your Garden is absolutely gorgeous! You're definitely prepping those Sweet Seeds Genetics well! Keep up the good work:facepunch:

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