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LED / 240W
2 KsGrowl LED DIY Quantum Boards w/ 248 3000k lm301h diodes, 32 Epistar 660nm diodes, 4 continuous UV diodes, and 4 continuous IR diodes hooked to a wireless dimmer set to dim with all center/inner boards in the tent.
FLO
LED / 1440W
12 Custom Mounted KingBright Lighting Technology Quantum Boards with 252 3500k lm301h diodes, 12 Cree XP-E2 660nm Far Red diodes, and set on separate toggle switches are 4 Cree XP-E2 730nm IR diodes and 4 LG UV 395nm diodes.
GHE
Nutrients
Superthrive
Nutrients
Real Growers
Nutrients
Fox Farm
Nutrients
Indoor
Room Type
Soil
Medium
SoG
weeks 1,2,...
Topping
week 5
Defoliation
weeks 5,6,...
Photos & Videos
Grow Conditions
Week 9
Flowering
22.86
inch
cm
Height
9
inch
cm
Height
12 hrs
Light Schedule
23
°F
°C
Day Air Temperature
74
°F
°C
Day Air Temperature
6.4
pH
55%
Air Humidity
23
°F
°C
Solution Temperature
74
°F
°C
Solution Temperature
18
°F
°C
Night Air Temperature
64
°F
°C
Night Air Temperature
3.4
gal
l
Pot Size
12.87
gal
l
Pot Size
63.5
inch
cm
Lamp To Plant Distance
25
inch
cm
Lamp To Plant Distance
Nutrients
ml/l
ml/gal
tsp/gal
ml/l
ml/gal
tsp/gal
Grow Technique Usage
SoG
Technique
Commented by FoTwenny FoTwenny
3 days ago

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Oct. 5 - Oct.11
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:seedling: SOWED - 8/9

:clock12: STARTED 12/12 CYCLE - 10/1

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WEEKLY SUMMARY:
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:woman-raising-hand:Fo' Twenny here!:woman-raising-hand:

Back with another update on our :chocolate_bar: :leaves:CHOCOLATE MINT OG cultivar bred by HUMBOLDT SEED ORGANIZATION! If you're just joining us, last week we transplanted this photo-dependant lady and moved her from our 48"x 24" VIVOSUN veg-tent into our 96" x 48" VIVOSUN bloom-tent. This is one beautiful! She looks slightly stressed in the photos, but she is doing quite well post-translant! For now, I am keeping defoliation to a minimum for the whole garden. Once she stops stretching, I will do a bit more pruning. This will likely be after week 3 or so of 12/12.

Observation: Ever since I upgraded the AC and have been maintaining lower temps, I notice that dont have to water nearly as often. Used to be about every 3 - 4 days, and now, its closer to 5 - 6 days. The White Dutch Clover may also play a factor here. I do mist the top of the pots with 1-2 oz every day to every other day with plain water to keep the White Dutch Clover happy.

Any advice, suggestions, or constructive criticisms are always welcome.

Now, for the weekly break down!

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THIS WEEK'S BREAK DOWN
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10/6 - Day 58/Day 6 of Bloom
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:camera_with_flash: PHOTOSHOOT! :camera_with_flash:

:shower:FEED DAY!:shower:

She received approximately 1 gallon of solution. I mixed 15 gallons of solution for all the SOG plants. 1 gallon of that was then measured and fed to this cultivar.

:female-scientist:NUTRIENT SOLUTION:female-scientist:
:arrow_down:Mixing Rundown:arrow_down:

The solution starts with 15 gal tap H2O through two kdf filters mixed in a 36 gallon reservoir. The solution is applied via wand sprayer powered by a submersible pump attached to a garden hose. Nutrients and additives are added to the reservoir in the order listed below and thoroughly mixed using a plastic stir spoon. The reservoir is oxygenated by four 4 inch air stones.

Start pH: 7.8
Start EC 1.0
TEMP: 74°F

2 tsp/gal - The Guano Company Budswel Organic Hydroponic & Soil Solution

pH: 6.1
EC: 1.2

2 tsp/gal - The Guano Company Budswel Organic Hydroponic & Soil Solution

Our target pH is in the range of 6.0- 6.6 prior to adding any microbial innocclants. pH already in range, no adjustments needed.

.8 tsp/gal - Mycos WP
1 tsp/gal - Real Growers Recharge
.6 ml/gal - Mammoth P

pH: 6.2
EC: 1.4

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SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT
CURRENTLY IN USE:
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• A/C: Whynter ARC-14S 14,000 BTU Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioner
• TENT: VIVOSUN 48"x24"x60" Mylar Hydroponic Grow Tent with Observation Window & Floor Tray
• POTS: Black 8"tall Active Aqua brand 6" x 6" one gallon square pots/Black 12" tall Active Aqua brand12" x 12" 3.4 gallon square pots
• VEG/AUTOFLOWER INTAKE FAN: None (PASSIVE)
VEG/AUTOFLOWER EXHAUST FAN : VIVOSUN 6 Inch 390 CFM Inline Duct Fan with Variable Speed Controller
• BLOOM INTAKE FAN: VIVOSUN 6 Inch 390 CFM Inline Duct Fan with Variable Speed Controller
• VEG/AUTOFLOWER EXHAUST FAN : VIVOSUN 6 Inch 390 CFM Inline Duct Fan with Variable Speed Controller
• BLOOM EXHAUST FAN: AC Infinity CLOUDLINE T8, Quiet 8” Inline Duct Fan with Temperature Humidity Controller - Ventilation Exhaust Fan
• VEG/AUTOFLOWER AIR MOVEMENT: 6-Inch Lasko FBA 2004W 2-Speed Clip Fan
• BLOOM AIR MOVEMENT: One Honeywell TurboForce Air Circulator Fan Black, HT-900 and Three 6-Inch Lasko FBA 2004W 2-Speed Clip Fans
• Bluelab PENPH pH Pen Fully Waterproof Pocket Tester
• Bluelab PENCON Conductivity Pen Fully Waterproof Pocket Tester
• Kolder Multi-Purpose Liquid and Dry Measuring Cup, 16-Ounce
• Fox Farm Measuring Spoons
• WATER TREATMENT: Tap H2O run through two AQUACREST Garden Hose Water Filters to remove chlorine and chloramine.
– COMING SOON: Hydro-Logic 31023 1000-GPD Evolution RO1000 High Flow RO System, White (HL31023).
• WATER APPLICATION: I use 2 different watering systems. The pump sprayer is typically used in early veg, between feeds, or for lighter feeds. Most feeds are usually run through the pump and reservoir because it's faster and easier when dealing with larger volume feeds.
– 2 GALLON LAWN & GARDEN PUMP PRESURE SPRAYER. * I removed the spray head due to clogs and it's just faster.
– Superior Pump 91250 Utility Pump, 1/4 HP in a heavy duty 27 gallon Tote attatched to a 10 foot garden hose to an Orbit Underground 56246 Green Thumb 9-Pattern Telescoping Wand.
– Aeration of the reservoir is accomplished using a General Hydroponics HGC728040 Dual Diaphragm Air Pump 320 GPH 4 Outlet attached with standard aquarium air hose to four 4-Inch Air Stone Disc Bubble Diffusers.
• VEG/AUTOFLOWER LIGHTING: 320w MosterBoard V4-PLUS powered by a MEANWELL 320H-48AB DRIVER. There are three V4-PLUS boards prewired and mounted on a 935x195x10mm black heatsink. Dimmer, UV Switch, and IR Switch included. Each board contains two hundred fifty two 3000k lm301h diodes + twelve Osram 660nm diodes plus 4 separately switchable LG UV 395nm diodes and 4 separately switchable Osram IR 730nm diodes.
• BLOOM LIGHTING: Two custom mounted lighting units: Each mount has one 480w MEANWELL 480H-48B driver and one 240w MEANWELL 240H-48AB powering 6 KingBright Quantum Boards. Each board contains two hundred fifty two 3500k lm301h diodes + twelve CREE XP-E2 660nm diodes plus four separately switchable CREE XP-E2 730nm diodes and four LG UV 395nm diodes. Hanging between the two mounts are two additional quantum boards with two hundred fifty two 3000k lm301h diodes + twelve 660nm diodes plus four constant power 730nm IR diodes and four 395nm UV diodes. That's a total of 1440w of quantum board power in our 96" x 48" bloom tent.
:warning: ALL DRIVERS MOUNTED REMOTELY IN AN AIR COOLED BOX INSTALLED BETWEEN THE FILTER AND EXHAUST FAN :warning:
• SLMOTO Universal Oil Drain Pan, 2 Gallon (8 Liter) Capacity ABS Low Profile Oil Drain Pan w/Spout Fit for Motorcycles
• Modified Botanicare Low Tide LT Black Tray - 4' x 4' - Modification: Cutaway at corners and used flex-seal tape to create a new edge that will be soft to fit between tent supports. She is supported by 6 Standard Cored Concrete Blocks (Common: 4-in x 8-in x 16-in; Actual: 3.625-in x 7.625-in x 15.625-in). :warning:THIS TRAY WILL NOT FIT BETWEEN SUPPORTS IN A 48" x 48" or 48" x 96" TENT WITHOUT MAKING MODIFICATIONS TO THE TRAY!:warning:
• Blue Sticky Pads
• Yellow Sticky Pads

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SOIL MIX DETAILS:
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All components were mixed into a 50 gallon tote that is kept in a warm environment to help innocculate to promote a vast and diverse microbial life in the rhizosphere. Once mixed, add 32-64oz water once every 7-14 days as needed. The goal is to keep the soil moisten without oversaturating.

2 Part - Royal Gold Tupur
INGREDIENTS: Coco fiber, aged forest materials, perlite, and basalt

1 Part - Fox Farms Ocean Forest
INGREDIENTS: Aged forest products, sphagnum peat moss, earthworm castings, bat guano, fish emulsion, and crab meal.

1 Part - Roots Organics
INGREDIENTS: Perlite, Coco Fiber, Peat Moss, Composted Forest Material, Pumice, Worm Castings, Bat Guano, Soybean Meal, Alfalfa Meal, Fishbone Meal, Kelp Meal, and Greensand. Also contains beneficial mycorrhizal fungi: Funneliformis mosseae, Rhizophagus intraradices, Septoglomus desertícola

.5 Part - Wiggle Worm Soil Builder Pure Earthworm Castings

.5 Part - Ancient Forest Humus

.5 Part - Coarse Grade Perlite

Inocculated by mixing 1 cup of Extreme Gardening Mycos

Watered with pH 6.5 h2O

1 Tsp/gal Real Grower's Recharge
1 tsp/gal Hi-Brix Molasses
2 tsp/gal Fox Farms Kangaroots

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Want to see more cultivars I have growing:question:

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:pray:Thank you for stopping by my garden!:pray:

Peace, :peace_symbol::v:
Love, :green_heart::i_love_you_hand_sign:
& Frosty Nugs! :snowflake::evergreen_tree:

Happy farmin' my friends! :relaxed::seedling:

- Fo' Twenny :female-farmer::skin-tone-2:

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Comments
MrJones
MrJones week 9

Looking super healthy - the green poles are used for tieing plants to as they grow?

FoTwenny
FoTwenny

@MrJones, For late bloom when buds typically get too heavy for branches to support, it will give something to tie off to to support the weight and keep them from falling over ones each other.