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0.04
g/watt/plant
26.93
g/plant
4
Diaries
1 year 2 months
Age
2 days ago
Last visit
G13 Labs
Breeder
Botanicare
Nutrient
SoG
Method

Latest Reviews Show all reviews (7)

amon_grows Apprentice
10
White Widow
Resistance
Strong
Growing it
Normal
White widow is a great strain for SOG and one of my old school favorites. Classic indica dominant strain with a body numbing head buzzing effect.
4 weeks ago
amon_grows Apprentice
Sage N Sour is a nice scrogger, has an amazing high, and smells like sweet diesel.
4 months ago
amon_grows Apprentice
10
Blue Cheese
Resistance
Strong
Growing it
Normal
Nice classic, and I have a mother staged to run a full tent of this soon
4 months ago

Latest Comments

GhettoStyle
GhettoStyle

hi! I wanted to ask you how did you know it was cal mag!? I have tap water 0.3 EC in it should be enough cal mag!! I just don't understand half of them suggest adding cal mag and the other half say it's potassium! I don't understand what to do(((?

amon_grows
amon_grows

@GhettoStyle, you are using excellent nutrients and your setup looks good. Your nutrients are actually probably helping with maintaining the PH since they were engineered to keep the PH balanced. I would still always check the PH regardless. Your PH in this case is great if it is 5.8 and I agree with you that is likely not the culprit. To be honest it very well could be more than one deficiency affecting your plant. I should be clear though that your plant still is looking good. It will be good to address it step by step the symptoms and recommendations you are getting but a deficiency is not a disease, and with hydro it can be quickly fixed just by adjusting what you suspect to be the issue. As a fellow hydro grower all I can say is you are making things much harder by using tap water. Even Advanced Nutrients reccomends starting with RO or a Tap water of no more than 100 PPM. I would not recommend anything I wouldn't do myself, and I personally use only RO filtered water, because it allows much more finite control over what you can add to the water and be certain is in it. If you start with tap water that is say...300-400 PPM you are losing 300-400 PPM you could more easily control and add yourself to get the most benefit from your nutrients. That is why I prefer to start with 0 PPM water and bring up the TDS to whatever it needs to be and giving me control over being much more specific to what is in the water. Tap water will work for sure, but its just going to make things alot trickier to control what is in the base water. The more that is already in it the less you can control and put in yourself. Okay so my thoughts on water for hydro are complete, and I also wanted to touch on your nutrients a bit more. The Advanced Nutrients Connoisseur line you are using actually has a high potassium of 7. If you are familiar with the NPK reference I am seeing your veg nutrients include...Part A has a healthy dose of N (Nitrogen) at 4% where your Part B includes 1-2-7 (with Potassium being the 7) which is significant amount of K for veg. Do an experiment and buy 1 or however many 5 gallon bottles of RO water from the grocery store. Clean your reservoir out and start over with the 0PPM RO water and then follow Advance Nutrient's feeding recommendations for your cycle. When you test your reservoir water you should see your TDS ppm being around the recommended levels if you are following the Advanced Nutrients dosages correctly. I hope this helps a bit more with ideas for you to try.

GhettoStyle
GhettoStyle

@anarchoamon,my pH is normal 5.5-5.8! I just thought my tap water had enough CalMag ! and this disease is caused by potassium!! I don't know what to think anymore!! people's opinions are divided! half of them say it's because of CalMag! And the other half says it's Potassium!!!

amon_grows
amon_grows

@GhettoStyle, sorry for my delayed response. I didn't see your question until now. The reason i suggested calmag was because the dosage you had seemed to be lower than I would use, and normally when my plants are short on calmag they show similar symptoms. The potassium consideration is also valid but in your case since your potassium dosage for veg already looked acceptable, I recommended calmag. If I didn't already also talk about PH, I would also recommend making sure your PH is adjusted correctly because improper PH will affect your nute uptake in general. As your PH level falls over/under what is acceptable it will start causing nutrient blockout and you'll begin seeing more and more issues with signs of deficiency. Hope this helped explain more.