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Hydroponics

Discussion in 'Hydroponics / Aeroponics' started by potroast, Aug 28, 2006.

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    stezzy

    stezzy Active Member

    Hey what's up pot roast, how are you doing man. I'm new to hydro, was ml wondering if you could give me some pointers
     
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    Bareback

    Bareback Well-Known Member

    I've got a question, I know this is going to seem stupid (and I'm sure it is ) . First let start with, I recently monster cropped for the first time in a diy aero cloner made from a coffee container with a 3" netty I want to transplant to something bigger. It has a beautiful root system hanging out of the netty. My question is wtf do I do now? Can I put this thing in dirt, will I have to stay with a dwc , is it ok to pull the roots out of the netty and place them in another large netty with hydron ? I would like to mother with this cutting but I need advice .Thanks for your input.
    Peace out Bare
    P.S. all smart ass answers are welcome so let the show begin.
     
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    Jerseykushface

    Jerseykushface Well-Known Member

    If i were you id jus put sum hyrdoton in the bigger netty and then place the smaller one inside the big one n fill the surrounding space gently.. as far as switching to soil i heard its complicated...

    Ps... get the water chiller bro lol i was wrong
     
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    Bareback

    Bareback Well-Known Member

    Thanks bro, I should have just asked you to start with. What happened with out the chiller.
     
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    Jerseykushface

    Jerseykushface Well-Known Member

    Startin to get root rot.. so i took the pump out my res and ran sum h202 hopefully they'll go bak to normal
     
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    Bareback

    Bareback Well-Known Member

    Sorry bout that bro that sucks. Read a bunch of stuff Dr who wrote on the problem or at least I think it was Dr who. It's hard to deal with I think good luck.
     
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    southernguy99

    southernguy99 Active Member

    Pythium is very hard to get rid of some say you can't with out starting a new system , if the system is built right kept clean and maintained, proper water water temp, you should never have to run H2o2 and that stuff. its a wast of money
     
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    fandango

    fandango Well-Known Member

    Flood and drain set up...using 1 gallon pots...28 gallon res...4x4 tray...600hps...walls covered with mylar..1/2 ton ac...16" fan
    rock wool mini cubes.
    FloraNovaBloom...only start to finish
    plants are 16" tall...just turned light to 12/12
    In the last week the plants grew 5"
    12 plant mix run
    Chem Dawg
    Gorilla Glue #4
     
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    YOUR HIGHNESS79

    YOUR HIGHNESS79 New Member

    High Pot Roast. I am needing some advice and a startup growing plan for growing Girl Scout Cookies the Hydro way. What do I need to purchase to get this up and running within about a month or so? I want to yield about 4 plants. Should I start with clones or straight seeds? Thanks in advance!!
     
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    BiggieUfather

    BiggieUfather New Member

    I got an aeroflo20 and mars cree pro 256 Led. IF i plant in Every hole (20) would there be enough light ?
    Please respond:)
     
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    DesertHydro

    DesertHydro Well-Known Member

    ~4X8 tent and home made table flood and drain setup. rockwool cubes on a coco mat with 2kw hps over them. about three weeks in at the moment. minimal veg(about 15 days) jacks hydro nutrients, minimal additives. KISS as possible
     

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    Bareback

    Bareback Well-Known Member

    I can see the binging of a jungle. Good luck
     
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    Gibbz2.0

    Gibbz2.0 Well-Known Member

    Is 400ppm too hard of water from the tap?
     
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    fandango

    fandango Well-Known Member

    Sure seems High...have you priced the RO filter?
     
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    Bigdaddy212

    Bigdaddy212 Well-Known Member

    Just tested mine today and its at 256 from tap
     
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    Gibbz2.0

    Gibbz2.0 Well-Known Member

    I'm just going to use distilled water until I can afford a filter. How often do you guys need to add more water? Seems like my four little guys are chugging it
     
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    CannaBruh

    CannaBruh Well-Known Member

    no, DWC can run and aero might be a bit harder to dial, ime.

    Depends what nutrients you want to run , some don't play as nice as others with the hard water.

    Lucas formula GH 6/9 worked well with the hardwater as did Canna coco A&B and the cheap FF growbig/tiger/bigblooms
     
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    Gibbz2.0

    Gibbz2.0 Well-Known Member

    I have the fox farm dirty dozen can't wait for these, is hydro a lot faster growing then soil?
     
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    Bareback

    Bareback Well-Known Member

    Yeah hydro faster.

    But you'll need to to get the hydro grow big. Unless I'm mistaking the dirty dozen comes with the soil grow big.
     
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    fandango

    fandango Well-Known Member

    Hydro takes the same amount of time to flower...but should yield more dry bud.
    I lolipop the stem and use 2 levels of netting to grow lots of Bud sites.
    I match my ppm to the light I am running.
    600w = 600ppm etc.My tap water is 135ppm.
     
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