Originally Posted by Uncle Ben
CO2 injection is fine. The hassles and costs outweigh the benefits to me.
OK, I dug out my archive:
Folks should spend their time understanding the concept of light saturation, the point where more becomes less. BTW, HID's over 250W will indeed offer more f.c. than the sun. All depends on the placement of the lamp in relation to the leaves. I also have a ditty on that.
Hells bells, might as well fetch that one too.
DISTANCE FROM LIGHT............
Hi, this is both my first post in here and my first grow, tho I´ve been following this forum for a couple of months, been founding a lot of useful information around.
The idea here is to post a journal and pictures of my first grow so I can get some feedback, so, PLEASE COMMENT WITH ANY ADVICE ABOUT THE PLANTS AND SET UP, I will greatly appreciate it.
If you are following this journal please keep in mind 3 things: First, I live in a country where premium common
Updated 04-18-2013 at 05:10 AM by Eddark
Originally Posted by Nanaschild
Thank you everyone for all your great info and sharing... so easy to get de-railed! nature of the beast I guess.
I have a small grow box closet 2' x 4' x7' tall...lined in panda, a window behind to pipe the exhaust, 400w dimmable ballast, & HPS bulb. I'm worried this'll be too hot and melt my panda to say the least..
The reflector that came with it is the cheaper alum wing (w no lens), and none of the product documentation says how far from the ceiling the lamp
Plants look perky and happy right now. I'm hopeful that I can make it through veg using Uncle Ben's suggestion of Dyna-gro Foliage Pro (9-3-6) with no more issues, from the plants, more importantly, from me.
After having such a great and quick response from the addition of Dyna-gro, I couldn't believe when I checked on them much later than usual and the top leaves were now experiencing rolling down
Originally Posted by Hobbes
I clone but don't keep a mother plant - after the first week of flower I take two clones (for safety) and keep the genetic chain going. I've got 15 strains now, cutting back on one plant per strain, the mother, really makes life easier.
I didn't want to run a bubbler for 2 clones so I picked up fruit cups from the supermarket, the kind they use for cut up strawberries. I use them as a humidity dome, the top never comes off and I never have to tend them, just pop the