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The Grow Room forums; Okay Boyz & Girlz...after reading, researching, reading, researching, buying a shitload of equiptment and more damm reading for 1 year ...
4 Diff. AUTOS in a "VERTICLE" Perpetual/Stagger crop A.K.A. AUTOBOTS, TRANSFORM!!
Okay Boyz & Girlz...after reading, researching, reading, researching, buying a shitload of equiptment and more damm reading for 1 year I am finally ready to start my grow....
I will be growing 4 different "AUTO" strains...they are as follows;
AutoAK 47 (13)
Buddah White Dwarf (4) fem
AutoAK 47 x Auto Blueberry (5)
Starting this many because we all know the male to female ratio on Autos is high,(with the exception of white dwarf fems) not to mention some that might not even germate...my target # is 16-20...[hopefully!!]
Anyways, my equiptment, (which was expe$ive as F***) goes as follows.....
HomeBox XL,(56"x56"x78.75") flowering..
CloneBox,(4'x2'x4') seed starting/veggin & will double as drying chamber during harvest times...
HomeBox XS,(1.9'x1.9'x3.9') breeding/pollinating..
Windtunnel 6" in-lin fan,(409CFM) for homebox xl..
Active air Carbon Filter 66,(400CFM) for homebox xl..<more carbon than can66
Plantastar 600HPS,(90,000 lumens)<better than Hortilux..
Lumintek 600 elctronic, "dimmable" ballast with "super lumens"..
Four 2' HO T5's,(2000 lumens ea.) 1 in each corner of homebox xl..
6" booster fan for "active intake" in homebox xl..
Mini De-humidifier in homebox xl..
OscallatingTower fan & two 6" clip-on fans in homebox xl for air-circulation..
Two 6" backdraft dampers,(1 for windtunnel exhaust fan, and the other for booster fan) because I will be runnin Co2...when Co2 cycles on for 15min, both fans will turn off for 15min, 4 times a day..
Co2 Boost Bucket on side of homebox xl..
Sunlight Supply lamp socket/cord in homebox xl..
Fantec fan controller on side of homebox xl..(turn dwn fan @ night)
4" S&P in-line fan with a 4" Profilter pro45 carbon filter in clonebox..
Humididfier for clonebox..
Germation Station w/heat mat for clonebox..
Sunblaster 4' four tube HO T5 light fixture in clonebox..
8" fan & two 6" clip-on fans for air-circulation in clonebox..
Portable A/C, (11,000 BTU) (gonna vent it to A/C vent in cealing via ducting & a straight register boot to attic)
Another 6" in-line fan..(S&P TD-150) and carbon filter, (odor-sok) which imma mount on wall opposite the tent for EXTRA odor fighting!!
3 Gallon grow bags..
8 13" high plant stands..(for stadium style/step-up of outer plants) other 8 will be on floor 12" in front of those..
Soil Meters for PH & Moisture..
Hanna PH/PPM/TDS pen w/cleaner, buffer, & calibation solution..
Magnafing scope w/light,(60x & 100x)
2 Thermostats w/external probe for outside temp. reading..(1 for homebox xl, 1 for clonebox)
Jiffy peat pellets..
CFL bulb, (4200 lumens) & 10" reflector,(circle kind) for breeding in homebox xs..
1 bag of MG seed starter & 1 bag of MG spahgum peat moss mixed together w/perlite..
Hydroton clay balls.. (To put on top of soil <this promotes spreading out of roots all the way to top of soil, prevents compacting of soil and keeps soil moist from evaporating to fast due to lights and low humidity during flowering & Put in bottom of bags<<for excellent drainage)
Fox Farm Oceans Forest Soil..
Mason Jars..(didn't buy yet)
NUTRIENTS & SUPPLEMENTS;
Fox Farm GrowBig,Big Bloom...(for veggin/pre flowering) & Tiger Bloom<may not use tiger...
Fox Farm Open Sesame,Beastie Bloomz & Cha-Ching...(for flowering)
Advance Nutrients Voodoo Juice,Tarantula, & Phirana...(for roots)
Advance Nutrients Connosuier part A&B...(for flowering)
Advance Nutrients Bud Candy,B-52...(carbohydrates & B vitamins)
Advance Nutrients Final Phase...(for flushing)
Black Strap Molasses...(for flushing & feeding through-out life)
WHEW!!.....THAT'S A LOTTA S***!
CO$T A LOT TOO!! BUT IF YA GONNA DO IT, DO IT RIGHT!!
Also,I jus wanna say thank you to all the people who helped me & answered all my noob questions....special shout-out to who influenced me and introduced me to Autos....u know who u are...Thanks Guyz & Galz!
NoW lEtS gRoW!
SO HERE YA GO.....
FIRST, THE EQUIPTMENT.....
Last edited by uptosumpn; 03-22-2010 at 10:01 PM.
oh, sorry peoples..here are the first set of pic....
good luck bro autos are fun as hell to watch grow, they start off slow then BOOM! they EXPLODE lol
This is what imma do guyz & galz...More N, little to no P or K, More blue light, 60%-70%RH, 16-18hrs of light,75-85 degrees during the day, 60-70 @ night, keep soil moist, 1hr of light disruption during dark period, all during the 3rd set of tru leaves = MORE GIRLS!!!! Thats what Im talking about!!!
Jus To Let You Guys Know I Will Be Posting "new Pics" updates Once A Week So We Can See A Difference In Growth...with The Exception Of Problems<<hope Not But Expected As This Iz My First "full Grow"...
sounds like you got your shit down to a science im lookin forward to this, wassup witt using more N tho? remember these show sex as early as 14 days
Originally Posted by uptosumpn
Quick Lil Update Out Of 13 Ak's, Only 9 Have Cracked/sprouted....so I'm Gonna Germ The Last 5 I Have To Go With The 4 That Are Still In Baggies....also Gonna Germ The Last White Dwarf Fem...still Waiting On 2 Lr2's To Sprout As Well As 5 To Crack In Baggies...out Of 5 Auto Ak47 X Auto Bb, Only One Has Cracked And That One Sprouted ,(3/19) And Went Into 18oz Cup And Under Light....still Waiting On 4 To Crack...damm!!! My Advice To Anyone Growing Autos Is To Get A Bunch From The Get-go!!! U Have To Deal Wid Male To Female Ratio As Well As Some That Take Long To Crack, If They Crack At All!!!!! F***!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!that's Why Im Germin Those Other Ak & Wd Beans........peace..
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