Malawi Gold ScrOG with Magenta Kessil in the
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06-07-2012, 12:25 AM
06-07-2012, 12:38 AM
I do too, thanks for the encouragement! They are soo much fun!
06-07-2012, 01:41 AM
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Looking good. I have had roots like yours, big time. Had that shit for 6mnths plus. I have done h2o2 treatment, and hold nothing against it, as I had results with the roots. I would look into this beneficial bacteria tea aswell, have a read up and see how you go.
It's the only thing that has given me amazing new root growth, and brought the fun of growing back.
I haven't figured this clash out 100%, but when you add this tea to a feeding schedule which has organic products, it clashes and creates a gelatin on the roots.... Bad. I had to stop using my organic cal/mag, and problem solved.
It's simple az honestly,
Earth worm castings,20kg bag will last forever, and are found at nurseries .
Beneficial bacteria powder, this has your good bacteria and fungi in a dormant form. Ask your hydro shop for 1 with trichoderma bacteria in it.
A jar of Molasses from supermarket.
2gal (8ish Litres ) water in a bucket.
Add 1 cup of earth worm castings
Add 1 or 2 tablespoons of molasses.
Add half a teaspoon of your beneficial bacteria powder
Add an air stone to this bucket for 48hrs. Then strain through a stocking to remove solids, and into milk bottles.
The tea should be kept in fridge to dumb/ slow down the beneficial bacterias. Once you put it in your Rez, the warmer air rich conditions will wake them up, and they will feed like crazy on your dead crap.
I add this tea every 4 days at 1 cup per gal of solution.
It's your call, I run dwc, so I don't have jets to think about. I would just strain very well for your application.
Will continue to follow your grow mo. All the best
Last edited by below average; 06-07-2012 at 01:43 AM.
06-07-2012, 01:44 AM
06-07-2012, 01:49 AM
i was actually given some Great White powder today when i received my agro bulb, it has the trichoderma, beneficial bacteria and plant vitamins? anyone heard of this or used it? should i just give it a go, it says safe for all applications including hydro??? any goers?
06-07-2012, 06:32 PM
I am glad you took my advice and were pro-active about your roots. Your plant will be set back a fair bit, and have to hope that it didn't stress her too much, as it could force it to hermie possibly. Good karma your way! You always have your outdoors you can clone off of for next round anyways!
I can honestly say the tea works wonders though. It literally ate away all the gunk and dead matter and my rez is clear as can be all the time now! I will never run without it!
06-07-2012, 07:24 PM
Please elaborate on your process.
Originally Posted by ^Slanty
06-07-2012, 07:44 PM
HI LJ - Are you asking me how I cleaned the roots? If so, here is the story.
I wish I had taken pictures but it was a very wet and trying day that did not lend itself to photography. Let my words be the pictures. Oh - I used a washer load of towels cleaning up my messes.
I removed the tote and used a medium sized tupperware tub with clean RO water and just swished it up and down on the roots until the water looked like mud and repeated this process until no more junk was coming off of the roots and the water stayed clean.
When that was done I put the thoroughly washed system back together (and then I took it apart and put the lid on!) and put it all back together.
Then I ran Clearex flush through the system for a couple hours.
The whole time I was doing this, the plant was suspended from the lower screen by my LST wire!
I also did the reassembly in green light because it was after lights out - this made it very slow and deliberate work, which was only more frustrating when I forgot the tote lid!
It worked great and now the roots are going nuts!
I think I am starting to get the hang of this indoor life!
06-07-2012, 11:43 PM
Mohican for the McGyver grower of the year award
06-08-2012, 01:55 AM