Welcome all, this is my first grow journal ever, for my first grow ever. We're ten days in total already, as of 10/18. It's had a bump or two, but for the most part she's treating me nice. The Venue: 3x3x6.5 (approx) grow tent Water Farm 400w MH in a switchable sun system 2 with glass to contain heat for venting) Cocotek Brick grow medium inline duct fan from Home Depot with DIY carbon filter The Date: Distilled water only FloraNova Bloom nutes beginning to end water PH'd to 5.5-6.0 18/6 light cycle veg Screen of Green The Girl Femized ak-48 from nirvanashop, germinated in the coco directly to avoid transplanting trauma. I don't want this girl growing up with too many daddy issues. Timeline: Seed in the dirt on plain water 10/8/2011 Broke surface 10/11 - began 18/6 light Began 1/2 tsp nutes per gallon 10/14 The Story So Far: Some of my stuff has been late to arrive, so the glass for the light just went in. All that heat getting dumped into the tent brought the temps up to about 100F. They are now under control at about 80. Also, my PH meter and PPM meters aren't here yet, so I can't give precision measurements. I'm PH'ing off the ph test bottle color chart, far from ideal, and going light on nutes to be safe. Once those get here (10/20) I'll lock things down much tighter and really kick it off. Any comments or advice are more than welcome! I have done most of my research here and must give thanks to scottyballs especially, who's thread provided a lot of the groundwork for this grow.