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Discussion in 'Hydroponics / Aeroponics' started by Jumpin, Jan 29, 2013.


    Jumpin Active Member

    I have a drain and fill set up. I am watering only 2x now in flower stage but it looks like over watering. Should I actually let the roots dry out before feedings? I know its a dumb question but im lost on what else to do to get her healthy again.

    nameno Well-Known Member

    got me. sorry.

    ringlead3r Active Member

    is that hydroton? if so you really cant overwater the stuff mybe your flood level is to high and your cube is getting wet

    ringlead3r Active Member

    also mybe a lil nute burn

    Sir.Ganga New Member

    In Hydrotons and only watering 2 times a day? Hydrotons are usually used with a drip system or flood system that is timed to have several cycles through the day. The leaf tip burn you see is possibily from feeding a strong solution, maybe try a weaker solution more often. Looks like you could use a little calcium or mag. also.

    They look hungry.

    superstoner1 Well-Known Member

    I see more of a nute issue.

    Jumpin Active Member

    thanks. I added a gallon of water to the res to cut the strength. I guess Ill see how that goes. Maybe do a flush and see if this dilution does not seem to help. Thanks

    Jumpin Active Member

    It is on a timer to flood the top container. I have been getting mixed answers though on how to get her healthy again. Some people say that the nutrients are too high, others say that they are too low. I weakend then strength the other morning and I notice that more of the leafs are getting brown tips and curling. Also I notice some of the leafs are getting light in color however the veins are green. I did add espon salt to the res originally to add some mag. I am at a loss on what to do. Should I empty the res completely and just run a day or two with plain water?
    Canna Connoiseur

    Canna Connoiseur Active Member

    You may have just answered your own question. If leaves are doing what you say that means it is probably nute burn. Just use a ppm pen so you can see the strength of solution and you will know if too high or not.

    PetFlora Well-Known Member

    Check out my thread for ideas

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