What’s wrong with these?

Discussion in 'Newbie Central' started by Redeyed-1, Sep 15, 2018 at 1:29 PM.

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    Redeyed-1

    Redeyed-1 Member

    6DCA82C8-8271-405F-9D4E-4F876CCFDF07.jpeg 338DEA67-EDE3-4658-8082-5325D6793A1C.jpeg All the gear no idea can anyone help?
     
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    SPLFreak808

    SPLFreak808 Well-Known Member

    Likely overwatered.

    Pot size?
    Soil type ?
    Type of water & how often you water?
     
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    Delztronics

    Delztronics Well-Known Member

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    Redeyed-1

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    Only small 4” pots

    Some shop mixed coco that my mate got me he says it works for him but I’ve no idea what’s actually in it. Was going to use soil but my gf bought coco nutes so grabbed that last minute.

    Ph’d Tap water 5.8. I checked ppm and it was 320-330 from the tap. only watered lightly when first potted until they felt dry again which took about 3-4 days then watered just enough to get a small run off, they were in a propagator for the first week or so under t5 they looked nice and green but weren’t growing fast, then I took the lid off and they started yellowing within 1 or 2 days.
     
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    Redeyed-1

    Redeyed-1 Member

    That’s what I feared, thanks for the confirmation ;) what’s my best option bin em? or will they be alright if I let them dry out?
     
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    SPLFreak808

    SPLFreak808 Well-Known Member

    Next time try keeping the pot/cup light and drop your ppm by mixing with r/o water.
     
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    Redeyed-1

    Redeyed-1 Member

    I’ll do that. What ppm is right for this stage? Thanks for taking the time to help me out btw
     
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    redeyedfrog

    redeyedfrog Well-Known Member

    Just don't water again until they are dry and don't worry about PPM at this stage
    Its irrelevant and only complicates things.
    I'm a soil grower for many years never even bothered with those meters even threw away my ph meter once I learned about dolomite lime.
     
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    Redeyed-1

    Redeyed-1 Member

    It’s very hard water where I live so I just got a cheapo TDS meter just in case. It’s not the first time ive been told not to bother with it and I do want to keep things simple so I’ll leave it alone at least until I can get the basics right. Thanks for the advice.
     
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    redeyedfrog

    redeyedfrog Well-Known Member

    Dolomite lime will buffer it for you, dont worry some of these gurus round here will overcomplicate something that's real simple and give you a bum steer albeit with good intentions. As I was told by a master grower use KISS, and I said what? He said keep it simple stupid lol! I still overcomplicated things after a few grows under my belt thinking I was really smart and clever and paid the price lol. So I just follow a really simple organic regime i worked out that works every time, year after year
     
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    Chunky Stool

    Chunky Stool Well-Known Member

    How do you know your process couldn't be improved?

    And exactly what is a "master grower"?

    From what I've been reading here on RIU, the definition goes something like this:
    A master grower is someone who is good at growing one type of plant (cannabis) and has only "mastered" one method... :roll:
     
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    Chunky Stool

    Chunky Stool Well-Known Member

    LOL
    So basically a "master grower" is someone who grows better weed than you.

    Got it. :eyesmoke:
     
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    redeyedfrog

    redeyedfrog Well-Known Member

    By the way this post is not about me it's about a guy who needs help, I dont know if you make a habit of hijacking threads but if that's the case it's pretty unhelpful to the person asking for help and pulls the thread off topic.
    No what I mean is you are a wanker that hijacks and trolls other peoples threads.
    Very helpful!
     
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    Chunky Stool

    Chunky Stool Well-Known Member

    Name calling is against the terms of service.
    You should be banned for breaking the rules... :dunce::cuss::dunce:
     
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    Kushash

    Kushash Well-Known Member

    Hi fellow grower!
    Hate interrupting a good RIU banter but I have some homework for you.
    Read these.
    https://www.growweedeasy.com/coco-coir
    https://www.growweedeasy.com/ppm
    We can chat later or tomorrow.
    I don't think this is over yet.
    I bet $5 on Chunky!
     
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    redeyedfrog

    redeyedfrog Well-Known Member

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    Chunky Stool

    Chunky Stool Well-Known Member

    It's cute that you get upset when I don't respond quickly.

    Your mommy must not have held you enough when you were a baby.

    Based on your minuscule IQ, I'm thinking just about anyone grows better weed than you.
    Are they "master growers"?

    LOL
     
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    redeyedfrog

    redeyedfrog Well-Known Member

    I am done with you you've been roasted too much already and I'm bored with you, go away you are nothing more than a fungus gnat to me, and you are ignored.
    Adios troll
     
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    Chunky Stool

    Chunky Stool Well-Known Member

    Declaring victory again?
    wow :roll:

    I accept your surrender.

    You really aren't very good at this... :dunce::cuss::dunce:
     
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    Redeyed-1

    Redeyed-1 Member

    Some useful info there thanks! I’ve been searching the internet for weeks now and that’s some of the most helpful guidance I’ve seen. If only I had joined this site before I messed things up! Thanks again.
     

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