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Minty's Grow Tents (600w MH/HPS, Soil, Scrog)
Posted 12 April 2012 - 06:00 PM
I am an old user who is reuniting with the GC community and thought I would post a journal to document my newest adventure.
I will be using a two tent system with one being set up as a veg room and one being used for flowering. All ventilation is 4" ductwork with an active exhaust being vented directly outside. I am also using a 4" carbon filter that should hopefully eliminate all unwanted odors before being exhausted. I have yet to decide on the number of plants I want to use and what type of rotation I want to be on....perpetual harvest?
The veg tent is a Secret Jardin DS60 (24x24x56") with a 125w CFL under a basic reflector. This room will be used for for my mothers/seedlings/clones/vegging plants just depending on what direction I decide to take this grow. I have the ventilation for this tent connected to the ventilation for the flowering tent which allows me to use my carbon filter for both room while still air cooling the 600w hood in the flowering tent. Its a neat little setup that I came up with but Im just hoping it works as well as it seems to be so far....I'll post pictures and explain more later
The flower room is a Secret Jardin DR120 (48x48x80") with a 600w MH/HPS that is housed in an air-cooled reflector and powered by a Lumatek dual ballast. The flower tent also holds the 4" ProFilter Pro carbon filter that is routed so that it ventilates both grow tents and scrubs all air before it is exhausted directly outside. The hood is held up by two light ratchets which makes lowering and raising the reflector extremely easy. I have also built a fancy DIY 4x4 scrog out of 3/4" PVC pipe and nylon string.
Secret Jardin DR120 Tent (48x48x80") -Flower Room
Secret Jardin DS60 Tent (24x24x56") -Veg Room
ProFilter Pro 4" Carbon Filter
Sunleaves Windtunnel 4" Fan (200CFM)
Multiple 6" Fans
Sunspot 6" Air-Cooled Reflector
Lumatek 600w Dual Ballast
Hortilux Super 600w HPS Bulb (88,000 Lumens)
OptiLume 600s MH Conversion Bulb (50,000 Lumens)
VitaLume 125w CFL Bulb 6400k (10,500 Lumens)
Late Veg and Flower Mix - Fox Farm Ocean Forest with added Perlite
Seedling and Early Veg Mix - CoCo with added Perlite
Nutrients & Additives:
Superthrive - vitamins & hormones
Blackstrap Molasses - carbohydate
General Hydroponics CALiMAGic (1-0-0) - calcium & magnesium
Earth Juice Catalyst (.03-.01-.10) - organic tea
Fox Farm Big Bloom (.01-.3-.7) - organic tea
Fox Farm Bushdoctor Microbe Brew (1-.2-.03) - organic tea
The Guano Company Super Tea Mix (.5-.5-1)
Cutting Edge 3 Part System Micro (6-0-0) Grow (2-1-6) Bloom (0-6-5)
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Posted 15 April 2012 - 12:54 AM
Anyone have any experience with any of the Eva seeds. Im tempted to pop this Jamaican dream but I can't much information on any I their seeds. Thanks guys!
Posted 15 April 2012 - 09:49 PM
Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:12 AM
The 5 small seedlings consist of 3 GH Exodus Cheese, 1 GH Great White Shark and 1 Dinafem Blue Hash.
I also put in another seed order and have Dinafem Powerkush, Critical +, and ?Diesel all coming plus a bunch of freebies.
Posted 25 April 2012 - 01:03 AM
I will probably transplant the bigger ones into the 3 gal pots this weekend and put them under the 600w MH for roughly 7-10 days before I flip them to 12/12.
I got anyone following this?
Posted 25 April 2012 - 06:13 PM
I love the setup man! Having seperate flowering, veg rooms is the most effiecient way to do it. Im surprised noone is following this, im definitly subbed. some of thise seedlings are really taking off! Everything ur saying sounds great
Thanks for stopping by, glad I have some fans!
I'm watching for sure am I'm sure others will as well once the bud porn starts popping.Lots of potential here!
Trust me I'm looking forward to the bud porn too!!!
Posted 25 April 2012 - 09:40 PM
Dinafem Critical +
Dinafem Blue Mammoth Auto
Barney's Farm Pineapple Chunk
Barney's Farm Critcal Kush
World of Seeds Afghan Kush Ryder Auto
Delicious Seeds La Diva Auto
Oh the possibilities....
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