**Helllo everyone, back for my next journal**
This time I've got everything dialed in and it's going to be a good one I'm running one feminized Critical Sensi Star, it's 15 days old today. This is my first full size DWC grow but everything's going smoothly and I don't anticipate many problems because the environments set up pretty good..
I'm learning everything step by step from JakesterJammin and Unhinged throws his knowledge in, thanks guys My goal is 5-8 ounces from this single plant SCROG which will be 6 sq/ft.. My tent is 2 x 3 and the SCROG will be ran from corner to corner of the tent.
- Strain: Critical Sensi Star by Delicious Seeds
- Light: 400w Metal Halide - Veg
- Light: 400w High Pressure Sodium - Flower
- 2 x 3 Tent
- SCROG - 6 sq/ft
- Nutrients: Blue Plant Nutrients - 3 Part - Liqud Blue Bloom Booster
- Temps: 79-81F Lights On, 74 Lights Off
- RH: 45-50%
- Grow Style: 5 gallon DWC
- Res Change: Every Few Weeks When I Change Nutrient Ratios
- Exhaust: 4" Booster Fan With Carbon Filter When Things Get Stinky
- Intake: 80mm Computer Fan
- pH: 5.8
- PPM: 900 PPM Currently, Will Increase Soon (Tomorrow)
- Light Schedule: Was 24/7 up to day 12 and now it's 18/6 till flower.
How I Started The Seedling
Ok, this is how I started the seedling... It's a little different as far as PPM, lights, etc that most would do but I'll let the pictures do the talking. I initially took the seed and pre-soaked it for 24 hours in a porcelain mug. After 24 hours I took the seedling placed it at the bottom of the hole in a Rapid Rooter (RR) on it's side, with the point edge up as well. I ripped pieces of the RR and plugged the hole around the seed very loosely. For the first 3 days I hand watered the RR until it was moist and placed it by the window sill, under a 23w CFL at night (24/7). The seed popped above the second day.
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After the seedling was 3 days old I mixed up a nutrient solution, equal parts of BPN with a PPM of 300 and pH of 5.8. I took the RR in hand and dunked it beneath the surface of the nutrient solution for 3-5 seconds until I saw most of the air bubbles begin to slow. Also on the 3rd day it was put beneath my 400w MH bulb.
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I continued dipping the RR into the nutrient solution until the 7th day and here's what I got:
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On the 8th day I placed the RR into the hydroton, set the nutrients in the DWC to the veg 1 stage. However, I upped the PPM to 900 and set the pH to 5.8. I know, I know, to much nutes for a seedling, but again I'm following the advice from JJ. My pictures show that it works quite well also
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Now I've been hand watering every day (2-3x) since I've placed the seedling into the hydroton until the roots hit the res and now I'm only doing it once a day and tomorrow I'll stop completely. The roots are easily tripling daily. Here's day 12:
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Lastly a few of my other grows:
White Widows (soil):
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Giesel Diesel (Soil 2L):
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Thanks for coming by and thank you Jakester and Unhinged
Edited by teSmp, 12 June 2012 - 05:03 AM.