Water before seed goes in?

Discussion in 'Coco Coir' started by Popcorn, May 19, 2019.

  1. I have some ready mix bag coco 70/30 mix with perlite I am going to add more perlite to it. What I need to know hopefully asap is do I water the coco then plant my germinated seed?
     
  2. I don't pre-germinate seeds but I do water the coco with a 1/4 strength bloom nutes.
     
  3. Yes water/feed before , you should never use plain RO water in coco it damages your buffer. I use a Canna Start , at the least I would do a lite cal mag mix as it has some N in it.
    Also no need to add more perlite .
    If your new to coco prepare to be freaked out by how wet it looks when it's right.
    I started at 180ppm no problems 15582740248711322270443290663216.jpg
     
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  4. Thank you so much guys. It looks like I am going to have to use ro water because my tap ppm is coming up at about 450
     
  5. I thought mine was high at 250
    I bought an ro buddy off Amazon for like $50
     
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  6. How often shoul I be checking on this I have school for the next week. So I wanna make sure it does not dry out?
     
  7. At least every other day depending on how hot the room environment is.
     
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