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 Coco E.C run off showing to high compared to measuring in cup

Discussion in 'Growing with Coco-Coir' started by clubsmokey, Jun 12, 2018.

  1. clubsmokey

    clubsmokey Auto Warrior

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    Hi there guys,

    I’m new to coco and needed advice. I’ve measured the E.C of the water I’m using which is 0.1.
    I added coco in a mug along with the water, the E.C shows 0.3.
    However, when I measure the E.C of the run off, it shows 1.4.
    I have not started the grow as I would like the E.C to be below 0.5 but I do not know where the extra figures are coming from.

    Any suggestions on how I can reduce the E.C of the run off or should I just go ahead with the grow?
     
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  2. pajautus

    pajautus Welcome to the CannaZone

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    Just flush the hell out of the Coco, 3times x volume of the pot, and charge with some 0,4ec calmag..

    That being said, I've used 2.4ec shitty cocoblocks from the start and the plants just chugged along..




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    Need4Weed Smoke Cannabis Live with Friends on AFN Staff Member Global Moderator

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    I chased the same problem, (mid grow), when I first started using coco! I finally got it down, but since then I just don't worry about it! :headbang:
     
  4. clubsmokey

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    I flushed today with your method. E.C went down to 0.4 which is awesome! :worship:
     
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    AutoWonders Cannabidiol Heaven

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    3 cheers for pajautus helping you.
     
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    What brand of coco were you using?
     

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