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Time to hit it with an update already! Prob looking at around 4 more weeks I’m estimating but I’m hoping señor @RocBudInc stops in and blesses me with that next round of testers he offered!
I won’t be wasting 18 days in rootmakers next time that’s for sure! I wind up with just as much crazy root growth both out the top of soil under EB covers and also down into the reservoir! Even put window screen over inside deck and they still grow down into the reservoir like crazy! Does same as direct planting so starting and then transplanting just slows the whole process down! Yo quiero muy rapido!
Rear girl more so but girlies def got a tad hungry! Going forward gonna start using my KNF fpj / ffj stuff prob once every other week til I get into flower! That plus the lil bit of food coming out the homegrown bokashi should keep girls from getting hungry! My main issue seems to be calcium and magnesium so gonna also add some powdered Ag gypsum and then lil epsom into my soil before I fill boxes to hopefully help keep from them winding up deficient! Waiting on my brown rice vinegar to arrive to add to my toasted eggshells to make some WCa (water soluble calcium) I can use as soil drench or as foliar spray! Hopefully can use my fermented knf stuff tho for some good ol organic plant food that’s available for plant as soon as it’s ready for it!
Here’s some shots of those roots out top of soil and down inside the reservoir!
Update time for the Platinum Gucci ladies! They have turned into some monstrous trees!
We went from some future donkey dicks.....
to giraffe necks.....
AND NOW WE HAVE MOVED ON INTO THE DAMN BRONTOSAURUS NECK RANGE!
Based off the amount of frost already building up EVEN ON THE FAN LEAFS it’s a safe bet these babies gonna be caked once they finish! These pics from yesterday which was end of week 3 (yes that’s day 21) since flipping to flower! Didn’t expect to have these stretch so much that my tent needs a sunroof so guess it’s a good thing I put the extension onto gorilla tent before I started these! Sucks most tho that they are so tall I couldn’t get my new light in even if I wanted to so next time and I’ll just use it to finish the flowering on the auto testers! Finally gonna have both a proper spectrum and a ppfd output that’s not gonna leave the girls wanting for more photons!
Got the frame (which I assembled) + strips + driver yesterday but all necessary stuff to make it work (power cord, connectors, wagos, etc) don’t arrive til Friday from amazon so now gotta be patient and wait I guess! Not so bad since easily have 2+ weeks left on that autos in the 4x4!
So still don’t have the name of these testers! Guess til I hear other wise it’s an auto mix!!!
Getting closer just gotta wait on them to swell up and since they def needed some food my stoner brain finally started working and I pulled the covers off! Also didn’t put any water inside reservoir and I’ve been top watering instead so I can get them food! Whether it’s bottled organic or homemade knf nutes they really don’t work putting inside reservoir! Bottled stuff it falls outta suspension on organic stuff and the nutes would settle to bottom....ffj etc as it sits in water getting oxygen it becomes acidic and drops ph all the way to low 3’s so that’s also no bueno! Instead top watering lets me add food to roots and I just do it slowly so I can make sure I don’t water to the point it’s totally saturated and getting into reservoir!
Now onto the update pics! The way the buds seem to be looking lil different plus 1 getting some more drastic purple fading not sure if I got 2 diff phenos or if the rear girl is just hungrier! Either way both look like they are needing me to keep up the ffj feeds and give em maybe 3 weeks! Maybe less but not sure til scope comes out!