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    what would be the best pot size for autos in a 4x4 grow tent that is 6ft tall

  • #2
    I do DWC and I have 3 plants inside a 3 and a half gal. res. Soil however I understand is quite different I have read most use a 5 gal. pot. I could be wrong and I am sure I am lets ask Green.


    • #3
      depending on the strain, most autos are short and 3 gal. pots will do. I use 3 gal pot and just harvested 150 gr wet from 3 plants and the plants were not root bound.


      • #4
        I told ya I was wrong.


        • #5
          Depends how big you want your plants, and how many you want to grow.

          First grow I grew autos in 2 gal pots. Got 8oz from two plants. Very root bound at harvest.

          Second grow I grew 3 autos in 3.5gal pots and got 20oz with no root bound plants.
          Completed auto grows 2
          Known strains grown:
          Afghan Kush Ryder

          2x4 Gorilla tent
          600W HPS
          GH Flora Series trio + Armor Si, CALiMAGic, RapidStart, Liquid KoolBloom, Floralicious Plus, FloraKleen, Diamond Nectar, FloraBlend, FloraNectar (Sugar Cane version).

          Grows using this setup: 1
          Largest yield from this setup: 20oz / 567g

          Current grows:

          Previous grows:


          • jak397
            jak397 commented
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            i want to get the best yield my 4x4 tent can give 3 gallon seems to be the common answer i take it they will need space so next question is if i go with 3 gallons how many plants should i put in or if 3.5 gallons how many lol

          • OzBud
            OzBud commented
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            If you want bigger plants 4 will do nicely in a 4x4. If you want more plants but not quite so big then maybe anywhere up to 9 plants. The more you have the more crowded they will be which isn't always a bad thing.

          • jak397
            jak397 commented
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            so for the biggest crop of good buds 9 plants?

        • #6
          I wouldn't use anything bigger than 3 gallons for an auto.


          • #7
            Learned somttin new!


            • Burny
              Burny commented
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