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    #31
    Quick update:
    I lowered my light a little more to make sure my sprouts were getting enough light. I checked them both with my LUX meter and had readings around 36k - 30k so that's fine. Ideal would be 45k but since they are so young, I want to make sure not to burn them. Also, I had an issue with my Peyote Cookies sprout's Rapid Rooter drying out. I resolved this by moving one of the drip lines close to the base of the Rapid Rooter so it would stay moist but not be flooded. Both sprouts are coming along nicely. The only other issue I'm having is keeping the humidity up above 20% because it's so dry where I live. Until next time, happy growing!
    Whoever's growing a small patch of cannabis behind the gymnasium, congratulations! You have won a cruise! Report to security to claim your tickets.
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    Ellz GrowCam Channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z...pnwuazYQD6URA/
    Ellz GrowCam Time Lapse Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...1nS2a9LvXEdmya

    Current grow (2nd hydro - Peyote Cookies and OG Kush): https://forum.growweedeasy.com/forum...-mh-strain-tbd

    1st Hydro Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) COMPLETE! Final yield: 10.2 ounces off 2 plants. 124 days total from seed (34 days vegetative + 90 days flower)

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      #32
      Another quick update...
      I took the humidifier off the timer and have it running constantly on low. I also put a clip fan on a timer set to come on for 15 minutes every hour on the hour and blow on the plants. This serves two purposes: One, it strengthens the stalk and two, it prevents the humidifier from making it too cool (I have a cool mist humidifier) by blowing away some of the humidity. The temperature swings are crazy from day to night here. Until next time, happy growing!
      Whoever's growing a small patch of cannabis behind the gymnasium, congratulations! You have won a cruise! Report to security to claim your tickets.
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      Ellz GrowCam Channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z...pnwuazYQD6URA/
      Ellz GrowCam Time Lapse Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...1nS2a9LvXEdmya

      Current grow (2nd hydro - Peyote Cookies and OG Kush): https://forum.growweedeasy.com/forum...-mh-strain-tbd

      1st Hydro Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) COMPLETE! Final yield: 10.2 ounces off 2 plants. 124 days total from seed (34 days vegetative + 90 days flower)

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        #33
        So yesterday (Friday) was nutrient change day and I went with the full strength, week 1 plan from GH. My drain system worked great and I was able to flush my chiller and leave only pH'ed, HydroGuard water in it before the refill. My nutrient pH was 6.07 and the pH of the HydroGuard water was 6.4 so that should be fine. Also, I have my GrowCam up and running and streaming live on YouTube! You can view it at the following link: https://youtu.be/9xRF7e6cGmM (if link isn't live, please check my GrowCam thread for most up to date link).

        Also, I made a time-lapse from Friday. This is my first one so it's probably not the best but I'm super excited to know I can do this now! The video is below.



        You can also access it directly here: https://youtu.be/GteguOtStbU

        Until next time, happy growing!
        Last edited by ellz; 07-02-2020, 07:52 AM.
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        Ellz GrowCam Channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z...pnwuazYQD6URA/
        Ellz GrowCam Time Lapse Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...1nS2a9LvXEdmya

        Current grow (2nd hydro - Peyote Cookies and OG Kush): https://forum.growweedeasy.com/forum...-mh-strain-tbd

        1st Hydro Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) COMPLETE! Final yield: 10.2 ounces off 2 plants. 124 days total from seed (34 days vegetative + 90 days flower)

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          #34
          Wanted to share a couple of pictures of how the plants are progressing. Both are doing great, with the OG Kush just a little behind in growth. I plan on topping the Peyote Cookies soon since the 3rd node is now showing. Once it's fully developed, I'll give it a snip so the plant will begin branching out. The same will be done to the OG Kush plant once it has a 3rd node. Other than that, just sitting back and watching nature take its course! Until next time, happy growing!
          Last edited by ellz; 06-01-2020, 04:48 AM.
          Whoever's growing a small patch of cannabis behind the gymnasium, congratulations! You have won a cruise! Report to security to claim your tickets.
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          Ellz GrowCam Channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z...pnwuazYQD6URA/
          Ellz GrowCam Time Lapse Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...1nS2a9LvXEdmya

          Current grow (2nd hydro - Peyote Cookies and OG Kush): https://forum.growweedeasy.com/forum...-mh-strain-tbd

          1st Hydro Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) COMPLETE! Final yield: 10.2 ounces off 2 plants. 124 days total from seed (34 days vegetative + 90 days flower)

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          • ellz
            ellz commented
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            Actually OG Kush is on day 14 in this pic.

          #35
          05/26/2020 Update:

          Today I topped my Peyote Cookies plant since it was on its 3rd node. The OG Kush probably has a few days to go before I top it. Other than that, things are running smoothly. Until next time, happy growing!
          Whoever's growing a small patch of cannabis behind the gymnasium, congratulations! You have won a cruise! Report to security to claim your tickets.
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          Ellz GrowCam Channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z...pnwuazYQD6URA/
          Ellz GrowCam Time Lapse Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...1nS2a9LvXEdmya

          Current grow (2nd hydro - Peyote Cookies and OG Kush): https://forum.growweedeasy.com/forum...-mh-strain-tbd

          1st Hydro Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) COMPLETE! Final yield: 10.2 ounces off 2 plants. 124 days total from seed (34 days vegetative + 90 days flower)

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            #36
            Quick update:
            Today I trimmed down the legs on my trellis frame because it was a little too tall. Also, while I was outside doing that, I saw a little baby preying mantis running around on the ground so I gently scooped it up and brought it to my plants. I don't know if it stayed but that would be so great if it did! If any of you have been watching my Ellz GrowCam, you may have seen this earlier. If not, better start watching! Link below in the signature. Until next time, happy growing.
            Whoever's growing a small patch of cannabis behind the gymnasium, congratulations! You have won a cruise! Report to security to claim your tickets.
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            Ellz GrowCam Channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z...pnwuazYQD6URA/
            Ellz GrowCam Time Lapse Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...1nS2a9LvXEdmya

            Current grow (2nd hydro - Peyote Cookies and OG Kush): https://forum.growweedeasy.com/forum...-mh-strain-tbd

            1st Hydro Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) COMPLETE! Final yield: 10.2 ounces off 2 plants. 124 days total from seed (34 days vegetative + 90 days flower)

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              #37
              Yesterday was nutrient day. Did the week 2 schedule. Flushed the chiller with Hydroguard water pH'ed to 6.45 and the nutrient pH was about 5.95-6.05 depending on the jug. Other than that, everything is going good. I noticed both plants have nice long white roots! Good sign. Until next time, happy growing!
              Whoever's growing a small patch of cannabis behind the gymnasium, congratulations! You have won a cruise! Report to security to claim your tickets.
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              Ellz GrowCam Channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z...pnwuazYQD6URA/
              Ellz GrowCam Time Lapse Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...1nS2a9LvXEdmya

              Current grow (2nd hydro - Peyote Cookies and OG Kush): https://forum.growweedeasy.com/forum...-mh-strain-tbd

              1st Hydro Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) COMPLETE! Final yield: 10.2 ounces off 2 plants. 124 days total from seed (34 days vegetative + 90 days flower)

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                #38
                Quick update...
                I went ahead and topped my OG Kush plant since it was getting taller than the Peyote Cookies. I did let it grow out a bit more than the other plant first because of how far behind it was planted. It should be somewhat even now, at least until flower. The biggest reason was to ensure both plants got good light values. They are both getting abour 40k on my LUX meter so that's great. I'll try to upload some pictures later. My computer's bluetooth dongle broke. TeeHee. Until next time, happy growing!
                Whoever's growing a small patch of cannabis behind the gymnasium, congratulations! You have won a cruise! Report to security to claim your tickets.
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                Ellz GrowCam Channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z...pnwuazYQD6URA/
                Ellz GrowCam Time Lapse Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...1nS2a9LvXEdmya

                Current grow (2nd hydro - Peyote Cookies and OG Kush): https://forum.growweedeasy.com/forum...-mh-strain-tbd

                1st Hydro Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) COMPLETE! Final yield: 10.2 ounces off 2 plants. 124 days total from seed (34 days vegetative + 90 days flower)

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                  #39
                  Pics
                  Whoever's growing a small patch of cannabis behind the gymnasium, congratulations! You have won a cruise! Report to security to claim your tickets.
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                  Ellz GrowCam Channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z...pnwuazYQD6URA/
                  Ellz GrowCam Time Lapse Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...1nS2a9LvXEdmya

                  Current grow (2nd hydro - Peyote Cookies and OG Kush): https://forum.growweedeasy.com/forum...-mh-strain-tbd

                  1st Hydro Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) COMPLETE! Final yield: 10.2 ounces off 2 plants. 124 days total from seed (34 days vegetative + 90 days flower)

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                  • ellz
                    ellz commented
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                    Actually OG Kush is on day 19

                  #40
                  Been a while since I updated my grow journal so here's what's new:
                  I'm finishing week 3 of my nutrient schedule this week. The plants are way bigger now! They are also drinking up more water, since I'm now seeing my reservoir level drop over the week. Also, I noticed my Peyote Cookies plant has yellow between the veins which I believe means a magnesium deficiency. I checked my pH and it's 6.49 (which is a bit high but still in range. Nutrient change day is Friday so I will likely not take action until I change my nutes. Also, both plants are starting to smell like skunk. I hope that means two girls! I may force flower today or tomorrow. I don't think either are autos so I think I have to start them manually. Other than that, things are going pretty good. Until next time, happy growing!
                  Whoever's growing a small patch of cannabis behind the gymnasium, congratulations! You have won a cruise! Report to security to claim your tickets.
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                  Ellz GrowCam Channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z...pnwuazYQD6URA/
                  Ellz GrowCam Time Lapse Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...1nS2a9LvXEdmya

                  Current grow (2nd hydro - Peyote Cookies and OG Kush): https://forum.growweedeasy.com/forum...-mh-strain-tbd

                  1st Hydro Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) COMPLETE! Final yield: 10.2 ounces off 2 plants. 124 days total from seed (34 days vegetative + 90 days flower)

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                    #41
                    ***END OF VEGETATIVE STAGE***
                    Total veg time for Peyote Cookies: 44 days.
                    Total veg time for OG Kush: 32 Days.


                    Okay, so today I decided to begin the flowering phase since my youngest plant (OG Kush) was at least a month old. I swapped my MH bulb with my HPS bulb and changed my light timer to a 12-hour schedule. Now my light will be on from 8pm to 8am. I'm looking forward to finding out what sex the OG Kush plant is. The Peyote Cookies is supposed to be feminized. Also, yesterday began week 4 of my nutrient schedule. Until next time, happy growing!
                    Whoever's growing a small patch of cannabis behind the gymnasium, congratulations! You have won a cruise! Report to security to claim your tickets.
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                    Ellz GrowCam Channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z...pnwuazYQD6URA/
                    Ellz GrowCam Time Lapse Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...1nS2a9LvXEdmya

                    Current grow (2nd hydro - Peyote Cookies and OG Kush): https://forum.growweedeasy.com/forum...-mh-strain-tbd

                    1st Hydro Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) COMPLETE! Final yield: 10.2 ounces off 2 plants. 124 days total from seed (34 days vegetative + 90 days flower)

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                      #42
                      Just checked on my plants to see if the sex was showing and....WE HAVE TWO FEMALES!

                      On a sad note, while trying to tie down a branch on the OG Kush plant, it broke in half. Hopefully this won't stress the plant too bad. It seems to be very hearty as it was planted 12 days later than its sister and she's already bigger! If anything, it will most likely shed some light on the bottom of the plant.

                      As far as my reservoir, the plants are currently drinking up about 5 gallons a week but that will soon increase as they are really filling out. I will likely need to start top-offs in the next few weeks.

                      Until next time, happy growing!
                      Last edited by ellz; 06-19-2020, 06:32 AM.
                      Whoever's growing a small patch of cannabis behind the gymnasium, congratulations! You have won a cruise! Report to security to claim your tickets.
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                      Ellz GrowCam Channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z...pnwuazYQD6URA/
                      Ellz GrowCam Time Lapse Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...1nS2a9LvXEdmya

                      Current grow (2nd hydro - Peyote Cookies and OG Kush): https://forum.growweedeasy.com/forum...-mh-strain-tbd

                      1st Hydro Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) COMPLETE! Final yield: 10.2 ounces off 2 plants. 124 days total from seed (34 days vegetative + 90 days flower)

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                      • SoOrbudgal
                        SoOrbudgal commented
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                        Yeah for the female plant, sorry OG broke her arm

                      • ellz
                        ellz commented
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                        Thanks SoOrbudgal.

                      #43
                      So, it's been a while since my last update because I started a new job and have been super busy but fortunately, DWC is almost automatic other than daily checks and top-offs. Both girls are doing great and have been steadily growing bigger by the day. I had to top-off the reservoir today with 5 gallons of pH'ed water with Hydroguard (no nutes). I dropped the pH to 5.8 because the water in the reservoir is likely much higher so this should balance it out. You can see videos and live footage of my grow using the links in my signature. Happy growing!
                      Whoever's growing a small patch of cannabis behind the gymnasium, congratulations! You have won a cruise! Report to security to claim your tickets.
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                      Ellz GrowCam Channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z...pnwuazYQD6URA/
                      Ellz GrowCam Time Lapse Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...1nS2a9LvXEdmya

                      Current grow (2nd hydro - Peyote Cookies and OG Kush): https://forum.growweedeasy.com/forum...-mh-strain-tbd

                      1st Hydro Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) COMPLETE! Final yield: 10.2 ounces off 2 plants. 124 days total from seed (34 days vegetative + 90 days flower)

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                        #44
                        Quick update: I just did my nutrient change (now on nutrient week #7) and the girls are doing great. I decided to remove my carbon air filter because one, I really don't need to be discreet since people literally grow and consume weed everywhere around me in my neighborhood and two, I need to maximize my air flow because temperatures are supposed to get above 100ºF this week. The carbon filter is from my last grow and never came with a pre-fitler so it's pretty dirty and I have a feeling it's blocking airflow because of it. When I took it off, I noticed a substantial difference in suction at the doorway. Hoping that keeps me around 80ºF or below during the high-heat days. I also have my swamp cooler running outside the grow room in the garage. Until next time, happy growing!
                        Whoever's growing a small patch of cannabis behind the gymnasium, congratulations! You have won a cruise! Report to security to claim your tickets.
                        ---------------------------------------------------------------------
                        Ellz GrowCam Channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z...pnwuazYQD6URA/
                        Ellz GrowCam Time Lapse Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...1nS2a9LvXEdmya

                        Current grow (2nd hydro - Peyote Cookies and OG Kush): https://forum.growweedeasy.com/forum...-mh-strain-tbd

                        1st Hydro Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) COMPLETE! Final yield: 10.2 ounces off 2 plants. 124 days total from seed (34 days vegetative + 90 days flower)

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                          #45
                          Yesterday (Tuesday), I had to add 5 gallons of plain, pHed water with Hydroguard. I set the pH to 6.07 because it typically runs high after the plants have absorbed half or more of the nutrients. This should help balance it out. I also removed any dead or dying leaves as well as all the small, scrawny colas that were basically just taking up light and space. The plant looks a lot better now and there is more light getting to more parts. Until next time, happy growing!
                          Whoever's growing a small patch of cannabis behind the gymnasium, congratulations! You have won a cruise! Report to security to claim your tickets.
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                          Ellz GrowCam Channel on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z...pnwuazYQD6URA/
                          Ellz GrowCam Time Lapse Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...1nS2a9LvXEdmya

                          Current grow (2nd hydro - Peyote Cookies and OG Kush): https://forum.growweedeasy.com/forum...-mh-strain-tbd

                          1st Hydro Grow: 600W MH/HPS Homemade Bubbleponics Homemade Cabinet - White Poison (White Widow x Durban Poison) COMPLETE! Final yield: 10.2 ounces off 2 plants. 124 days total from seed (34 days vegetative + 90 days flower)

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