Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

24 hours light vs 18-6...seedlings fresh out the soil..which is better?

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

    24 hours light vs 18-6...seedlings fresh out the soil..which is better?

    Quick question..what are peoples opinions on using 24 hours light on fresh seedlings? As opposed to 18-6..using 450watt MH atm for 12 little seedlings..I'm minkin planta need their sleep but I've been hearing of 50/50 talk on using 24h light in the very beggining

    #2
    Until today I've been going 24/0. Mine are 7ish weeks old. I changed my mind when I read something about plants not showing sex until they get some dark. They have a few inches, yet, before going to 12/12. Since I have four bagseed, I would like to know if there are any ballers.
    O
    /\:/\
    / \
    3'x3'x6' veg and flowering tent
    2'x3'x4-1/2' tent for somethings else
    Sunshine
    HLG 360 Elite QB
    12/12 (5/16/20)
    24/0 (6/20/20)
    1 - bagseed OG 5 gallon fabric (late flower)
    Other seedlings (seedlings)
    Fox Farm Trio nutes
    FF Grow Big foliar spray
    Root Excelurator Gold
    Molasses
    Kellogg Garden Potting soil 60%
    Perlite 40%
    Diatomaceous earth
    Venus flytrap

    Comment


      #3
      For seedlings, i'v always been 24 hrs on right thru veg till flower... Never tried giving them any rest. Plus i can keep my clones in a state of slow veg at the same time.
      Shappel S3000 3.5x6x6' ice fishing hut
      2 Viperspectra 600 LED
      45w Root Farm Grow Light
      6" Fusion Breath, Fan/Filter
      4" Vivosun fan/filter
      Canna Coco/perlite
      General Hydroponics Flora Series
      Cal/Mag
      FloraNectar
      Lost Coast Plant Therapy(WPM, Thrips,Mites,Aphids etc)


      Current Grow
      2 Sex Bud photos-tent
      1 King Tut photo-tent
      1 Crystal Candy photo-tent
      3 Budmail bag seed fem photos(unknown strains)-tent
      4 outdoor purple ayahuasca (Barneys)
      1 Quarter pounder auto- outdoor
      1 GG#4 auto-outdoor



      .

      Comment


      • 9fingerleafs
        9fingerleafs commented
        Editing a comment
        Same here. I think it even helps when the plant has never seen any darkness and suddenly it’s 12/12 they get the message to flower pretty fast

      #4
      Autos I give them 24/0 all way through their life’s.
      photos I give my seedlings 18/6 from the day they come up from the soil.
      clones I never tried

      Comment


      • D.A.A.S.69
        D.A.A.S.69 commented
        Editing a comment
        Me too, autos, 24-7, from popping up to harvest.

      #5
      I use 20/4 for autos right through and the same for photos in veg. This should give me 15% longer life for my lights and save on some energy cost.
      Time is money.
      My yields and quality are good so I don't feel any need to go 24/0.
      Current grows: Photo: Humbolt Seeds Org. - Fast Flowering Green Crack & OGKZ., Seedsman - Bruce Banger, Exotic Seeds - Gypsy Widow
      Auto: Bomb Seeds - Berry bomb Auto, Auto Seeds - Trans Siberian Auto, Mephisto - Double Grape x White Crack

      Comment

      Check out our new growing community forum! (still in beta)

      Subscribe to Weekly Newsletter!

      Working...
      X