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    coco coir / perlite premix

    After spending way to many hours mixing up coco/perlite, do any coco growers use a premixed? What brand, and experiences. Is there something I will not get in a premixed product?

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    Mother earth is good 70/30 coco/ perlite. I've put an extra handful of perlite in each pot this time. Its precharged with calmag but I do it again.
    Its spendy, if you keep an eye on it on Amazon I think I got for like $14.00 US on sale.
    I'm pleased with it, my first grow is just finishing and it has done well.
    2X4X6 Quictent
    600w LED (80)
    1000w LED (180)
    4" fan with carbon filter ducted to unused boiler chimney
    6" battery/usb fans
    Mother Earth 70/30 coco/perlite
    GH trio with Calimagic
    Lung room humidifier
    3 and 5 gal plastic buckets Nebulas coco for autos nute schedule.
    Running at pH 6.0
    Auto lemon
    Northern lights auto
    SEEDSMAN


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      Mother Earth coir with 30% perlite premix, loose was the medium I sprouted in.After a 30 hour soak in distilled water then dropped in a pencil hole and buried under fine crushed perlite and into light 18/6, kept moist, pH 6.2 (mistake). The sprout had cotyledons at 24 hrs with pinpoint first leaf. Good until at 8 days when they got a fever and a tummy ache. Random yellowing leaf edge and brown blotches with claw. Now I'm in defcon 1 mode so I asked my friend NebulaHaze Plant Doctor and she said pH. So I go check it and yep 6.2 as reported. Doc said read the tutorials on pH. Guess what, I can adjust down to 5.5 pH at times. Did it. Two days later they've doubled in size and some leaf color recovery. Beautiful veg and now flower. Nothing disturbs them but me when I open the box and know they love me. I'm an only parent so they dote on me cuz I'm the one who brings all the things they love. It's almost a god like feeling, right? Hail Caesar!
      Current Grow: Critical Mass Photo, feminised x 3 plus one clone same
      Medium: Coco Coir plus 30% Perlite in 5 gal cloth bags
      Space: 30x48x62 DIY cabinet lined w/space blankets
      Lighting: Bloomspect SS1000 Quantum board x 3 - 300 watts actual draw total
      Nutrients: GH Flora Trio, CaliMagic, Recharge root micros, pH up/down to 5.5 +
      Ventilation: Vipospar 4" Exhaust Fan w/RH controller, 12" Carbon Scrubber
      Reptile Humidifier/Fogger w/same RH controller, bottom intake fan, 6" heater on lights off timer, on for 1/2 hour every 2 hours at night
      Cabinet in unheated sunroom. N AZ @ 4000 ft. Constant 72F, 40%RH, 12/12 in flower 2/21/21, 11/13 in flower 3/6/21, 10/14 in flower 3/20/21, 9/15 in flower 4/2/21
      Old hippies never go away, they just
      Grow Their Own

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