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    Hello everyone,

    This is my first time growing and while watering I noticed these little bugs. Can anybody tell me what they are? Or what to use to get rid of bugs? Tried to upload a video but unsuccessful.


    Also, how do the plants look overall?

    Your plants look great..maybe a fraction over watered but nothing to be concerned about.

    Those bugs another story and they will decimate your grow in quick time.

    Looks like what people call The Borg here but commonly known as spider mites.

    A multi pronged attack is required if you can get rid of them....research here

    Spider mites are a common cannabis pest that can be very difficult to get rid of. Learn how to spot and treat at the first signs of these nasty pests.
    Grow Room: 11' x 7' x 7.5'H, 480w AC, 13gal/day dehumidifier, 1.5gal ultrasonic humidifier, 60gal (27gal usable) nute tank, 20" & 16" pedestal fans & 18" wall fan. Lighting, fertigation and climate automated
    Lights: 2 x SF-7000, 5 x 30w 660&730nm supp. red boosters, 4 x 80w 5000K corner fills
    Medium: Coco 100%, 13gal pots, drain to waste
    Current Grow: 4 x photos, old school, 66 days of veg flipped 25 Feb harvested day 65F 3lb11oz.
    Previous Grow: Lots of big dead mouldy buds, medium and small buds made it, barely. Primarily indica traits. Cured in glass jars.


      I use ISO and water, whichever you choose spray ever 3 days for at least 3 treatments and then watch closely for their return. Outdoor long term is ladybugs.


        I appreciate your help!!


          I would take a layered approach. If no webs are present I would mix up an insecticidal soap solution and thoroughly spray down the plants both on top but especially on the underside where mites like to lay eggs. You want the plant dripping the solution off its leaves. Give the soil top a good spray to kill any eggs that may be in the soil.

          Insecticidal soap recipe

          1 gal of water
          1 cup of Dawn dish soap
          1/4 cup of vegetable oil

          Mix it all in a sprayer and apply.

          If webs are present you'll need to go nuclear on them and use a harsher remedy. I like using Azamax but you can use other miticides like Dr. Zymes. Multiple applications will be needed to control the infestation.


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