Beginner hydro please help

No I’m not should I be🤷🏻‍♂️

Was just gonna agree you have to drop the water level as the roots start hitting the water that can be contributing to your droop


And as to the cal mag I use jacks 321 so no cal needed but in other nutrients you usually do need it not familiar with yours but I’d b adding calmag more than likely that can be the spots coming on possibly. Still don’t see any major concern with them though I’d just drop the water level a little and start giving some calmag you should see the difference and what is your ph level at anyways.


Ok I got some cal meg ordered I’ll add that as soon as it comes. I dropped the water level and have been clipping the spotted leafs off just in case it’s something bad lol. My ph is in the 5.5-6.5 range I use general hydroponic ph up and down it’s in the yellow color range if that helps.


5.5-6.2 is max swing you want ideally 5.8

Your going to need a bigger tote and a chiller unless you can control the Temps or have a reservoir outside the tent.
As you increase lighting power that will heat the tent more and thus your reservoir more.
Chillers are expensive I find.
@Myfriendis410 is more familiar with this type of setup but again spend a day looking around search and yes lots of YouTube. Hydro can be tricky if you don’t get it dialed in quickly


I’d like to ask you to put this all in one place to keep me from looking through all of your posts (I don’t have time). Please be detailed.

COPY/PASTE the below list into your forum post.

Answer these simple questions the best you can.
If you do not know, or do not use something; Just say so; Or post
NA (non applicable)

What strain, Seed bank, or bag seed
Age of plant
Method: Soil w/salt, Organic soil, Hydroponics, Aquaponics, KNF
Vessels: Pots, Grow beds, Buckets, fabric pots
PH and TDS of Water, Solution, runoff (if Applicable)
PPM/TDS or EC of nutrient solution if applicable
method used to measure PH and TDS
Indoor or Outdoor if indoor, size of grow space
Light system LED, MH/HPS/CMH/Fluorescents, or other
Actual wattage draw of lights
Current Light Schedule
Temps; Day, Night
Humidity; Day, Night
Ventilation system; Yes, No, Size
AC, Humidifier, De-humidifier,
Co2; Yes, No
If growing Hydro some additional questions:
DWC? RDWC? Autopots? Ebb and Flow? Other?
Distance of liquid below net pot (DWC)
Temperature of reservoir
TDS of nutrient solution

Always try to upload a clear picture in white light of any issues you may have to allow the community to assist you.

@Kingjames_dc5 , sorry for busting in to ask this but here goes.

Your nutrient solution was extremely clear. I ordered a sample pack of Lotus Nutes. I have a Cookies Gelato seedling and mixed the Lotus/Grow as suggested at 1/2tsp for one gallon. My solution was clear.

Is this how the Grow formula looks at any concentration?

Are your plants happy with these nutes?

I grow mostly soil but have a horrible record in dwc. I keep plugging but if fail again I’m going to a hempy bucket.

Thx for any information.