Cloning / Dome question

I have a bunch of clones that are rooted and still in a dome. I can’t transplant for another week. How long can they stay in the dome without some type of food?

Thanks

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Pictures will be our best way of giving advice that’s worth something.

Welcome to the community

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What do medium are they in? If it’s amended you’re ok for PH water only. I have 9 in coco loco around week 4. I keep the temps around 78 and RH 65-70 :love_you_gesture:. These will get transplanted this week.

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Welcome to the community @Kuma00. Pictures would help in advising. Are they putting on any new growth? That would be an indication that the roots are getting established. Someone with more experience in cloning we help you more. @kellydans @MeEasy @Mr_Wormwood

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Ha, I am probably the only person in the forum who tried cloning (ghetto) and no luck

@Graysin is a more reliable source of info on cloning than I am for sure

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Thanks for the tag @Mr_Wormwood

@Kuma00 I’ve had clones sit around for quite a while but they were rooted in soil so I know they got passive nutrients from the soil.

If you can’t do a transplant, can you add some nutrient solution to their water source? I suspect they’ll be okay but a week is a rather long time to go totally without - they will very likely start consuming their lower leaves to stay alive if not supplemented, which will make their recovery process after transplant take longer.

As others have mentioned, if you can upload a photo, it would be tremendously helpful. For all I know they’re 100% bright green and cheery, or already on the brink of death. Hard to say without seeing. :v:

Welcome to the community by the way.

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Welcome to the community @Kuma00 !

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I wouldn’t leave them long, clones should be fed nutrients as if they are a mature plant, because they are. They’re identical clones from the original plant, and are the same age.
I would start feeding as soon as they develop roots.

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Can you get them into some Solo cups with a little bit of soil? That would preserve them better while you wait a week to be able to Do a full transplant.

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thanks!!

Seems logical. Thank you!

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Just a little history for the cuts. These clones were sent to me in pretty bad shape. It took 3 days in transit and it was in the '30s the entire time. The person had rooted them before sending but those roots were brown and compacted when they arrived. I put them back into the some to ween them again. Two days ago I moved them into a room with more powerful light and the root exploded with life.

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Nice root structure as @Graysin said, I would get those into a solo cup coco or soil and start feeding nutrients :love_you_gesture:

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Thank you :+1:

The RH in the room is 33 and I can’t stabilize a higher humidity environment until we get this 10x10 setup this weekend. I transplanted the clones into starter pots, opened the dome vents completely and im getting a reading of 77f 85% hum with the dome cover on as pictured. Can I get away with this for a couple of days?



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I don’t see why not. i kept my clones under the dome for about 2 weeks but after they developed roots like those I’d lift the dome for a couple hour each day and eventually got to the point where i just kinda had it on there cock-eyed to keep fresh air coming in.
The whole purpose of the dome is so the plants can drink when they have no roots. They have to get it from the atmosphere through their leaves.Once rooted they can drink from the soil.
TBH, after a couple of days I’d probably ditch it all together. You will have to water more often with a RH that low but the dome, at that point, won’t really be a requirement.

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Temps look good, as @Tylersays a few days won’t hurt, I’ve hit that RH. I have vents that I open and a small little USB fan I put out the dome to blow a light breeze through. Can you prop one side up a 1/4” inch or so, that’ll let some of the humidity out. I try to maintain 65-70% and mist the leaves until I see decent root growth :love_you_gesture:

Never mind just read where you removed the dome. I’m assuming no exhaust fan yet? Keep a flap open and if you have any type of fan, place it outside the tent and let it draw the room RH into the tent??? :love_you_gesture:

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Today makes 9 days how do I know if it is taking root? I’m a little worried about doing the little tug to see if it is going because I don’t want to kill the plant.
What is going on with the one leaf getting yellow?
This is the same clones but taken at different angles.

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