First time grow, attic set up

I have this in another thread but I wanted to make it’s own topic so I can get more eyes on it. Want all the tips and tricks I can get. This is my first grow. Set up is in my attic directly above my bedroom. I ordered everything and moved into the attic from my bathroom as I had to conceal. My ventilation system got held up in transit so my set up ran for about 5 days without it. I had hell with the heat and humidity to the point I was starting to think this wouldn’t work. But I kept going. I added a intake fan pulling cool air in from the bedroom. This was all that saved me and even then the temp was high 80’s low 90’s and humidity was 30%. My vent system for exhaust finally showed up and went in yesterday. It was my much needed missing link. The exhaust air has actually cooled the entire attic space down to about 80 leaving the air in my tent around 75-80 and humidity up 22%. So here’s what I have.
4x2x6 tent
1000w LED full spectrum actually pulling about 235 at the wall. 18/6 on timer off time between 1pm-7pm hottest time of day here.
Small 8" fan for circulation
4" ventilation system for exhaust (not running filter until flower)
Additional 4" vent fan pulling cool air into tent from my bedroom.( Disguised as a central heat and air vent)
Just started nutes micro and grow per instructions on bottle
Watering every 2-3 day
Planning on 2 maybe 3 depending on the size. One already up is Ghost Train Fem
Other 6 are Trainwreck reg
Have White Widow, Granddaddy Black, Cheese, Green Crack and Bubba Kush coming.
Everything seems to be doing ok and much better now but I’m not above getting all the help I can get.

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I am growing in my attic as well. I ran into several heat issues but have since gotten ironed out. Good luck with everything, growing in the attic is tough, but once I worked out my airflow I have been good.

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location will be a continual heat problem…more so when it’s summer.

if possible, best to move out of attic.

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Same here I got the heat problem worked out. Adding the ventilation system pulling the air out of tent with the cool air blowing in it has cooled the entire attic space down to 78-80. It’s already in the 90’s here. After adding the other 4"fan on exhaust yesterday my attic feels as cool as my bedroom. Before you started sweating as soon as you went up. I think I’m gonna be ok with heat now. Attic is only place I can have it.

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The air coming out of the tent and blowing into the attic has worked like an air conditioner for the attic.

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Attic was my only option as well. I steal air from my guest bathroom. My attic stays in the 90’s during the day and my tent will only reach 75 max. So its doable I’m just sayin. These 2 wwa are almost finished

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If those were produced in your attic then I definitely have hope! I am not expecting anything like that my first time but hope to have something in the ballpark.

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These 2 plants are my first attempt at growing as well. You will do just as good!!

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Great job just proves where there’s a will there’s a way.

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Heat was a big hurdle. I started with 4" duct fans and found out very fast that on a sunny day, you will have no chance. I have since bought two, 6" AC infinity fans. I run 4 QB120’s since they put off minimal heat. I remote mounted my driver outside of the tent as well. There is a lot of things you HAVE to do in order to keep that temperature in check.

You can go cheaper on ventilation whenever your down stairs and it works out, but not in the attic. The attic is like the ultimate gladiator arena. Prepare for war lol

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Haha. Ya I’m pretty passionate about it so I don’t intend to be beat. might have to fight like hell but I won’t be beat.

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But instead of fighting with your hands, your wallet will be your weapon.

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Well that’s not really a problem so I should be good. Lol

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I got my infinity AC fan in yesterday to replace the piece of crap I got from Lowe’s. That damn thing will suck a piece of paper straight to the vent lol. Putting out some cold air now! Thanks for the tip.

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I love em. And they run on DC power so its cost efficient too!! Glad you like em!!

I’m just running the infinity on the intake. Have a 4" prime garden on the exhaust. That thing will suck the tent in if it’s set to high. I like them both.