Flushing help please

Thanks @blackthumbbetty ! So I just put in 4.5g pH at 6.8 and it brought it up to 6.2!! which was really exciting. I was pumped. So I did another 4.5g at 6.9 and it dropped to 5.8pH!!! and ppm is 180! huh what the heck happened there?

OK, stop, feed at 6.8 using the appropriate feed ec/tds, check that run off, then leave it. Adding another 9 gallons on top of the 1st 15 gals was too much.

I recommended a few extra gallons of flush, then a light feed. :grinning: You probably hit a pocket of something that broke down fast with that last 4.5 gallons.

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yup, you did. It was working and I got overzealous :roll_eyes:.
I have adjusted my feed to pH 6.8, but the tds is just under 500. It is supposed to be closer to 1000? How would I alter it?
I really appreciate all your help!

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Right now, let it be. Next feeding, adjust. Google to find a feed chart for soil and follow it.

Your nutrient line is definitely not up my Alley. I can tell you how to correct some basic issues, but tbh I have no idea how to feed with synthetic nutes. Everytime I’ve used them, I screwed up my grows. Do not take my feeding advice for GH Flora or any nonorganic line. :grinning:

I know someone can help. Hmmm, wonder who uses that line.

@AfgVet @GreenJewels You two know where to direct from here? I know you don’t use that line, but you might know who does? Or can use some Fox Farm know-how to help give general advice?

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I honestly don’t know who may be using GH nutes.

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Thanks so much! In the end she came out at 6.0pH (after nutes)

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Hi AfgVet. Is this because they aren’t good? Why aren’t people using them? I’m certainly not married to them, they just seemed straightforward to use and seemed to be commonly used?

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GH nutes are hot. I use 1/2 dose

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Hi @Ben-jam-in. right, which I knew. I’ve been putting in half strength as well. But maybe too often? every other watering

Week 6 of 12/22

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No, I’m not saying they’re not good, just out of the few that I have kept up with nute wise I just can’t remember whose using them. I know I’ve read people’s journals that are using GH, I just can’t remember who

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@Cannamom
I feed ever watering. I’m in 3 gal pots I follower hellraiser’s method of wet/dry cycle which works out to every 3 days about 2cup/ plant at 6.5ph

Here! I searched for “GH Nutes” in the search bar:

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