Help please. Auto flower

I’m on my second grow and have 2 auto flowers and 3 normal all seeds from ilgm. My super skunk auto is looking good but my super lemon haze seems to be struggling. The seeds were put in fox farm soil on Nov 1st. It did experience a cold snap b4 I could insulate and add a heater. I’m keeping the temp between 70 and 80. Can’t controll humidity at the moment but is pretty dry w the heater. I’m using 2 1500watt led lights in a 4by4 by6 tent w a 4in exhaust fan. First pic is of all the plants. Next 2 are the Super skunk and the last 2 are of the Super lemon haze I’m concerned about. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

How about filling this out and supplying some pictures without the blurple.

Never seen a 1,500 watt LED fixture. How about exactly which light?

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 (photo or auto)
-Age of plant
-Method: Soil w/salt, Organic soil, Hydroponics, Aquaponics, KNF
-Vessels: Type and capacity of container (fabric, plastic, etc)
-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 List brand and wattage/spectrum
-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
-Amount of air to solution

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


Welcome to the forum, and yes try to give as much info as you can, that will help everyone assist you. Good luck. :money_mouth_face:

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Here are some better pics. First 2 are the ssuper skunk that is doing well but the Super lemon haze seems to be lagging behind.

Again the seeds are from ilgm and are autos. At just over 9 weeks of age.
It’s organic fox farm ocean floor soil in 6gal metal buckets. W holes in bottom.

No idea on ph levels, as I have not checked.

Indoor setup with that’s is 4ft by 4ft by 6ft tall. 2- 1500w output led full spectrum lights. I don’t know brand as I threw away the boxes.

Lights are now on a 12hr cycle bc I have other plants in tent that aren’t autos.

Humidity is around 50percent constantly

Temp stays between 70 and 80.

No ac, dehumidifier, or humidifier
But I do have a 4in exhaust fan for circulation.

No added CO2

Also using ilgm plant food package to try out this grow.


I’m new with auto’s, but I do know that PH is necessary. Need to have a decent meter, so you can ph your water/ nutrients to 6.5 to 6.8 when in soil. I do know that auto’s can do stubborn if not treated properly throughout the whole process. There are many other way more experienced auto growers that should chime in with more info. BTW they look pretty good. :money_mouth_face:

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What kind if ph tests should I get and what do y’all mean by run off?

pH is a measurement of how acidic or alkaline something is. Cannabis in soil likes 6.5 +/- 5 pH. Water used to hydrate the plant as well as a soil slurry test is measured. You measure it with a pH meter.

Runoff is term used to describe watering the plant until saturated and the pot begins to ‘runoff’ into a collection saucer. Many growers measure the pH of this runoff.

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Runoff is what comes out of the bottom of the pot when you water. The runoff water is what the soil doesn’t absorb and collects in the pot’s saucer.

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Oh ok thanks. I tend not to have any

I mean the brand of test.

There is no pH test ‘brand’. You get a meter and test pH.

Unless you mean a brand of meter. I recommend a reputable instrument company as a pH meter source. Hanna, Apera, Milwaukee, others…

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Ok thanks that’s what I meant

Apera and Bluelab both make great meters. Most of the growers around here have one of those two. I have an Apera PC60. It’s a great meter that does both pH and PPM.

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Correction in my post above. PH in soil: 6.5 +/- .5.

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Nothing to be concerned about just keep going. Different strains do different things

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Thank you. I’ll start ph testing and make adjustments if needed.

the apera ph20 is a great meter and runs about $49, id also buy a cheap tds meter if you dont already have 1

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I don’t seem to get much if any run off water. I’m giving them around 30oz every other day or so depending on the weather. They’re in 6 gal containers. Should I be watering more?

im a noob but what most will tell you is to water until you get 20% runoff- if im not mistaken

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So I got a bluelab and it says to keep it from drying out but I don’t have any more storage solution. How do you store your and how long do you think I have b4 I mess up the meter w/o storage solution