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OK , last topic I posted , the group said dont add any nutes, because the Fox Farm ( Ocean Forrest ) . should last them till bout 2 weeks before changing to flower … They also said " The plants will tell you when they want nutes " … WTF !!! ?? What amm I looking for ??? The girls are LSD Fem. Indoor , I didnt know there should be 3 types of soil used , learned something , So , They seem to be happy and are average 33 days old … 1 @ 37 the 2 smaller @ 30 days … I have the FF Big grow , Big bloom liq. nutes , etc… Should I still hold off adding the nutes till I get ready to turn them ??

Big bloom you can use. There’s hardly anything in it. I don’t start digging into my grow big until the ppms of my soil get below 1000.

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OK … I have the " Big bloom , Grow big , and Tiger bloom … All from Fox Farm as well … I have the feeding schedule … The only thing I am confused is when they do the BB and the GB , They say dont mix them , Sooooooo do they mean add water to your jug ans then the 2 nutes , or just add 1 nute to a gallon jug ???

On feed day, I put big bloom in a gallon of water, shake well. Add in grow big, shake well. Add in tiger bloom, shake well. Then I usually aerate the solution for 15 minutes with a small air pump and air stone. Then I ph it and give it to the plant. Obviously you won’t use the tiger bloom until you’re flowering.

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Hey bro,
what do you mean with “didnt know there should be 3 types of soil used”, is this a brand specific? i use biobizz light mix from seedling to harvest and it works very well. Just so you know

(I use Hesi Nutrients)

I was told 1 for seedlings , 1 for veg and 1 for flower … They said the FF Ocean Forrest is just for the flower stage because of the nutes in it …

How big of pots you in. If they are small then there is a good chance plant used all the nutes already

I use ocean forest from the time I transplant out of solo cups to the time I harvest.

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4 gallon


@Bobbydigital …This is how it was explained to me from this site

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You can do it that way. Just requires 3 bags of soil instead of 1.

<------- budget grow … ( Last time I used MG and was laughed out of the community here … This grow EVERYONE said use the FF … NO 1 said anything about what kind , much less 3 dif. kinds , shit , I never heard of this soil b4 here … Yep

Yeah, MG soil can have you chasing your tail with issues. I just go with basic seedling potting soil in a solo cup. Then transplant into a 1 gallon of ocean forest. Then to a 5 gallon of ocean forest and ~20% perlite added.

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I think the whole soil thing is more or less a big scam anyway… at the end its just soil… maybe its worth the time reading up on the topic in more detail. There is a lot going on with people making their own and getting perfect results as far as I can judge from reading in forums.

or go aeroponic hmm

What about with auto flowers?

It’d be worse with autos. If they got burned there’s not a lot of recovery time for a plant on a timer.

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Ok, I wasn’t clear, my bad. What I meant, hoping you know the answer, is I’m planning on using ff ocean for my auto from start to finish, in seven gal fabric pots,any thoughts?

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May want to start the seed in a solo cup or small pot of just basic seed starting soil. Ocean forest can be too hot for babies. After she outgrows her first small pot/solo cup, go right into the final home. Just remember to add about 20% perlite. Ocean forest tends to compact and the perlite will counter that.

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My concern comes from warnings to not repot autos, hence my unease. Perhaps, (frog farm was it?) fill the pot with ocean, and create a layer/divet within it the same size as a red 12oz cup with the :frog:, planting the seed within it, allowing it to grow out from it? Also, a mixture of Mycorrhizal Fungi throughout both soils to assist roots. What do you think?

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Start in something neutral: seed starting mix and water only with distilled water. Start in a Solo cup for water management while a sprout. Dome with a clear cup and mist the dome twice per day until tap root established. THEN transplant into final home. If you are in a small space with limited height I would suggest only 3 gallon. If in a tall large space go to 5 gallon. FFOF works just fine and autos being autos are extremely hungry buggers.

Transplanting up from your initial start is generally the accepted practice.

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