I think I'm feeding wrong. Autoflowers/G.H

Been a great first year growing but still trying to improve. I honestly don’t know if I’m feeding my plants properly. I realized I’ve been using a base ratio the whole way through which isn’t even close to the actual chart and mid bloom I’m getting a ton of new growth that never catches up and just blocks airflow.
So I guess my question is should I be following the general hydroponics feeding chart?
Also curious if there are any good plastic pots for aeration? I like my fabric ones but they tend to absorb and hold onto a lot of nutrients.

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I use GH Flora and this the is second grow I’ve used the full Monty instead of either just base nutes or Lucas Formula. And yes; you absolutely should be following a published grow schedule. You can do the whole job with Grow, Micro and Bloom but if you want to develop flavors and terpenes to their full potential, there are a number of supplements that you can add. I’m doing that now in a simple bucket hydro setup. Keep your TDS moderate and the plant will love it. I run mid veg at about 700 ppm and in late flower I might push 1,000 ppm.

I believe the fabric pots are the single best invention for media growing cannabis that’s ever been done. Doing your waterings to runoff, periodic flushes (especially with a flushing agent) all contribute to few waste salts.

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Awesome, thank you. I think somewhere along the way I watched a video and copied their formula which was my first mistake. But if things go well maybe I’ll start trying the some of the extras.

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Look up ‘Lucas Formula’. Lots of cannabis grown using that.

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I guess I was using a modified version of that but looking it over I’m not sure if I don’t understand it or if its really as simple as it looks and its just the same strength the whole way through. Either way I might stick with the chart for now. Just seems more straight forward to me at least.

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Here’s the drain to waste schedule you should follow

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