Will this mixture still be viable a week later and OK for feeding?
It’s best to use as soon as it’s mixed. Probably want to hold off on the microbes also. PH can drift upwards over time. I mix 5 gallons of Silica and Jacks at a time and it takes about 3-4 days to use it. PH starts at 5.83 and by end of bucket is about 5.93.
I do the same as @Borderryan22 with Jack’s. 4-5 days no issue. The only microbe product I’ve used is recharge. It says use within 24 hours of mixing. I’d probably stick to that with any microbe product.
Agree with the other Growmies, if you need to premix and store for several day leave the microbes out until you’re ready to use and check the PH before. It’ll drift over several days in storage
Possibly refrigerate. (?). Fish shit says it survives being frozen (Q&A about shipping to cold weather states). Check ph and adjust accordingly.
When I feed new seedlings I’ll mix a gallon of Jack’s knowing I will not need it all. I’ll take what I need for the seedlings, add Fish Shit (or Tribus) to this smaller amount and then apply. I’ll use some more of the Jacks in a day or 2 and toss whatever is left. Jack’s is $$ friendly so dumping a little or using it on house plants or outside is not a big deal.
Okay so I shouldn’t feed my mixture if it has the microbes in it? Even in aerating bucket for the last three days because I had some left over. Time to water again and forgot to start some new stuff last night.
Just adjust the PH and feed?
The bubble pump helps and yes check the PH and feed
Thanks for your answers brother. I fed and it looks to be doing okay
Right on and great to hear Brother
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Sorry brother send me another one, I blow through them deleting and haven’t checked for your name. I’m closing on a house and if it wasn’t related I was deleting
Oh dude I get that! So many emails to keep track of going on and out! Congrats too by the way bro!