My First Ever Grow. Of auto's first ever plant

@Shuggz Just outside newcastle my friend.

Nice my friend blessd :+1::ok_hand::hugs:

@bob31 can i ask you about molasses and if its any good or not. Whats your views. And anyone else care to tell me there thoughts and views or even better if you use it personally please dont be shy tell me what you know and if i should use it.???

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@mikos I tried it once and I switched to commercial nutrients.

Here is a blog that talks about using molases and epsom salts. Hope it helps!

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Thanks i guess am just trying to makesure i get the best yeild i can got to get atleast 90gram from all 3 or more to be able to do this again or i wont be able to get to do it if i cant get the 90gram then i dont get to have a 2nd grow. As i am told it takes up to much of my time so unless i get my target there wont be a 2nd grow :sob: and i am already looking for next strain and new equipment for my girls nxt time round. @bob31 i do hope i can get tht target but i am so unsure now as i have seen alot and heard alot of stories tht basically tells me that until u have actually harvested and cure then anything can mess up or affect the final yeild. Only 3 to 4 wks or there about left so fingers and toes crossed. Lol

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You are using the bio-biz nutrients @Mikos you should have everything you need there. Are you following the chart and did you ever get the runoff TDS? Remember ph to 5.8 or close to that.

I read a lot of grows, so I’d like to just double check you.

When did you start flowering. (Flowering for most strains takes 8 weeks or more)

They look pretty good in the pics you posted 4 days ago!

Also I see someone recommend you cut your nutrient dosages. Please don’t do this. There is a misunderstanding among some growers that use heavily enriched soils. When they start nutrients they are advised to add nutrients at percentages so they don’t nute burn their plants. They then do these for one or two feedings before going full dosage.

Here is a sample report you could post. This would be of tremendous help if you run into problems and it will also help you. Most of this can be copied/ pasted from week to week as the numbers should stay close or you can just plug in the correct numbers.


Grow Journal Update 11/11/2017

Plant 1 is a xx in xx soil in xx soft pot
Plant 2 is a xx in xx soil in xx soft pot

Fed Plants today

Used Tap water and let it sit out for 48 hours. pH of XX TDS of XX

Added XX nutrient per week XX of the chart

Checked Nutrient mix and pH of XX and TDS of XX

Adjusted Ph to XX

Gave xx liters of nutrients to plant 1

Gave xx liters of nutrients to plant 2

Made the veg nutrients for little plants ph xx tds xx

Runoff ph xx and tds xx of plant 1

Runoff ph xx and tds xx of plant 2


@Mikos…you are a very endearing person for thinking of your partner’s health! I grow for medicinal purposes also and my first grow was a bit of an experiment but I was able to get the weed I needed! However, I think the most important piece of equipment that you can get is the lighting and I got mine at Amazon for around $70.00 - best investment I made and I returned the lighting system that I had been using and was not as good as the one I got from Amazon…check out threads especially beginner threads to get the name …I’m trying to think but am at a loss as to what it is called but someone told me …oh Mars Hydro something that’s what it is called and someone on my first beginner thread told me the name. Lighting is very important! So start there if you don’t have that yet. Take pics each week so that you can see the growth and post on your thread so that if there are any problems everyone can pitch in and help you! Again, you sound wonderful…wish I had someone in my life like you!

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Thanks @Kapelady

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@bob31 thanks i havent had the chance to do my run as if you recall i dropped my tds meter and so ordered 2 and now have them ready for next time and have discovered tht the tds meters i have arent the same and there reading are very different i have ran tests on the meters and one is right and one is wrong yet unsure which. And idea how i can test the pens to see which is right and which is wrong.

use the easy way is to test something that will have a known TDS value. I usually just use the 1500 ppm TDS Test Solution

It is good practice to test/ calibrate any meters you use. There is also fluid for pH meters if you don’t already have some. I test both of my meters frequently!

As always, these are just examples to clarify what we are referring to!


Thank you @bob31.

thought i should upload a coupe of pics and findout what you all think. @bob31 @Shuggz @Kapelady @EiffelSmoker @3high5you @Donaldj @Countryboyjvd1971 @AmnesiaHaze @daz49 @garrigan62 . This has confused me this is my oldest and was doing the best at one point and now she isnt even 30cm tall but she is looking nice and fat getting if only she was a couple feet taller like that lol. But i live and learn i know were i went wrong with her and i am lucky that it was only her. Just a shame if i had all the right info to start and i wouldve had her in a smart pot from the start. Oh well. Anyway opinions please. Thanks.


Big size doesn’t mean big quality, you could be surprised if you find out this plant has a better taste than the others!
You’ll do better next time no worries, this is not a “mistake” from you, just a little development delay because of the few things she missed at the beginning, but from what I see, your plant rocks :wink:


Got a little issue well i think its huge my issue is my ph pen is bust now i have already ordered one but it might not be here in time any ideas or what should or could i do if my new pen isnt here in the next day or 2. Any help will be greatly appreciated. They will be due a feed soon am letting them dry out a bit before i feed them soil meter still reading am ok for a day or so. But if i need to feed the girls how can i do it without my Ph pen. ??? @bob31

Any pet stores nearby? @Mikos they have small pH test kits for aquariums? You could use that. Or have you tested your water previously? If you use the same source, and the same nutes, you should be able to use the same adjustments to get it close enough? If you haven’t kept track then go anywhere they see tropical fish and they will have an inexpensive kit.


Thanks. Not as simple as tht but thanks anyway bob. I will sort it i hope

Hey brother how u did u sort the ph pen also she look good cant for mines to look like that bless

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bro i still got pollen of kosher kush if yr think of breeding jst let us knw bless

Cheers @Shuggz no still waiting on a new pen i just hope it comes sooner. I ordered it just incase i needed a spare one turns out i needed it sooner tht expected lol. I am hoping it comes tomz. If not then i might be able to squeeze a couple of extra days if i let them dry out totaly before a feed. But once i do have it all sorted i will record and measure everything so i can make up a feed or water without a ph pen or meter.

yeah bro i was going to say that cause after i have put my nutes in the ph is bang on 6 for me so if my pen messes on me i knw wen i make fresh one the ph will be 6 so i take it u didnt do that b4 not good i bet yr makin notes now good bless
bro wat u think if i put 3 of mines in the clone tent now i got that light bak in there and leave the 5 in the big one

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