My plants are wilting away!

Strain; Type, Bag seed, or NA
ILGM AK47 feminized
Soil in pots, Hydroponic, or Coco?
System type?
PH of runoff or solution in reservoir?
What is strength of nutrient mix? EC, or TDS
Indoor or Outdoor
Light system, size?
Temps; Day, Night
Humidity; Day, Night
Ventilation system; Yes, No, Size
AC, Humidifier, De-humidifier,
Co2; Yes, No
My plants are a month old. I had them growing in the small tabletop hydro reservoir, and they were doing fine. Switched them into the large reservoir yesterday, and both of them are soft, flaccid, and fallen over. I have very low intesity light on it now, plenty of aerated water, the roots are in the fluid, but the plants don’t seem to be uptaking fluid. They have been this way for going on 18 hrs now

You need to put some pictures to let us see how she look. Strength of nutrients…whit what you feed them and how much you give them. Maybe @Donaldj or @ktreez420 know what is the problem

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I am no expert, nor am I experienced as I grow in coco, but I find myself sometimes in hydro support areas because of that.

Is 5.5 on the low side for PH? In coco, most suggest 5.7-5.8 . At 5.5 a slight variation or miscalibration puts you in lockout, right?

Again, this is just one of those things i see mentioned often.

I also see res temp mentioned. I am not sure at all the correct temp in a res, but I seem to recall that if you rapidly change your res and the new res has a variation of temp, it may shock the plants. Was there a variation of your res temps from the smaller and is the new res the correct temp?

Again, sorry if you covered this, and my only experience is coco, not true hydro. I do see these mentioned as solutions from time to time. Good luck!



Aside from having ph right at the bottom end of range where yes even a slight miscalibration puts you in lockout zone you should know your EC/ppm/tds
But on top of not knowing your ppm you are in temps which will force your plants to drink quite fast where nutrient concentration would be of even greater importance. The temps also have me concerned as to what your Res temps may be at if it is constantly 75-85f or more your nutrient solution wouldn’t take long to reach same or into the danger zones above 72f.
Res temps are very important the warmer the water the less Oxygen it will hold and faster bacteria can get a foothold 66-69f is about perfect range to keep both roots and plant happy


A major reason you should know your tds/ppm is that if your ladies are drinking fast they can very quickly find themselves in toxicity by drinking without eating. The signs this may be happening is a ph drop which signifies a increase in nutrient concentration or a direct root zone issue such as root rot. Symptoms of which are low PH wilting plants slimy/dark or light brown roots and foul smell to res