My very first grow......all new to me

this is my first time growing…read and watched alot of videos before taking the plunge. Started germination Sunday……2 white widows 1 bubblegum and 1 ak47…so far ak47 sprouted just shy of day 4 and bubblegum made an appearance on say 5. still waiting on the white widows.
im using the basic rockwool.
is it typical to not have to water for 5 days because the rockwool holds alot of water and the humidity? i keep thinking i should water but as long as i can fill moisture in the rockwool im leaving it alone. any pointers are appreciated


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Welcome to the forum.

I don’t use rockwool but it may be too wet so you are correct not to give them more water yet.

It was all new to me four years ago and I learned everything I needed to know right here on this forum.

Let me tag a few really great growers that may have words of wisdom for you.
@Covertgrower @AfgVet @Dman1969 @dbrn32 @kellydans
There are many more but this will give you a start.

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Welcome to the community stick around we are glad to have you. I’m with @merlin44 I have not used rockwool. Growers with Rockwool experience will add advise. I keep it simple with a small bag of black gold seedling starter soil. Good luck with your new venture.

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i do not use rockwool either…but little girl is sad, and over watered to me

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As long as it feels damp it’s all it needs. What do you intend to transplant this in?

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welcome the the community

im going with DWC

should i take the cover off and let them air out some what

Probably best. And since the rockwool has done it’s job you can go ahead and pop it into a bigger container (your call).

Watering is an issue with new growers. Overwatering more so.

I can’t get seeds to sprout in rockwool. I only tried once and have no interest in losing more seeds trying again.

I do use them for clones because they hold moisture longer than other mediums. I was tempted to do a grow in 100% rockwool, but I’m doing nicely in soil.

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Welcome to the forum and your first grow. Many people have issues with rock wool cubes being too wet so you’re probably correct in not watering while they feel wet.

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I’m with the above growers let it dry up a lil. Not dry out. I’m not a DWC grower. But I’m growing in coco now (first grow in coco) it’s similar in some ways.
Happy Growin and welcome :pray: to the best place you can be. :sunglasses::v::call_me_hand:

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Well almost day 6
Nothing from the white widows yet but bubblegum and ak47 are growing


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They are coming around. Be patient this is the toughest part :crossed_fingers::v::call_me_hand:

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Thanks
Learning a lot

the girls are in their new homes

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Now the fun begins. May the Grow smile upon your grow! :pray::crossed_fingers::v::call_me_hand:

so far i think they look good…didnt water at all in the rockwool.
wish the white widows would have sprouted

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I ment to say May the Grow Gods smile :blush: upon your grow. 🤦🏻
How long have the others been germin? :v::call_me_hand:

looking good. those systems always interest me.

the ak47 sprouted 4 days, the bubblegum 5 days…today is the seventh day.
im not sure why the white widows didnt sprout…everything was done the same

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