Shot in the dark, Miracle Grow Soil, Clawing leaves, Nitrogen toxicity… Now I roll my dice, come on snake eyes
There is a “Help ME” Questionnaire if you search it and answer those Q’s as best as possible, you will get plenty of assistance.
Not normal, to much nitrogen is usually the culprit, but other nutes, r minerals can also cause the clawing effect ur seeing. Need to fill out a Grow Support Ticket my friend
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Would like to see support ticket too. Usually clawing leaves like that is from nitrogen like the others said, or maybe fan blowing too much air over them. Hard to say for sure with little information.
No miracle grow, I’m using strawberry fields at the bottom half and a 50/50 mix of ocean forest and happy frog at the top… no nutrients have been added yet we’re still waiting for them to arrive
How do I fill out a support ticket?
Just copy and paste from my post earlier. Fill in the ticket information.
Nutrient charge for soil you are using has reputation for being high right out of the bag. A slurry test or testing ppm in and out could tell you.
Indoor or outdoor? - size of grow? -Indoor
Otigin of seeds? -Zkittlez
Regular, feminized, or autoflower? -Autoflower
Origin of water. PH, EC/TDS of source water? -Spring water
PH and TDS/EC of if mixed solution?
Grow method? Soil, Soil-less, Coco, Hydro, Aquaponics. Please explain. -soil strawberry fields at bottom 50/50 mix of ocean forest and happy frog on top
Nutrients or fertilizer system used.- non yet still waiting to arrive
What typr of lighting are you using? LED, HID (MH, CMH, HPS), or Fluorescents? Please elaborate. LED 2 lights in tent one spider farmer sf2000 and a Mars hydro TS1000
What are the temps in your growspce? Day / Night? Around 75 daytime- 70 night
What is the RH = relative humidity in your growspace? Day / Night? I’m in va humidity is usually high in the 50’s during the day low 40’s night
AC, Humidifier, De-humidifier?- Ac
Do you have a Ventilation system? Size? 4", 6"? No, tent says open and it’s a open floor plan style house so it’s not really in a small room
Co2 Yes / No? No
How long have you been growing? First grow ever
What budget have you set in order to grow successfully? No budget
If you grow hydro, then please explain your hydro method. DWC, R-DWC, Ebb and Flow, Or; Other? Other?
16b. Size and temperature of solution in reservoir?
First step will be checking ph of your water going in. If I remember correctly ph for soil is 6.0-6.8? May want to verify.
Blue lab ph pens are expensive but worth it.
Apera has a decent ph pen.
Also your tent will need a fan this helps keep fresh air coming into your tent. Otherwise your plants once larger will struggle.
Ac Infinity makes a damn good fan. Size depends on size of your tent.
That may be due to soil being a little hot or, ph could be slightly off.
It is too hot. No worries. Plants should grow through it. Make sure to add 6.5 ph’d water, and wait.
Ok thank you
Post another pic in a day or 2 so we cna see if the plants appear to thrive. I am not sure you know, but the tips will not recover, you need to monitor the new growth and leaf tips in order to judge whether or not you have solved or grown through the issue…
Let us know. Happy growing.
Update: seems like she’s growing through it, like some of you stated I think the problem was the ff soil being a little to hot… thanks for the help!