Not2sure With, they say don't do this with autos 🤣

Auto Zkittlez(2 plants) in a 5 gal pot with ffof and ffhp. Using fox farm nutrients during flower all inside a 2.3x2.3 tent with Mars Hydro ts1000 led light. Currently day 19 and also my first grow. Set up is alright wish i can put more money into it :frowning:
Maybe any tips lol?

I have been trying to do a journal but with work and baby twins it has been impossible!! lol
Will try to put something up soon

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@Kevino0529, Since you are in a small tent. I would top for sure when they time comes. A long top cola will cause issues once into flower :grin: I think most of us started small.II started using CFL lights and a closet. The more you become addicted to growing. The more it seems to cost lol You are off to a great start. Welcome to the forum :+1:

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Ahh ok, see this is why i came to this post because alot are saying dont top autoflowers but seeing you explain it makes sense to top them! When do you usuaaly top them and how ? sorry newbie.

Thanks for the help!!

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I am always closer to 4 weeks. But I go by plant size as to any thing specific. I would give yours anothr week and then take another look at where she is :grin:

Ok great! I was thinking of doing LST also when do you consider that to be done? Should that come first before Topping?

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Hello @Kevino0529

Here is some info on topping autos:

As far as LST, this is probably the most common training method for autos.

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Thanks for the link there @PP3121 I will follow it too. @beardless is a good grower :grin: If growing in soil. I completely agree with. In coco, It is some thing I can also get away with. If this BS “Bloody Skunk” starts to bushing out so. I will do another topping or 2 once she starts showing white pistols. Not to say some one should. But just to show it can be none. What works for one does not always work for another. He is showing a safe way to do things. :grin: Some thing I normally would recommend. Especially for new growers. I did this thready only to show that you can do most things to autos that you can with photos. Timing is more the main issue with autos since things happen fast.

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Thanks guys this is really alot of help!!! Can i ask 1 more question?? When do you guys consider your plant being in “Veg Mode”? lol Not sure if im still in seedling phase.

When I started keeping detailed journals I had a column used to indicate what growth phase they were in. I stopped trying to make this identification. Now I have two categories. Veg and flower. For autos, flower is showing pistils. For photos, it is when I change to a reduced light schedule. In veg. a determination is made as to how it is growing and is it developing. Like number of nodes, leaf type, that sort of thing. This then relates to how much nutrients I can give them more than anything else.

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Yep, what he said :smile: I start my weeks once they sprout. From then till pre flower for me is veg. It is normally about 2 weeks out before starting to feed here. I count preflower to since I change my nutrients 3 times with the GH, Veg, pre flower and flower. I just carried it over for Jacks. Altho odds are my next auto grow will be done with GH again. From what I am seeing. jacks does great through veg. But lacks in flower for the autos. It looks good for photos from start on. :grin:

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How is usually your schedule with using FF Trio if you dont mind me asking?

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This is awesome to know thanks!!

@Bongtoker I am moving this hear. I didn’t realize we were on anothers thread. I thought it was yours.

Haha sorry about that :joy: yeah I remember you saying so did you get that viparspectra you put in the link or is tjag your mates? I was thinking to get it toothats all and just wondered what it was like, how much did you pay for you qb

I would tell any one looking at getting some thing like the viaprs. Get a QB if there is any way to swing it. It will pay for it self fast. If not in just the electricity you save. My QBs difference in price. I got the 135s on sale for 150.00 each I think it was. @Myfriendis410 and @dbrn32 helped to build my 260s. @Myfriendis410 was a neighbor here. So I was able to just take all the parts to him and let him build it. I think my 320 is close to 500 now. I have the little cheap Chinese one as a spare for the 2x4 tent. It is over the AK and Bubblegum right now. I dropped to many seeds again :roll_eyes: I am pretty good at that :laughing: That light will probably get passed on to a friend here after this grow. I am going to try and drop to 6 plants. We will see how that goes. If I have the lights. I tend to drop seeds.

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I use FFOF on the bottom 2/3 and FFHF on the top 1/3 that will take me to week 5 before i need to feed. Then i start the FF trio at week 5 1/4 strength and work my way up. I feed 2 times a week. the other times i give water with Cal-Mag. I Ph my water after mixing nutres to 6.5 and check my parts PPM. Going in and out. The 2 in the Pic where Fimmed. Hope this helps

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I’m also growing with 1/2 of Happy frog at the top and another half of ocean forest on the bottom so this is extremely helpful!!! Thank you!

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Any time you have any questions hit me up. if i can’t answer them i will tag someone who can.

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I’m almost on week 6… how much water do I need to add in order to check the PPM? I’ve never added water until it drips from the bottom…

You should be able to give them a Liter to a liter 1/2

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Every what 2 days?

Yes. When was the last time you watered them.

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