Seedlings not doing well

Can someone hekp me figure out whats going on? The only thing i know for sure is the humidity os off a bit. But ive lost 5 of em now

What is the growing medium and what kind of light are they under.?


A humidity dome would help for sure. My first thought is overwatered. Need more info!

I’m not as experienced as a lot of other growers on here but the last two pictures indicate that they aren’t getting enough light. They’re stretching to get as much light as they can and therefore are using their energy to to grow up rather than out and down (to produce roots). As @Jimtroutbum said, get a humidity dome on them to retain what little water they need at this stage of their life. Over watering is a very common mistake for new growers.


Looks like lack of good light. Big time stretch means they’re looking for more intense light.


@BRINA77, it looks like you have a bluple light. I would do a full spectrum grow like for seedlings/greens if I remember correctly. Ive used a clamp light with a bulb a handful of times.

I agree with fellow bloggers, do a humidity dome over them. What’s your watering schedule and do the pots have drainage holes?

Yes the pots have drainjng holes another one died over night. The leaves are shiverling up. Ill look into the clamp light. And ill also get the domes. So no humidifier? How much water should they be gettig? And how often?

Ok for starters they need more light they need more soil around them to help hold them up straight and maybe even a crutch to prop them up and they look they need humidity around 65-70%

Need more light but looks dry

So its the leaves they are wrinkling up and then they die idk whats going on. Nomatter what i do and humidity is my obly problem rn. They are 12in from the light rn

I also dug up one of the dead ones can anyone twlk me why th

e roots look good tmbut the stem and plant died? Or does the roots not look good?

How much are you watering, how often, what is your soil?

None of that looks good. The reason is lack of light, cant grow without it. You can tell by the way they stretched. If light is correct they seedlings get wider, when not right they will grow verticle till it is. No light no energy to grow roots.

The one you pulled looks like it damped off, another phrase that basicly describes too much water for a seedling, it gets infected by fungus and kills seedling.

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Your light source is?

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Indoor grow, florescents, temp is between 75 and 78 humidity is at 45% im working on getging a humidifier and this is my first time. Its soil and the seeds are regular seed i found. Just was messing around with it.
I only water with distilled water. Grow big fertilizer and so far i havent dont much else. They got out into their new container and started to die. It seems like day by day at least one dies. I quit watering them due to someone saying they thought i was watering to much. So i was giving them a break. You think they all have a fungai?

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Wrong light for cannabis. WAY too early for nutes of ANY kind in soil. What type of soil? Did you dome your seedlings?

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I had similar issues early on. What soil are you using? if it is high in nutrients it will kill you seedlings. I use happy frog then once they are ready to transplant you can use a more nutrient rich soil like Ocean Forest or a super soil. you should only need to water about 1 ounce at a time. Cycle wet to almost dry.
You should invest in an LED light from Marshydro or HLG.

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Chalk this one up to experience. Gotta have at least decent light. Maybe start with that and good luck!!


You could always put them outside until you get a better light but if it is hot where you live than don’t dome them.

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