Start using DLI

@Se7en looking much better.

@The_Chef seedlings are the trickiest imo, avoid the leggy stretch first by bringing your light closer or your plant closer.
Watch the node spacing, and follow the chart.
15-20 DLI is about where I start and then adjust accordingly.

Ide have to take more seedling measurements to be honest its not something I did a ton of.

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Thanks growmie :sunglasses:

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i still owe you i have-not forgotten star

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Bummer. My Samsung doesn’t have the light thingy for the app to work. Guess it’s time for a new phone with the internal stuff for both a level app and this light app. I have never used something like this but have always known what percentage and height my lights are at so I am gonna have to see if I knew what I was doing without knowing what I was doing. :rofl:

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Try Tent Buddy new app checks DLI, umòls @MidwestGuy @Bonjoyle. @Fiz @Putz @Vahìllbilly

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Thanks for the app info this works great and simple

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So I’m a newbie here, doing my first grow now. Things are going well so far, at least I think so. Reading and learning a lot on this forum. In your photos I notice those, what I would call, “large” oscillating fans right next to your plant. Doesn’t that cause wind burn even on the lowest fan speed? I have a couple small AC Infinity osc clip-on fans on 2 corners of my tent and I’m afraid to turn them up over the lowest speed setting of 1 (out of 10). I haven’t found any good videos yet showing a close-up of plant/leaf blowing under proper fan speed/air flow.

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It did a little bit but wasn’t so bad that was anytging to worry about, the bigger issue was as the plants got bigger there wasn’t any room for the fan so I had to remove it anyway in the end and replace with a few smaller clip on fans. I prefer the oscillating fans but maybe think about a larger tent and a tower fan in the near future :pray:t2: I believe those AC clip ons you have are more than good enough growmie they’re good fans :muscle:t2: All they really need is enough airflow for the plants to be disturbed by the wind, not blowing around type of force if that makes sense, just a little wobble and shake of majority of the leaves :pray:t2:

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I wouldn’t say there is a “proper” air speed or flow unless you’re growing in a sealed lab type grow room, I don’t even use extraction kit at the moment :laughing: but I’m not too fussed about the smell, and I can keep the environment stable enough to be happy with it, and as long as the air in the tent isn’t stuffy hot and stale then it’s good enough for me not to panic about it

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I use 6 fans total 1 intake 1 exhaust 3 on the corner post 1 above the lights 1 oscillating on the floor under the canopy
As long as it’s not blowing too hard on the same spot on a plant you should be okay just keep an eye on the plants after adding a fan to make sure there are no issues.
here’s my set-up

You want the plants moving a little it helps strengthen the branches to help support the big flowers you will be getting!

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In my tent my ocilating fans are to move are and plants some to.make strong, right now i have my outside 12inch vents closed to keep heat in open cover on roof to discharge some heat dont like stuffy and over 82 or hight temps.

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Awesome. Thanks for the quick responses fellas. Always good to see other people’s tent setups and equipment configurations. Looks like your plants are fat and happy.

I am at week 5 from seed of White Widow I got from ILGM. My first grow. So far they seem happy. Maybe growing a little slowly but other than that they seem happy The biggest struggle has been maintaining proper humidity for proper VPD and DLI. Living in the Midwest during the winter (or probably everywhere) has been a challenge. I have been adjusting controller settings, moving humidifier around to different spots, adjusting input air vents, adjusting house furnace temps and times. So many variables. Then I get to relearn it all over again in the summer time for my next grow. lol Maybe I should start my own chat group for my grow.




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Wow what type of controller is that…
@TeddyLuv

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@Nicky

I looked it up… Growers Choice.

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Awsome thnx, @Ash was just talking about this

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So dialing down the lights is really important after the peak of growth.

It is paramount to watch your top buds and ensure they do not dry out, foxtail, or get light burn /heavy cal mag deficiency.

Terpenes are oils and they will evaporate with heavy light exposure, something to think about.
Keep an eye on those top buds near the end.

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200w (3)

The last few grows ive turned the lights down for the last few weeks. It has definitely helped with flavor and maturing…

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Excellent advice, I’m usually around a DLI of 35-40 the last few weeks :love_you_gesture:

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Yeah agreed think I was at 42 last time. Been not growing for a year though

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