The Carpenters Journal

What’s up everybody, Call me Carpenter. This is my attempt at a grow journal. Grateful for all the help I can get. Thank you and God bless everybody in advance!! Inspired by this forum! Thank you ILGM!!

Seeds-
Blackberry Kush Fem ILGM
White Widow Fem Seedsman seeds
Candy land Peyote Fem Seedsman seeds

Soil- FFHF

Lights-Spider Farmer SF-3000/Mars Hydro TS1000

No CO2/ no humidifier for now

Heat-1 Pelonis oil heater, thermostat control and three settings

Fans-1 2 speed Oscillating Lasko 16” tower fan and 1-3 speed 27” Oscillating tower fan

Vent 1-8” Vivosun 3360cfm intake fan with a 8” Vivosun carbon filter with cover vented into attic space

Nutrients- General Hydroponics advance series. The Trio plus Cal/Mag, Rapid start, silica, Dry Koolbloom before flush
PH tap water for the first 4-6 weeks

Pots- 5 gal totes

The babies

Let’s do this!! :sunglasses:

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Adding some peeps @Druiddescent @Dman1969 @Dennis62 @stlleaf @MrPeat @Oldguy @MattyBear @Nicky
And anyone else who would like to follow along for the grow…

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Well @Carpenter , seems like ya got a plan! Best of luck, and I’ll follow along! Gonna be fun!

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Nice strains @Carpenter!! Candyland peyote sounds awesome, excited to watch!

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PH and TDS meters? Calibration solution? Tent size?

Welcome to the forum!

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Thanks for the invite. :+1::+1::+1:

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Ph solution, have a TDS meter but don’t use it! 7’x12’ room

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I’m here! Set to watching!

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Thanks for the tag, set to watch my friend :smile:

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Awesome!!!

Welcome everyone glad to have you all here

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And why dont you use the tds meter?

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I’m pretty sure it gives me false readings


It’s nothin fancy

Take it to a plant store and ask if they can test it for you. Its invaluable in your kit.

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Strongly suggest you acquire a digital PH meter. Something like this:

Drops are not really accurate enough for our uses and the moment you supplement, it changes the color; making it useless.

TDS meter is an incredibly valuable tool to monitor the salts in your root zone, which affects whether you water or supplement. And you WILL supplement at some point if container growing cannabis.

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That’s great. I’ll look into one

Will any buffer solution work for this model?

Yes, storage solution or use the 4.01 solution as the glass bulb needs to remain moist at a low PH. Otherwise the bulb dries out and ruins the meter. I keep a bottle of 7.0 Standard Reference Solution on the bench to ‘verify’ calibration on my meter.

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@Bobbydigital your in this too brother. Lol

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Your tds meter should be good. I have a similar one that is still accurate over 2 years later. The ph meter you don’t want to cheap out on.

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