Water goes in at pH 4.8 and runoff is 7 5...why?


#1

Water goes in at pH 4.8 and runoff is 7 5…why?


#2

Something going on in your pots probably. What are you working with?


#3

We don’t need the full support ticket @DieHigh55

But do this much, please:

COPY/PASTE: This “Support Ticket” into your forum post.
Answer these simple questions the best you can.
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Strain; Type, Bag seed, ILGM… name of strain:

Age from Sprout and Flower:

Soil in pots, Hydroponic, or Coco / Brand and type of Soil & Size of Pots:

How often do you water and how do you determine when to do so?

PH of water and runoff or solution in reservoir:

What do you use to measure your pH?

What is strength of nutrient mix? EC, or TDS:

Add anything else you feel would help us give you a most informed answer. Feel free to elaborate, but short, to the point questions and facts will help us help you


#4

@DieHigh55 could be a couple of things going on:
-ph meter is not calibrated
-ph of soil is very high
Fill out the info for @bob31 and he will steer you straight!


#5

Lime or calcium carbonate (EG crushed shells) will do that. Is either one in your soil?