When change lights and feed?

When do you change lights from fluorescent to hid/ hps lights? When to add nutrients? My plants at 2 to 4 inches tall.

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i would wait until i had three or four nodes before doing either @claxon they are young. thats just me, hopefully a pro will chime in and give you more exact info… be patient


Hi ! @claxon , welcome to ILGM forum :raising_hand_woman:. @BIGE is right, they are too young for the HID / HPS light and the nutrients.

Is it possible to give us more information, like how powerful is both of your sets of lights, your type of growing medium soil or hydroponic, if it’s soil which compagny and other information like that just by filling the follow grow support ticket

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Hps is for flower and now star feeding at 1/4 amounts increasing to 1/2 at end of vegation stage

It’s usually sets of leaves, not height, when asking about nutrients.

The first set, called “cotyledon” are rounded and these leaves help the baby live until the regular leaves grow in…usually by the 4th set of regular or “real” leaves the plant is ready to get a light feeding, starting with half the recommended dosage to see how the plant reacts…increasing the dosage with subsequent feedings.
A set of leaves is a pair of leaves on the stalk.