Posted 08 April 2011 - 02:11 AM
the formula im using for this grow will be that of Jef Tec (thanks jef)
Jef was kind enough to send this to me for you guys who hate bugs, worms, fishy stuff, blood & bone, or getting dirty LoL! This is his tried and true method for growing and I have heard nothing but great results from peeps who have used it, so I wanted to post it up here at Skunk.
Kudos to Jef Tek and here it is:
My standard regular recipe:
This works with Sunshine Mix (all) Pro Mix (all) rockwool, hydroton, car sponges, air-filter material, coco, and probably the back seat of a '91 Yugo.
Use this for all vegetative plants with roots, your meter should read 800 to 1000 ppm.
Alternate plain watering with fertilizing, don't overwater. Water, fert, water, fert,...
10-15 ml Pure Blend Pro Grow premium organic based plant food per gallon of clean water
10-15 ml Liquid Karma per gallon of clean water Adjust pH up or down to 6.2 (5.8 to 6.4 is fine)
Use this for plants that are flowering/budding 12/12 dark/light cycle, your meter should read 800 to 1000 ppm. I like to alternate plain watering with fertilizing but don't overwater. Water, fert, water, fert,...
15-20 ml Pure Blend Pro Bloom premium organic based plant food per gallon of clean water 5-10 ml Liquid Karma by Botanicare Adjust pH up or down to 6.2 (5.8 to 6.4 is okay)
For a little extra internal stress reduction, pest resistance and a great natural surfactant which allows water to penetrate the media better, use 5 to 15 ml of SM-90 or MM2000 per batch. A small capful regardless if it is a 5 gallon bucket or a 100 gallon reservoir, is all you need! (frugality!)
10 to 15 days before harvest use plain clean water only, all residuals will be used up when the leaves start to turn yellow, discontinue water a day or two before harvest.
Another method to use if you don't know how long to flower a strain or when to refrain from fertilizing:
Fertilize normally, (see above, water, fert, water fert,...) when pistils are just beginning to turn red, give a mild final dose of Liquid Karma (5 ml per gallon of clean water) and then use just plain water for the next week or two until harvest.
If using Reverse Osmosis water add (only) 5 ml Cal Max by Technaflora, per gallon R.O. water. (Vegetative and Bloom) I prefer it over Cal Mag by Botanicare which is cloudy. Plus Cal Max has two forms of Calcium & Magnesium. Discontinue Cal Max by flowering week 6, at the latest. Or just use more Liquid Karma which is a superior method.
Harvest, remove water leaves, dry in a dark/cool spot, manicure, cure & smoke!
That's the cure!
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