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  1. ColonelBlake

    Best RO system?

    I've had several ro systems. This is the best system I've purchased by far. If u get a booster pump it will crank out almost 200 gpd. The booster pump is around $120. Aquatic Life 5-Stage 200 GPD Hydroponic Reverse Osmosis Filtration System Amazon.com: Aquatic Life 5-Stage 200 GPD...
  2. ColonelBlake

    Do Hydro Plants Always Smile?

    How do your roots look?
  3. ColonelBlake

    Emmie's Vegan Fertilizer, Pineapple Chunk 2020 Celebration: Experimental Soil Grow

    Thanks for all of your hard work Em! I learned quite a bit from this journal. Glad to hear you're doing well!
  4. ColonelBlake

    The Mega Crop Thread

    Nice work on that photoshop job! I'm old enough to get the reference. Also, I just realized the old timer on the MC bag is smoking a phatty.
  5. ColonelBlake

    Ok, ty!

    Ok, ty!
  6. ColonelBlake

    Hey West Hippie! That chart that you reference often ( the one that compares ppm, ph, and water...

    Hey West Hippie! That chart that you reference often ( the one that compares ppm, ph, and water level [ rising, falling, static' ).. I can't seem to make sense of what "Acid ran problem" means. Could you enlighten me please :) Also, I'm still struggling with brown roots which is a bummer. I...
  7. ColonelBlake

    The Mega Crop Thread

    Taken directly from the MC website: If your plant leaves are too dark green and/or have burned tips, then scale back your MEGA CROP dosage to reduce the nitrogen.
  8. ColonelBlake

    Hey Emilya. Just saw your post in the MC thread. It's safe to say that you are a highly...

    Hey Emilya. Just saw your post in the MC thread. It's safe to say that you are a highly respected grower on this site, and I appreciate everything that you bring to the table. I love your fresh perspective on MC too. Hang in there.
  9. ColonelBlake

    The Mega Crop Thread

    Somewhere on the site I read that Calmag shouldn't be needed in most circumstances. But I'm using RO water + LED's, so I have an increased calcium demand. Or so I thought. Plus 1ml/gal is seems pretty insignificant to me.
  10. ColonelBlake

    The Mega Crop Thread

    Just throwing this out there for data related purposes. I've only been using MC for a few months now, so I'm pretty damn new to this fert ( and growing in general ).. I've been having issues lately ( brown spotting on mid to lower leaves [ look like Ca issues to me ], and chlorosis on some...
  11. ColonelBlake

    The Mega Crop Thread

    I think you're right ( ml as well ). I usually mix up 50 gallons at a time ( 300g ), so getting to the tenth of a gram isn't a big deal for me. But I can see why it may be an issue if you're mixing a gallon or less.
  12. ColonelBlake

    The Mega Crop Thread

    Here's the one I have been using for a year or two. Seems to work very well. It cost < $10. Ozeri ZK14-S Pronto Digital Multifunction Kitchen and Food Scale, 8.25, Black https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004164SRA/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
  13. ColonelBlake

    The Mega Crop Thread

    I'd trade roots with u anyday :) they look very good to me.
  14. ColonelBlake

    The Mega Crop Thread

    Google: flying skull z7 I've only been using it for two weeks now. And root issues seem to be on the decline. That said, I've done numerous things as of late. So I really cant say for sure how much it's helping. But it's not hurting either. Z7 came recommended from some very respected...
  15. ColonelBlake

    The Mega Crop Thread

    Ty for your concern :) Things are slowly improving root wise ( nothing good ever seems to happen quickly when growing - only bad things ). I did wash the gunk off one of my plants yesterday to see how it would react. I'll know more in a few days. I'm optimistic.
  16. ColonelBlake

    The Mega Crop Thread

    Hi there! I've only been growing hydro for a few months ( rdwc ), so take what I say with a grain of salt.. But I do run bennies w/ MC like yourself. And I'm running at 6g/gal along with CalMag and ProSI ( 1ml/gal ). This puts my tds around ~900ppm. Whenever I experience rapid ph drops I...
  17. ColonelBlake

    Budget LED's Illuminating Wonders

    Same here. I bought 2 of their series 3 250w lights and was very impressed. I sent them an inquiry ( via their web site ) on a Saturday night, and received a response in less than an hour. That simple act pretty much sums up how they do things there.
  18. ColonelBlake

    The Mega Crop Thread

    Are you using the force to suspend those roots in mid air? Or is it smoke and mylar? I'm hoping for the former
  19. ColonelBlake

    Deficiency? Thoughts?

    I just want to throw this out there. And it may not apply in your case. But I've been battling root rot, and trying my best to combat it. One of the things that I've found is that standard white/creme PVC is NOT light proof. If you don't believe check for yourself ( take a piece of PVC in a...
  20. ColonelBlake

    Deficiency? Thoughts?

    Interesting setup you have there. I mean that in a good way ( not sarcastic ). Looks like you take pride in your work!
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