1. Azimuth

    SIP Club - Getting Hydro/Coco Results In A Soil Based Medium

    Welcome to SIP Club! There are an increasing number of us growing in SIPs (Sub Irrigated Planters) so I thought I'd start a community thread where we can all post pictures, links to our various SIP threads and have general discussions on theory and application of these incredible pots. I'll...
  2. bigbudz90

    New setup! RDWC to DWC questions

    Hey peeps So ive been growing for some time using a home made RDWC system, my mate got me started having something simular on a larger scale (24 plants)... anyway simple gravity fed system The system did me solid for a fair few grows not bad for some PVC and fittings from the local hardware...
  3. R

    Wrinkled leaves

    How Many Plants? 2 Is it in Vegetative or Flowering Stage? 3rd week of flower (flipped switch 12/12 oct 24th) Soil or Hydro: Hydro Reservoir size: 5 gallon Reservoir Temperature: near the same as room 65F-26C can check if needed Type of Medium: Hydroton Type of Setup: DWC Size of Light: 1 600...
  4. J

    DWC PH issues - Ph dropping like a rock - Please help

    Good morning folks, I am having some PH issues with my DWC and I really need someone with experience / knowledge to help me understand what the hell is going on. My DWC consists of a 10-gallon tub filled with 5 gallons of water. This DWC is supporting a single plant that has been growing...
  5. gr0w

    Little Ebb & Flow Idea

    hey guys, building and ebb and flow multi site system and was looking at buying a Brain Bucket Controller with float switches and such. but they are like $250 and I think I can make a much simpler design. I came up with little idea and drew it out for a visual. the idea is that, - Nutrient...
  6. H

    Root Rot!

    What Strain is it? Super Silver Haze How Many Plants? 6 Is it in Vegetative or Flowering Stage? Veg If in Vegetative Stage... How Long? 30days Indoor or Outdoor? Indoor Soil or Hydro? DWC If Hydro, Reservoir size? 8Liter If Hydro, Reservoir Temperature? 23-25 Size (Wattage) of...
  7. derek910

    Is this a cause for concern? Need help

    What Strain is it? Blue Dream Is it Indica, Sativa or Hybrid? What percentages? Hybrid 50% Sativa 50% Indica How Many Plants? Just 1 Is it in Vegetative or Flowering Stage? Vegetative If in Vegetative Stage... How Long? Day 21 If in Flowering Stage... How Long? Indoor or Outdoor? Indoor...
  8. S

    Can bacteria in my reservoir raise its temperature and affect its pH?

    Question: Could the elevated temperature of the nutrient solution in my reservoir, and possibly the overnight pH drops, be the result of the bacteria culture that I dose the tank with at my weekly water change? (2 ml/gallon Hydroguard brand bacillus) What I have observed My reservoir has been...
  9. S

    Does Advance Nutrient's pH Perfect technology actually work?

    Hi all -- Keeping the pH of my reservoir in limits has been my biggest challenge. I notice that Advanced Nutrients claims that their "Perfect pH technology" (some kind of buffering system, I assume?) will help with this. Does anyone have experience with this (or have other tips for keeping pH...
  10. Scrogdawg

    New tent - External reservoir for easy access - Pics inside

    From a design developed by member Saibot I built a fairly elaborate 4 bucket RDWC system with an external reservoir using ¾" inlet (pump) and 1.5" return (drain) lines along with a 1000 gph water pump. Saibots manifold design has several failsafe's built in to eliminate almost every chance of...
  11. N

    Understanding Reservoir & Nutrients

    Hey another question i am having a hard time understanding rdwc reservoir and nutrament mix up. I tried doing a little research about the subject but couldn't find exactly what i was looking for. For example if i am preparing my reservoir which is 75L which is 16.5 gal but will round it up to...
  12. J

    Haybell, Hydro, Sherbert & Unknown, First Grow Journal 17

    Hey everyone let me get y'all up to speed *Have 14 if all females ? Got know idea what strain. But have 2 sherbert germinating. Sherbert- Indica 85% Sativa 15%\ 15% thc ? Are early veg. Transplanted them 2 days ago. Put them in 10 x10 baskets 2 per basket with clay pellets *Drip...
  13. Scrogdawg

    DIY - May be of interest to you hydro folks

    For my first ever grow I put together a simple 2 bucket RDWC system with 5 gallon buckets a 320 gal/hr submersible water pump and 2 - 4 L/hr air pumps (1 in each bucket). It has served me well and functioned great. My plan was always to build a more permanent larger system, and armed with a...
  14. C

    Is there a reason why I shouldn't have an auto top off in my reservoir?

    My reservoir is a 25 gallon bin. My plants drip feed in rockwool (double stacked 6" blocks), then drain into the reservoir. I'm finding that I'm often adding fresh water to balance the nutes/pH from creeping up. I currently have a top off valve running from my RO system into a bucket for...
  15. juz420

    Leaves twisted & wavey and ends turned down

    Hey Guys, I'm trying to work out what could be causing these leaves to be all twisted up, the plant that is affected is a GG Allin from Southern Star Seeds (Haze IO), it is the only plant of that strain I have growing, two other strains have been growing healthy under same nutes and light...
  16. Rider509

    Elevated RDWC With Drip System

    Due to the need to free up floor space in my Galaxy 4x4 tent I elevated my RDWC system. The reservoir is on the ground and the grow buckets are elevated.
  17. S

    White & yellow leaf spots

    Hi all, I'm new to the sites and am reaching out for some help. I'm on my first grow and things are mostly going really well. I have a single plant, it's a seed a friend bought from Amsterdam a few years ago. Allegedly og kush. I'm in my second week of flowering and the pistils are coming...
  18. F


    Am shortly going to start my series of killing plants in a DWC 5gl bucket setup. Instructions I am reading call for a complete reservoir change out every week.Is this actually what is required?
  19. F

    Drip irrigation - Flooded the grow tent - Is there an easy fix to prevent this?

    I have a 15 gallop reservoir and I was attempting to water my Coco 75%/Coco25% six times a day using drip irrigation. As it is set up today, the plants will receive 1.5- 2 gallons of nutes everyday in total which will work well- at least I thought. I went down to check the plants today (...
  20. M

    Lions Teeth Cool Grinder For Weed

    Not a bad grinder at all. It was lighter than I thought (176 grams). Came with a kief scraper. It has more teeth than I expected as well. Lid sounds a bit loose now but the magnet holds it no problem and after some time being used, the lid will get stickier with weed residue and the lid will be...
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