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Brainstorm Haze Seed Run

labexperiment

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What strain is it?
Brainstorm Haze (Breeder: Delta 9 Labs)

Is it Indica, Sativa or Hybrid? What percentages?
Sativa: 90%; Indica: 10%

Is it in Veg or Flower stage?
Flower

For how long?
40 Days

Indoor or outdoor?
Indoor

Soil or Hydro?
Soiless

What medium is being used?
Soiless

What is in your mixture?
60% Peat Moss, 20% Perlite and 20% Vermiculite

What size pot?
5 gallon

Size of light?
2x T5 HO 4 foot 54 watt 6500 kelvin and 1x T5 24 watt 2 foot 6500 kelvin light bars
600 watt Metal Halide for last 2 weeks of vegetative growth
600 watt High Pressure Sodium for flowering

Is it air cooled?
Yes, 435 CFM inline fan and cooltube

Temp of Room/cab?
Winter 60.8°- 69.8° Fahrenheit
Summer 66.2°- 80.1° Fahrenheit

RH of Room/cab?
Winter 30%-50% Humidity
Summer 50%-70% Humidity
Plan to purchase a de humidifier

PH of media?
5.8-6.5

Any Pests ?
None

How often are you watering?
When the soil is mostly dry

Type and strength of ferts used?
General Hydroponics Flora series nutrients, Liquid KoolBloom and Botanicare Cal/Mag+

http://generalhydroponics.com flora series
 

labexperiment

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Brainstorm Haze Group Photographs





































 

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Brainstorm Haze #1





















In the next 2 images you will see the plant is severally stressed, this is due to the fact about 60% of the plant mass was removed in order to keep the plants height under control during flower. Brainstorm Haze #2 and #3 did not become as stressed as the Brainstorm Haze #1 you see here.








































 

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Brainstorm Haze #2





























































Brainstorm Haze #2 Was destroyed after completing his mission.
(JOB WELL DONE SIR)
 

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Brainstorm Haze #3



















In the next 2 images you will see that Brainstorm Haze #3 is not as severally stressed as Brainstorm Haze #1 was, but is still showing some stress.

















































 

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This is the feeding schedule I have been following.

WEEKLY FEEDING SCHEDULE: ml/gal

Until (rooted clones) 4ml Super B+

Until (3 leaf-sets on seedlings After first true leaves) 4ml Super B+ + 1/4ml Grow, Micro & Bloom

Week 1 (rooted clones or 3 leaf-sets on seedlings) : 2.5 ml EACH Grow, Micro & Bloom

Week 2: 5ml Grow + 2.5ml Micro + 2.5ml Bloom

Week 3: 10ml Grow + 5ml Micro + 3ml Bloom + 5ml Cal/mag

Week 4 until 12/12 : 12ml Grow + 6ml Micro + 3ml Bloom + 5ml Cal/mag

Week 1 of 12/12 : 6ml Grow + 6mil Micro+10ml Bloom + 5ml Cal/mag

Week 2 of 12/12: 3ml Grow + 7ml Micro + 12ml Bloom + 5ml Cal/mag

Week 3: 3ml Grow + 8ml Micro + 14ml Bloom + 5ml Cal/mag

Week 4: 3ml Grow + 8ml Micro + 16ml Bloom + 5ml Cal/mag

Week 5: 2..5 Grow + 7ml Micro + 18ml Bloom + 5ml Cal/mag

Week 6: NO GROW + 6ml Micro + 20ml Bloom + 5ml Cal/mag USE UNTIL FLUSH!

Flush 10-14 days before harvesting

I have had no issues to speak of other then a short time before flowering when the plant mass was reduced to keep height and girth to a minimum. At that time a flush was preformed on Brainstorm Haze #1 to reduce stress due to trimming. She went back to her regular strength nutrient mix on the next feeding. If any significant nutrient burn is noticed I will perform a flush and reduce the feeding schedule by 10% for the rest of the grow, if nutrient burn persists another flush will be preformed and a further 10% reduction will be applied.
 

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Pics from flower day 51.



































A nitrogen deficiency was noticed after their last feeding the day before, 3 ML per gallon of General Hydroponics Flora Gro was added to the nutrient mix and both plants were watered a second time. Unfortunately Brainstorm#3 suffered from a slight nutrient burn due to these corrections. Here are the pics of her, does anyone know the re-precautions of nutrient burn during seed production?















































1 single seed has fallen to the ground, which plant it came from is unknown so it will be placed in a container marked mixed seeds. A divider will be devised and placed between the 2 girls to avoid this happening in the future.




 

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In post #9 there is a guide for feeding I was trying but after some research on making seeds I Have decided to abandon this feeding guide. I came across a paper that concluded the equalization of Nitrogen and Phosphorous may increase the THC content of the seeds being produced. The plants will now be getting equal parts Nitrogen and Phosphorous probably 8ml/gal, and 5ml/gal each Micro and Cal/Mag. Brainstorm Haze#3 did not handle the extra 3ml/gal of nitrogen 2 feedings ago and was severely burned, Brainstorm Haze#1 handled the extra 3ml/gal with almost no burn at all. Last feeding Brainstorm Haze #3 was flushed with 10 gallons of PH adjusted water, Brainstorm Haze#1 was also flushed but received a feeding of 10Gro5Micro-10Bloom-5Cal/Mag Ml/Gal, where as Brainstorm Haze#3 did not receive any nutrients.

Here come the pics.























































 

labexperiment

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Thanks for the question.

No they do not.

I was using a untried nutrient mixture for seed production when the burn occurred(which was minor), I flushed as soon as I noticed the burn which was the day after feeding. I flushed using 10 gallons of PH adjusted water to approx. 5.8, but all the leaves exposed to the light just kept burning up, if you DL some of the pics and zoom in you can see some green leaf matter that did not get effected in the least. This plant matter was not exposed to light until I lightly twisted the stem to expose it to the light. I still have no idea what caused this phenotype to do this. In my previous grow this phenotype #3 of Brainstorm Haze was more resilient to nutrients then phenotype #1 of Brainstorm Haze.

I still am not sure how this will affect the seeds being produced, but I continue to search online for my answers. If I do not find any online, I will attempt to germinate a few seeds and see how the do. But that may have to wait 4-6 months as I am really biting at the bit to start my Black Widow seeds from Shantibaba.

Thanks again for the good question, sorry I could not give you a more definitive answer to the cause.
 

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Harvested today which brings the total flowering day count to 72 and post pollination day count to 42.

In the second picture Brainstorm Haze #3 is clearly dead. When the plant was taken down and while the root ball was being removed for examination the stock came out by itself with little or no ripping of the surrounding roots. This event leads me to believe the roots were damaged/shocked from the feeding that caused the nutrient burn as indicated in pictures from flower day 51 and have been dying since that time. It is not known if the seeds from Brainstorm Haze #3 will be viable, but some will be germinated(in about 30 days) to test for viability then destroyed as they are not currently needed, but my curiosity is getting the better of me so I have to test them.










Once the seeds are harvested 100 will be weighed, then all the seeds will be weighed and divided by the first weight to figure out an approximation of how many seeds were created. This will be repeated for the second plant as well. This should take about a week with the drying process.


The floor is now open for you to use your ESP and tell me how many viable seeds were created for each plant, closest will get rep.
 
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