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Pineapple Express Auto - LED Grow


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I am first time grower, I am currently 20 days into my Auto flower grow since sprout. I am going to post weekly updates and everything I do in the grow. I plan to post all the way through to dry weight.

My equipment:

2ftx2ftx48in tent
VIPARSPECTRA 300w LED (136w actual draw)
3 gallon Smart Pot bag
Fox Farm Ocean Forest soil
General Organics GO Box Starter Kit
PH Test Kit, PH Up/Down
4in 100CFM Duct fan (Blowing out)
Small USB 4in fan inside tent
Appliance Timer (Running 18/6)

I grew for the first 10 days under 60watt CFL just inches from the plant because the LED seemed to be too much for my seedling, as she seemed stressed by it. My tent is only 48in height and I couldn't seem to get the light far enough away. I used NO nutrients until day 19 and used about 1/4 of the recommended dose. I water about once every 3 to 4 days when the soil is dry up to about my first knuckle. Its a 3 gallon pot so I water about a gallon each watering, and always till I get a solid run off from the bottom. I did not PH my water until about 2 weeks into the grow. I also used straight tap water. It tests about 7.8 without treatment. So a bit high. I also do not plan to PH my water while feeding with General Organics GO Box Starter Kit because It says I don't need to. Although I read a lot of people say they still do.

I will post lots of pictures. I do have all my photos in the gallery of this grow and nothing more. I can not for the life of me, figure out how to post pictures on this thread (In fact its easier to grow pot than it is to post pictures on here.) I will be back with more on this grow shortly. As of now she is thriving green, no colors, burns, curls, or other problems and as been taking to her first feeding (yesterday) just fine.

Dwight Monk

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Update Day 29 from sprout. Everything looks good. Starting to get some smell. I went home for holidays 4 days and when I got back it appeared that one leaf was showing possible signs of nutrient burn, so I watered with regular water PHed tap water. I am also only going to use 1/4 the nutrient recommendation because it was when i went to half that it showed. Still running 18/6 lighting about 1.25 gallons tap every 3 to 4 days. I yesterday I did a LST on my plant pulling the top down to the side. My tent is only 48in tall and I am worried about this getting to close to the light.



David Bowman

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Hope all is well in your world.

Is this grow still alive?

We would love to be updated with some pictures and info.

How about posting a 420 Strain Review?

If you need any help with posting photos, please read our Photo Gallery Tutorial.

I am moving this to Abandoned Journals until we get updates.

Sending you lots of love and positive energy.

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