1st time grower. How am I doing? Any suggestions?

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NEED HELP! Don't have the time to find the answers to this by normal research through this site. 2 days short of 3 weeks in flower. I still don't have proper soil analysis equipment. See pics. This is what I am using for nutrition. Notice pics of top leaves. What is the issue and solution? Light is at max height, approximately 1.5' from top of plant. Watering when top 1" is dry, which is about twice a wk.
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Need more info for accurate answers how much ya feeding ? Watering ph and ec?
At fist glance I’d say overwatering
 
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Need more info for accurate answers how much ya feeding ? Watering ph and ec?
At fist glance I’d say overwatering
Feeding and watering at same time using solutions pictured. 1-2 gallons per watering. In non drainable pot. Don't know exact PH of water i'm using. I do know from having my house water tested, do to pinholes in copper pipes, my water is acidic. 5.5 when tested a year ago. What it is after adding nutrients, I have no idea.
 
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PK1, That's all you got for me? A couple of frowns. You've been guiding me along through this whole process, no words of wisdom?
 
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In need of help. 3 weeks today in flower. Not seeing stretch or growth as expected in these first few weeks. Signs of poor health. Is it nute burn or deficiency? I'm not sure which. In previous post, some said overwatering. Top leaves, by what I've learned here, is that it would be an immobile nute out of balance. The pics that I have seen regarding leaf appearance looks to me to more closely match a mobile nute deficiency. I'm not experienced enough to make this call. Just know plant is getting worse by day. First meter is PH, second light, third moisture.
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Are you feeding all those nutrients at one time? How often?

It looks like Calcium excess, which could appear as a Potassium deficiency (burnt leaf edges and tips, droopy leaves. Small buds). In week 3 Potassium should not be an issue though. Its in the new growth too.

I would drop the micro from my feedings for now. Matter of fact your low ph tap water will help if it is calcium excess right @Neuro.

Just use tap water for now. The rusty edges will not be green again, but you should start to see it disappear from the new growth (tip burning stopping)
 
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Are you feeding all those nutrients at one time? How often?

It looks like Calcium excess, which could appear as a Potassium deficiency (burnt leaf edges and tips, droopy leaves. Small buds). In week 3 Potassium should not be an issue though. Its in the new growth too.

I would drop the micro from my feedings for now. Matter of fact your low ph tap water will help if it is calcium excess right @Neuro.

Just use tap water for now. The rusty edges will not be green again, but you should start to see it disappear from the new growth (tip burning stopping)
I have been giving all 3 nutes since going to flower. I know most of you experienced growers have this stuff down to a science with monthly feeding and watering schedules ect.. I am new to this and no where near that knowledgeable enough to be that organized. I water 1-2 times a week when top soil is dry. Water 1-2 gallons. I tipped pot over yesterday to see if any water came out giving possible indication of over watering. No water in bottom of pot. Should I not be feeding every water? If not, how often for nutrients? Your recommendation is to flush for a while? For how long? Thank You for the help.
 
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Dont think you know what supercropping is... it's really just bending it/breaking the inside of the plant so that its laying on its side. Even if it snaps in the middle you can tape or saran wrap depending what it needs the snap usually almost ALWAYS fixes itself. You can clone before you supercrop. Or you can clone and flower up to you.
I have the same space issue and started LST (low stress training) anticipating height. You can try this. Here's what mine looks like about 1 month in
 
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light too close
improper watering practices
some nutrient burn probably from too much nitrogen..
 
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Week 4 of flower starts today. Still could use some sound advice. Growth slow. Giving just water this last week. Thought if it was nutrient excess a flush would help. Top of plant still doesn't look very vibrant. I known brown leaves will not improve but I would like to see the color come back to the top leaves. Still pail green. Any Ideas on my next move? The bottom branches look good.
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light too close
improper watering practices
some nutrient burn probably from too much nitrogen..
Light is 17" from top of plant. Can't go any higher with light. From the nutes pictured in previous post above, what should I be using at this point? Until I stopped feeding, I was giving all 3 bottles as per directions. Have been giving only 5.5ph tap water for last week. What is the proper watering and feeding schedule?
 
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Light is 17" from top of plant. Can't go any higher with light. From the nutes pictured in previous post above, what should I be using at this point? Until I stopped feeding, I was giving all 3 bottles as per directions. Have been giving only 5.5ph tap water for last week. What is the proper watering and feeding schedule?
Here's some pics I found hope they help. Im new myself.
 
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Week 4 of flower starts today. Still could use some sound advice. Growth slow. Giving just water this last week. Thought if it was nutrient excess a flush would help. Top of plant still doesn't look very vibrant. I known brown leaves will not improve but I would like to see the color come back to the top leaves. Still pail green. Any Ideas on my next move? The bottom branches look good. View attachment 1205487 View attachment 1205488 View attachment 1205484 View attachment 1205485 View attachment 1205486 View attachment 1205489 View attachment 1205492
You stopped giving nutrients at 4th week of flower? I’m no expert but those don’t look anywhere near 2 weeks from harvest...more like 2 months. I think you need to start giving them nutrients. But full disclosure I’m on my first grow right now.
 
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ok well i’ve skimmed through the thread as it’s late and i’m tired..
your 4 weeks into flower and there’s not much you can do other than just get her to the finish, might not look pretty but finished..
no more micro in your feeding..
i’m going to say more guessing though as it’s late, cut the other two nutrients in half of what your giving now..
maybe there’s something to put between light and plant to dim it some at least for a few hours each day..
just wait till that bag is dry! before watering/feeding next…
i think your problem initially started with bad watering practices and the light too close/limited space..
 
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This is my plant about a week ago at approximately 8 wks. I have done nothing but give it nutrient water and 24 hr light. I just jumped into this without doing much research. After now doing some, I am finding out there are things I could have been doing to increase yield. By what you see, what can or should I be doing at this point? Plant is 24" tall and is in a very large pot. My tent however is only 5' tall. Top of plant is already 12" from light with no more room to raise light. I noticed the top leaves are a darker green compared to the lower and interior leaves. Any advice on how to move forward and get the most out of this plant?
Nice job bro but u should lst it since u still newish still. Its easiest way to train plant till u get better at it and learn other ways.all u do is make holes around pot or find way to bend the plant without snapping it so the top is pointing semi down and that's it. I'll keep grow just keep tie down new branches. And shape it how u want it .and trim fan leave hear and there so ligh can penetrate.
 
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ok well i’ve skimmed through the thread as it’s late and i’m tired..
your 4 weeks into flower and there’s not much you can do other than just get her to the finish, might not look pretty but finished..
no more micro in your feeding..
i’m going to say more guessing though as it’s late, cut the other two nutrients in half of what your giving now..
maybe there’s something to put between light and plant to dim it some at least for a few hours each day..
just wait till that bag is dry! before watering/feeding next…
i think your problem initially started with bad watering practices and the light too close/limited space..
Just started 4th week, 3 full weeks in flower complete. Have had very little growth in last 2 weeks. Stopped nutes a week ago because I wasn't sure if the issue was nute burn. So I thought I would flush and start over. How long should I flush? Are there any other nute products that are more newbie friendly, less guess work?
 

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