Living soil any help would be appreciated thanks
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Could it be the pot size and running out of power and how would u fix the pH in soil as its only water for feeding thanksLooks like multiple issues, i would check soil ph first. Till its figured out, raise/dim the light. Also foliar with epsom salt. Tbps per gallon. Is this your first run with living soil?
My pots are only 1 gallon at min due to sexing my plants and I'm watering when my moisture meter says moist so moist to wet so my soil is about 40 days old at the min so I'm watering every 4 days depending on what my meters say and it's echo soil brought from store which say admendments should be add early flower which is way off at the min as there only 6 weeks from seedLiving soil is pretty tricky. Do you have a way to check ph? If the pots are more then 5 gallons, then you are fine. Is this just store bought soil? Have you added any amendments? Most "water only" soil only has 30-60days of food.
Tell me more about soil type, and how often you water
No not my first I've done coco before so I thought it might be the feed which I have and pit size is too small I guessed that was the case thank you for your help much appreciated1 gallon is way to small for living soil. Some plants will show sex before you transition to flower, but not always. Is this your first grow? Living soil is one of the harder growing methods. You will need some kind of food for these. I would up pot to at least 5 gallon pots. Then look into gaias green, they are a dry amendment mix. If you search it on here you will get some great info.
Don’t let it go dry. If you are unsure on your watering? I would look into a ecowit moisture sensor. Try and keep the soil at 35%. Have you brought your soil to life? Are you using IMO? Living soil should be way easier than anything else. Ph should not be a concern if your soil is doing it’s jobYes first run with livimg soil and just confused how dry do u go before feeding so this could of caused this issue
So always keep soil moist I do have the blumat sensor for my 30 gallon pot but at min using a moisture stick as I have regular seeds and I was hopefully sexing before transplant and I'm in soil for life with cover crop and worms and feeding microbes once a week and ammendment late veg early flower is the plan would u say transplant to my 30 gallons now would solve this ?I plant straight into my beds. I believe your pots are to small.
Don’t let it go dry. If you are unsure on your watering? I would look into a ecowit moisture sensor. Try and keep the soil at 35%. Have you brought your soil to life? Are you using IMO? Living soil should be way easier than anything else. Ph should not be a concern if your soil is doing it’s job
Thank you I will doHello Marco.
Yes buy all means transplant into 30 gallon pots asap.
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Do you make your own microbe solution?
Wood ash mineral solution?
What are you feeding your soil?
Thanks for your help its really helped me out goin forwardI grow organically and haven't checked pH in a long time. Usually, there's no need.
I disagree about keeping the soil moist. It will naturally be wetter at the bottom than it is at the top. (Research "perched water table.") Let the soil dry down to about an inch from the bottom. Check it with a soil moisture probe. The plants do better with wet and dry cycles. It's surprising how dry the soil can be while the plants still look good.
I see some Mg deficiency. Epsom salt will help with that. I agree that they need to be in bigger pots. 5-gallon fabric would be excellent.
What I might do is water immediately with one tablespoon per gallon of Epsom salt. Then, I'd clean the top of the soil and transplant them. After the plants have had a few days to adjust to the transplant, I would top dress with 1 to 2 tablespoons of Gaia Green All Purpose per gallon of soil, 1 tbsp of Epsom salt (magnesium sulfate), 1 tbsp rof gypsum (calcium sulfate) and 2 tbsp of Azomite or rock dust. I mix all of that in a jar with some soil and shake it well before spreading on top of the soil. Then I water it in. As the plants grow, increase the GGAP till it's time to transition to flowering. Then start using GG Power Bloom. Add nutrients every 3 or 4 weeks.