New to hydroponics, assistance needed

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So the other day when I did a res change on the white widows I was in a fog...probably due to the wake and bake. some how I added nutrients at half strength and had a ppm of 310 this morning. So after doing the math and removing 5 gallons I added back a solution of 1270 ish bringing my total ppm to 680, target was 650 but I'll get it dialed in next time around. Lux 46-50k vpd 1.06 ph 5.4-5.5

Do you guys run cal mag throughout the entire grow?

At this stage would 5 grams of Epsom salt be sufficient for a 10 gallon res?

On the original glue res, my 2 surviving seedlings are not doing well. I think it's a calcium deficiency would you guys confirm this for me?

Ph 5.8 ppm 420 vpd. 97 lux 13k res temp 65
I think the ppm is rising due to the amount of water evaporation. I've tried to mitigate this by reducing the amount of holes on top of the res. I would like to get this deficiency under control. As always your help is greatly appreciated!
 
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So the other day when I did a res change on the white widows I was in a fog...probably due to the wake and bake. some how I added nutrients at half strength and had a ppm of 310 this morning. So after doing the math and removing 5 gallons I added back a solution of 1270 ish bringing my total ppm to 680, target was 650 but I'll get it dialed in next time around. Lux 46-50k vpd 1.06 ph 5.4-5.5

Do you guys run cal mag throughout the entire grow?

At this stage would 5 grams of Epsom salt be sufficient for a 10 gallon res?

On the original glue res, my 2 surviving seedlings are not doing well. I think it's a calcium deficiency would you guys confirm this for me?

Ph 5.8 ppm 420 vpd. 97 lux 13k res temp 65
I think the ppm is rising due to the amount of water evaporation. I've tried to mitigate this by reducing the amount of holes on top of the res. I would like to get this deficiency under control. As always your help is greatly appreciated!
Looks like root stress of some sort.. they have roots in the water yet?
 
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Lol it's all good man, I see you trying to teach the world how to grow, there's only so much a man can remember 😂
Its ro water.
So yes cal mag through the grow until last week. Epsom salt if you see a mag deficiency instead of adding more cal mag. 0.5-1gram per gal should be plenty to fix that if it happens.

Thise root temps seem to cold for me. I would be around 72f personally
 
Lynch_Ironside

Lynch_Ironside

So yes cal mag through the grow until last week. Epsom salt if you see a mag deficiency instead of adding more cal mag. 0.5-1gram per gal should be plenty to fix that if it happens.

Thise root temps seem to cold for me. I would be around 72f personally
Thanks man. I'll order an aquarium heater👍
 
Lynch_Ironside

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Update... I was toying with the idea of doing a heavy defoliation on one and just a light strip on the other but I chickened out lol
Just took most of the older leaves and some that were blocking flowers.
 
Lynch_Ironside

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Update. Things seem to be going fairly well. Aquarium heaters should be here tomorrow. I've noticed on the white widows are starting to get spots and deadish patches. I've been keeping my ph a bit lower the last couple of weeks 5.3 to 5.8 Res temp is at 63f now with the weather getting colder its dropped a couple degrees

Plan to bring the res temp to around 72f and bring the ph to 6

Ppm dropping about 30 a day

Its ro water
 
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So this seems to be spreading. The closer I look the more I see. Any ideas on what's causing this? @Aqua Man if we were in Gotham there would be a big spotlight with a maple leaf shinning at the sky right now!

Could this be due to temps in res, 63f

Its ro water
 
Lynch_Ironside

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1. Are you growing from seed or clones?
Seeds
2. How old are your plants?
8 weeks
3. How tall are your plants?
20 to 24 inches
4. What type of hydro system are you using?
Dwc
5. What brand/type of nutrients are you using?
Gh trio, calmag, Epsom salt, silica blast, hygrozyme, southern ag
6. What is the Ph of your nutrient solution?
5.3 to 5.8
7. What is the PPM/EC of your tap water?
0 using ro
8. What is the PPM/EC of your nutrient solution?
570 after adding 1 gallon of plain ro
9. What is the temperature of your nutrient solution?
62-64 f
10. Does your PPM/EC show a rise or fall when you do your daily PPM check?
Yes, dropping about 30 ppm per day
11. Does your pH show a rise or fall when you do your daily check?
Yes dropping .2 per day
12. Do you foliar feed or spray your plants with anything?
No
13. What kind of lights do you use and how many watts combined? (HPS, MH, fluorescent, halogen, incandescent "plant lights")
Hps 400 watts dimmable ballast
14. How close are your lights to the plants?
42-46000 lux
15. What size is your grow space in square feet?
16
16. What is the temperature and humidity in your grow space?
72f 42rh
17. Have you noticed any insect activity in your grow space?
No
18. How much experience do you have growing?
Not much
 
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