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Hempy bucket nutrients first grow

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You can use straight water at bottom Rez when seedling is barely rooted in plug .
As long as plug straight hydrated . the tap root will shoot straight to bottom quickly .

Cotyledon leaves have Nutes stored in those leaves to Start growth.
A light mix of feed at about an 1/8 strength will work too as well as something like Thrive Alive Red with some B vitamins in the water REALLY gets it going . Once roots hit Zrez , it will explode in growth.

I use 2 of the smaller cup size of that spoon it comes with .
You have to mix well to break up powder.
You can also aerate this mix ( with an Airstone ) too.
PH at 5.9 to allow for minor drift.
I use tap water . nothing else but ph down.

Feed / water / feed / water . repeat

Fill Rez EVERYTIME with runoff to flush salt and refresh Rez .
Plants will drink quite fast .
I am every OTHER DAY with either water or feed.

You can go 100% perlite or 3:1 perlite / vermiculite mix

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Yes the beauty of Hempy . whether 1 gallon or bigger , you can totally tell dry weight.
Plants are highly aerated in these mixes. the addition of vermiculite keeps some moisture at root level but also dries pretty quick. A simple feed / water / feed will keep things running smooth as Rez is refreshed and cleared of built up salt.

Simple drain to waste scenario. I grow for personal stash but even the lousy 1 gallon kid sand buckets give me plenty of bud and bigger plants than compared to the soil containers I run.
It’s cleaner , buds are more fragrant , simple feeding , fast growth . what’s not to like ?

You can run a single 5 gallon ( Lowe’s bucket ) and get a fucking tree !
Some growers have implemented other grow tactics like spray rings , air stones in Rez , etc.
but it is NOT NECESSARY.

Another plus is that you can pull cut rootball out of bucket , rinse it over say a black construction pan and reuse perlite . I reuse a lot of the used perlite and add hydrogen peroxide to water bath to CLEAN IT before re-use.

Tip : Don’t overthink nute choices . simple 2 part mix or mega crop.
No molasses , no bud blasters , unicorn cum , hobo sweat or multi bottles .

Starting my first grow with Mephisto Double Grape, seed placed in Root Riot cube placed in center of straight pearlite medium. I want to use KISS method of…

Advise Please – First Go At Hempy

Northernpop

I’ve always grown in soil, organically, but I fancy a go at hempy buckets. I’ve bought an EC and ph stick and will buy the hydro ionic nutrients with micro heard amendments probably.

Big question – Coco or perlite? I’m thinking coco in a 20 litre bucket per girl.

Any advice will be appreciated !!

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No, never. Is it as easy as setting up buckets with a drain hole two inches from bottom, and ph and ec your feeds?

Daikokuten

No, never. Is it as easy as setting up buckets with a drain hole two inches from bottom, and ph and ec your feeds?

You definitely could do that. You could also do any number of variations. If you want to use the bucket, use the bucket. The only thing i would consider would be making a psuedo reservoir with perlite in the bottom of a large fabric pot. Fabric pots allow for much larger plants and buds. Now, don’t think I’m telling you to go fabric pot, do whatever you want I’m just saying the only other version you might want to run and why it could be better or worse for you.

With coco you’ll want to water earlier than with soil. I tend to tell newer gardeners as soon as you see some dry coco on top, water. Or follow a set schedule. With the bucket i would stick with a wet dry cycle and hope she roots out fast so you can water her daily, then twice daily.

Hi guys, I've always grown in soil, organically, but I fancy a go at hempy buckets. I've bought an EC and ph stick and will buy the hydro ionic nutrients…