What strain, Seed bank, or bag seed: ILGM beginner mixed pack - AK47, Bubblegum, and White Widow. Photo period.
Method: started in a rapid rooter transplanted in Fox farms ocean forest potting soil.
Vessels: moved rapid rooter to solo cups. Will be moving to 3 gallon air pots for final home.
PH of Water, Solution, runoff (if Applicable): PH of water used is 6.6. Using PH down to get my tap water into spec. Have not tested run off yet.
PPM/TDS or EC of nutrient solution if applicable: Have not used nutrients yet but have Fox farms grow big, big bloom, and tiger bloom. Also have calimagic.
Indoor or Outdoor: Indoor. Tent 5x5x8.
Light system: LED Viparspectra PAR 1200.
Temps: Day 76F Night 68F
Ventilation system: Yes, 6" inline fan. 442 CFM. With a carbon filter. I have not started using it yet.
AC, Humidifier, De-humidifier: I have a humidifier and a heater inside the tent.
I am a brand new first time grower with no knowledge of how to grow or take care of plants. I have researched before starting but have had some bumps starting the plants up into the seedling stage.
My AK47 seedling looks like it has burnt tips on it’s leafs. The seedlings growth also appears to be very slow or stopped.
My Bubblegum plant has slightly yellow tips on the leafs but it’s growth seems to be picking up over the last few days and it looks pretty good.
I killed the White Widow when it was sprouting. It was having a hard time getting out of the rapid rooter and was looping back down in the whole I tried to pull it back in the right direction and snapped it in half so I have dropped another widow seed in a rapid rooter on 1/25 to try again.
Bubblegum and AK47 both sprouted around 1/18 not positive on that date and were transplanted to solo cups on 1/25.
Two mistakes I think I have made thus far:
Due to not knowing what to do with the light for some reason I decided the light needed to be closer after the plants were about 4 days above ground. Impatiance had a role to play for sure as I thought they were growing slowly. I dropped the light down to 12 inches above the ground and had veg setting up to 75% bloom at 50%. I think this may be where the plants started to suffer I had them in a dome and they were in the rapid rooters. I left the light that way for a full day. The next day I decided they didn’t like it and to the light up to 48 inches above ground and settings to 50% veg and about 40% bloom. That is where I have kept it since then.
Also when I transplanted to solo cups on 1/25 I watered until run off. I think this was to much water from what I’ve read afterward. Since then all I have done is mist the soil and the plant once a day. The AK47 looks a little dry so I will probably sparingly water both plants tomorrow.
Any comments or advice in general is welcomed and greatly appreciated.
The pictures below were taken today 1/30.
My set up: