Drooping and canoeing leaves in RDWC


I was gone for a week for holidays and came home and trimmed some under leaves and spread out plant. I also up’d my nutrients. Ppm480, ph 6.1, 68°. Thats 700scale and starting water ppm 90. 75 day 65 night temp, 50 to 65 rh. Cultured solutions nuts. Any suggestions why plants are so droopy and leaves curling like canoe. Thanks.

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Welcome to to the group. Maybe @peachfuzz or @Myfriendis410 can give you some advise.
I would double check calibration of your PH meter just for starters.
If you need some help in the future, just tag someone by putting the @ symbol in front of their name like @spyonyou.
Good luck! :+1:t2::sunglasses:


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Any input on why my leaves have started to taco? Also a little discoloration going on? I flushed 2 days ago using FF sledgehammer and they perked right up and now they are all canoeing and droopy…

Strawberry cough, blackberry kush, blueberry ILGM

Soil, FF Ocean & Happy frog fertilizer

5 gallon grow bags from infinity

PH goes in at 6.4 - 6.5 and runoff is 6.8 - 6.9

N/A FF nutrients and following their feed schedule


2 2,000w Bloomspect LED around 335w each hung at 24 inches above plants

Day temp 75 - 80 night 72 - 73

Humidity day is 71 -73 night is 63 - 66

• Ventilation system yes 2 6 inch above canopy 2 box fans outside tent blowing in threw both side vents and a 4 inch exhaust fan above my light


Co2 bag yes

Tomorrow is week 10 of veg

Any help would be much appreciated!

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Can you take pictures in natural light? Can’t tell with purple lights on. Thanks.

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I’ll try my best my set up is in my basement and the regular lighting down there sucks! Hold on give me a min…

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Like I said I flushed 2 days ago because they were droopy and I noticed very slight yellowing on some tips and they perked right up and everything looked great and now they are all starting to taco and or droop again? And I wanted to start flowering within the next few days but don’t want to stress them out even more then they might already be until I figure out what’s going on if that makes sense…

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i’m just a beginner on my first grow but my leaves were starting to do a bit of the mexican taco stuff. turns out i had to much direct air on them. i moved the direct air off of them and now the taco/canoeing is gone. it was blowing hard enough on them to keep them doing a little bake and shake all the time. they look a lot happier for the wind being off of them.

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So the 2 6 inch fans inside are about a foot above the canopy so they aren’t directly on the plants and I also have 2 20 inch box fans on each side but about a foot away from each vent on the outside of my tent and I’ve had this like this for like 7 weeks now with no problem… You think to much air flow?

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And they all are on the lowest setting as well…

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my opinion don’t count for much and you would be better off waiting on someone more experienced. i was just relaying that that was the problem with my canoing. my fan is on the inside of the tent and had direct access to the plants. but mine was blowing hard enough on the plants to continually give them a shake.

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I see absolutely nothing wrong with your awesome plants. :+1:t2::clap:t2:

Looks like they are trying to flower. Are those autos? I wouldn’t stress. They are in transition and spitting out buds and growing. That’s all.
Fans can make them taco but IMO I think you’ll be fine. Good luck! :+1:t2::v::sunglasses:

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No they aren’t autos, I’ve LST them since week 3 and I’ve topped them all (x2) Today is the end of week 9 of Veg but I’ve transitioned to flower feedings as of 2 days ago with the last gallon of my flush being lite flower feeding and I also flipped on the Bloom lights along with my veg lights almost 2 weeks ago… This Friday will be 65 days in veg then I’m going to switch up to 12/12. And thank you for your input/help it’s much appreciated!

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