Second grow attempt, needing some help

Hey everyone!

I’m giving it another shot growing GSCE auto from ILGM. I’ve noticed that my leaves are closer to lime green vs the darker green you’d expect. Any ideas of what this could be? I’ve got the plant being watered every 3 days on a timer.

-Age of plant - 6 days since sprouted
-Method: Soil w/salt, Organic soil, Hydroponics, Aquaponics, KNF - Organic Soil(Fox Farm Happy Frog Organic Potting Soil)

-Vessels: Type and capacity of container (fabric, plastic, etc) - FABRIC 2-gallon
-PH and TDS of Water, Solution, runoff (if Applicable) - PH of runoff was 6.12
-PPM/TDS or EC of nutrient solution if applicable -TDS was 723
-Method used to measure PH and TDS - PH TESTER / PPM tester
-Indoor or Outdoor if indoor, size of grow space - INDOOR, 3X3 ABOUT 66IN HIGH
-Light system List brand and wattage/spectrum - TS1000
-Actual wattage draw of lights - NOT SURE
-Current Light Schedule - 18/6
-Temps; Day, Night - 78-80 Fahrenheit CONSTANT
-Humidity; Day, Night 45-50% CONSTANT
-Ventilation system; Yes, No, Size - YES, WITH FAN AND FILTER
-AC, Humidifier, De-humidifier, - HUMIDIFIER ONLY
-Co2; Yes, No - NO / NA

If you are using ff soil, you shouldnt be feeding this early.

Ph kinda low, for clarity are you saying thats the tds and ph for the solution you fed or is that the ph and tds of runoff?

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That’s runoff from the plants after most recent watering. I’m just using tap water and adjusting the pH to get to ~5.75-6

Not feeding yet.

Honestly it looks fine. New grow tends to be a light green color. They should darken up over time.

I would rotate the fabric pot for one reason. Your plant is growing at a angle. So I would rotate the pot 180 degrees with hopes it will grow straight up.

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They don’t need to be fed yet, nor do they need to be watered to runoff. A 6 day old plant in FF soil doesn’t even need to be watered after planting for a few days if you put a clear plastic cup over it. They only need about 3-5ml every couple of days. Less water


Thanks @MrPeat I’ll spin em.

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Thanks @Borderryan22. Ill turn off the watering system. for the next few and see how it goes.


If that don’t work, you can bury part of the stem by packing some dirt around the base. And you are welcome. :+1::+1::+1:


Word. That’s what this place is for. Overwatering isn’t necessarily watering too often, but too much at a time, without enough time to dry out a good bit can have same results. They like it wet dry, but for the first week - 10 days you can just put a clear cup spritzed with one or two pumps of distilled water and they’re fine. She’ll be in line real quick. Bright green really bad unless you’re at certain points, but seedling is ok.


Edit to my last post…

Light green ISN’T really bad is what I meant to type. Sorry

That’s pretty low for soil. I Ph at ~6.5


That small it only needs a little water, and not very often. Looks to wet to me.

Update, plants still looking lighter green, is this a nitrogen deficiency?

Also, do you think this needs to be repotted into something bigger? Currently in 2 gallon pots.

I would transplant into a bigger pot 3.5 gal min.

Need to know more. Whats your runoff look like, ph and ppms.
How often and what is your feed/water regimine?
Could be a ph imbalance vs deficiencies.