Unknown damage to plants

Hey guys hope everyone is enjoying the holidays!

So I started my grow about a month ago and noticed a few opaque, glossy spots on a couple plants. Didn’t think to much of it but last week they started getting a bit bigger and I also noticed a couple small, yellow dots covering some leaves. After some research I figured it might be spider mites so I sprayed all my plants down using an organic bug spray.

Well Ive been out of town for a couple days and upon returning all my plants have pretty substantial damage to the tips of the leaves. They’re yellow, crumbling and a few have some yellow spots further up the leaf.

Now I’m kinda torn between either light bleaching, root rot or fungus gnats.

I’ve raised my lights about a foot, I’ve flushed with ph water, and the bug spray should’ve helped with any pests, I’m just kinda lost here and getting pretty worried. Any advice would be so helpful!

Thanks guys :v:t2:

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Try taking a picture under normal light or at lights out with flash. Hard to see under blurple light. My initial thought is water droplets or leaves touching wet soil but can’t be positive under lighting picture was taken under

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Sorry about that waiting on my QB’s to get here :grimacing:

Can you fill out a support ticket, so we have all the relevant info. :+1:

Yeah absolutely, how do I got about doing that?

either soil too hot, adding nutrients to soil too soon

Or your spilling nutrients/water on plant while feeding/watering it


COPY/PASTE: This “Support Ticket” into your forum post. Answer these simple questions the best you can. If you do not know, or do not use something; Just say so = NA
Strain; Type, Bag seed, or NA
Soil in pots, Hydroponic, or Coco? System type?
PH of runoff or solution in reservoir?
What is strength of nutrient mix? EC, or TDS
Indoor or Outdoor Light system, size?
Temps; Day, Night
Humidity; Day, Night
Ventilation system; Yes, No, Size
AC, Humidifier, De-humidifier,
Co2; Yes, No

Got it thanks man

Strain: Super Lemon Haze

Soil: Fox Farm Happy Frog Organic Fertilizer

PH: 6.1 for water fed, not sure of runoff PH

Nut strength:
Flora Micro - 4ml
Flora gro - 5ml
Flora Bloom - 1ml
CalMag - 1.5ml

Setup: Indoor, 1000w kingled light, 4x4 tent

Temps Day: 72-78

Temps night: 72-68

Humidity Day/night : 40-50

Ventilation system: yes

Humidifier: yes, set to 50

Co2: No

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Looks like nutrients got splashed on it.
Second scenario the leaf touched the soil when the plant got watered/nutrients. Both will cause this. Usually the leaves that touch the ground don’t stay around long.


Any hot fix or just let the leaves do their thing?

I’m with @Covertgrower on the one tip looks like it was touching the soil which will slowly kill the leaf.

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The angle is a little weird, but non of those leaves are long enough to touch the soil unless I pull them down. There’s also marks further up near the center of some leaves.

Maybe you may had something on your hands.

Anybody have any other ideas? Woke up this morning and all my leaves are getting worse. Pretty sure my plants are gonna die if I don’t figure something out

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Do you have a ppm on your run off, I’m leaning towards too hot.(too much nute)

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Flush man flush. Something has you jacked up. You dont know your ph out so it could be it and causing a lock out. Do you know your tds/ppm out? I have one plant now in FFOF I know HF is not as hot but you maybe feeding to much and you tds/ppm out will tell you that. Flush 3 times the pot size and set your ph. What ever it is that will possibly fix it without knowing ph out or ppms. Then let the plant dry all the way out and feed lightly next watering.

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Yeah I’ll give them a flush, they’re still pretty wet from a few days ago when I last watered. Honestly thought I was looking at root rot or some pest

Have you been letting them get all the way dry before watering?

Honestly I’m pretty sure I’ve been overwatering these bad boys, usually every 3 days or so, the top soil is dry on most of them when I watered but it’s been about 5 days and they’re still pretty wet

That just where the leaves are touching the wet soil when you water

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