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Can I just check does this look like the plants are lacking water, very tips have curled down ?

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When did you last water?

They look.a bit thirsty imo!Β 

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I just started them on a flood and drain system but I am wondering if the plants have the root structure yet to support this ? plants are 19 days old in 15 ltr pots.

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Tips curling down is usually a sign of overfed Nitrogen...its the beggining of clawing but yeah some water would help πŸ˜‰

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Id say the look more over water, eaves look plump and heavy, like they are filled with water.Β 

What do you mean by flood and drain, from those pics, it looks like the plants are in coco?Β 

Tell me more about the flood and drain system, are you flooding the coco? I dont know whats going on lol

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hi Macky

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it's a auto watering system, simply a reservoir that feeds each pot, the roots pull the water up as needed.

"Once connected to the water supply the AQUAvalve will control the flow of water to the plants, by simple gravity pressure from a tank or water butt, no pumps, mains water pressure, electricity or timers are required. Once connected to a tank the AQUAvalve will open and allow water to fill the tray to a preset level of 20mm. The AQUAvalve will not refill the tray until all the water has been used."

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I haven't been over watering, just every two days by hand and about 2 litres per watering, have waited until soil felt dry to the touch. they were put onto the auto pot system two days ago. I have given them a good watering b y hand today as there all felt dry so will see what happens.

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hi Macky

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it's a auto watering system, simply a reservoir that feeds each pot, the roots pull the water up as needed.

"Once connected to the water supply the AQUAvalve will control the flow of water to the plants, by simple gravity pressure from a tank or water butt, no pumps, mains water pressure, electricity or timers are required. Once connected to a tank the AQUAvalve will open and allow water to fill the tray to a preset level of 20mm. The AQUAvalve will not refill the tray until all the water has been used."

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I haven't been over watering, just every two days by hand and about 2 litres per watering, have waited until soil felt dry to the touch. they were put onto the auto pot system two days ago. I have given them a good watering b y hand today as there all felt dry so will see what happens.

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its it the autopot system youre using ?

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Yes that's the one, don't know why I just didn't say that !!

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ahh cool, ive been using them for over 2 years now, which set up do you use ?

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The 15 l auto pot, I have a six pot setup using soil.

trying for a 100% organic growΒ 

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The 15 l auto pot, I have a six pot setup using soil.

trying for a 100% organic growΒ 

Nice , same as me.

Using perlite to? i use 70/30 soil/perlite

are you only using water in the system ? or do you use bottled nutes?

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I’m using a bat mix which has perlite in it, also using the hydrotop nutes.Β 
Trying to get temps stable in an unheated barn has been a real pain!

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no idea what those nutes are tbh. is it liquid form and do you put it in the system?

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@ivean420

Same, I had never heard of them either lol. Think they are new guys in the market?

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Yes liquid, I hadn’t heard of them before but finding an organic feed was challenging, will see how they do.

they are looking good so far ?Β 

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Nice thread! πŸ˜‰Β 

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