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Hi all,

I have a question. I snipped off one of the smallest buds on my small autoflower plant (outdoor grow) as I thought it looked a little waterlogged after a recent water spray. As an experiment I put the bud in a brown paper bag in a dark place for a couple of days. The bud already looks pretty dry. When I look at the trichomes now under my loupe it seems they have gone to a slightly muddy shade of off-white/cream/brown. Is that normally what happens? See picture attached...

Any advice appreciated as this is my first grow Smile
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Posted : October 8, 2020 2:44 pm
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Looks good to me mate, but to see the trichomes you need to get closer, like 60- 100 x zoomΒ 

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Posted : October 8, 2020 2:46 pm
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@macky - Thanks mate. I used a jewellers loupe and for the photo above I put it in front of my mobile phone camera... if you zoom in you might just start to see the trichomes. I should probably just buy a USB Microscope... but not sure they work with iPhones?

 
Posted : October 8, 2020 2:49 pm
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@thedude

i have a brill little one and you buy a sepperate blutooth unit to bypass the iphone security and you can use it that way, give me a few mins and ill get the links on amazon

 
Posted : October 8, 2020 2:51 pm
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this is your best option and its cheap as chips i have one its so so handy

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Wireless-Microscope-adjustable-Magnification-Compatible/dp/B07YD5W9BS/ref=psdc_1330810031_t2_B079BQSPDZ

 
Posted : October 8, 2020 3:01 pm
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@green-beard - Thanks mate!

 
Posted : October 8, 2020 3:03 pm
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