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hi guys just seeking some advice here about extractors an filters, as you know Im new to all this, so yeah for the time being Im doing 1 plant 4gl in room 2x6x8 so if to say if i had just small house fan moving the air about from seedling, when would it be that I would need to intall extractor an filter,Β  its just that I know how important the ph is in DWC, so was thinking about deffo getting a bluelab meter as my cheap 1 dropped into water, so thats made my mind up, but I was just wondering if i can then use the money for fan etc to get bluelab asΒ  ext fan not needed for 3 or 4 wks

I budgeted in for the ex fan just not the blue lab, so what I was thinking was to use this to get a bluelab, so whats your advice peeps when will I need that ext fan in there wk 2 wk7? just that you guys all said to get one and you all said how important this is the PH THANKS GUYS/GIRLS

 
Posted : May 4, 2022 12:39 pm
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You could go four weeks as the plant is vegging without extractor mate but you stand the chance of the smell getting out. The air needs to be pulled through a carbon filter really. 4 weeks is about as far as I would go without extraction as they start to smell after that really....Maybe open a side vent, and make sure the fan is blowing at that in a way to force the air out, that will cycle the air a bit so it doesn't go too stale but still, the smell makes it risky. Carbon filter is important, cover the smell is a big rule, even small plants in veg can be pungent, but you gotta do what you gotta do. pH meter first, then go for extractor and filter Smile

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@macky thanks buddy that sounds about managable so I will get my blue lab next and extractor abit later dwn the line, so what i will do is place my fan in the corner blowing towards exit point till i get an extractor an filter put up, so whats the time frame from lets say soaking seed to start off to the point were plants is about 6/7 inches 3/4 wks just trying to get a plan in place so I know im wereΒ  the plant should be at that age, but i guess I can just upload a pic on here?, just eager to get going but things are on hold now till I get one sent out but just going to get 2 cheap ones off amazon for now, then get bluelab in 2wks it will be about a wk after I finally get going, cant believe i dropped it in the water, esp cos Ive got all excited waiting for the seeds to get here, now I have to wait a while longer, as i dont wanna jump before I can walk lol as dont wanna risk it, MESSING IT UP so would your advise to be! wait for ph meter to get before doing any thing else

 
Posted : May 4, 2022 2:14 pm
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Regarding the bluelab and what it comes with, also get the 2 testing solutions I think they are PH4 and PH7 so you can adjust it with accuracy. Get a bottle of storage solution for the probe too. Don't store it anything else and keep it wet

 
Posted : May 5, 2022 10:43 am
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