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Forum: Hydroponics 02-20-2017, 12:57 PM
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Posted By chopficaro
Cyanobacteria, tea not working, PLEASE HELP!

hey guys
i have been dealing with cyanobacteria for 6 months
i have been able to keep my plants alive by changing the reservoir more than once a week
ive tried voodoo juice
ive tried hydroguard...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-06-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,225
Posted By chopficaro
Ok I finally found a recipe on youtube that I...

Ok I finally found a recipe on youtube that I like. I will bubble 1 gallon of RO water with 1/8 teaspoon of great white, a small handful of Ancient Forest in a nylon, and 1 teaspoon of NPK RAW...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-05-2017, 05:37 AM
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Views: 2,225
Posted By chopficaro
It's Cyanobacteria! Questions about tea!

I have been fighting what I thought was pythium and/or algae for months. After trying everything and doing some more research I have figured out that it is in fact Cyanobacteria. My research suggests...
Forum: Hydroponics 01-17-2017, 11:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,900
Posted By chopficaro
dude i have answered all of ur questions if u...

dude i have answered all of ur questions if u just read my posts. i said 8 ml not 8 oz. the ph is steady now but the plants are still stressed, old growth dying too much. i really appreciate ur help...
Forum: Hydroponics 01-13-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,900
Posted By chopficaro
yes the res was cloudy, no it didnt smell, told...

yes the res was cloudy, no it didnt smell, told you problem occurred a few days after changing res, i've been under dosing not over dosing
Forum: Hydroponics 01-12-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,206
Posted By chopficaro
hey gps, i def appreciate ur help, but i solved...

hey gps, i def appreciate ur help, but i solved the puzzle, it was pythium
Forum: Hydroponics 01-11-2017, 01:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,206
Posted By chopficaro
michrobes failed to stop pythium

I have been posting a lot about rising pH problems. I found that the cause was that I yet AGAIN had some root rot. It wasn't nearly as bad as before. The equipment was very slimy, but it did not...
Forum: Hydroponics 01-07-2017, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,900
Posted By chopficaro
yes that's about the depth of the water because...

yes that's about the depth of the water because the channel is on a very slight decline. also it stops pumping and empties for 1 minute every 30 minutes. i have a tri moniter for ph. it is ro water....
Forum: Hydroponics 01-06-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,900
Posted By chopficaro
here ya go http://i.imgur.com/Gy7chjK.jpg i...

here ya go
http://i.imgur.com/Gy7chjK.jpg
i swear to god they look brown in the picture but white in real life
Forum: Hydroponics 01-05-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,900
Posted By chopficaro
Persistant root rot, bennificial bacteria not working

I am very close to solving the last major problem in my grow, but it is one hell of a puzzle so please let me try to explain it the best I can and please help guys, your input has been incredibly...
Forum: Hydroponics 01-04-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,545
Posted By chopficaro
It has been like 6 weeks and 2 reservoir changes...

It has been like 6 weeks and 2 reservoir changes since I have seen signs of root rot, the roots are now pearly white
Forum: Hydroponics 01-04-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,545
Posted By chopficaro
bubbly foam on the reservoir

I recently, against someone's advice, added humic + kelp to my NFT system. Just as he said it would, it clogged my roots. So I cleaned the plants roots and replaced channel, pump, hose, and...
Forum: Hydroponics 01-01-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,682
Posted By chopficaro
oh but it looks like that one guy was right. the...

oh but it looks like that one guy was right. the only guy on the whole internet who said it would clog my roots, and i researched for a long time. he warned me, and look what happened to my roots....
Forum: Hydroponics 12-25-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,682
Posted By chopficaro
Is humic acid bad in hydroponics?

I bought a powder mix of kelp and humic acid but a few people told me not to use it, some said that it would clog the pours in my roots. Is this true?
Forum: Hydroponics 12-03-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,472
Posted By chopficaro
Help my plant is suddenly dieing

just 2 days ago i pulled my beautiful green plant, that had been sprouting new leaves like crazy, out of the fog chamber to take a quick glimpse of the roots through the net pot. they were beautiful...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-27-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,839
Posted By chopficaro
My tds meter increases reading with temperature!

I Am experimenting with fogponics. I have the fogger right in the reservoir which is also the root chamber, I've heard that is not proper but I think I can make it work. One of the reasons they say...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-16-2016, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,204
Posted By chopficaro
top drip pouring on rockwool stuffed with seeds

I've just set up a top drip system, but I am worried. It's not dripping, its pouring. It's only a 30w pump pushing water through a thin tube with a smaller nozzle at the tip, so its a small gentle...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-16-2016, 02:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,406
Posted By chopficaro
Do not use pvc! Pvc is poisonous! Use a food safe...

Do not use pvc! Pvc is poisonous! Use a food safe plastic!
Forum: Hydroponics 07-12-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,912
Posted By chopficaro
Thank you! I found some Mono-Amonium Phosphate. ...

Thank you! I found some Mono-Amonium Phosphate.
The salesman for npk raw nutrients has a good YouTube video, where he explains that the plant needs more phosphorous to start the flowers. I cant find...
Forum: Hydroponics 07-11-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,912
Posted By chopficaro
Need fertilizer high in potassium!

NPK Raw Nutrients' PHOSPHOROUS is too expensive!
I need a replacement!
Any suggestions?
Thank you!

EDIT: OOPS I MEAN PHOSPHOROUS NOT POTAS!
Forum: Hydroponics 01-08-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,131
Posted By chopficaro
how much ice do you need and how big is the...

how much ice do you need and how big is the reservoir and do you have any temperature data for me? this information will be useful to me
Forum: Hydroponics 01-03-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,327
Posted By chopficaro
the reason cant be that its 10x as effective

the reason cant be that its 10x as effective
Forum: Hydroponics 01-03-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,327
Posted By chopficaro
tyvm gps i am still going to use that model...

tyvm gps
i am still going to use that model because it is the largest watt/dollar ratio that i can find. good led's at the same wattage cost $2000
Forum: Hydroponics 01-02-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,131
Posted By chopficaro
ur ph target should be 5.6-6.2 take it once a...

ur ph target should be 5.6-6.2
take it once a day, along with ec and min/max temperature and humidity
ditch the dwc and get a fogger off of ebay to make an aeroponic system. much better, especially...
Forum: Hydroponics 12-31-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,327
Posted By chopficaro
1200w led lamps?

ive been looking around for 1200w led lamps. when i check the actual wattage, its just 300w-400w!
i would like some recommendations for cheap powerful led lamps. thinking about getting this one...
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