It is my first grow, day 20 - 10th on early vegetation, and I’m a bit lost here.
My plant seems to be getting wither, and I have noticed a few brown spots on her.
Checked the Ph level, is current as 5,6 and 490 ppm. I’ve read some websites saying that ppm should be between 300-400 on this stage. I tried draining and filled the water tank, hoping that the level would reduce, but the ppm has increased to 1082.
One thing to mention - The system recognizes when we do a drain & fill and will automatically dispense nutrients after the completion of a drain/fill. So it sounds like your unit was dosed again after the drain/fill hence the reason for the PPM spike. When was the last time she was drain/filled/dosed?
Is the air pump/stone working? From the pics it is hard to see any bubbles in your DWC tank. We should check for damping off - can you post pics of the main stem, especially where it goes into the cocopod?
Can you include a pic of the roots? And one last pic of all of the nute bottles to see how much has been dispensed?
So, last water change was Saturday, as I drained and filled it today, new nutrients were introduced. I remove some of the water from the tank manually to try minimise the ppr spike!
First week I didnt have the proper water to use, so I’ve used tap water. However, from the second time onwards, I used deionised water (couldn’t find the RO water to buy in my country)
Air pump seems to be working fine. Im attaching more pics
Thanks again for all the info, I’ve pushed the cocoa pod up, and I’ve purchased a fan on amazon. It’s going to take a few days to arrive though. Is there anything I could do to help the cocoa pod to dry out?
Reading your post about dumping, can I assume I should extend the early veg for another week?
About the water drops, I was worried about the humidity level. I won’t do it again!
I hope I can save this little one!
Sounds good man! You can also take some paper towel and blot the cocopod with it so it draws up the water. Beyond that, just give her time and continue to focus on drying out the cocopod. Keep a close eye on the main stem and if she gets thinner or starts to lean you may want to prop her up with some green garden ties.
You should make it thru this alright. Keep us posted here!