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Marijuana Grow Room Temperatures

Understanding Marijuana Grow Room Temperatures

The temperature and humidity of your indoor grow room are BIG factors in your plants’ performance. Michael Straumietis, founder and owner of the only hydroponics nutrients company that designs and tests its products on cannabis, remembers when he visited a 20-light grow op that had inadequate air conditioning. “They needed 6000 BTUs of cooling power […]

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nutrients lockout

How to Fix Nutrients Lockout in Your Marijuana Plants

Marijuana growers often face a grow room problem called nutrients lockout. It’s when individual nutrients elements–most often sulfur, magnesium, zinc, iron, phosphorus, or potassium–are present in the root zone but your plants can’t absorb them. Nutrients lockout can happen when your cannabis root zone has the wrong pH. It can happen when the marijuana root […]

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marijuana motherplants

Care & Feeding for Healthy Marijuana Motherplants

Motherplants are a smart idea for most marijuana growers. One thing for sure is your motherplants have to be carefully maintained in a way that’s different than your regular cannabis plants. Lighting for motherplants is a mild dose of grow phase light from LEDs, light emitting ceramic, or metal halide. You try to get away […]

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soil for marijuana growing

Soil for Marijuana Growing Success, Part 3

We’ve already published two articles about soil for marijuana growing and this is the third. In the previous articles we covered: Sourcing soil that’s properly made, clean, free of sticks, excess filler, stones, pests, and diseases. Adding 5-15% extra coarse perlite to soil for marijuana growing because almost all commercial soils are too dense. Finding […]

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beneficial bacteria

Top-Shelf Hydroponic Beneficial Microbes For Marijuana

Marijuana roots love hydroponics beneficial microbes. Beneficial microbes are strains of bacteria and fungi that exist in natural, healthy root zones. They provide many important services to marijuana roots. Without them, roots are less healthy, efficient, and useful. Beneficial microbes increase marijuana root size and root mass. They increase the rate of root growth so […]

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Marijuana Drought Water Conservation

Drought Survival & Water Conservation Tips for Marijuana Growers

With California, Washington, Oregon, and other Western states seeing climate change drought conditions and high temperatures bordering on catastrophic, marijuana growers are feeling the effects. Temperatures as high as 120F have been reported in California, Nevada, and Arizona. Drought is bad for outdoor marijuana growers who depend on streams and creeks fed by melting snowpack […]

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marijuana grow op

Reducing Energy Costs in Your Marijuana Grow Op

With summer coming and electricity rates rising, energy waste in your marijuana grow op is a hot topic. There are standard methods for reducing marijuana grow op energy waste: Make sure the marijuana grow op room is sealed. We’re talking all openings including ducts, window frames, door frames, vents, floor to wall joints, etc. Make […]

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