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Marijuana Hydroponics Systems

Grow Pot: Hydroponics Systems for Marijuana Plants, Part 2

In our previous article about growing systems for marijuana growers, we mentioned that in soil growing the root zone has nutrients built in, but in hydroponics, the nutrients have to be added into the water and delivered via the water. That’s why hydroponics marijuana growing is also called “soilless” growing. We talked about the major division […]

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Marijuana Hydroponics Roots

Supercharge Your Marijuana Roots

In our previous article on marijuana roots, we learned that roots store carbohydrates that plants use for energy to power photosynthesis. Many of us have been taught that the only things cannabis roots do other than anchor our plants is to transfer water and nutrients up from the root zone into the plants. The cool […]

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pH Marijuana

Bad pH Can Kill Your Marijuana Plants—And You Too!

Here’s something almost all cannabis growers realize: the pH of your nutrients water and root zone powerfully impacts your marijuana plants. “When you see a hydroponics garden with plant problems, you’re almost always seeing pH problems,” says Michael Straumietis, founder of hydroponics nutrients manufacturer Advanced Nutrients. “Some growers think it’s enough to measure pH with […]

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See the Hydroponics Nutrients that Store Managers Don’t Recommend for Marijuana!

I manage a busy hydroponics store in California, one of the main states where marijuana growing is a big money enterprise and marijuana growers always ask me which hydroponics nutrients and organic fertilizers are best. I tell them stick with the “Big Four” hydroponics nutrients manufacturers. In order of quality, productivity, and effectiveness, the Big Four […]

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Marijuana Grow Room Disasters: Avoid, Handle & Never Give Up

My marijuana grow buddy RMC called me in the middle of the night and I could tell from his voice he’d had a marijuana growing disaster. The air conditioning for his 8,000-watt HID grow room failed for at least 42 hours, and his cannabis plants were toast due to high temperatures. His panic and depression […]

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