Home | Community | Message Board


Royal Queen Seeds Cannabis Seeds
Please support our sponsors.

Cannabis, Marijuana, Ganja & Greens >> Cannabis Cultivation

Welcome to the Growery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Amazon Shop for: pH Test Strips

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Offlineshrogrow
Stranger

Registered: 09/03/09
Posts: 54
Last seen: 6 years, 10 months
pH problem
    #283222 - 09/20/09 10:49 AM (7 years, 2 months ago)

I've got two plants in two 11 liters pots with soil. The soil package said the soil had a pH of 5.6 - 6.4. I've watered these three times now, first with clean water with a pH of 8.2, second time with water and lime concentrate to bring the pH down to 6.5ish and now I just watered with the same concussion put at a pH of 6.9. However, after checking the run off water of the 6.5-watering it was 5.8, and now with the 6.9-watering it was 5.9. I'm a bit concerned since I know the optimal pH is around 6.5 - 7.0 and I'm now way below that. So far my plants are looking very healthy though.

My question is, how should I get my pH straight? Will I have to water with my pH 8.2 water a couple of times more? Or do I have to get a pH up buffer solution?

I water with an interval of about 5 days.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Invisiblecoda


Registered: 04/20/08
Posts: 4,734
Trusted Cultivator
Re: pH problem [Re: shrogrow]
    #283226 - 09/20/09 11:50 AM (7 years, 2 months ago)

Measuring run off from your soil can sometimes be a pretty poor way of checking the Ph of your soil.  The reason for this is that if you have a bit of build up or some extra nutes just sitting in your soil at the bottom, they will lower the Ph reading you get. 

However, to answer you question.  Yes, by watering your plants with a solution that a Ph which is higher then your reading you will raise the Ph of your soil to acceptable levels.


--------------------


MFDoom666: sobriety kills my buzz every time.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineKaptKid
Spaced Pirate
Male User Gallery


Registered: 04/20/08
Posts: 5,505
Loc: Bright Side of the Sun
Last seen: 27 minutes, 56 seconds
Re: pH problem [Re: shrogrow]
    #283245 - 09/20/09 12:39 PM (7 years, 2 months ago)

Check out my grow journal. I'm doing this right now.


--------------------
Child of the 60's, Tripping ever sence.


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Amazon Shop for: pH Test Strips

Cannabis, Marijuana, Ganja & Greens >> Cannabis Cultivation

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* A little help with pH. Now with pH-poll! shrogrow 1,607 5 09/08/09 08:55 PM
by FurrowedBrow
* What seems to be the problem here??? m00nshine 1,470 15 04/07/09 12:09 PM
by ethnoguy
* pH adjusters and EC... Dr. Awesome 1,007 4 04/05/09 05:03 PM
by Dr. Penguin
* Tap Water icanfeeltherain 691 4 03/30/09 10:44 AM
by bobby
* Ph of Soil Needs Correctting KaptKid 2,559 6 09/12/09 12:10 AM
by KaptKid
* Tap water ph fluctuations FukDutch Passion 1,238 9 06/07/09 08:39 AM
by captain.koons
* water softener?????? fantasy2reality 1,924 5 07/22/08 06:36 PM
by fantasy2reality
* Lowering or Raising PH KaptKid 1,476 10 04/04/09 05:01 PM
by Harry_Ba11sach

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: FurrowedBrow, Magash, Dr. Siekadellyk, phychotron
733 topic views. 1 members, 271 guests and 40 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Vaposhop
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2016 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.027 seconds spending 0.004 seconds on 14 queries.