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Started a stealth grow for mother and clones
    #653877 - 01/05/13 07:05 PM (4 years, 1 month ago)

I built a stealth cabinet for mothers and clones.
This is what I plan to do?
I got some seeds from one of my buddies he said it was some good weed we will find out.Germinated 5 seeds on 1-3-13.I want to grow 6 of these plants to about 6-10 inches or to what ever they need to be? So I can force them into flowering to determine there sex. Kill the males force back to vegetation, then keep the females as mothers and cut clones. I want to try this process.I want to get the best female clones for this spring.Here are some pics of the stealth box.





Here are some more pics there is no light coming out . Thats a job.




The last pic was one of my temp/hum. been long time since ger. any seeds!











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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: budgrowerwannabe]
    #653879 - 01/05/13 07:24 PM (4 years, 1 month ago)

Kool.


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: Hawksresurrection]
    #653888 - 01/05/13 07:40 PM (4 years, 1 month ago)

I hope I can get all that done by PLANTING TIME IN SPRING


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: budgrowerwannabe]
    #653889 - 01/05/13 07:44 PM (4 years, 1 month ago)

You should be able to


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: Hawksresurrection]
    #653891 - 01/05/13 07:51 PM (4 years, 1 month ago)

If this box turns out good? I have 3 sour diesel and 1 critical that I want to make mothers. So I will be building another stealth box


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: budgrowerwannabe]
    #653932 - 01/05/13 10:20 PM (4 years, 1 month ago)

Build another bigger box for the mothers, well depending on how many clones you need to be taking and how often.


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: Hawksresurrection]
    #653953 - 01/05/13 11:10 PM (4 years, 1 month ago)

Well Im going to take as many clones as I can ! How many I have room for. Plus how old do you think the plants should be before i force flowering?


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: budgrowerwannabe]
    #653960 - 01/06/13 12:21 AM (4 years, 1 month ago)

I would just flower the first few clones rooted honestly.
Some plants don't like revegging, and can take a while to do so.


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: Stoneth]
    #654001 - 01/06/13 07:45 AM (4 years, 1 month ago)

I need to sex them before i start cloning right? or should i just take clones and sex 50 of them later. The reason I wanted to make sure there fem before I plant them.They will be 10 miles in the woods and I wont be able to look at them alot?


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: budgrowerwannabe]
    #654009 - 01/06/13 10:42 AM (4 years, 1 month ago)

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budgrowerwannabe said:
I want to grow 6 of these plants to about 6-10 inches or to what ever they need to be? So I can force them into flowering to determine there sex. Kill the males force back to vegetation, then keep the females as mothers and cut clones. I want to try this process.I want to get the best female clones for this spring.Here are some pics of the stealth box.






That should work well exactly how you describe.  There will, of course, be a period of slow/no growth while they adjust and re-adjust to the changes in light cycle.  But you have time to do it and I know many who use this same process to sex all their plants.  Some strains/individuals will be less willing to re-veg, and rarely some never do switch back from flower mode. If you only keep them in 12/12 long enough to see a couple pistils and then switch back I think you should be good to go.


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: Angus]
    #654012 - 01/06/13 11:16 AM (4 years, 1 month ago)

Your picking up what Im laying down now!


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: budgrowerwannabe]
    #654109 - 01/07/13 10:24 AM (4 years, 1 month ago)

I wouldn't reveg. Just continue to veg them all until you have good size. Label them all, make clones right before moving to bloom. Label and record all the clones as to which parent they came from. Then once in bloom for about two weeks the males will show and you toss them and their offspring, keeping only the female clones. I would turn those into your mothers because you can make notes and keep the best of the second generation for mothers. Based on your spring timing that makes more sense and trust me on that getting to second generation on the clones will greatly improve your mothers because you will have more experience with their genetics. I hope this helps.


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: Bigpoppadopolous]
    #654110 - 01/07/13 11:28 AM (4 years, 1 month ago)

I might do that. Thanks bud.




The seeds opened up good ill keep you up dated. Remember this is just a run getting ready to grow my diesel and critical with no problem.



Soil Growers:
1. Are you growing from seed or clones?seed
2. How old are your plants? tap root 1/3/13
3. How tall are your plants?inch
4. What size containers are they planted in?little
5. What is your soil mix?ffof
6. How often do you water and what type of water do you use and how much you give per watering?once so far
7. What is the pH of your water?6.5
8. What kind of fertilizer do you use and what is its NPK ratio?non
9. Do you foliar feed or spray your plants with anything?no
10. What kind of lights do you use and how many watts combined? cfls (HPS, MH, fluorescent, halogen, incandescent "plant lights")3 cfls each one 2700k plus i have 1 long fluorescent plant 510 lumens and 3100k
11. How close are your lights to the plants?close as i can
12. What size is your grow space in square feet?3 feet by 3 feet by 3 feet
13. What is the temperature and humidity in your grow space?up and down between70 85
14. What is the pH of the soil?good its new
15. Have you noticed any insect activity in your grow space?no
16. How much experience do you have growing?2 grows


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: budgrowerwannabe]
    #654459 - 01/09/13 05:55 PM (4 years, 1 month ago)

Well I  made some room for the mothers








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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: budgrowerwannabe]
    #655320 - 01/17/13 11:27 AM (4 years, 1 month ago)

Up date 1/14/12
watered all the plants till it started to drip out of the
holes in the bottom.


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: budgrowerwannabe]
    #655376 - 01/17/13 09:31 PM (4 years, 1 month ago)

awesome, wish i had this much space to work with. those seeds are gonna love the FFOF :thumbup: good luck

i would use more cfls though, or just stick 2 125watters in there as opposed to all the small cfl bulbs, takes up too much space IMO


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: mystkspiral]
    #655415 - 01/18/13 06:03 AM (4 years, 1 month ago)

I only have 3 grows inside I mainly grew outside. Were do i get 125w cfls at? How much they run?


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: budgrowerwannabe]
    #655435 - 01/18/13 01:10 PM (4 years, 1 month ago)

im sure others have other sources, but i got mine from here within 3 days of ordering and i ordered on a friday night.

http://growace.com/advanced_search_result.html?keywords=compact+fluorescent&x=0&y=0

they have grow (veg) and bloom (flower) bulbs. 125-200W cfls. $40-70. great price i think.
then once you have the bulbs, you can go to your nearest hydroponics and get a Sun System Bright Wing reflector for $35. looks like this:

http://www.growwurks.com/bright-wing-reflector-fluorescent-grow-lamp-fixture.aspx

ive noticed hydro stores also have the bulbs, but theyre usually more expensive in store as ive noticed. shipping online and getting all the bulbs you need at once would save you a lot of money in shipping.


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: mystkspiral]
    #655494 - 01/18/13 09:20 PM (4 years, 1 month ago)

Hell yea thanks for the info!!! I think Im going to try them to flower with? I have a hps 400w to use but I want to try them.What do you think?


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Re: Started a stealth growth for mother and clones [Re: budgrowerwannabe]
    #655495 - 01/18/13 09:23 PM (4 years, 1 month ago)

Use both:shocked:


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