I'm worried about my pepper's growing conditions

TheCakePlantMarch 26, 2013

So I've been growing 5 types of hot peppers, and some tomatoes. But I'm worried about the conditions. Look at the picture, that's the amount of steam i get minutes after I wipe off the top, which may be too much water. And I'm not sure how dark I should have them either. Lid or no lid. Also on one of the tomatoe sprouts I there is a tiny bit of hair like white/clear stuff on it. Is that fungus? I couldn't get a picture of it. But I'm just worried about the conditions. What should I do? Also I have a heating pad under it if that helps. Thanks!

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canadianplant

They need bright, bright light. I would recommend turning he lid an inch to ventalate it as well.

    Bookmark   March 26, 2013 at 7:20AM
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foolishpleasure

As soon as you see sprout you have to provide bright lights immediately otherwise the seedlings will grow leggy and weak and later fall down.

    Bookmark   March 26, 2013 at 6:56PM
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campv

I am doing the same thing you are and growing tomtoes and peppers. If the tomatoes are some what yellow thats a sign of to much water same with the peppers. If they are at least 1" high I think it is time to remove your lid and get some light on them. Some people may wait for the second leaf. But everyones conditions are different. I am using a florescent light on top of mine as close as I can get it about 8" closer is better. Its one of those like in a factory, round with a magnifing glass in it. I have got it clamped to an art table and it is on 2hrs off 1 24/7(timer) . If it is cold where you are you can leave the heating pad. My peppers are about 2" and have been un-covered for a least 2weeks. Same for the tomatoes. Hope this helps

    Bookmark   March 26, 2013 at 7:47PM
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