tomato & pepper hydroponic problems along with some soil
How long has this problem been going on? This problem has been going on about a month now.
Are you growing in a PVC grow tent? (example: Hydrohut or any other non brand tents) Growing in a basement with 400watt hps.
What system are you running? (DWC? Ebb flow? Aero? Water Farm? Flood Tables? and so on...) DWC & miracle gro moisture control soil.
Type of plants? Early girl hybrid tomato and bell peppers
What was the establishing technique? (Were the seed or clone?) They were seeds started in stone wool for the hydroponics & started in normal miracle gro soil for the dirt plants.
What is the age of your plants? about 30days
How tall are the plants? the tomato plant is about 2ft & peppers are relatively small.
What PHASE are the plants in? (seedling, vegetative or flower) are the plants in? the plants seem to flowering and the tomato plant has about 4 nice size tomato's and some small new ones forming
What substrate/medium are you using?(Hydroton, RockWool etc.) stone wool & hydroton for the hydroponic system and miracle gro moisture control soil.
What is the Water temperature? 65*
What color are your roots? White? Brown? Are your roots slimy? roots seem to be white
What Nutrient's are you using?(If growing soiless) GH nutrient & once every other week 5 drops in the watering mix for soil some miracle gro ferts(liquid bottle)
How much of each nutrient are you using with how much water? *Knowing the brand is very helpful* GH nutrient hydroponics 10ml of gro 10ml of micro & 10 ml of bloom per 2gallons of water
How often are you feeding? (If using soiless)every two weeks when i change out the water
If flowering, when did you switch over to using Bloom nutrients? slowly over time
What order are you mixing your nutrients? (example: veg nutes 1st, bloom 2nd ect) micro gro bloom
What is the TDS/EC/PPM you are using? 775ppm
What is the pH of the "Tank"? 5.5
Are you sure your calibration is correct on your equipment?yes just re-calibrated
When was your last watering? 2days ago
When was your last feeding change? (ie. grow-bloom-micro-additional) going on 10days today
How often do you clean your system: example: Flush out water replace with clean water and nutrients? every 14 days
What size bulb are you using? 400watt hps
What is the distance to the canopy? 23'
What is your RH Factor(Relative Humidity)? 55%
What is the canopy temperature? 82*
What is the Day/Night Temp? (Include fluctuation range)69*-82*
What is the current Air Flow? (cfm etc.) small circulated fan on high
Tell us about your ventilation, intake exhaust and when its running and not running ? just a fan blowing the plants and a window fan blowing the light (not an enclosed room)
Is the fan blowing directly at plants? no but the leaves do move a little.
Is your water HARD or SOFT? soft 80ppm
What water are you using? Reverse Osmosis (RO)? Tap? Bottled? Well water? Distilled? Mineral Water? tap that i let sit over night.
Are you using water from a water softener? no
Has plant been recently pruned, cloned off of or pinched. just some dead or dieing leaves, or the ones that are fall off naturally
Have any pest chemicals been used? If so, What and When? neem oil every week
Are plant's infected with pest's? i have seen a few fungal gnats flying around
Ok since this site does not like good quility pictures ive decided to post the pictures to photo bucket and like them to this post please fallow the link to view what i am talking about with my sick plants....