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Update indoor growing

by Doublebass1985 » Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:02 am

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Re: Update indoor growing

by CpKid » Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:17 am

Those look really good! Are they typicals?

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Re: Update indoor growing

by Doublebass1985 » Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:30 am

Thanks, Ya they are all typicals I'm trying to get them looking as good as they did last year like these here
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Re: Update indoor growing

by riveraXVX » Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:14 pm

looking good!

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Re: Update indoor growing

by whatsgrowingon » Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:08 am

They all look awesome! Can't wait to see them in a month or two. What kind of growing conditions are they in?
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Re: Update indoor growing

by Doublebass1985 » Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:41 am

[quote= What kind of growing conditions are they in?[/quote]


Here's how they are growing.
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Re: Update indoor growing

by CRS4 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:23 am

The pictures of your lighting setup caught me by surprise! : ) What made you choose to do that instead of using a T5 fixture (4, 6, or 8 bulb) or even shoplights lowered down?

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Re: Update indoor growing

by Doublebass1985 » Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:21 pm

CRS4 wrote:The pictures of your lighting setup caught me by surprise! : ) What made you choose to do that instead of using a T5 fixture (4, 6, or 8 bulb) or even shoplights lowered down?


You know I don't know really why I chose to do it this way other than I wanted to experiment with a ratio of 1 light bulb per plant that way the beam angle from the light bulb is centered directly onto the plant and provides maximum lighting intensity across the whole pot. Plus I guess it gives me more opportunity to individually tune it up for optimum results. I've been pretty happy with how well it does make the vfts grow the only downside is its very easy to dry the vfts out from all the evaporation going on and completely burn up my collection. Ive had to throw away half my collection because I watered the plants 12 hours too late and they were burnt to a crisp and the ones I could save were cut down all the way to the rhizome and they had to suffer a huge growth reduction from stress. They are all slowly , but surely making a comeback it just takes a while to get the results I had last season.





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Re: Update indoor growing

by CRS4 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:42 am

Thanks for your reply. Your pictures from last year are phenomenal! - I hope you can get the plants back to that state. I have been running a 4 bulb T5 fixture and I have had problems with it damaging some of my Sarrs and VFTs as well. I have done the light calculation as mentioned in the CP FAQ that Barry Rice posted years ago: http://www.sarracenia.com/faq/faq3400.html
and it looks like my setup was running 200-400% of what Barry was doing on his indoor setups. Oops. So I think too much light was the problem, although I can't be sure my plant sitter didn't let them dry out briefly while I was on vacation. I have raised my fixture up 2ft above the plants to decrease the intensity. Fingers crossed...


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