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Old 02-07-2018, 04:20 PM   #1
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DIY plant seeds

So, I'm experimenting again. First of all I don't know what seeds I have (got them off eBay) I'm just hoping this idea of mine will work. Pics:Click image for larger version

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ID:	30696115watt fluorescent tube bulb. And covered the top too. Day 1 this might be too much. But we'll see. I just what to document what I've done and if it works or not. So, we'll see!
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Well, thatís a light box! Very curious to see what sprouts.
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Old 02-07-2018, 05:39 PM   #3
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Well, thatís a light box! Very curious to see what sprouts.
Me too. Probably just some carpet plants. But figured reflecting the light would increase my chances, if they are high light plants. And I'll probably get some Co2 if they take.
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Well! Been checking everyday on this and this morning , 4-5 days after planting we have something. It's not much yet, but we have green. Lol! I added alittle more water yesterday. Took a glass of water and poured it down the side of the tank so I wouldn't move too many seeds. Could be just grass but, you never know. Click image for larger version

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Well! Been checking everyday on this and this morning , 4-5 days after planting we have something. It's not much yet, but we have green. Lol! I added alittle more water yesterday. Took a glass of water and poured it down the side of the tank so I wouldn't move too many seeds. Could be just grass but, you never know. Attachment 307096
I'm gonna water again today. And another note: I've kept the light on this whole time. Day and night.
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Not to much experience with this , but I successfully started our tomato garden from seeds before (now buying ready seedlings from awesome source nearbuy). From what I know it is not a good idea to run light 24/7. But then it might be me unaware of some new agri technologies.
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Not to much experience with this , but I successfully started our tomato garden from seeds before (now buying ready seedlings from awesome source nearbuy). From what I know it is not a good idea to run light 24/7. But then it might be me unaware of some new agri technologies.
There is nothing new about this process. Old light fixture and in order to hatch the seeds they need heat and water. But you gotta reduce the light as plants start to grow. I've grown lots of things, I am big on my garden, flower beds and lots of house plants. The heat from the light just helps them germinate. After spouts come alittle more I'll cut the light down to about 12 hours.
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Added tank water from my 75g to them today. 80 degree water. Should help them.
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Alittle bigger today, along with more that have popped.
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Alittle bigger today, along with more that have popped.
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ID:	307117Hum, wounder what they are???... bigger ones look more like the start of a plant. Not grass, but there are different types of grass. So time will tell. Keep watching. Lol!
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