This is my second time and I have green Roots again. Plants looked amazing , now after rinsing and putting in new water one plant is come back pretty good the rest ore just droopy. How can I stop the green, no more drooping.
@Rusty Are you growing hyrdo? That green is usually algae or slime mold.
Use apple cider vinegar to PH your reservoir and it will kill the algae too and boost your micros.
Another thing that helps is dropping a few pre 1982 pennies in your reservoir or a small piece of copper pipe. Copper is a fungicide and algaecide so it helps keep your tanks clean.
It could also mean you have your reservoir in a place where it is getting too much light and do not let it stand with old nutrients in it. It has to wash out occasionally. Also make sure you have a good circulator pump to move that water around, it cannot stand and an air-stone is not enough for size of tank. When I grew hydro like this, I covered inside of tank with green (I taped plastic film) to reduce mold/ algae growth. Follow MDBuds points and get copper and applecider vinegar (I personally prefer Brag’s mother organic)
The white lid is likely the cause. You need blackout conditions for a good healthy res.
Is the rest of the res clear?
I can’t see it in the pic.
The whole thing is translucent, fixing to take care of it… thanks
If you have problems later on with high res temps or goopies on your roots look into hydrogard or Z9/Z7. This will help keep your res and equipment clean , your pH stable and help protect from heat stress if you should have high temps.
Keep it in mind that even clear tubing can let enough light in to cause problems.
I called myself doing all of that, except what are you referring to as nukes?? Sry, I’m just a green redneck
nutes - nutrients, not nukes - atomic bombs
What can I say, duhh
Marijuana use causes short term memory loss…what?