SWSVIC’s First Grow (Ever...) ILGM GDP

What did you use for a cleaning solution?

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Hydrogen peroxide soak for the air stone for about 20 minutes. Then 50/50 vinegar and water drain/fill 2 times with chiller + pump + tubing still connected. After disconnecting the chiller + pump I ran straight water thru it for about 20 min.

After the drain there seems to be a decent amount of water that the drain cannot pull out. So I bought a cheap hand siphon pump to draw the remaining liquid out of the DWC. Also don’t forget about the probes!

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I use a towel to get that last bit out. My least favorite part of every grow lol

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Let’s make sure we send smoke signals this way good haul bro

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Going to run the same protocol with a couple additions. Using a sweet little shop vac to remove residual water and finishing with a Zerotol HC solution.

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When cleaning the reservoir, I’ve been using a piece of metal wire (bent/formed for the task) to hold the bottom float up while it drains so it doesn’t register so early and the pump runs longer. When it gets near the bottom I also push on the black hose so it hits the bottom of the res and then also reach up and carefully tip the whole grobo forward a bit to pool the water on the front side where the drain hose is. Once it’s nearly empty I sit it back down, remove the metal wire from holding the float and the pump stops about 15-20 seconds later. That gets most of the water out of the res and there isn’t much left to soak up, but it is a bit of a balancing act. :rofl:

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I’m telling you, this mini shop vac is a game changer. The layer of sludge was no match for it! Super clean, quick, and easy.

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I hear ya. Doing all that. Just way to big for cleaning it. I need kids or something lol

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@SWSVIC Lovely haul you got there! Man i have been excited for this just as much as you are! I’m sure the smoke will be killer! :fire: Nice work man truly loved this grow and to see everything that came from it! CHEERS :sunglasses:

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Much appreciated brother :call_me_hand: very much looking forward to round 2 in the box!

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The clean up was not fun by any means :joy: even with all my tools and cleaning solutions. Now onto light repair (and possible replacement). Support has been incredible, looking forward to my 2nd go. :facepunch:

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No repairs this go myself but not using grobos air stone anymore

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Snap- congrats bro!! What did she yield? Has she been jarred yet. I see a lot of amber Trichromes on there - did u u want a more sedative effect? Great job!!!:+1:t2:

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Thanks brother man :facepunch:. Honestly I was going for mildly sedative as this strain is pure indica (allegedly :joy:), was not looking for a TKO by any means, will have to wait a month or two to find out :man_shrugging:t2:. No idea on yield yet as she is still drying. Will def, post weight before jarring.

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