Day 1-10

Great White Shark (GWS)

Day 1 - 10

 

Day 1 Video Planting The Seeds

Day 1 Details

Temperature: 80 to 85 Degrees Fahrenheit
Humidity: 80% to 90%
Peat Moisture Level: Good to High
Light Intensity: 10,000 Lux
Light Duration: 24 hours a day
Ventilation: Intermittent

Day 1 Notes

  • Peat pellets watered using regular tap water ONLY
  • No nutrients
  • No additives
  • Using one 20 watt full spectrum LED light
  • Light is about 12 inches above peat pellets
  • Plastic dome used to keep in humidity and warm temperature
  • Seeds need high humidity (above 80%) and temperature (over 80 Fahrenheit)¬† to germinate
  • I'm using feminized seeds

Day 2 Video

Day 2 Details

Temperature: 80 to 85 Degrees Fahrenheit
Humidity: 80% to 90%
Peat Moisture Level: Good
Light Intensity: 10,000 Lux
Light Duration: 24 hours a day

Day 2 Notes

  • Temperature and humidity are at proper levels
  • So far so good

Day 3 Video

 

Day 3 Details

Temperature: 87 Degrees Fahrenheit
Humidity: 87% to 89%
Peat Moisture Level: Good
Light Intensity: 10,000 Lux
Light Duration: 24 hours a day

Day 3 Notes

  • Some seeds starting to sprout

Day 4 Video

Day 4 Details

Temperature: 82 to 85 Degrees Fahrenheit
Humidity: High 80% range
Peat Moisture Level: Good to High
Light Intensity: 10,000 Lux
Light Duration: 24 hours a day

Day 4 Notes

  • One plant developing green leafs
  • I sprayed the bottom of the plastic tray with tap water, to increase humidity

Day 5 Video

Day 5 Details

Temperature: 84 Degrees Fahrenheit
Humidity: 92%
Peat Moisture Level: Good
Light Intensity: 10,000 Lux
Light Duration: 24 hours a day

Day 5 Notes

  • Five out of ten seedlings have developed green leafs
  • Sprayed the bottom of the tray with tap water to increase humidity
  • Also sprayed a small amount of water on onto peat pellets

Day 6 Video

Day 6 Details

Temperature: 84 Degrees Fahrenheit
Humidity: 91%
Peat Moisture Level: Good
Light Intensity: 10,000 Lux
Light Duration: 24 hours a day

Day 6 Notes

  • Eight out of ten seedlings developed green leafs
  • Sprayed the bottom of the tray with tap water to increase humidity
  • Also sprayed a small amount of water on onto peat pellets

Day 7 Video

 

Day 7 Details

Temperature: 82 Degrees Fahrenheit
Humidity: 89%
Peat Moisture Level: Good
Light Intensity: 10,000 Lux
Light Duration: 24 hours a day

Day 7 Notes

  • Nine out of ten seedlings developed green leafs
  • Roots are visible
  • Sprayed the bottom of the tray with tap water to increase humidity
  • Sprayed a small amount of water on onto peat pellets

Day 8 Video

Day 8 Details

Temperature: 84 Degrees Fahrenheit
Humidity: 89%
Peat Moisture Level: Good
Light Intensity: 10,000 Lux
Light Duration: 24 hours a day

Day 8 Notes

  • Nine out of ten seedlings developed green leafs
  • Some are about 2 inches tall
  • Roots are growing out of the sides of the peat pellets
  • Sprayed the bottom of the tray with tap water to increase humidity
  • Sprayed a small amount of water on onto peat pellets

Day 9 Video

Day 9 Details

Temperature: 84 Degrees Fahrenheit
Humidity: in the 80% range
Peat Moisture Level: Good
Light Intensity: 10,000 Lux
Light Duration: 24 hours a day

Day 9 Notes

  • Seedlings developing extra leafs
  • Sprayed the tray with tap water
  • Sprayed the peat pucks with a small amount of water as well

Day 10 Video

Day 10 Details

Temperature: 81 Degrees Fahrenheit
Humidity: 80% range
Peat Moisture Level: Good
Light Intensity: 10,000 Lux
Light Duration: 24 hours a day

Day 10 Notes

  • Transplanted 9 seedlings into 15 oz (443 ml) cups
  • Soil used was porous, non moisture retentive
  • Nutrients were 5-15-5 (used 15 ml per 2 liters of water, half of recommended amount for perennials)
  • IBA rooting hormone powder was added to water (used 2.5 ml per 2 liters of water)
  • 3% H2O2 (Peroxide) was also added to water (used 15 ml per 2 liters of water)