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Watering? How often is too often?

GreenBandit

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Ok my seedling have just been planted 2 days ago and i've got them under 24/7 250w MH light...now i'v read that it's best to water when the top 2inches of the soil has dried out, but i've also read once a week is enough too. Which is the best way to go...i know that underwatering is much better than over-watering but i'd rather just get it right. Any advice on watering schedules?

I checked the babies this morning and i already see a sprout coming through. The top 2inches of soil was quite dry so i gave em a cup each of water...is this enough? I have two plants in seperate 6" pots and one plant in a slighlty larger ~8-9" pot. Can someone please tell me how much water is too much or not enough at this stage of growth?

Thanks in advance
 

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At this stage of growth, you should keep the soil moist, with BRIEF dry periods. Water until it starts to come out the bottom. YOu want to get an even soaking.
 

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