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#3 Gorilla Punch (Fastbuds) MegaPot

Updated: Feb 6, 2023



Gorilla Punch is soaking wet!

I popped 1 bean exactly 5pm Toronto time ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿค™

Yes 1 bean ๐Ÿ‘ˆ Originally called FBT2201 but now released as Gorilla Punch. Thank you Fastbuds for sponsoring this grow๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ’‹

She is floating in a cup of de-chlorinated tap water on a heating mat set to 79ยฐf and will be covered overnight and until she is ready for planting.

I will be using the one and only (10 gallon)Mega Pot along with Monkey Nutrients ๐Ÿ“ฃ ๐Ÿ’ ๐Ÿ™ˆ ๐Ÿ™Š

24/7 lighting schedule

Mars Hydro FC6500 ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿ”ฅ Mars Hydro 5x5 Tent

I'msuper exited to fire up the Ferrari of grow systems again ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿด

I will be updating this (vlog) daily and weekly with updates of everything I'mdoing with this plant.

I hope you follow along and enjoy ๐Ÿ™Œ

Have an amazing day โ˜ฎ๏ธโค๏ธ Cana ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿค™

๐ŸพSunday 26th update,

After 36hrs of floating.. ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿผ


Gorilla Punch ๐Ÿ‘Š

Someone woke up early and is ready to go to the gym, this baby gorilla has taken right off and doubled in size overnight ๐Ÿ’

She is now basking in 26'C weather 24" away from a 6 pack of Mars bars ๐Ÿ‘€

She is dome covered for most of the day at 100% rh. I remove the dome a few times a day exchanging the air and giving her 5-15 minute mini fan workouts๐Ÿ’ช By next week I will remove her dome forever and she will be getting it 24hrs a day from all directions..the big wind.. ๐ŸŒฌ๐Ÿ™‰

I have already added a top layer of clay balls to stop the coco from blowing all over the tent โ›บ๏ธ

This first feed I used Monkey Nutrients, week 1

Stress, (mixed first)

Grow A&B

Root Shoot

I ph'd the solution to 6.1 and then adjusted it to around 300 ppm and fed her 2 cups directly around her stock and another 2 cups a little farther out. 2 feeds from the top and then I switch to bottom feeding on week 2 ๐Ÿค™

I will post another update shortly as she starts her metamorphosis ๐Ÿ’ช

The way GP has jumped out of the blocks has me thinking she could be a beast๐Ÿคž

I will continue the 24/7 lighting schedule and rock music selection as it seems to be working well๐ŸคŸ

Have an amazing day ๐Ÿ‘Š


Day 5

WEEK 2 (Vegetation)

Welcome To The Machine!

The Silver Back?๐Ÿฆ

This is day 8 for Gorilla Punch who is doing very well at the moment jumping way out in front of her mate Amnesia Zkittles. She is 2" tall and starting to stretch out her first set of leaves.

Sitting 29" away from my Mars Hydro FC6500 set to 250 watts๐Ÿ’ฅ

The humidity dome is completely removed now and she is getting a medium oscillating breeze 24-7. I have added a wicking bucket to the tent to add moisture in the air as it'squite dry here in the middle of the summer with our air conditioner on. It now fluctuates in the tent between 65%-79% RH 20-24ยฐC ๐ŸคŸ๐Ÿ–โ›ฑ๏ธ

That's ok for vegging out..

๐ŸŽตDeep House๐ŸŽต

I haven't changed the feeding yet, we are still at 270ppm /5.9ph using R/O water but I will slowly creep up the ppm now, Im using week 2 feeding chart as my guide but ultimately I will use my judgment and back it off a bit for now๐Ÿ˜ˆ

There is 1" of Monkey juice percolating in the tray at the moment and I will leave it at that height for a bit hoping that'sgood enough ๐Ÿคž I think last grow I added too much liquid too early and saturated the 10 gallon pot...

Im still learning and enjoying how to use this beast of a growing system ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ

You need to try it too..

I will update back here in a few days with hopefully some great news about this plant of how she is doing๐Ÿคž๐ŸคŒ

Thanks for reading and have an amazing day ๐Ÿ™Œโ˜ฎ๏ธโค๏ธ

Day 12

๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค™ The internet is back up after almost 4 days #cancelrogers


Tuesday day 13 update..

It's cold in the basement, too cold I think so I added a space heater and set it to 80ยฐ ๐ŸคŸ๐ŸคŒ


Gorilla girl

Thanks for reading ๐Ÿ™Œ

Here we are it'sday 15 and this little gorilla looks like she is ready to kick it in gear.

The environment was off a tadd but seems to be in a great place now with the addition of the heater and humidity wick the tent is 22-25 ยฐc / 65-75rh

I'mat 320ppm /6.1ish PH week 3 on the feeding chart just backed off a bit. This monkey mix is very stable regarding the ph ๐ŸคŸ It doesn't move much at all and lands right in the perfect low 6's every time๐Ÿ‘

The FC6500 is one powerful light, I'mat 300 watts 350par 32" away today and its bright๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ˜Ž

GP took it pretty hard this week from the fan pointed at her directly for a night and the wrath of the FC being a tadd to close to her, but came out ok I think. Hopefully no more silly mistakes and we get some action.

Thanks for reading and following along ๐ŸคŸ

More updates coming ๐Ÿ‘Š

Have an amazing day โ˜ฎ๏ธ โค๏ธ

Friday day 17 I'm off on vacation for a week, see you soon.

Tuesday day 21

Pictures sent to me via Cana jr.

The plants looking alive and are growing. We'reback on Friday, cheers


Today is day 24 and I'mback from holidays & Gorilla Punch is taking off finally. I didn't leave my heater on while I was gone and the tent movedabove 20ยฐc so she is not in the perfect environment but it is what it is.

I top fed her with 20 ltrs of ph'd cal-mag and vacuumed out the runoff and will let her air dry for a few days before I refill the reservoir with fresh Monkey juice ๐Ÿ’

WEEK 5 (Flower)


Welcome to Day 30 (week 1 of flower)

Gorilla Punch is starting to stretch ๐Ÿฆต๐Ÿฆต

She is looking much better the last few days, now a little farther away from that FC. I fan whipped her one night and burnt a few of her fans with being a tadd to close to the light, that no doubt has held her back a bit.

Now at 420 watts 35" away๐Ÿ”ฅ

Today were at 750ppm/ph 5.9 with the addition of Monkey Boost in the mix ๐ŸคŒ๐Ÿ™‰

I think the training, defoliation and lollipoping from a few days ago was good timing๐Ÿ‘Œ There are lots of bud sites that have plenty of room to achieve the ultimate goal of a flat even canopy -----๐ŸŒŽ๐Ÿคฃ

Day 35 update ๐ŸคŒ



Alright it'sday 36 for Gorilla Punch ๐Ÿ‘Š

She looks like she has been growing in the desert ๐Ÿœ just baking while her partner Woah Z seems just fine under 600 par. The Mars Hydro FC6500 is a beast of a light that has tons of power ๐Ÿ’ช

Being a year old she is still strong as ever but its almost time for a new one to try and test out๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”

We will have to see..

๐ŸฎBulldog & Jay's ๐Ÿ’ Monkey Nutrient juice is up to 800ppm/6.0 ph this week and seems to be quite stable without much fluctuation ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ I really like that.

It stinks like shit but I know its worth the odd gag here and there for a great product at the end ๐Ÿ’๐ŸคŒ๐Ÿ˜†๐Ÿคฃ Ok Its not that bad, but it doesn't smell like roses ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿ”ฅ

I think I will train and defoliate her in the next day or so. I will post the pictures and video of the project ๐Ÿ‘

Thanks for reading and following along.

Have an amazing week โ˜ฎ๏ธโค๏ธ

Day 38 Post Instagram Live training ๐Ÿ’ช

Day 40XXX

GP is 9" tall these days looking to be huge. She is really shaping up to be another big plant using the MegaPot & Monkey Nutrient combination! It is a great powerful grow system I must say๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ๐Ÿ‘โค๏ธ

Day 43, Savage Mode Enabled๐Ÿ‘ฟ She is in full stretch now ๐Ÿ’ช

16" Away from 420 watts now flowering like a mofo ๐Ÿ‘


Big Pappa Pump โ—๏ธ

GP is getting jacked! She has exploded this past week after some serious training and is on course to potentially surpass the holy grail again!

I mean wtf is up with this combination of MegaPot & Monkey Nutrients? ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™‰๐Ÿ™Š

Godzilla size plants every time?

I'm up to 900ppm and a ph of 6.0 I have added PK now at the beginning of week 3 flower. Speaking of PK I may, I will run out sooner than later...

๐Ÿ“ฃ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ท๓ ฌ๓ ณ๓ ฟ๐Ÿคฃ

She is praying to the 420 watts of FC6500 at 16" away !!

I will check the par level later but I bet its high! ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ

24-7 lighting with Maiden, Ozzy, Sabbath & Fate setting the scene ๐ŸŽต๐ŸŽถ

Lots of updates coming!

Lots of love โค๏ธ

Have an amazing week ๐Ÿ™


Day 46 Sweet Jesus we have lift off๐Ÿฆš


Day 50

The Green Simba

GP has doubled in size this week, excellent growth I have to say. On her toes at 22" tall with a 32" waist, I will continue training her and spreading her as wide open as I can, letting the sunshine in with a grin. 17"away from now 600watts of Fc6500 power on 24/7 GP is loving every moment of her life at the Cana's

We'reat 1000+ppm now giving her the gears with the Boost!! Im mixing 5 gallon pots at a time and these two pigs just about devour it in a day between them lol. I think once WoahZ kicks it in high gear like GP I'mgoing to be busy mixing!!


The Grand Poobah

Day 58

Gorilla Punch is shooting out some beautiful deep purple blueish colors now

standing loud & proud like the Grand Poobah. She is spread out to 35" w / 26" t and still growing ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿšฒ

I have bumped up the Cal/Mag and I will use a bit more (PK) too as some of the leaves are showing some signs of nutrient deficiency.

The amount of liquid Monkey Juice this plant drinks is hilarious.. I only give her 1 tray a day, about 2" and let it go dry...

I'mup to 1100ppm ph'd to 6.0

Today sitting 16" away from 530 watts !

The buds are stacking up very nicely ๐Ÿ‘Œ

Positive vibes โœจ๏ธ

Thanks for reading ๐Ÿ™Œ


Day 63, Representing the Mega Monkey ๐Ÿ“ฃ๐Ÿ™‰๐Ÿ™Š๐Ÿ™ˆ


Purple Rain

What a hairdo on this thing! Island boy style lol, standing straight out all over the place, growing wild

I have come to realize I am frying this girl pushing it too much. The light intensity and heat are getting to both plants, so I have raised the FC up to 20" away for now at 500 watts.

Day 71...

Monkey PK & the new stuff is here in Toronto somewhere.. out for delivery.

I'mwaiting.... โœ‹๏ธ๐ŸคชโœŠ๏ธ๐Ÿฆท


Sorry Bella

GP Gorilla Punch is feeling the pinch! Too much light, too much heat, too much wind and not enough proper nutrition. Haha, the learning curve with growing... I ran out of PK when I really needed it and it's not like I can go out and buy it as it'snot available in Canada..

Here is the package that arrived! Sweet....

Pictures & Video coming shortly


Day 78! Day 2 of flush.

I put 80ltrs of ph'd h2o through her a few days ago and will give her straight water for the rest of her life. She is fading quickly, eating herself up and checking out. The buds are firming and swelling up nicely.

She is far from being the best she could have been, but she is still quite impressive.

Saturday day 81

Lookin good. Very fruity when you give the nugs a squeez!

Day 84! Im working on taking better pictures.


Purple Jesus

Day 89, Still Alive with only a few days remaining before she comes down for harvest. Day 14 of flush and drinking only ph'd h2o. Its 25C with Rh of 39% steady and there's plenty of air circulation through out the tent from the 3 fans. She has beautiful purple hues all over her body and buds and she's smells strong of grape๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿ‡

Day 90 Trichome pictures just taken with the crappy usb camera. I tried using these Neewer macro "C" ring extenders! with zero luck using my prime lenes. Not worth the $39.99.

Day 92, Photos' today, Chopping tomorrow,

Day 5 of drying

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