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Hey guys, I've been having some issues with my seedlings the past couple of weeks. I havnet lost any as of yet. But their leaves have been developing white spots, turning white, not retaining structure and in some cases even turning darker shades of green. On some of the seedlings their leaves are even falling off. As far as trouble shooting goes this is what I have done,

I stopped spraying them with a mist bottle, this seems to have slowed down the white spotting on the leaves.

I stopped fertilizing once a week. (I was using a very very weak diluted mixture)

I have moved my t5 HO fixture further away from their leaves. And also turned off a couple of the surrounding lights. I am growing indoors under t5 h.o 64k lights.

I also have a control group by a windowsill that have not been fertilized, and they are not retaining their leaf structure very well either. See pics below
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Any advice will be greatly appreciated. I don't want to lose my little guys =/

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completely understand where you are coming from with loosing plants, I hate it too. maybe look into and disease called damping off I cant remember much about it but I remember the symptoms, and to me this is what is sound likes. it is either that or when you water the little guys be extra careful not to get water on the leaves, once the light hits these little droplets of water its like a magnifying glass and will end up scorching the leaves.

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