Originally Posted by HypnoticAquatic
whats your lighting schedual like? doing it the way you are is a basic aeroponic set up with a couple things changed, which is why u will have much better growth and no root decay. if your shaded side is growing faster that could be a sign that its getting to much light (time/intensity) but if its just growing up thats normal as its shaded and trying to grow to the light. either way u should know soon either way if that side fills in try toning down the light if its just growing up then u know its just from shade, if thats the case just tape some aluminum foil to the side to help light get around that rock and back to the substrate
there are little tips and tricks to make it even faster not really needed and u have down what u need imo. if u can cover all the sides so no light can get in or out might help out, and id do a 14 8 or 18 6 light sched. just watch your plant it will speak to u when its happy or not.
I don't get what you mean by 14 8 or 18 6 light sched.