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When To Dose Ferts?

I was just wondering when dosing should occur. I suspect it should be some time before the lights come on, but how much before? An hour? The night before?
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I dose mine an hour before if I'm up early enough. If not asap. I wouldn't do it the night before. The plants won't be on their photoperiod and won't use the ferts.
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I dose mine when lights come on (like the minute after). An hour before would be fine, too.

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I throw my dry ferts in around 5 am. Lights cone on at 2pm. The ferts will still be there when the lights come on is my thinking. Is there any studies or experiences to suggest otherwise?

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I would just dose when it's convenient for you, it doesn't matter that much. As long as you have non-limiting ferts.
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