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Can anyone help me. I can't figure out what is wrong with this plant
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Heavy aphid infestation. I typically treat by spraying with a strong jet of water to wash them off. And then doing it again tomorrow, and the next day, and the day after that...

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spiders or spider mites. Resolution not good enough to tell which.
 
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looks like really bad spider mites along with a confused light cycle. If those plants are easy to get cuttings or seedlings of I would consider starting over. You're going to want to give the young plants over 15 hours of light as long as you can and preventative measures against pest bugs are advisable. Also most people's problems stem from over feeding.
 
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Oh man you're so right. I keep the plants near my bed and they live near the windoe. So they get morning light then some more until I sleep at random times. Sometimes 11pm sometimes 4am lol.
 
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