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The Black Tuna strain comes out of British Columbia and has some very noticeable marketing tactics. The strain is relatively rare so don’t worry if you haven’t heard about it previously. The strain is not for those without plenty of experience with marijuana.
Rare strains can be a bit more expensive than those that are grown more prevalently. The following will highlight everything that you need to know about the Black Tuna strain.
Black Tuna Strain Genetics
Is Black Tuna strain an Indica or Sativa?
Black Tuna is a balance hybrid of Lamb’s Bread and Herojuana. The strain gives you a happy high which also relaxes you. Patients with chronic pain can find relief from this strain. Don’t worry, the strain does not smell or taste like fish in the slightest.
Lamb’s Bread is a great wake and bake strain as it will give you quite a bit of energy. The strain can be used by most smokers as it tops out at around 20 percent THC. Use this strain to get tasks done on your list of daily tasks to complete.
Herojuana can help you become more creative although the strain doesn’t leave you as stoned as some others. The flavors of berry and lemon keep smokers coming back for more. Expect to be very relaxed with this strain.
Black Tuna can be grown indoors or outdoors but it is a nightmare of a strain to grow. Even expert growers might have an issue growing this strain.
Indoors you can expect this strain to yield 1 to 2 ounces per square foot. Outdoors you can expect each plant to produce 15 to 20 ounces.
The yield of a strain will be directly impacted by the lineage of the seeds that you receive. The growing environment that you utilize will also be very important. Mistakes during certain phases of growth can limit the overall yield.
The flowering period of Black Tuna lasts between 50 and 60 days. Look for dark green nugs with purple hues with this strain with a covering of trichomes. For those that like dense buds, this strain is definitely for you. The strain was named after the Black Tuna Gang which was infamous for smuggling drugs out of Columbia in the 1970s.
Growing weed can be done in a convenient manner if you get strains that do well with the same watering schedule, lighting, and humidity levels in a grow tent. Finding similar strains to grow to Black Tuna should not be too difficult. Both Banana Diesel and Blue Lime Pie are both similar to grow to Black Tuna.
THC Content Of The Black Tuna Marijuana Strain
Black Tuna will wow you with its potency as it sports 22 to 28 percent THC. Consider this a strain that will truly make you feel happy and aroused. Beginners should toke then allow the high to fully hit them although this strain is going to be too potent for nearly any beginner.
The flavor of Black Tuna is going to be overly skunky. The aroma is earthy and dank. The terpene profile is comprised of Myrcene, Terpinolene, and Bisabolol.
Myrcene is the ultimate terpene to help calm the mind and body. For this reason, people that have trouble sleeping can find relief. The terpene is quite common and found in strains like that of Blue Dream and OG Kush.
Terpinolene will allow you to experience a bit of euphoria and calmness. Expect a flavor of apple or pine. Strains that contain this terpene are Ice Cream Cake and Alien Rock Candy.
Bisabolol is aromatic and smells like a bouquet of flowers. Insomnia, stress, depression, and anxiety can be treated with this terpene. Strains that contain this terpene are Dragon Fruit and White Runtz.
Black Tuna is going to be affrodable when compared to other rare strains. You can expect to pay around $20 to $25 per 1/8th of an ounce. A full ounce can cost anywhere from $130 to $140. When you consider the potency, the strain gives you quite a bit of bang for your buck.
Pacific Seed Bank and Seed Source both carry Black Tuna cannabis seeds. Seed banks tend to send orders regardless of whether it is legal or not. It is federally illegal to receive seeds in the mail so it is best to take another route to acquire seeds.
Head to a dispensary to find seeds or trade with a local grower. The last thing you want are legal issues from trying to find seeds of rare strains.
It is no secret that marijuana can have positive impacts on your health. Cannabinoids interact with the body naturally in an effort to maintain homeostasis. Black Tuna can help with the following medical conditions:
- Chronic Pain
The CBD content is not very high in this strain but it is present. THC and CBD work together to ring a consumer relief. Do not discount marijuana as a viable way to treat certain medical conditions.
Final Thoughts On Black Tuna Weed Strain
Black Tuna is a strain that you might not see on the shelves in certain parts of the US for years. Canadians are lucky enough to have this strain regularly available although demand can be high for it.
Growers that truly want a strain that is a challenge to grow then Black Tuna could mean you’ve met your match. Take the time to do as much research as possible and consult other growers about this strain. You might be in luck as one grower might have traded seeds and tried their luck with this strain.
Black Tuna is not exactly the most attractive name in all of cannabis. What is a strange name in cannabis that made you chuckle? Cat Piss is a strain that has always made this author laugh simply by hearing the name.
Gavin is a worldly adventurer and cannabis connoisseur, embarking on journeys that take him to the far corners of the globe to explore and document the varied effects, flavors, and histories of both renowned and lesser-known strains. From the misty high-altitude farms of the Hindu Kush highlands to the vibrant cannabis cafes of Amsterdam, Gavin's quest for knowledge spans continents. A recognized authority in the cannabis industry, he frequently lends his expertise to leading publications such as Cannabis Training University, where his captivating blog articles chronicle his unique experiences with different cannabis strains.