If you do come across these, you’ll have to make a mild mixture of soapy water. Use roughly 3 tablespoons of dish washing soap per gallon of water. Then, use a sponge and soak it in the mixture then proceed to wipe every leaf individually of the plant. Make sure that you get rid of them all.
Repeat this process about six days later to ensure that you got rid of the infestation. Another point worth mentioning is that you should test the soap you are going to use on a small section of the plant to ensure that it won’t be damaging to the plant itself.
You can also consider using natural pesticides to deal with them when the plants are in the vegetative stage. If the spider mites appeared in the flowering stage, the soap method would work.
Fungus is not a Fun-Guy
Another common issue that occurs is fungus. The best way to avoid fungal infestations is to keep the humidity in check. Fungi needs humidity to manifest so if you keep your grow room clean and ventilated you shouldn’t have a problem.
However, if you do spot fungi, then you might have to remove the specific section of the plant before it spreads. Take the infected area and burn it or dispose of it in a plastic bag.