Hybrid
Fish Scale

Cannabinoid THC Dominant

THC 25 - 26%

CBD 1.02 - 1.32%

Effect Euphoric

Side Effect Heightened sensory perception

Flavor Spicyherbal

Fish Scale Strain Information

THC

High Highest
20% 23% 26% 29% 32% 35%

CBD

Low Medium
0% 0.4% 0.8% 1.2% 1.6% 2%

Potency

Newbie Skilled

Fish Scale is a heavy-hitting strain, which THC levels can reach up to 26%. Therefore, beginners should not take risks and don't try such a strong weed. At the same time, CBD levels can go up to 1.32%. The parents of this marijuana are East Coast Sour Diesel and Crippy strains. The Indica and Sativa ratio here is 50/50, so the effects can manifest themselves in quite different ways. The terpenes responsible for flavor and aroma include linalool, phellandrene, and geraniol.

Fish Scale Strain Most Common Effects

Smokers and vapers note a relatively fast-onset high. After that, many people experience head tingles, which relax well over time. You can be unfocused and totally couch-locked. Nevertheless, all this time, your mood rises, and the feeling of happiness increases.

Even experienced smokers and vapers should not smoke the entire dose at once, but distribute them into smaller puffs, since the effects may not come immediately. Side effects reported by stoners include:

  • Panic attacks
  • Dry eyes
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Hallucinations

However, the Fish Scale cannabis strain can also benefit people suffering from various ailments such as:

Aroma and Taste

This cannabis strain has a sweet taste which gives the geraniol terpene. Phellandrene is also present here for lovers of pleasant floral fragrances. However, this cannabis is not sugary sweet, because thanks to the linalool, there is a spicy and herbal aftertaste. Some people often mention earthy notes when smoking.

Info for Growers

Fish Scale strain plants are not difficult to grow on your own if you already have cannabis gardening experience. The flowering period is 55-61 days, and the harvest will be ready 58 days after germination. Indoor and outdoor yields will be the same. It will be 1-2 oz / per plant or per ft2.

Side Effects

Heightened sensory perception icon
Heightened sensory perception 97% Voted
Panic attacks icon
Panic attacks 54% Voted
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Dry eyes 42% Voted
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Fish Scale Strain Cannabinoids

THC 25 - 26% Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, is a major cannabis chemical compound. It is a psychoactive element that stimulates dopamine release and induces euphoria or happiness. THC-rich strains may be helpful with such conditions as lack of appetite, chronic pains , etc. It is considered to be the primary active marijuana component.
CBD 1.02 - 1.32% Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a major compound in cannabis, which is non-psychoactive. It is also proved to counteract the side effects of the second major component THC. CBD is widely used for medicinal purposes in rubs, oils and so on. It is helpful in muscle pain cases, may treat arthritis and migraines. Even Greeks used it against pain, while Queen Victoria applied it to get rid of menstrual cramps.
CBC 0.2 - 0.28% Cannabichromene, or CBC, is a minor cannabinoid, meaning that its quantity in cannabis is quite little. Though it has the same origin as CBD and THC, it is different in functions. Without any psychoactive effects, it is an efficient cannabis compound in combating acne and depression. CBC produces analgesic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects.
CBG 0.5 - 0.64% Cannabigerol, or CBG, is one of the minor cannabis compounds in adult plants. On the other hand, young ones contain a lot of this antibacterial and anti-inflammatory component. During the growth, CBG is converted into different cannabinoids, mostly THC and CBD. The compound itself increases appetite and decreases eye pressure.
CBN 0.04 - 0.26% Cannabinol, or CBN, is a trace element in cannabis that is considered to be mildly psychoactive. It appears from oxidation THC, exposed to light and heat. CBN is mostly contained in old cannabis and in traditional hashish. It is effective against insomnia, bacterial infections and appetite loss.
THCV 0.17 - 0.39% Tetrahydrocannabivarin, or THC-V, is a compound contained in cannabis in trace amounts. Even though it is close to THC molecularly, it is different in effects. This compound may be psychoactive only in large amounts. THC-V reduces blood sugar, controls appetite, stimulates bone growth, etc. African Sativa strains are the richest in THC-V.

Fish Scale Terpene Profile

Carene 0.06% Carene (also known as Delta-3 carene) is a terpene found in rosemary, lemons, pines, and cedars, offering citrusy and cypress aroma. Studies on mice showed that carene provides anti-inflammatory effects, as well as promotes bone health and chronic pain relief.
Myrcene 0.08% Myrcene (also known as β-myrcene) is one of the most common terpenes found in cannabis, representing more than 20% of the modern marijuana terpene profile. Myrcene has a distinct earthy, musky flavor, resembling cloves. It is responsible for calming and soothing effects of weed. Myrcene is also found in hops, thyme, mango, lemongrass, guava melon.
Camphene 0.1% Camphene is terpene common for carrots, pepper, dill, fennel, nutmeg, thyme, as well as other fruits and vegetables. Camphene has a damp, pungent, herbal, minty aroma with pine undertones. In cannabis, mostly found in Indica strains. Camphene causes cooling sensations, having anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, antioxidant, analgesic, and antifungal effects.
Geraniol 0.15% Geraniol is a terpene initially contained in geraniums, as well as lemongrass, lemon peels, roses, blueberries, and carrots. The aroma is a sweet rose scent with notes of citrus. Geraniol features anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, and neuroprotectant properties. It's rumored to have side effects such as allergic contact dermatitis or sensitive skin irritation.
Linalool 0.12% Linalool (also known as beta linalool, linalyl alcohol, linaloyl oxide, and p-linalool) is one of the rarest terpenes found in cannabis, mostly in small quantities. Linalool is known for its spicy and lavender aroma, bringing relaxation and calming effects. It is also said to provide anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties that can be useful for athletes.
Bisabolol 0.06% Bisabolol (also known as α-Bisabolol or levomenol) is a lesser-known terpene found in cannabis. It contributes to anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, antioxidant, anti-microbial, and analgesic properties of weed strains containing bisanol. Attentive smokers would be able to catch a nutty, fruity scent with herbal and floral undertones, with a tender trace of coconut.
Terpineol 0.06% Terpineol (also known as alpha-terpineol or a-terpineol) is a terpene naturally occurring in more than 150 plants, including lilacs, lime blossoms, eucalyptus sap, and pines. Among the therapeutic qualities are anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antitumor, and antimicrobial. In cannabis, terpineol boasts the distinctive pine smoke aroma and causes a relaxing, sedative effect.
Phellandrene 0.35% Phellandrene (also known as alpha- and beta-phellandrene) is one of the rare terpenes found in cannabis with antihyperalgesic and antidepressive properties. Phellandrene contributes to a minty, woody, and mildly citrus aroma in cannabis. Previously confused with limonene and pinene, phellandrene was eventually distinguished as a separate terpene common for eucalyptus. Also, it could be found in mint, dill, black pepper, cinnamon, parsley, pine, and lavender.
Caryophyllene 0.04% Caryophyllene (also known as beta or b caryophyllene) is a terpene found in many herbs and spices, such as black pepper, basil, rosemary, and oregano. Cannabis high in caryophyllene delivers a strong spicy, peppery aroma, resembling cinnamon and cloves. Caryophyllene offers potent anti-inflammatory and sedative effects.
Total terpenes content 1.02%

Growing Info

Flowering time 55 - 61 Days
Flowering type Photoperiod
Grow difficulty Easy
Harvest time 58 Days
Yield outdoor 10 - 15 Oz/plant (~ 400 g/plant)
Yield indoor 1 - 2 Oz/Ft² (~ 400 g/m²)
Height indoor 30-60
Height outdoor 30-60

Fish Scale Terpene and Taste Chemistry

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