The strength of this bud is largely described as narcotic, and because of this, it is not recommended for beginners and even some intermediate smokers. The high begins relatively easy-going, then quickly dives into a hard and loopy state. It will be nearly impossible to keep your eyes open, or even steady for that matter, after just a few minutes. This cerebral rush ebbs and flows through the high that can sometimes last for hours. Black Tuna is a heavy sedative and therefore is beneficial for sufferers of chronic pain, pain due to injury, inflammation, and insomnia. In some cases, a user’s appetite is greatly increased and as a result makes this strain great for the treatment of anorexia, lack of appetite, and other diseases, disorders, or syndromes where hunger is decreased dramatically. Mental health issues and other mood disorders such as depression, anxiety, stress, bipolar, and some mild cases of PTSD are also manageable with Black Tuna, however, it should not be used as primary treatment. Growing this plant will prove quite difficult, even for the most advanced grower. Unfortunately, seeds are hard to come by and most grow information is deemed classified. One grower, however, reported that the outdoor plant in their garden grew to be upwards of seven feet with an extremely high yield. Their indoor growth was slightly less fruitful and needed to be topped almost immediately.
Tuna Kush is an indica-dominant strain from Canada from an unknown breeder, though some say it’s Hazeman. Genetics of the rare strain is also mostly unknown but it seems reasonable to assume it’s descended from the Hindu Kush. The top reported aromas of the Tuna Kush strain are pungent, sour, and rotten fish. And it is said to taste similar.