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Forum: Hydroponics 11-14-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,614
Posted By NorEastFla
Wow, what a post. Most of what you say is nothing...

Wow, what a post. Most of what you say is nothing more than your opinion about how you feel. I believe that much of what you've said is wrong.

First, I was speaking of how a business should...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-13-2010, 11:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,614
Posted By NorEastFla
You and I are miles apart in how we think on this...

You and I are miles apart in how we think on this issue. My Mom used to say "A man convinced against his will, is of the same opinion still".

I don't think either of us will alter each others...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-13-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,614
Posted By NorEastFla
I really do understand what you mean with your...

I really do understand what you mean with your ideas for ventilation, and for the home gardener who wants to have something less expensive and is satisfied with the life span of the the items, it's a...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-13-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,614
Posted By NorEastFla
What other options if you're dealing with an...

What other options if you're dealing with an enclosed room indoors with HID lights heating it up? Plus, fresh oxygen and CO2 are needed.

What would you use in place of an in-line fan?
Forum: Hydroponics 11-12-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,614
Posted By NorEastFla
The reason I bought the Tjernlund was because a...

The reason I bought the Tjernlund was because a friend who had purchased and used a half-dozen brands of fans told me the Tjernlund had very good quality bearings on it's fans.

He was right. When...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-10-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,614
Posted By NorEastFla
I use Tjernlund M-6 fans and I'm very happy with...

I use Tjernlund M-6 fans and I'm very happy with them. They draw only one amp and the balance of the fan and the quality of thier bearings are obvious to me.

The 1.1 amp draw makes it worthwhile...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-10-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,344
Posted By NorEastFla
Here's a pretty cool site for a PVC green house: ...

Here's a pretty cool site for a PVC green house:

http://www.pvcplans.com/ArchGrnHouse.pdf


And another:

http://www.snapclamp.com/greenhouse.htm
Forum: Hydroponics 11-10-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,344
Posted By NorEastFla
I do too, GpsFrontier. I have one started in the...

I do too, GpsFrontier. I have one started in the southeast end of my front yard. I used 3/4" PVC for the bows and a wood 2"x4" frame for the base that the marine ply will be attached to for the...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 11-09-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,316
Posted By NorEastFla
Something you may want to keep in mind is the...

Something you may want to keep in mind is the harvest timing referred to on seed packages is in reference to traditional soil grown, outdoors gardening under natural sun.

Hydroponic farmers have...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 11-09-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,316
Posted By NorEastFla
As with most flowering plants, the plant will...

As with most flowering plants, the plant will enter the flowering stage naturally when conditions favor it as the next cycle of natural growth, *or* when stress is present that *forces* it into the...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 11-09-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,316
Posted By NorEastFla
From the research I've done, it seems that the...

From the research I've done, it seems that the amount of hours light won't have any effect on your plants bolting if harvested at the best time. Indeed, 24 hour light has been shown to increase...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 11-08-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,316
Posted By NorEastFla
Looks good. How many hours of light per/day...

Looks good.

How many hours of light per/day are you giving them?
Forum: Hydroponics 11-06-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,344
Posted By NorEastFla
For an idea of possible production levels of...

For an idea of possible production levels of produce in a hydroponic greenhouse, take a look at this page:

Hydroponic Greenhouse Construction & Consulting: 10,000 Pound per Month Greenhouse...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-06-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,344
Posted By NorEastFla
Using the flies looks like a good method. In cup...

Using the flies looks like a good method. In cup quantities, have you researched how many cups of pupae would be needed per/area of sq ft?

I saw no mention of what quantity to use on their page.
...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-05-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,344
Posted By NorEastFla
Because of the annual damage I'll likely receive...

Because of the annual damage I'll likely receive each storm season, I've planned on using a system of 2'x3' grid of openings on the roofs that will allow me to cut each of these panels...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 11-05-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,316
Posted By NorEastFla
Looking great, halfway! Weekly updates?...

Looking great, halfway!

Weekly updates? Great!
Forum: Hydroponics 11-05-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,344
Posted By NorEastFla
Thanks for all of your encouragement, folks. ...

Thanks for all of your encouragement, folks.

I've wanted to build a hydroponic farm for so many years that it seems like a life time. It's going to be a blast.

GpsFrontier, there will be too...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-04-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,344
Posted By NorEastFla
Hey GpsFrontier, you sound like a real go-getter!...

Hey GpsFrontier, you sound like a real go-getter! Ha! I think maybe you're my long-lost twin.

I love learning. It really doesn't make any difference what it is, as long as it's something I can...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-03-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,344
Posted By NorEastFla
I can't tell by your answer if it was the college...

I can't tell by your answer if it was the college library that told you it required a deposit or if it was your local county library.

I've requested literally dozens of books from the county...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-03-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,344
Posted By NorEastFla
Hey GpsFrontier, you may want to check with your...

Hey GpsFrontier, you may want to check with your local county library about the InterLibrary Loan Service. My country library was getting most of the books I requested from Berkley California. That's...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 11-03-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 25,494
Posted By NorEastFla
To expand a little on my last post, a 23 watt CFL...

To expand a little on my last post, a 23 watt CFL has 1,380 total lumens output with a 60 lumens per/watt efficiency.

They also have self-contained ballasts that can, if used in an enclose area,...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 11-03-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 25,494
Posted By NorEastFla
Just a note about your wattage. The "equivalent"...

Just a note about your wattage. The "equivalent" wattage is a "Brightness" perceived by the human eye, and has nothing at all to do with plant usable lumens.

What you have as far as your plants...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-02-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,344
Posted By NorEastFla
I understand verification of any information. I...

I understand verification of any information. I don't discount anything from commercial sites, I just verify it. I also verify that which I find at .edu sites also. You wouldn't believe how much BS...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-01-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,344
Posted By NorEastFla
Here's a sweet one with some calculations for the...

Here's a sweet one with some calculations for the cost per/head of lettuce in a hydro system.

Air Farm Hydroponics - 4 Cents per Head of Lettuce (http://www.fabricworkshop.com/af0101.htm)
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 11-01-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 20,316
Posted By NorEastFla
Thanks for such a detailed answer.

Thanks for such a detailed answer.
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