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Forum: Hydroponics 07-25-2009, 09:53 PM
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Posted By n1zjd
There are lots of plants out there that dont...

There are lots of plants out there that dont require cross pollination. Most varietys of tomatoes produce both male and female flowers and take care of it themselves. As well as some varietys of...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 07-25-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,233
Posted By n1zjd
First of all I wasnt trying to start an argument...

First of all I wasnt trying to start an argument but rather stating facts. There is no such thing as a 'hydroponic light' to my knowledge. People use anything from CLF's to LED's to HID lights to...
Forum: Hydroponics 07-25-2009, 05:53 PM
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Posted By n1zjd
Sounds fine to me my friend.

Sounds fine to me my friend.
Forum: Hydroponics 07-24-2009, 02:48 PM
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Posted By n1zjd
Start your seeds in a rockwool cube. Once you...

Start your seeds in a rockwool cube. Once you have a few roots protruding out the sides of your cube put it into your netpot and surround it with hydroton. Until the roots reach your reservoir keep...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 07-24-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,233
Posted By n1zjd
This information is incorrect. Plants need...

This information is incorrect. Plants need nutrients regardless of the medium. Yes soil does contain nutrients, but depending on pot size and plant size, the plant WILL deplete the soil of...
Forum: Hydroponics 07-24-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By n1zjd
First of all you went about the germinating with...

First of all you went about the germinating with the rockwool cube wrong. What your supposed to do is soak the cube and give it a few hard shakes to get rid of excess water, like you were shaking...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 06-25-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,868
Posted By n1zjd
Take a look at ebay for TDS meters. Do a search...

Take a look at ebay for TDS meters. Do a search and take a look at the Hanna meters. They are tried and true testers and they dont cost that much. I have several of them.
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 06-24-2009, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,320
Posted By n1zjd
If you have a local plant nursery that would be a...

If you have a local plant nursery that would be a good place to look. Flat white paint reflects 90% of light, mylar reflects 95-100%. Just use regular white paint, its what I use.
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 06-24-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,320
Posted By n1zjd
yeah ordinary flat white paint does just fine. ...

yeah ordinary flat white paint does just fine. Just dont use a shiny paint as they absorb more light. You can find mylar on ebay.
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 06-24-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,320
Posted By n1zjd
Dont use aluminum foil. It doesnt reflect much...

Dont use aluminum foil. It doesnt reflect much light and it also creates hot spots. White paint reflects far more light. The preferred material is mylar. I just paint the inside of my cabinet...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-24-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,267
Posted By n1zjd
I flush with pH adjusted 5.8 water. As stated by...

I flush with pH adjusted 5.8 water. As stated by someone else previously the purpose in flushing is to remove the buildup of salts as well as to rid your medium of excess nutrients that might be...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 06-23-2009, 11:03 PM
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Views: 4,739
Posted By n1zjd
Hydrogen Peroxide mixing formulas

Mixing charts for gardening with hydrogen peroxide (http://www.using-hydrogen-peroxide.com/gardening-with-hydrogen-peroxide.html)

Heres the formula your looking for. It includes formulas for both...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 06-23-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,320
Posted By n1zjd
I dont have any pictures handy but I would be...

I dont have any pictures handy but I would be more than happy to assist you with any questions you have. I dont know if your going with a cabinet or just a table in a room. 300 watts of CFL's will...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 06-23-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,431
Posted By n1zjd
Ive used 3% H2O2 for years without any problems. ...

Ive used 3% H2O2 for years without any problems. You just need to use it in the right concentration. I use 1 Teaspoon per gallon of water and have for many years. Peace
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 06-23-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,320
Posted By n1zjd
This system doesnt really have any influence on...

This system doesnt really have any influence on the effects of the CFL's unless your taking into account the plant spacing. The table your building will have a square footage of about 5.4, I...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 06-23-2009, 07:32 PM
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Posted By n1zjd
Hmm, whatcha growing in there? One can only...

Hmm, whatcha growing in there? One can only assume something illegal, however I somehow doubt your going to try and grow at your workplace. $1500 dollars? I could build 5 cabinets twice that size...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 06-23-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,431
Posted By n1zjd
Running the pump is obsolutely worth it. I run 3...

Running the pump is obsolutely worth it. I run 3 pumps 24/7 and the difference in your light bill should be very small. Also as stated before, I add 1 tablespoon of H202 to my reservoirs once a...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 06-23-2009, 06:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,320
Posted By n1zjd
Again as I stated before it depends on a number...

Again as I stated before it depends on a number of factors. First, the number of plants to be grown and second, the size of the space your working with. CFL's do put out a fairly decent amount of...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-23-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,816
Posted By n1zjd
Pictures would be nice. GPS is spot on with the...

Pictures would be nice. GPS is spot on with the nutrient temp. Not completely sure how you have things setup but shouldnt be able to overwater the plants with a drip system with hydroton. Even...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-23-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,923
Posted By n1zjd
Exclamation Diagnostic Information Needed

Ok I have seen a few people asking questions without providing the needed information so I'm starting this post which I think SHOULD become a sticky so that we can better help out the newbs. This is...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 06-23-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,868
Posted By n1zjd
I would have to disagree with your assumption. ...

I would have to disagree with your assumption. As you already know the plant uses different nutrients in different amounts. I would not recommend running your nutrient solution for ANY more than 1...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-23-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,530
Posted By n1zjd
On the contrary I would have to recommend at...

On the contrary I would have to recommend at least a couple, preferable more like 4 1kw HPS lamps for the other side of the room. Thats an awfully large room to attempt to light with either CFL's or...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-23-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,205
Posted By n1zjd
Yes its quite obvious what you intend to grow. ...

Yes its quite obvious what you intend to grow. Also if you think you need to buy a system like this instead of building your own then I think hydro will definately be to much for you in the...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 06-23-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,233
Posted By n1zjd
CFLs

I have and continue to use CFL's through the complete life cycle of plants. They can do just fine if you set them up right. You have to think about the size of the room your growing in first of...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 06-23-2009, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,296
Posted By n1zjd
It would all depend on the size of the closet...

It would all depend on the size of the closet first of all. I cant really recommend running anything smaller than a 70w. Also IME, MH is great for veg stage but I would use HPS for flowering. When...
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