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Forum: Hydroponics 09-25-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,538
Posted By jamromhem
I would probably prefer a coco base. I have just...

I would probably prefer a coco base. I have just had trouble finding it here.. They don't order it (or much useful gardening supplies) because there are only large amounts of people here durring the...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 09-08-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 14,109
Posted By jamromhem
Wrapping the vines is a wonderful way to help...

Wrapping the vines is a wonderful way to help control indeterminates. I am probably going to have my maters set a little low in a bucket and then run the vines around the bucket and burry in medium...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 09-08-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,967
Posted By jamromhem
I am guessing that the upper chamber is also...

I am guessing that the upper chamber is also provided and opening at the base of the drum? I would be concerned with a little water buildup in that section as well over time, expecially if the...
Forum: Hydroponics 09-08-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,264
Posted By jamromhem
My ford focus (2006 Sedan) with a trailer hitch...

My ford focus (2006 Sedan) with a trailer hitch goes a long way :P I am able to tow 2k with it legaly lol.. I have only gotten up to about 1500(total with trailer) so far and it did well on a 24...
Forum: Hydroponics 09-08-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,538
Posted By jamromhem
I think part of my problem with STG is that it...

I think part of my problem with STG is that it looks unatural lol. I need something that looks right as well as helps the plants grow.

STG works well to grow the plants, but it bothers me for...
Forum: Hydroponics 09-05-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,538
Posted By jamromhem
Yes I have thought about making a more efficient...

Yes I have thought about making a more efficient system to replace my current one. This was deffinitly a learnign experience for me, and will give me plenty of room to think for the future. I am...
Forum: Hydroponics 09-04-2011, 02:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,538
Posted By jamromhem
The water hitting the growing medium is plenty to...

The water hitting the growing medium is plenty to support the plants. The air is way to dry sitting in the tube. You are right on the setup. The roots that try to grow out of the medium dry up and...
Forum: Hydroponics 09-04-2011, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,264
Posted By jamromhem
I was sitting here thinking (like i do most days)...

I was sitting here thinking (like i do most days) and I came up with an idea for your system.. It may or may not be something your interested in. It is a way to collect the water your system drops...
Forum: Hydroponics 09-03-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,538
Posted By jamromhem
I have thought about changing the delivery. ...

I have thought about changing the delivery. There is way too little humidity in the root zone right now and the roots refuse to grow down due to that. I am thinking I either have to swap to a water...
Forum: Hydroponics 09-03-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,538
Posted By jamromhem
I am use Bleach to do the first...

I am use Bleach to do the first cleaning/sterilizing. I put it in a spray bottle extra strong (like a 50:50 mix) and that is usually done twice. I let it sit a moment before scrubbing the system...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 09-01-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,360
Posted By jamromhem
Oh definitly if you are going to power more with...

Oh definitly if you are going to power more with it :P I was just thinking the hydroponics and ignored the existance of your house there lol..

I was considering making a windmill alternator to...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 08-30-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,360
Posted By jamromhem
Another option might be to set up a small solar...

Another option might be to set up a small solar cell with a battery and inverter. That will give you a little while on a small pump and air pump. You can also use it on a regular basis to save a...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 08-30-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,417
Posted By jamromhem
Thank you for the update. I will have to look...

Thank you for the update. I will have to look back at the lot number you previously posted and see if I have some from the same lot or not. I am hoping I don't :P If I do I will have to contact...
Forum: Hydroponics 08-30-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,540
Posted By jamromhem
My trick so far is to take a step up in the nutes...

My trick so far is to take a step up in the nutes and if they show signs of curl under (some tomatoes curl their leaves under change so you need to be able to tell the difference). If the edges all...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 08-30-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,368
Posted By jamromhem
They are sitting that low right now. The problem...

They are sitting that low right now. The problem with moving them higher is that the water doesnt wick up enough to reach the roots if I set them higher. Some light does get in but with how I am...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 08-30-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,368
Posted By jamromhem
They are sitting that low right now. The problem...

They are sitting that low right now. The problem with moving them higher is that the water doesnt wick up enough to reach the roots if I set them higher. Some light does get in but with how I am...
Forum: Hydroponics 08-30-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,540
Posted By jamromhem
I just wanted to add one thing :P The keep the...

I just wanted to add one thing :P The keep the lights close to the seedlings part :P I learned that there is such thing as too close to the seedlings lol.. I have been keeping mine about 1 ft away...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 08-29-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,368
Posted By jamromhem
Well I found what the problem with that one was. ...

Well I found what the problem with that one was. The top half of the medium became dry. It was not established enough for it to maintain moisture from just the lower half of the medium. And the...
Forum: Hydroponics 08-29-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,540
Posted By jamromhem
When I was looking at it I was thinking a wooden...

When I was looking at it I was thinking a wooden top with a hinged door to let you have access to the inside of the res. I had no intent of leaving an explosed res :P

But yes a lid would be...
Forum: Hydroponics 08-29-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,540
Posted By jamromhem
I think this was the thread about needing a res. ...

I think this was the thread about needing a res. I saw a 125 gal plastic pond at homedepot for about $70 Not the cheapest fix, but it was only about 1.5ft tall so it meets your hight requirement. ...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 08-29-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 14,368
Posted By jamromhem
Well Seems I have another problem that is...

Well Seems I have another problem that is creeping up. I am guessing it is over watering maybe? I really cant tell. There is no warning and it happens over night (this is the second plant to do...
Forum: Hydroponics 08-29-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,540
Posted By jamromhem
Yeah a tomato plant is something I think to be...

Yeah a tomato plant is something I think to be worth keeping over the winter. I am thinking that I will be rooting all of the suckers that come off so any set backs are covered by a replacement in...
Forum: Hydroponics 08-28-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 23,540
Posted By jamromhem
I just had a thought on a way for you to push...

I just had a thought on a way for you to push earlier production. If you were to keep a tomato plant (one for each variety you want) over the winter. either in hydro or dirt. come time you would...
Forum: Hydroponics 08-27-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,555
Posted By jamromhem
That is my main reasoning to want to try it as...

That is my main reasoning to want to try it as well.. I have tried to work with cold tar before and it is far from fun lol.. My brother had a tree rip down the power line to his house last winter...
Forum: Hydroponics 08-27-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,413
Posted By jamromhem
I call it a hygrometer because that is what they...

I call it a hygrometer because that is what they call it for tereriums for lizards and snakes and such..
Here is an example...
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