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Forum: Hydroponics Yesterday, 08:46 PM
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It should take only a week for the strawberry...

It should take only a week for the strawberry plants to get used to the new environment. You might lose the strawberries currently on the plant but they will produce a ton of strawberries in that...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-22-2021, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Stan
With lettuce I'm not sure if you might have...

With lettuce I'm not sure if you might have lettuce that can grow in the type of heat you get down in your area. With lettuce I have grown (green leaf and red leaf)as long as high temperature during...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-19-2021, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Stan
Any small size pot like the size of a small net...

Any small size pot like the size of a small net pot with any type "moist" soil. You are only going to use them to start rooting in soil. Once they have roots you can either transfer them to the...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-17-2021, 12:46 AM
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Posted By Stan
Glad to hear you are ok. I can't wait for this...

Glad to hear you are ok. I can't wait for this COVID to be over already. I'm waiting for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to come out before I get the shot. I am passing on the Pfizer and Moderna...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-06-2020, 10:10 PM
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Posted By Stan
With bare root strawberries you have 2 ways of...

With bare root strawberries you have 2 ways of planting them.

1. Plant them directly into perlite in the 5 gallon buckets 4 bare root per bucket.

2. With aeroponic rail put the bare root...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-06-2020, 04:59 PM
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Posted By Stan
Don't start strawberries from seeds you will not...

Don't start strawberries from seeds you will not get any strawberries the first year. You need to buy Strawberry bare root. Get everbearing they will produce all year but during your summer months...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-05-2020, 05:59 PM
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Posted By Stan
Usually my tomato seeds germinate within 2 days...

Usually my tomato seeds germinate within 2 days days at the most with cool temps. When in the 60's they germinate very fast. In the 70's don't use heating pad.

With other seeds with harder outer...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-03-2020, 04:45 PM
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Posted By Stan
Strawberries would probably be best during your...

Strawberries would probably be best during your winter months as they thrive on cooler air temps along with cilantro or oregano and others similar.

If you are reusing perlite you should try to...
Forum: Hydroponics 09-15-2020, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Stan
Hi all is well here, thank you!! The seeds...

Hi all is well here, thank you!!

The seeds I sent you for the big heirloom and chocolate cherries probably should be used during your winter grow. This year we had the hottest year ever with...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-10-2020, 08:49 PM
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Posted By Stan
I have grown tomato plants, peppers and...

I have grown tomato plants, peppers and strawberries using the rail system pics posted here.

http://www.hydroponicsonline.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2475&highlight=aeroponic

The plants would...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-28-2020, 06:20 PM
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Posted By Stan
This year I decided to do away with the perlite...

This year I decided to do away with the perlite and just go low pressure aeroponic. Cleaned out all my 5 gallon buckets and made some changes to do 5 gallon aeroponic. I transferred my tomato plants...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-05-2020, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Stan
Hi sorry got back to you so late just noticed...

Hi sorry got back to you so late just noticed your post today.

With any type of lettuce I always start them off in planter pots with very moist soil. A couple seeds in each they will sprout very...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-13-2020, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Stan
With the cracking cut down drastically for water...

With the cracking cut down drastically for water on. First try for only 1 minute on 20 minutes off. If plants look good after a couple hours reduce on time to 30 seconds on. Again if all looks good...
Forum: Hydroponics 01-17-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 139
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Posted By Stan
Wow everything is looking great!!! Keep a good...

Wow everything is looking great!!! Keep a good eye on any of the larger tomatoes they can really expand during the last 4 weeks to the point where you might have to attach a hammock made out of...
Forum: Hydroponics 01-06-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 139
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Posted By Stan
Happy New Year!!! Looks like everything is...

Happy New Year!!! Looks like everything is running perfectly.

Very nice setup with the heater. The plants look great you already have nice forming tomatoes and a lot of flowering. The weather is...
Forum: Hydroponics 12-09-2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 139
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Posted By Stan
Don't worry about the flowers facing down those...

Don't worry about the flowers facing down those are the big heirloom I sent you. The stems are thick and needed to hold those tomatoes. Picks below 1 of the big heirloom with tomato forming and the...
Forum: Hydroponics 12-08-2019, 10:10 PM
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Posted By Stan
50 - 55 degrees on those cold nights will be...

50 - 55 degrees on those cold nights will be fine. 80 degrees during daylight hours is optimum temps for those plants. They will thrive in those night and daytime temps.

I wouldn't go higher than...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-14-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 139
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Posted By Stan
I just noticed my last post got cut off at the...

I just noticed my last post got cut off at the bottom.

I wanted to say I cut off all nutrients on those last forming tomato plants early September and still got a good amount of good tasting...
Forum: Hydroponics 11-06-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 139
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Posted By Stan
I believe they are selling 6 - 4lb bags of the...

I believe they are selling 6 - 4lb bags of the 6-12-28 and 6 - 4lb bags of the 15-0-0 for a total of $150. That will last you more than 10 years depending on how much you expand.

This year was a...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-30-2019, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Stan
What exactly do you want to grow?

What exactly do you want to grow?
Forum: Hydroponics 06-30-2019, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Stan
If you are going with the aeroponic setup and you...

If you are going with the aeroponic setup and you plan on growing lettuce or peppers the full cycle from germination, growth, reproduction, pollination, and seed spreading stages you will need to...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-29-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 26,606
Posted By Stan
I forgot to mention donít start the seeds in any...

I forgot to mention donít start the seeds in any type of nutrients until they have germinated and you have the first 2 leaves opened.
Forum: Hydroponics 06-29-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 139
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Posted By Stan
With the high temps and humidity youíre now in I...

With the high temps and humidity youíre now in I would run the sprayer all day 24hrs a day until you have a couple roots an inch or 2 long coming out of the net pots.

With it being so hot I...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-11-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Stan
I canít see using a 360 degree design that would...

I canít see using a 360 degree design that would work that way. You would waste a lot of space doing this. Why not just insert 50 two inch net pots around a 55 gallon food grade drum. All you need is...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 06-05-2019, 07:35 AM
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Posted By Stan
I donít see the need to use air stones in the...

I donít see the need to use air stones in the concentrated nutrients since you would only be adding a small portion of it to already oxygenated water in the reservoir. You should keep the...
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