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Forum: Hydroponics 02-08-2018, 04:04 PM
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Posted By GpsFrontier
You answered your own question, it's called...

You answered your own question, it's called Aquaponics.
Forum: Hydroponics 02-02-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By GpsFrontier
What are you using for the substrate and why does...

What are you using for the substrate and why does it look so wet?
Forum: Hydroponics 02-02-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By GpsFrontier
Yes we do, and if we tell you where it is we have...

Yes we do, and if we tell you where it is we have to kill you.
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 01-22-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By GpsFrontier
hello Marleyuk, I still can't see any details...

hello Marleyuk,
I still can't see any details of your design but what if you extended the drain line up through the bottom and set it to the water level you wanted. Then made some tiny holes inside...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 01-21-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By GpsFrontier
If you post pictures of your system and how it...

If you post pictures of your system and how it works, I might be able to give you some suggestions.
Forum: Hydroponics 01-11-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By GpsFrontier
Hello. cordova85, Sorry organic nutrients isn't...

Hello. cordova85,
Sorry organic nutrients isn't the answer, bland tasting fruits and vegetables is due to grower error, not chemical nutrients. Not to mention plants simply can't absorb the mineral...
Forum: Hydroponics 12-23-2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 577
Posted By GpsFrontier
long enough to get the roots wet...

long enough to get the roots wet...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 11-30-2017, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By GpsFrontier
Hello abhi, First I want to say sorry for the...

Hello abhi,
First I want to say sorry for the late reply. I've been working 50+ hours a week and have only been getting one day off a week. So I just haven't had much spare time. I saw your thread...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 11-27-2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By GpsFrontier
Typical results from the so called Kratky method....

Typical results from the so called Kratky method. An air pimp is cheep, and costs just pennies a month to run. I would start there. An air pump will fix many problems with the so called Kratky method.
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 11-14-2017, 02:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By GpsFrontier
Got pictures of the plants and setup??

Got pictures of the plants and setup??
Forum: Hydroponics 11-05-2017, 07:54 PM
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Views: 699
Posted By GpsFrontier
Try growing some and see for yourself.

Try growing some and see for yourself.
Forum: Hydroponics 10-26-2017, 10:45 PM
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Views: 723
Posted By GpsFrontier
Hello lupacexi, Yes when the pump shuts off the...

Hello lupacexi,
Yes when the pump shuts off the water drains back through the pump The pump dosen't hold pressure and there is no one way check valve in the pump. When the pump is on the only thing...
Forum: Hydroponics 10-24-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By GpsFrontier
Hello twd000, The larger amount (2 tsp) is full...

Hello twd000,
The larger amount (2 tsp) is full strength for maxigro. As long as you know the manufactures recommendation for full strength nutrients you can adjust the nutrient strength to whatever...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 10-22-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 816
Posted By GpsFrontier
You won't have much luck growing large fruiting...

You won't have much luck growing large fruiting plants with florescent lighting. Go with HID...
Forum: Hydroponics 10-20-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By GpsFrontier
Hello twd000, Maxi grow has mixing directions...

Hello twd000,
Maxi grow has mixing directions right on the package. I believe it's 2 tsp per gallon of water for full strength nutrient solution. Don't get caught up trying to fallow TDS numbers....
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 09-20-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 692
Posted By GpsFrontier
Hello BrettJJ, Cucumbers are continuously...

Hello BrettJJ,
Cucumbers are continuously fruiting plants, use a nutrient for continuously fruiting plants and you'll be fine.
Forum: Hydroponics 07-17-2017, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,525
Posted By GpsFrontier
From a application standpoint, both PVC and vinyl...

From a application standpoint, both PVC and vinyl work fine. But I have never seen vinyl cheaper than PVC. Also I don't think I have ever even seen PVC fence post sleeves. Vinyl fence post sleeves...
Forum: Hydroponics 07-06-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,583
Posted By GpsFrontier
Hello madamadam14, First, what you have made is...

Hello madamadam14,
First, what you have made is a bunch of wick systems, not water culture systems/DWC systems. Lack of aeration to the roots is a common issue with your design.
Second, heat lamps...
Forum: Hydroponics 07-01-2017, 04:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,364
Posted By GpsFrontier
Hello jonoyakker, First "How well does it...

Hello jonoyakker,
First "How well does it breathe?" is a pretty vague question? How well do you need it to breath? Second, I don't understand the question"how much rain will fall through vs. being...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-26-2017, 04:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,608
Posted By GpsFrontier
Hello William, First question I have is how do...

Hello William,
First question I have is how do you kn ow the pump is adequate? GPH has very little to do with a pump being adequate. Second is I'm a bit confused by your diagram. Is the water feed...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-19-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,526
Posted By GpsFrontier
Hello mosfetti, What nutrients are you using?

Hello mosfetti,
What nutrients are you using?
Forum: Hydroponics 05-01-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,791
Posted By GpsFrontier
Hello khawn, Heat stress is defiantly possible....

Hello khawn,
Heat stress is defiantly possible. A lot depends on the verity of strawberry's your growing. Some are more tolerant to heat than others. Some varieties even prefer at least some shade....
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 04-27-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,962
Posted By GpsFrontier
Hello Agraco, First where are you located? ...

Hello Agraco,
First where are you located?

Do you have a link to the Superman and Gigaboost? I've got a hunch they are just additives. The Cal mag is defiantly just an additive, and the NPK...
Forum: Hydroponics 04-25-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,802
Posted By GpsFrontier
Hello strap, Yes your absolutely right, adding...

Hello strap,
Yes your absolutely right, adding more nutrient solution back to replace the water the plants drink will cause your nutrient concentrations to rise. You should just add plain water back...
Forum: Hydroponics 04-15-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,293
Posted By GpsFrontier
Hello amberhall, First I've never built the 11...

Hello amberhall,
First I've never built the 11 plant system posted on hydroponicsonline but I will try and help you.


You connect 1/2 inch vinyl tubing to the pump. You connect the vinyl tubing...
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