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Forum: Hydroponics 07-26-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,318
Posted By FalseFlash
Yep, tank is in the ground. Pulled it out a...

Yep, tank is in the ground. Pulled it out a couple days ago and no leak.

Let me explain it in more detail.

The tank can be filled in the evening the day before and I go out in the morning and...
Forum: Hydroponics 07-26-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,318
Posted By FalseFlash
I thought there could of been a leak too, but...

I thought there could of been a leak too, but there is no sign of any.
Forum: Hydroponics 07-26-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,318
Posted By FalseFlash
Good but cheap nutes?

My tomatoes are feeding too much for me to keep up, they are sucking up close to 40 gallons per day. The 55 gallon tank would be full in the morning, then the next morning it would be almost empty!
...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-25-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,733
Posted By FalseFlash
Well, whatever it is it seems to have stopped....

Well, whatever it is it seems to have stopped. I've added silica to the water.
Forum: Hydroponics 06-18-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 10,733
Posted By FalseFlash
Slits in Tomato Leaves

Ok, I have a problem where slits are appearing in the leaves. It cannot be bugs as I do not see a single bug on the plants, I've even sprayed them anyway to be sure. It cannot be the wind, we had...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-03-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,566
Posted By FalseFlash
Another update, they are really putting out...

Another update, they are really putting out growth now since I balanced the nutrients.
Forum: Hydroponics 06-01-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,016
Posted By FalseFlash
I will watch it later, thanks!

I will watch it later, thanks!
Forum: Hydroponics 05-31-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,566
Posted By FalseFlash
Ya, I plan on getting a better RO filter soon....

Ya, I plan on getting a better RO filter soon. Our current RO does not do very well. It only drops it to around 212. I planned on getting a 7-stage RO because I'm spending a lot on drinking water...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-30-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,566
Posted By FalseFlash
Sorry about that. I believe it would be about...

Sorry about that. I believe it would be about 2tsp per-gallon, but I measure it in a measuring cup in oz. The .9 would be 5tsp. I have not added anything extra yet, if I do I will be using less. The...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-30-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,566
Posted By FalseFlash
General Hydroponics Flora Series, I'm using...

General Hydroponics Flora Series, I'm using whatever their calculator says to use.

16.9oz of each this time for 50 gallons.

Edit:

The readings show 1,210PPM today.
Forum: Hydroponics 05-29-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,566
Posted By FalseFlash
Just an update of where I'm at so far. The...

Just an update of where I'm at so far. The peppers are not doing too good, I'm going to put them in the ground. So here are the tomatoes. Some of the leaves are starting to turn brown on them, so I...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-26-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,467
Posted By FalseFlash
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Warp Brothers 6CH20-C 6 Mil Clear Plastic Sheeting, 20-Foot by 25-Foot...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-26-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,765
Posted By FalseFlash
lol never mind, sorry for the confusion

lol never mind, sorry for the confusion
Forum: Hydroponics 05-25-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,765
Posted By FalseFlash
Actually, because of all that wind that's been...

Actually, because of all that wind that's been pounding them for a week now (won't die down for 2 more days) I've been slowly losing them. All the peppers are dying from the beating and the tomatoes...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-25-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,765
Posted By FalseFlash
What I was trying to ask if it looks ok to add...

What I was trying to ask if it looks ok to add all of that to the reservoir. I calculated $167 for everything. I do use General Hydroponics, that's the only brand I use.
Forum: Hydroponics 05-24-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,765
Posted By FalseFlash
Question About Nutrients

So, next month I plan on buying more nutrients for my plants. Right now they are in the mild growth stage. Do you think I can mix all of these in my 55 gallon drum? I actually do the calculations for...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-21-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,566
Posted By FalseFlash
By controlling the rate at which the water exits...

By controlling the rate at which the water exits the pipe, although it's more effort than it's worth. Sometimes I spend hours outside trying to get the level right. So it works, only if you're...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-19-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,566
Posted By FalseFlash
Update 05/19/2013: Roots are an inch or two...

Update 05/19/2013:
Roots are an inch or two longer in the tomatoes, they are pretty healthy.
No change in peppers.

55 Gallon Reservoir Readings Today:
442ppm (Dropped from 463 yesterday)
PH...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-19-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,566
Posted By FalseFlash
It's pretty cool since I dug it in the ground,...

It's pretty cool since I dug it in the ground, even on a really hot day the water don't seem to go above 70.

I will keep a watch on it though because we are gonna have a few days this summer above...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-18-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,566
Posted By FalseFlash
My Tomatoes And Peppers Are Growing!

Not sure if this is the right section, but I'm pretty excited about it! I got the system working, everything seems stable so far. The water is due for a change sometime next week.

I included a...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-12-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,016
Posted By FalseFlash
Thanks, I plan on doing the snake shape.

Thanks, I plan on doing the snake shape.
Forum: Hydroponics 05-10-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,016
Posted By FalseFlash
Update: As of today the system is currently...

Update:

As of today the system is currently unusable. The pipes are bowing pretty bad, it might be the heat. They are bowing upwards, and downwards.

Edit: Looks like this system is junk, sadly....
Forum: Hydroponics 05-09-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,016
Posted By FalseFlash
Ya, first time is always the hardest... for some...

Ya, first time is always the hardest... for some at least :P

But I'm learning. This system might end up being one time use if I cannot find a way to clean it if that whole root system happens like...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-08-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,016
Posted By FalseFlash
Good news, I got the system working with the help...

Good news, I got the system working with the help of my dad and grandfather.

I'm able to control the water level with the valve you seen in one of my other posts. That is great since I really...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-08-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 25,016
Posted By FalseFlash
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