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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: 123
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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: 123
Views: 20,527
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: 123
Views: 20,527
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
Replies: 123
Views: 20,527
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: 123
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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
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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: 123
Views: 20,527
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: 123
Views: 20,527
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
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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
Replies: 1
Views: 1,794
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...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-05-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,189
Posted By Stan
You need to be more specific. Will you be using a...

You need to be more specific. Will you be using a high pressure or low pressure aeroponic system. The size of the container or area where the plants will be growing like 5 gallon bucket or 55 gallon...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 06-05-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,299
Posted By Stan
Need more info system being used ,plants you plan...

Need more info system being used ,plants you plan to grow, how many and reservoir size.
Forum: Hydroponics 05-28-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,527
Posted By Stan
Those plants will grow 14+ft if you let them but...

Those plants will grow 14+ft if you let them but the size of the tomatoes will start to get smaller if you let them grow that long. Always better to start up new plants and as they start to get...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-28-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,126
Posted By Stan
I donít see any pictures. Tomato plants will...

I donít see any pictures.

Tomato plants will take in as much nutrients as you give them as as youíve already seen they will suck up water to the last drop.
Forum: Hydroponics 05-23-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 967
Posted By Stan
I used to worry about high water temps when I...

I used to worry about high water temps when I first started but not anymore. Iíve grown large healthy great tasting tomatoes with reservoir water temps as high as 85 degrees and as low as 45 degrees...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-06-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,527
Posted By Stan
I forgot to mention you'll nee to insert 2...

I forgot to mention you'll nee to insert 2 screens 1 on the bottom of the drain piece in the 5X5 and 1 right where the water drains back into the reservoir. This will prevent the sprayers from...
Forum: Hydroponics 05-06-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,527
Posted By Stan
Why make 4 5X5 4ft sections when you can make 2...

Why make 4 5X5 4ft sections when you can make 2 5X5 8ft sections? I did it this way a couple years back 1 8ft rail had tomato and pepper plants in 11 3/1/2 inch net pots. The other 8ft rail I had 17...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 05-01-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,299
Posted By Stan
I've been buying these nutrients fro this company...

I've been buying these nutrients fro this company for a couple years works great with all plants.
http://www.vertigro.com/product-p/fcombo-3x4lbcase.htm
They also sell smaller packages if you want.
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