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Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 05-28-2017, 09:11 AM
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Posted By newhydro16
Recipie for radishes

Also, I found were folks were using composted rice hulls. Cheaper then perlite. Can they work, be reused?
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 05-27-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,403
Posted By newhydro16
Recipie for radishes

The radishes didn't do so hot, I had them in clay balls. They did better when I bumped up the phosphorous, but how can I start a new batch in perlite?
Do I germinate the seeds first, them put them...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 03-25-2017, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,403
Posted By newhydro16
recipe radishes

Thank you for the tip. I'm going to change water today.
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 03-24-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,403
Posted By newhydro16
Solution recipe for radishes

Hey GPS, do you or anyone have a recipe for radish nutes?
I see after the leave develop I should switch to more phosphorous, for root development rather then great tops. I'm currently using the Floa...
Forum: Hydroponics 03-21-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,264
Posted By newhydro16
bibb lettuce

Thanks GPS
Forum: Hydroponics 03-19-2017, 08:33 AM
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Views: 2,264
Posted By newhydro16
bibb lettuce question

My buttercrunch lettuce is doing fine, cant keep up eating it, but it doesn't form a head, I'm assuming because its loose leaf type. If I were to plant Bibb seeds would they form a head like the ones...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-14-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,347
Posted By newhydro16
lettuce longevity in dwc

I'm new at this also, since end of December.
My lettuce has been doing great, but I don't get the tight heads like store bought either.
I cant help you with the rock wool question, I transferred my...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-12-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,457
Posted By newhydro16
seed germination

Hey, don't let it get you down. I just started out late Dec, and my lettuce is doing quite well, still learning.
GPS Frontier has been a big help to me. Keep at it.
Forum: Hydroponics 02-08-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,541
Posted By newhydro16
new here

Welcome from NE Pa. Only been at this a couple months, so I'm still learning, but hope you get whatever answers you need here.
Forum: Hydroponics 02-06-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,347
Posted By newhydro16
lettuce longevity in dwc

They do look kind of long and sparse, but I'm very new to this and still learning. I'm sure you will get some answers here from GPS frontier or someone more knowledgeable then myself.
Forum: Hydroponics 02-05-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,347
Posted By newhydro16
lettuce longevity in dwc

Thanks again.
The leaves are getting longer, seem to taste ok, wife really seems to enjoy them. I guess when my new ones are ready, Ill yank /eat the current ones. Id start another dwc tote, but Ive...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-04-2017, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,347
Posted By newhydro16
lettuce longevity in dwc

Thanks GPS. You da man.
How long though, would you say before they start to seed, and or the taste suffers?
Forum: Hydroponics 02-04-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,347
Posted By newhydro16
life of lettuce in dwc question

Been picking outer leaves of my buttercrunch in DWC, for a while now.
I'm wondering, will my plants last indefinetly as long as I keep changing water+nutes, or will they eventually go to seed?
I...
Forum: Hydroponics 01-27-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,583
Posted By newhydro16
eating after fertilizing

Thanks GPS.
Haha, I thought after I posted that title how silly it seemed.
Got to thinking the same thing, I know when I spray M. Grow on garden there is a few days waiting period before eating....
Forum: Hydroponics 01-21-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,583
Posted By newhydro16
eating after using flora series fertilizer

Wondered if there was a waiting period before you can eat lettuce after adding new solution of Flora series nutes?
Hey GPS, plants are looking pretty good, they have really picked up the last few...
Forum: Hydroponics 01-12-2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,963
Posted By newhydro16
newbie

Thanks again GPS told you Id be a pain in the butt
Forum: Hydroponics 01-11-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,963
Posted By newhydro16
newbie

Also, I'm finding conflicting numbers on the ppm for lettuce. One says 280-560,another 560- 840.
What are your thoughts?
Forum: Hydroponics 01-11-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,963
Posted By newhydro16
newbie

Thanks GPS,
Heater came yesterday, and while I know you don't recommend the cheaper testers, my ppm keeps dropping, so I think as long as I have the heater to install, Ill change my solution today....
Forum: Hydroponics 01-09-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,963
Posted By newhydro16
newbie

Yes, from seed, Buttercrunch.
I had them in soil until I decided to try my hand at hydroponics, so I carefully pulled them and rinsed them. Have to admit, I have spent a lot more then I thought I...
Forum: Hydroponics 01-07-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,963
Posted By newhydro16
newbie

Thanks GPS,
sounds like a good idea
Forum: Hydroponics 01-06-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,963
Posted By newhydro16
Both are 45 watts each seem to cover my dwc more...

Both are 45 watts each seem to cover my dwc more then enough.
All I can tell from description is 660 wave lengths, spectrum ratio, red blue = 2.25.1
I admit, no clue here.
Thanks for your help,...
Forum: Hydroponics 01-05-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,963
Posted By newhydro16
newbie

Thanks again,
Ill get rid of the tee inside the tank, just run two stones one off each line.
Lights are blue/red, from ebay, 45 watts, one was $50.00, other $35.00, and yes looks like from China....
Forum: Hydroponics 01-04-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,963
Posted By newhydro16
newbie

Also, when I mix new batch of nutes, do I still need to add the flora bloom, seeing as this is lettuce I'm trying to grow. Thanks.
Forum: Hydroponics 01-04-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,963
Posted By newhydro16
newbie

GPS,
Thank you, and for the pictures. Ill keep the coco fiber in mind after Ive tried the rapid rooter plugs.Ill see how I make out with them. How high should my lights be from the lettuce? I'm...
Forum: Hydroponics 01-02-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,963
Posted By newhydro16
newbie

GPS, Thanks for the great info. From what I can see you seem to be the go to guy here.
The plants look ok, and most of the roots seem to be growing.
The seeds were actually started in soil, and...
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