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Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 02-16-2009, 12:57 AM
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Posted By Ron
Hi Paulette They do have seeds bread just for...

Hi Paulette
They do have seeds bread just for hydroponics, mostly from Europe
You can try Hydro-Gardens, Inc. (800) 634-6362
I would use a verity that grow well in your area.
Ask your local...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-16-2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,370
Posted By Ron
In my book Gardening at a Glance by Tanya Denckla...

In my book Gardening at a Glance by Tanya Denckla she recommends a pH of between 5.5 to 7.0 for Sweet Basil.
Ron
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 02-16-2009, 12:51 AM
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Views: 4,497
Posted By Ron
First I pick how many inserts per tray I will use...

First I pick how many inserts per tray I will use and that will depend on the size of the clones.
Fill the tray up with vermiculite.
Mix up at least 1 gallon of cloning solution per tray.
I use...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 02-16-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,056
Posted By Ron
To JB, Sounds like you have the nutrient...

To JB,
Sounds like you have the nutrient solution pretty well under control. Actually, a bit of Ammonia (use VERY sparingly) will help green-up your plants fast. Since you use mainly the nitrate...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 02-16-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,546
Posted By Ron
I have had the same thought about your battery...

I have had the same thought about your battery powered garden.
Some yard watering timers run on a lower voltage and might be modified to work.
If anyone knows of a battery powered timer please let...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-16-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,554
Posted By Ron
Yes it is standard practice to close down the...

Yes it is standard practice to close down the hottest months of the year and use that time to clean
your equipment and make any changes that need to be made.
Tomatoes produce the largest yields...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 02-14-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,603
Posted By Ron
1. Tungsten Halogen lamps are as inefficient to...

1. Tungsten Halogen lamps are as inefficient to operate as incandescence and are very expensive to operate. Their
lumen-per-watt output is very low.
2. 400 watt Metal Halide or High Pressure Sodium...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-14-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,943
Posted By Ron
I have used several kinds with no noticeable...

I have used several kinds with no noticeable different growing results.
I like the light weight kind as opposed to the heavier stuff.
I have never tried pea gravel because I'm not sure it holds...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-14-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,086
Posted By Ron
To Dan: There are several important things to...

To Dan:
There are several important things to consider for good, healthy hydroponic plant growth:
A balanced, hydroponic nutrient formulation is the best way to go - especially for beginning...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 02-14-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,640
Posted By Ron
Hello Kentucky You could use 1000 watt HID that...

Hello Kentucky You could use 1000 watt HID that would give off heat and supply your plants with more light that they need in
the winter anyway. For most plants you could run the lights 24 hours a...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 02-14-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,766
Posted By Ron
To Mathieu Loiselle: Mathieu, my...

To Mathieu Loiselle:
Mathieu, my recommendation would be to not use Miracle Grow for hydroponic applications. The reason is that it is basically
formulated for soil gardening. For example: MG has...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 02-14-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,320
Posted By Ron
For a 1000 watt light without glass or a mover...

For a 1000 watt light without glass or a mover about 24 inches. Ron H.
Forum: Hydroponics 02-14-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,384
Posted By Ron
Hi Cesar You can use chlorine or bleach to...

Hi Cesar You can use chlorine or bleach to disinfect at a ten percent mix with water. For my large systems I plug up the intake pipe then fill the cups full with water and then pour a little full...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-14-2009, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,187
Posted By Ron
Your plants are dieing because of nutrient...

Your plants are dieing because of nutrient problems, or watering problems, well maybe not. It might be a lighting problem or a heat problem or a ventilating problem. Or maybe you are just not cut out...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-14-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,536
Posted By Ron
Just enough for your roots to get a good watering...

Just enough for your roots to get a good watering every 20 minutes or so. But that takes a cycle timer. That's what the overflow is for so you can use the inexpensive timers.
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 02-14-2009, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,837
Posted By Ron
No he was saying that he believed his hypothesis...

No he was saying that he believed his hypothesis was right that plants do grow faster in dirt than in hydro and was inviting a so called expert to disprove his hypothesis. I can see that you aren't...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 02-14-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,469
Posted By Ron
Long enough to wet the roots every 15 or 20...

Long enough to wet the roots every 15 or 20 minutes during the light period. You don't need to water during the dark period even though some growers do.
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 02-14-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,027
Posted By Ron
Long enough to wet the roots every 15 or 20...

Long enough to wet the roots every 15 or 20 minutes.
Forum: Hydroponics 02-14-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,216
Posted By Ron
Herbs and spices are a good start.

Herbs and spices are a good start.
Forum: Hydroponics 02-14-2009, 06:43 AM
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Views: 4,240
Posted By Ron
A 70 to 100 GPH would be fine.

A 70 to 100 GPH would be fine.
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 02-14-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,516
Posted By Ron
Grow rocks, perlite, rockwool, sand, air, or any...

Grow rocks, perlite, rockwool, sand, air, or any inert material free form harmful chemicals that could be harmful to the plants. You add the nutrients to the medium for your plants to use. Your...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 02-14-2009, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,710
Posted By Ron
All I know is it is made in Tampa Florida.

All I know is it is made in Tampa Florida.
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 02-14-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,252
Posted By Ron
With a sharp clean knife.

With a sharp clean knife.
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 02-14-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,873
Posted By Ron
Depends on verity and how good a grower you are.

Depends on verity and how good a grower you are.
Forum: Hydroponics 02-14-2009, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,487
Posted By Ron
With a 1/2" hose that goes from the pump to a 1"...

With a 1/2" hose that goes from the pump to a 1" PVC Tee with a 1/2" hose connector.
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