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Forum: Hydroponics 06-19-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,539
Posted By Twilly
I saw a system years ago made of 4 inch PVC.... ...

I saw a system years ago made of 4 inch PVC.... At the end of each pipe, these was a dam to cause the pipe to fill about half way up... then it would over flow thru a U shaped pipe down to the next...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 06-01-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 34,752
Posted By Twilly
I have had the same problem with my tomatoes, and...

I have had the same problem with my tomatoes, and a shot of Hydrogen Peroxide brings them back quick...
Forum: Hydroponics 04-16-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,760
Posted By Twilly
Tomatoes with black bottoms

Anyone ever had this problem? I am using GH Maxi series dry nutes... I read elseware on this forum that I might need more calcium????
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 04-02-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,127
Posted By Twilly
Just throwing this out again, But check out...

Just throwing this out again, But check out Craigslist for used MH high bay HID lighting.... I got 2 for $50... Still going strong and if you want HPS you can get a conversion bulb
Forum: Hydroponics 03-27-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,113
Posted By Twilly
New drip system question

I just setup my first drip system to grow some Potatoes and Carrots. I used sand and vermiculite as a medium, and I placed 2 - 3/4 in pvc pipes with holes in them in the bottom covered in a cloth...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-24-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 34,752
Posted By Twilly
Just something to keep in mind.... I started 4...

Just something to keep in mind.... I started 4 tomato plants in a tub just like yours.... When the plants were about a foot tall, I decided to transplant each plant to its own 5 gallon bucket. ...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-18-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 34,752
Posted By Twilly
Was the MH bulb new? If not, the turning off...

Was the MH bulb new? If not, the turning off issue was probably caused by the bulb going bad. New bulbs are around 30 bucks.
Forum: Hydroponics 03-17-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,601
Posted By Twilly
I have mentioned this on other posts... But I see...

I have mentioned this on other posts... But I see 400 watt MH warehouse lights on Craigslist for 25-50 bucks everyday. It would work fine as designed, but I turned mine so the bulb runs horizontal...
Forum: Hydroponics 03-06-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,083
Posted By Twilly
Indoor Pest control

I currently do not have a pest problem, But I would like it to stay that way.... I read about a product called PROZAP that you hang in your grow area to prevent and alleviate pest problems.

Do...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-23-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,738
Posted By Twilly
So here is my plan to deal with the vines.... I...

So here is my plan to deal with the vines.... I mounted tomato cages to a 5 gal bucket lid... What do you think?
Forum: Hydroponics 02-16-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,920
Posted By Twilly
The roots on the plugs were short and not very...

The roots on the plugs were short and not very flexable, so they are curled up in the bottom of the cup, and at this point, none of the roots have made their way out of the net cup. I will try...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-15-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,920
Posted By Twilly
Strawberries wilting

I planted some strawberry plugs about a month ago... They took forever to start growing ( only 3 of 10 plugs grew )

I have 3 leaves on each plant and things were starting to look good... But now...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-15-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,738
Posted By Twilly
Dealing with the vines

I have planted green beans and tomatoes in a DWC system. Changing the water has been a breeze as I fill a second tub with water and just move the lid from the old tub to the new tub... But how do I...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-08-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,398
Posted By Twilly
GPS, If you don't start seeds often, How do you...

GPS, If you don't start seeds often, How do you keep things going? Do you use cuttings? If so, do you use soil for this also?

Thanks

Twilly
Forum: Hydroponics 02-03-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,398
Posted By Twilly
In the video posted above, there is nothing to...

In the video posted above, there is nothing to circulate the water under the floating plants... Wouldn't some air stones or a pump help to move the water around and increase the oxygen levels?
Forum: Hydroponics 01-20-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,531
Posted By Twilly
It is a NTF system, homemade but I used a...

It is a NTF system, homemade but I used a lazerline spray tube. The air and water temp is around 72 degrees. I have the water level set so the net pot is about 1 inch in the water. I bought the...
Forum: Hydroponics 01-19-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,531
Posted By Twilly
I also forgot to mention the additional...

I also forgot to mention the additional florescent lights... And the 5 gal bucket is a blueberry plant...

So if they are dormant, how long will it take to wake up?

Thanks for the fast reply...
Forum: Hydroponics 01-19-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,531
Posted By Twilly
Newbie... Timeline

I have just started a 10 site horizontal constant flow system, I bought some chilled seascape strawberry plugs, and I am growing them under Metal halide light ( 13 hrs on ). I am using GH Maxigrow...
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