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Forum: Hydroponics 02-13-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By animus_divinus
well, thats why i was considering the tube...

well, thats why i was considering the tube fluorescent lights.. at the same wattage they produce a bit more lumens in a color temperature better suited for the plant, and i can also move them much...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-11-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,001
Posted By animus_divinus
building a single indoor tomato setup, hps or tube fluorescent?

hey everyone.. im looking to start growing a tomato plant indoors... im going deep water culture in a 5 gallon bucket and an aquarium air pump to oxygenate the solution...

anyway, ive been...
Forum: Hydroponics 07-04-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,006
Posted By animus_divinus
i dont know.. i might change it yearly, but if...

i dont know.. i might change it yearly, but if only to experiment with other varieties of tomorros, since at this point im thinking of growing the black from tula tomatoes which look nice and seem to...
Forum: Hydroponics 07-03-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,006
Posted By animus_divinus
well, im growing some indeterminate plants that...

well, im growing some indeterminate plants that are killed by frost, but i wont have frost so they wont stop growing, ill have to prune them so they dont take over my house... so i was looking for...
Forum: Hydroponics 07-03-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,006
Posted By animus_divinus
are the coco chips perishable?.. meaning would i...

are the coco chips perishable?.. meaning would i have to replace it at certain intervals or is it a component i wont have to worry about in the future?

i have to order online anyway since no one...
Forum: Hydroponics 07-02-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,006
Posted By animus_divinus
one more question.. should my grow medium with a...

one more question.. should my grow medium with a drip setup be all coconut coir, or a 50/50 mix with perlite?
Forum: Hydroponics 06-29-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,006
Posted By animus_divinus
well.. i think ill look into getting the coco...

well.. i think ill look into getting the coco products around here.. im in a rather small town so.. no guarantees on that.. might just order it online

but yeah.. a drip system should do fine, ill...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-29-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,006
Posted By animus_divinus
i guess in an absolute emergency for a day or so...

i guess in an absolute emergency for a day or so i could water it manually with a watering can while the power was down... what would be the best grow medium to hold onto moisture without it...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-29-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,006
Posted By animus_divinus
well at this point i just dont have much opinion...

well at this point i just dont have much opinion on DWC vs drip, i havent used either one... i was told DWC is more forgiving in a power outtage and i dont need medium... but realistically some pea...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-28-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,006
Posted By animus_divinus
in a few years i plan to buy a piece of land of...

in a few years i plan to buy a piece of land of atleast 10 acres and build my own house.. i want a clear view of the south and want my kitchen along the south facing wall so that i can build a...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-28-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,006
Posted By animus_divinus
its going to be in a cage, nowhere to go but up.....

its going to be in a cage, nowhere to go but up.. and ill be sure to make sure it grows in that direction by guiding the vines in the direction they need to go... and all sides besides that of the...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-28-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,006
Posted By animus_divinus
im not worried about needing a lot of...

im not worried about needing a lot of penetration, im mounting the light from the side
Forum: Hydroponics 06-23-2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,006
Posted By animus_divinus
so... anyone know a good heirloom plants that...

so... anyone know a good heirloom plants that produces a high enough yield to do well in hydroponics?
Forum: Hydroponics 06-20-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,006
Posted By animus_divinus
well them.. im going to go deep water culture...

well them.. im going to go deep water culture with a 5-6 inch pot... im going to build a box around the bucket with one side exposed.. that side might have a cage in front of it to keep it growing up...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-19-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,006
Posted By animus_divinus
well... DWC seems simple if im using a 5 gallon...

well... DWC seems simple if im using a 5 gallon bucket with a hole cut in the lid to drop a net pot into... then all i really need is a little aquarium pump and some way to measure the level of the...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-18-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,006
Posted By animus_divinus
seems i was a tad mistaken on HPS vs MH... so ill...

seems i was a tad mistaken on HPS vs MH... so ill use HPS... will 100w actually work or will i need a 150w bulb?
Forum: Hydroponics 06-18-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,006
Posted By animus_divinus
best system for tomatoes?

ive decided to start splitting my systems up.. the HPS lights on a smaller scale are inexpensive enough, and the efficiency is great enough that i can start growing vegetables with individual...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-18-2011, 10:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,853
Posted By animus_divinus
anyway.. this isnt so immediately important, im...

anyway.. this isnt so immediately important, im going to start with smaller systems and build onto it so im not taking such a major initial risk in costs
Forum: Hydroponics 06-18-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,853
Posted By animus_divinus
see, the trouble im having is when i look at...

see, the trouble im having is when i look at other peoples systems, theyre usually small scale for single, or a small group of plants, none of them really seem to be tailored for this size.. and i...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-18-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,853
Posted By animus_divinus
hmm.. youre math is a little wronga gallon of...

hmm.. youre math is a little wronga gallon of water weighs roughly 8.34lbs, and the entire container would be 6 inches deep but if it was filled all the way to the top, it wouldnt leave much room for...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-18-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,853
Posted By animus_divinus
given the size im working with.. ebb and flow...

given the size im working with.. ebb and flow might be too expensive to set up... so what i think ill do is cover my 4x8 foot table with a piece of plywood, cut holes in that to fix the net/basket...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-17-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,853
Posted By animus_divinus
hey... i was wondering what size flour pot a...

hey... i was wondering what size flour pot a tomato plant actually needs?... if not too big.. i could build my 8x4 foot table, line it with the drains for ebb and flow.. and then cover it with a thin...
Forum: Hydroponics 06-17-2011, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,853
Posted By animus_divinus
building a system 8x4 feet

hey everyone.. im building a hydroponics system in less than a month... its going to be 8x4 feet in size, 32 square feet, about 10-11 cubic feet in total

im buying a 600w ballast kit for $100,...
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