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Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 05-27-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By cable24601
Magnetic induction lamps are basically...

Magnetic induction lamps are basically fluorescent lamps with electromagnets wrapped around a part of the tube, or inserted inside the lamp. In external inductor lamps, high frequency energy, from...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 05-24-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 10,576
Posted By cable24601
This is fantastic! do you cover the plants in the...

This is fantastic! do you cover the plants in the rain? I have wanted to start an outdoor grow this year but I am worried about the rain filling my pots and then flooding my reservoir. Have you had...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 05-24-2011, 01:19 PM
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Views: 10,655
Posted By cable24601
5 gallon Hydroponic Top Drip Bucket System

Hello Everyone,

I am sorry that I have not been on the forums lately with updates. It has been really busy at work and I have only had the time to post to my blog. Now that things are slowing down...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 05-12-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,843
Posted By cable24601
I am not using the MH and HPS at the same time. I...

I am not using the MH and HPS at the same time. I have one fixture and two bulbs one MH and one HPS. The idea is that I would start with MH until I am about to hit the flowering stage and then I...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 04-19-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 31,909
Posted By cable24601
Looking real good keep up the great posts

Looking real good keep up the great posts
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 04-08-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,843
Posted By cable24601
So here is what I went with

I just got my new grow lights in the mail yesterday and so far I think I made the right choice. I got a 600 watt digital ballast, fixture, high pressure sodium and metal halide bulb on ebay for $200....
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 04-02-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,843
Posted By cable24601
HPS and MH light, I hope I made finally made the right call

At about 9 weeks in to this experiment I am a little disappointed by the results that I am seeing. Don't get me wrong, I have some great growth from my lettuce and dill but everything else is growing...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-27-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,800
Posted By cable24601
Nice system, I am just trying to get a sense of...

Nice system, I am just trying to get a sense of dimensions here. How far away did you hang your LEDs?
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-27-2011, 01:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 31,909
Posted By cable24601
hey PaulF Things are looking really good. I...

hey PaulF

Things are looking really good. I totally understand your led pain. The first ones I got on ebay claimed that it would be good for a 9 sq foot space but the reality is that it will only...
Forum: Hydroponic Grow Lights 03-27-2011, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,751
Posted By cable24601
Induction Lights

Its time to begin expanding to more hydroponics systems and in doing so I need to add more lighting. I spent quite some time looking in to possible solutions. I really like the idea of the low power...
Forum: Hydroponics 03-21-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,999
Posted By cable24601
I thought that I saw some sort of cilp in one of...

I thought that I saw some sort of cilp in one of your videos. Looking back I think it was a prototype.
Forum: Hydroponics 03-17-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,999
Posted By cable24601
I think your numbers are spot on. I think that...

I think your numbers are spot on. I think that this is the way I am going to go for myself in the summer. I have to save up for some lights first as I only grow indoors. It look like on the super...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-16-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,012
Posted By cable24601
Just wanted to give a week 4 update. For the most...

Just wanted to give a week 4 update. For the most part this are looking good There has been some spotting on the tomato leaves I hope that will go away with the last water change
Forum: Hydroponics 03-16-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,999
Posted By cable24601
I have to agree with GPS on this one. I found for...

I have to agree with GPS on this one. I found for myself half the fun is building your own system. The parts are cheap and there are so many how to videos that anyone can do it. But if you are not a...
Forum: Hydroponics 03-16-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 13,462
Posted By cable24601
Hi Sean My first system look much like the...

Hi Sean

My first system look much like the one you are going to build. One of the first problems I had was with the Hydroton. I thought that I washed it real good and then on my first water change...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-09-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,195
Posted By cable24601
Just saw the video. Look like your system is...

Just saw the video. Look like your system is really working out. Do you set your drip to go off in a cycle or is it on 24 7?
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 03-02-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,012
Posted By cable24601
System update with pics 1 week in

I wanted to show you all some pictures of the system about 1 week in
Forum: Hydroponics 03-01-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,851
Posted By cable24601
Welcome to the Forums. What do you plan to grow?

Welcome to the Forums. What do you plan to grow?
Forum: Hydroponics 03-01-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,312
Posted By cable24601
I would only put one seed per pot Basil will get...

I would only put one seed per pot Basil will get really big on you. I just tried Lettuce in my DWC and it has overtaken the pot at only 1 week in. If you want I have a picture of the lettuce on my...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-17-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,392
Posted By cable24601
Thanks for the info GpsFrontier, If I go with a...

Thanks for the info GpsFrontier, If I go with a drip system it would be indoors under LED light so I don't think that I would loose that much moisture in the grow medium so I might be able to stretch...
Forum: Hydroponics 02-17-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,392
Posted By cable24601
how many feedings per day how long each? just as...

how many feedings per day how long each? just as a starting point.
Forum: Hydroponics 02-16-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,392
Posted By cable24601
Need help with next system

I have 3 5gal buckets at home that I want to turn in to ether a DWC or a aeroponics system. The plan is to grow tomatoes and peppers in these units. DWC would be the easy solution but I already have...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 02-15-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,012
Posted By cable24601
I see that now, sorry about that. I checked out...

I see that now, sorry about that. I checked out you blog nice work
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 02-14-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,012
Posted By cable24601
Thanks for the comments GpsFrontier I really...

Thanks for the comments GpsFrontier

I really like you idea about keeping a monthly cost to produce the fresh food. I was joking with my wife about that the other day. I was saying that until the...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 02-14-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,012
Posted By cable24601
My First Deep Water Culture

After what seemed like forever to get the seedlings started, I was finally able to get my DWC started last night. Right now I have Chives, Dill, Spinach, Basil, Lettuce, and Tomatoes in the system. I...
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