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Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 11-01-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,722
Posted By Mattm
NFT questions

GPS,
Below response is what I sent you on private message on your earlier questions. I apologize for the poor pictures as they are taken with a camera phone, I'll include some new pictures in next...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 10-31-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,722
Posted By Mattm
NFT Setup in Florida Keys

I haven't posted since last year, so here it is:

The pictures are of my outdoor NFT setup, tomatoes, jalapenos and basil.

The jalapenos were seeded 08/16/14, they are placed in 3 "pvc, spacing...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 11-14-2013, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,937
Posted By Mattm
Post Yourr plans sound great. Keep posting pics. ...

Yourr plans sound great. Keep posting pics.

I use an nft system for tomatoes and have used both 1.5 rockwool cubes and oasis cubes. Both have worked well but I like oasis better.

I soak my...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 09-14-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 9,217
Posted By Mattm
Jalapeno and Poblano setup

This is a small NFT Jalapeno and Poblano pepper setup. I seeded all peppers on May 26, 2013. Poblanos took a long time to germinate and look good but are half the size they should be. Jalapenos have...
Forum: Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums 09-03-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 10,263
Posted By Mattm
pesticides and fungicides

Any suggestions on pesticides and fungicides for my outdoor NFT system growing tomatoes?
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 02-12-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,840
Posted By Mattm
Thanks for your reply. Gotta love maters. I need...

Thanks for your reply. Gotta love maters. I need to shim up the stand as there is too much pitch right now. I'll keep posting pics.
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 02-11-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,840
Posted By Mattm
small tomato setup

The first pics are tomatos from my 10/28/12 seeding. The 2nd pics are a small new setup (NFT) with a 27 gallon tank, 35 watt danner pump. The stand is 1.5 inch pvc. I used grodan cubes to seed. ...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 01-27-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,364
Posted By Mattm
I use a 90 watt danner mag drive pump, I run it...

I use a 90 watt danner mag drive pump, I run it continuously with my system(NFT) And have almost no increase in my electric bill, for what you are describing, a 35 watt mag drive would be way more...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 01-27-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,364
Posted By Mattm
Sounds like your water temp will be your biggest...

Sounds like your water temp will be your biggest obstacle. When my reservoir tank gets over 90 degrees it's game over. No oxygen. Maybe someone else on forum can give you more feedback, I don't even...
Forum: Hydroponics 01-23-2013, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,813
Posted By Mattm
Sorry I don't have an answer but more questions....

Sorry I don't have an answer but more questions. I'm assuming RO is reverse osmosis, do you check PH of your RO water before you add it to your reservoir? Do you check again when it is mixed with...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 01-18-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 13,502
Posted By Mattm
Alpha 1 system

In response to your 11/22 post, your ideas for a system sound real good. It's similar to my system except for a few things. I don't know anything about indoor growing so I have no advice on grow...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 01-14-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,531
Posted By Mattm
2nd NFT Tomato Setup

I seeded on 10/28, have alot of fruit but nothing ripe yet. My setup is similar to one I posted last year with a few changes. I should have staked them or used cages, they are too close abd draped...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 07-21-2012, 12:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,436
Posted By Mattm
NFT System

Piperjim,
I like the setup, real clever use of space. What are you growing, what size pipe is it, and how many gallons is your reservoir?

Mattm
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 07-02-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,001
Posted By Mattm
NFT System

Thanks for your reply. I like the album photos of your setup. I have a bottle of phosphoric acid that I'll try for PH when I restart. I'm going to rebuild in middle of august. Who do you buy your...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 07-02-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,001
Posted By Mattm
Better Photos

Thanks for your response. Here are some better photos. I need to start filtering my water, I use as much AC water as I can, I get about 10 gallons a day in this heat. Real briefly, below is a list...
Forum: Your Hydroponics Setup 07-01-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,001
Posted By Mattm
NFT System

This is my 1st system, it's been great for working the kinks out, it's not very neat or efficient but I'm happy with the 1st setup.
I used a 100 gallon old livewell with a 90watt pump, my troughs...
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