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    Homemade chiller?

    Interesting idea
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    Water Temps for RDWC

    Well the a/c blowing on a bucket is keeping temps at 72. Been reading on diy with dehumidifier and was planning on that build but this worked. I am running a plant in the bucket also. Temp equal throughout ...order hydroguard also for the bennies for roots......put a blanket on resevoir also
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    Water Temps for RDWC

    I am in a tent with a new setup. Last one failed due to water Temps. I pose a question to the knowledgeable. Setup is 4 bucket rdwc. 4x4x8 tent. Running a small ac unit for temp control. Reservoir is outside tent. Could I grow 3 plants and locate my ac unit to blow cold air on 4 th bucket...
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    What nutrients are you using

    THink Im gonna try Heavy 16. Used it before with good results. I carried there product line my hydro store in CA. The guys that make it are in Signal Hill CA. Local
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    What nutrients are you using

    Nutes are fine but it will not do anything for pH.....And you pay more..
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    What nutrients are you using

    Looking for a new mix. Was using Advanced Nutrients pH perfect...and it DOES NOT WORK.
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    New automated setup

    I want EVERYTHING to drain back to the reservoir. Im concerned about relocating the 1 1/2 in pvc to the very bottom to allow 100% drainage. Directly thru the bottom and not the side. So Ill raise it. I have the water piped in thru the top of the bucket or incoming water. Reservoir is what...
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    New automated setup

    The round buckets leak easier at the bulkhead...
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    New automated setup

    Ive learned a lot from this build even before it has started. I already have a new design. I plan to put the bulkhead fittings in the bottom of the bucket and build a 4 inch base/frame to sit on. Therefore allowing to drain 100% back to resy for water changes. 4 inches elevation required is for...
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    New automated setup

    square?
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    What Is The Best 4x4 Grow Tent For Hydroponic

    vivosun. CHeap. Good as any other...
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    New automated setup

    I think your right. I shouldn't have any trouble filling the screen with 2 in hydro even....
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    New automated setup

    Well I mixed my nutes early and got water pH'ed. Was gonna wait a few more days for the seedlings to get a bit stronger and off to the races....NOT, sure enough slime. I bleached system painted buckets black (black ones on order for next run.) and now have panda film over the whole bucket...
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    4x4 RDWC question

    IF you run your waterlines out the bottom front you can almost zip it shut. Now you are not limited. You are at the same levels of the resevoir.
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    New automated setup

    I will be ordering black buckets. In the mean time I am going to cover with panda film and cut openings for the plants to come thru. So it will blanket everything inside it for now.
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