For my first grow, I experienced some root issues and I believe part of the reason was my reservior temperature going over 20C. After seeing the price tags on the professional water cooler units of $750+, I wanted to see if I could hack together my own solution.
There was two...
Old Cabinet In basement:
-H- 59in, W- 28in, D- 22in
-Inside painted flat Ultra White
-cut hole in back for 4in inline fan and power cords
-48qt Rubbermaid cooler
-Removed cooler lid, created netpot lid by taking hard 2in house...
A easy way to control tank temperature
I came across a article that mentioned the following : Swamp cooler , Blow a fan directly across the surface of the reservoir for excellent evaporative cooling. This method works well (expect a 10F drop in res. temp), but humidity and tds will increase...
the next grow for medicinal use :volcano-smiley:
- seed: skunk #1 (35% Sativa / 65% Indica) sensiseeds white label
- 90 watt led (metered 60 watt, red-blue-orange = 35-5-5) ... 30cm lightdistance moving with the plant
- homebox 160x80x80
- soil: canna bio terra plus
- nutes: will...
My closet grow was having some heat problems with the 400w HPS as light. So to cool the small space down, I built a swamp bucket!
Here's how I made it:
Large drink cooler$20
Household fan $10
Fountain/aquarium pump (mine was 135gph) $30
Copper piping $10
Plastic tubing $3