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Night Queen in RDWC 2014 - My First RDWC

MedFarmer

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My first DWC is going well but I wanted a better way of controlling the reservoirs so decided on a RDWC. I will also be attempting to do my first scrog grow. My other grow was temporarily scrogged in an attempt to control it but the screen has been removed now.

What strain is it? - Night Queen from Dutch Passion.
Is it Indica, Sativa or Hybrid? - 100% Indica.
If in Veg... For how long? - Going to veg long enough to fill tent in a scrog.
If in Flower stage... For how long? - Dutch Passion claim 8 1/2 weeks.
Indoor or outdoor? - Indoor but can be grown in greenhouse.
Soil or Hydro? - Hydro is my thing.
Size of light? - Budmaster ll 675 LED for vegging(draw 380W). Mars ll 1200 for flowering(draw 520-600W)
Size of tent? - 1.2M x 1.2M(4' x 4')
PH of media or res? - Averaging around 5.8.
How often are you watering? - Checking pH & EC twice daily.
Type and strength of ferts used? - Silicon 30ml, Vitalink Max A+B varying 30-120ml, Rhizotonic 30ml, Cannazym 30ml, CalMag 30ml & Superthrive 1ml during vegging. All based on a 60 litre(13 gallon(UK), 15 gallon(US)) system. In addition to above, SumoBoost 60-120ml & PK Warrior 30ml during flowering stage.
 

MedFarmer

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I put together my own system as below.
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MedFarmer

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No nutes are added at the moment as I want to make sure the system runs right overnight. All is well so far.

The pipes connecting the tubs are 22mm in diameter. The pump should be 60 litres(15 gallon(US)) a minute when it is replaced by the correct one.
 

MedFarmer

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its looks CLASS !!!! does it just keep going around and around the water , ?

Yes mate. The pump is a 1000 litre(264 gallons(US)) per hour through 13mm(1/2") pipe. The idea is that the pump will pull the water through the return tubing and pump it back. Volume pressure in the 2 flowering tubs will force the water back to the main reservoir as well as it being sucked back. Something like that lol.
 

CCOiler

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Subscribed MedFarmer, that's one of the cleanest DIY hydro's I've seen here on 420 mag. Cool names your wife came up with.
Reps for you Sir, I plan on doing hydro when I get a chance.
 

MedFarmer

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Update.

I will be changing out the white bins for black plastic buckets. I didn't give any thought to light getting into the bins until this algae started. I wrongly thought the bins being made of thick plastic were light proof which I now know are not after looking into the closed bin. The buckets are the same ones I use in my White Russian grow. They should be here in a couple of days and I will post pics when done. All the other parts of the system will stay the same.
 
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