Added by on 2017-07-22

In this series I’ll take you through the process for building a hydroponic greenhouse. Thanks for joining me. Supplies needed: 100 gallon pump for up to 15 medium size buckets Tubing to attach to pump (it took 25′ for my set up) Aquarium airline tubing (enough to reach the feed line ad go into the buckets) Rubber grommets for buckets – 5/16 T (one for each bucket, purchased from Lowes) 1 1/2″ pvc ( needs to go the distance of your buckets and into the reservoir for return water) 1 1/2″ pvc elbows (needed if your setup isn’t in a straight line) 1 1/2″ pvc elbow for return line into bucket 1/4″ pvc (enough to reach from inside bucket to return line) 1/4″ pvc elbows (2 per bucket) 1 large reservoir for feed (I used a 27 gallon from Home Depot) Buckets (3 gallon size. I purchased mine from Lowes) Perlite (4 cubic feet will fill approx 8 – 3 gallon buckets) 5 gallon mesh paint strainers (one per bucket) Epsom salt (can be purchased from local food store) 5 lbs 4-18-38 Fertilizer 5 lbs Calcium Nitrate (approx. amount depending on how many buckets you run.) *** I purchased 5 lbs of each *** I purchased both fertilizer and Calcium Nitrate from Morgan County Seeds. https://www.morgancountyseeds.com/product/storeys-basic-country-skills/ 573-378-2655 Fertilizer mixture I used: 2 Tbsp Calcium, 2 Tbsp fertilizer and 1 Tbsp Epsom salt per 5 gallons Video Rating: / 5 In this series I’ll take you through the process for building a hydroponic greenhouse. Thanks for joining me. Supplies needed: 100 gallon pump for up to 15 medium size buckets Tubing to attach to pump (it took 25′ for my set up) Aquarium airline tubing (enough to reach the feed line ad go into the buckets) Rubber grommets for buckets – […]

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  • Fensterfarm Greenhouse 3 months ago

    I always wear a mask when working with perlite. It was once believed to be a carcinogen but has since been cleared from that danger but has been know to be an irritant to the lungs and sinus cavities. I just error on the side of caution I guess.
    Love your channel. I subbed!
    Chuck