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Hydroponics growing system: How to build a DIY Aeroponics growing system using a 5 Gallon Bucket. There are many forms of hydroponics growing systems out there. This video will show you step by step how to build an aeroponics growing system. Aeroponics is a system where the roots are suspended in an environment saturated with fine drops, mist or fog of a nutrient solution. The method entails periodically wetting the roots of the growing plants with a fine mist of nutrients. The growing plants with their roots suspended in a deep air or growth chamber receive excellent aeration and a moist environment. This is the main advantage of aeroponics. Another distinct advantage of aeroponics over other hydroponics growing systems is that any species of plant can be grown. In an aeroponic system the micro environment can be finely controlled. This addresses many of the limitations of other hydroponics growing systems. In other hydroponics growing systems certain species of plants can survive before they become waterlogged. This means that you can grow plants longer and faster, because aeroponics is that suspended aeroponic plants receive 100% of the available oxygen and carbon dioxide to the roots zone. This will accelerate biomass growth and reduce rooting times. Aeroponic techniques have been proven to be commercially viable for propagation, seed germination, seed potato production, tomato production, leaf crops, and micro-greens. The success of aeroponics has even recognized by NASA. NASA researchers have been analyzing many soilless growing methods for the space program, including hydroponics. Aeroponics growing systems receive special attention from NASA since a mist is easier to handle than a liquid in a zero gravity environment. Their research into aeroponics has all shown that aeroponically grown plants have an 80% increase in dry weight biomass compared to hydroponically grown plants. They also concluded […]

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19 Comments

  • Ninja Ninja 1 year ago

    nice mac tattoo. lol dumb

  • Camelia Gilbertson 1 year ago

    If you don't know how to make it by yourself , just go to inplix website.

  • Arianne Slitz 1 year ago

    I made it myself thanks to INPLIX website

  • Brian smith 1 year ago

    Robert Brennan I want to make a system like that. I just want to make sure I get same pump like you did. Is the pump you have a Beckett 80 gph fountain pump? I saw a Beckett 80 gph at Home Depot? I want make sure I get wright pump.

  • Brian smith 1 year ago

    What section of the store would risers be located in? What kind of pump is it?

  • Chris Cross 1 year ago

    I agree, its a great idea putting a sprinkler high in the bucket right under the net pot, but its NOT Aeroponics.

  • Martin Whitehurst 1 year ago

    Hey what GPH pump do you have?? i have a 185 GPH pump with about 4 inches of pipe and also with the 360 shrub nozzle and it looks nothing yours.

  • POLITICALYCORRECTify 1 year ago

    Handy little setup but its not aeroponics

  • afrothetics 1 year ago

    The spray head is called an "Adjustable Spray Head Nozzle" with a range from 0-360, and sells for about $2 as stated in the video. Lowe's carries the Orbit "shrub nozzle" for $1.88 and the Rainbird equivalent for $2.09. Both have built-in filters, an added value.

  • HaroldNmb 1 year ago

    What size pump and where did you purchase it ?

  • Sheds Direct Manchester 1 year ago

    How much does it cost? I really want to purchase the soonest. It is one of my ultimate dream to grow my all time favorite plants in hydroponics systems.  I am very much challenged on this matter. Nice information!

  • Jack Watson 1 year ago

    Is home depo in America lol

  • poloswurld210 1 year ago

    Wack

  • 10p6 1 year ago

    That is not aeroponic, that is hydroponic. Aeroponics uses superfine mist, and that is far from that.

  • Jesse Belvery 1 year ago

    What pump are you using?

  • ray zhong 1 year ago

    whats the pump size?

  • JohnyTwoGuns Hitler 1 year ago

    good for shallow root systems don't ask me what plants have shallow root systems i just know that weed has huge roots that would completely fill that bucket in no time aeroponic pump and all

  • Learn2Draw 1 year ago

    I don't consider this aeroponics. It is just splashing water inside the net instead of dripping it. To be aeroponics you need a fine mist, and thus a much more powerful pump. A fogger tip will do the trick. I am working on a way to use a small fan to get the micron droplets, semi fog.

  • Harry Brown 1 year ago

    So what if you want to grow 6 plants, I have to buy 6 Pumps?