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Original rain tower works with 5 gallon bucket. I felt this maximized the space and single pump well. The pump is a 400 gal/hr submersible with variable flow by ponicspump. Easy cheap project Video Rating: / 5 This video shows the steps to build your own hydroponic self contained tower. This tower recycles the water that can be used outside or inside under grow lights. 2 pcs. 2″x 4″ x 28″ legs 4 pcs. 2 x 4″ x 1 1/2″ leg stand offs 2 pcs. 1 x 4″ x 46″ bottom cross ties 2 pcs. 2″x 4″ x 46″ top rail 1 pc. 2″x 4″ x 8″ final run pipe support 4 pcs. 2″x 4″ x 6″ pipe support shelfs 2 pcs. 2″x 4″ x 19″ cut 45% angles for top anti racking and extra stability screws 28 3″ for all 2 x 4 connections screws 30 2″ for plumbers strap and 1 x 4 and clamps for 1/2″ irrigation piping Exterior wood glue 4 pcs. 1/2″ conduit pipe clamps Plumbers strap 15′ irrigation tubing 1/2″ ID 12′ pvc cleaner pvc glue We used drainage pipe pvc. Much thinner than standard pvc but no pressure is created with this set-up. 4″ 3-way sanitary tee 4pcs. 4″ male threaded plug 5pcs. 4″ female adaptor hub and threaded for above plug 5 pcs. 4″ elbow/90 5 pcs. 4″ pipe 51″ run first/top pipe 1pc. 4″ pipe 48″ next three runs 3 pcs. 4″ pipe 59″ last run 1 pc. 4″ pipe 15 1/2″ final drop into water supply after elbow 1 pc. 14 gallon rugged tote/water supply 20 pcs. 3″ grow cups Pump 250 gallons per hour at a vertical head height of 6′ You can add a timer to cycle, but we will run constantly for now. Any questions, feel free […]

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