Added by on 2018-04-02

Video Rating: / 5 Very Simple Homemade Indoor DIY Hydroponics System Day 1! Welcome to a brand new series on my channel: my homemade DIY INDOOR HYDROPONICS! This series will show the progress of my first ever indoor flood and drain grow bed hydroponics system. This system uses a liquid nutrient solution held in a lower bucket that gets pumped constantly into the grow bed, which then drains back into the bucket and the cycle is repeated. This system is setup in my basement and uses an LED light system to provide the plants with the simulated sunlight. My goals with this project are to see which types of plants grow well inside the flood and drain bed system, as well as if it’s possible to grow plants in a basement. I am in NO WAY and expert, as this is my first time creating a setup like this. If you have any tips or tricks please let me know in the comments. Also, please let me know if you have any questions about anything I show in this video and I will try to answer them as best as I can! Related PostsD.I.Y. hydroponics System Part 1OPCOM Excellent D.I.Y. Hydroponics Indoor Farming & GardeningHow to start growing hydroponics from seeds with rockwool cubesHow to set up an Ebb and Flow / Flood and Drain Hydroponics Growing System – PART 1 of 6Hydroponics Easy Self Sustaining – Beginners DIY Tomato Drip System part 5, Jalapeno harvestHome made Outdoor Deep Water Culture (DWC) Hydroponics Part 1

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15 Comments

  • prettymochame just T 2 weeks ago

    be careful all the glue and chemical products

  • bill m 2 weeks ago

    I would line or paint that galvanized tank– too much lead and zinc can leach into the food.

  • Brian Groves 2 weeks ago

    Hello, I really liked how detailed your project is. Could I get a set of plans?

  • Joss Kirk 2 weeks ago

    Where do you buy your dripline barbs? The inserts?

  • Rob Taylor 2 weeks ago

    why not use drip line instead of pvc – the barb fittings stay much better in that … likely a lot cheaper too?

  • Golddigger1957 2 weeks ago

    Stole your idea. Looks good, hope it works. Haven't put any plants in yet. Working on small greenhouse first, need to keep it out of the rain. I used epoxy, seems to hold, I have ran a water test, everything is good.

  • Dan Roy 2 weeks ago

    Man dc that radio, hard to hear!

  • Robert Madden 2 weeks ago

    Thanks for sharing. What nutrients ate you using? I'm trying to learn this. Thanks again

  • Ricardo Pimienta 2 weeks ago

    About how much is it to build the setup

  • Bert Wapstra 2 weeks ago

    Did this set up about five years ago out of 8 foot round thin 4 inch pvc sewer pipe from the local hardware store. Should have used the square fence posts from Home Depot. I would  find a way to leave the top open or re-moveable to get rid of all the roots. Once those plants take off and they will. Depending on the nutrients. The root system is extremely difficult to remove in a closed tube. Love that water tub. Great idea. I'm in S. Calif. and had to bury my water barrels to keep the water from getting too warm. Outside system. Good luck with it will be following you to see what happens.    

  • Douglas Hutchinson 2 weeks ago

    Nice, help to finalize my choice, 

  • Lenz Posa 2 weeks ago

    NICE!! weres part 3 at???? 

  • Mujibur Rahman 2 weeks ago

    I would like to use NFT in this setup, not drip lines. Thanks!

  • preston jolly 2 weeks ago

    and just realized this was three months old and no follow up……plants die from nutrients being added to early?

  • Insane BARZ 2 weeks ago

    I must admit bro I like your set up