Looking for Hydro system setup and ideas

Most of Us use RO water and need to add the Cal/Mag back, should add silica too.
The microbes I only add once on a res change. The microbe’s if fed will multiply and the nutrients deplete.

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so if using tap water thats sit out with some oxygen gong thru it for 24hrs would cal mag need to be added once the nutes has been added

I always add my calimagic first and let stand 5-10 minutes before adding anything else. I use well water and my solution is usually added within 15-20 minutes from being drawn but, then again, that is just what works for me :v:

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update on hydro system first grow. plant in pic are 3 weeks into flower

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They look great but they sure dont look like they are in flower.
Plants have to mature before they will flower regardless of light schedule.

They sure look great !!!

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i was tryna say 3 weeks in veg thats my fault. will be flipping to flower this coming week

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Excellent !!!

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Like @BetrayedSoul said lookin good for sure :v:

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How is this box different from these buckets? The buckets take up much more space.
Will 6 plants be able to fulfill their potential in this box?

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The box is good for vegging in. But not enough space as they get larger.

I have no issues flowering in this system , but I also have a double scrogg table above it… :+1::wink:
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Do your roots have enough room for the plant to fully mature? How did it not affect growth?

What kind of cannabis is it?

Yes plenty of room…
I usually grow 3 different strains in same tote , 2 of each , but I have grown 6 different strains in one tote with no issues…


Here is a pic of one of my 3 tables…
They are 4’x5’ …
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I’ve been growing with ebb and flow for about four years now. I can say this is a system that needs to be watched closely. I grow big plants instead of small ones in a scrog style. I must remove the bottom pots after being in flower for about three weeks due to the roots growing into the feeding tubes. I put in some plastic hose barbs so I can change them easily with clean ready to go pots. If a pump fails you better catch in within 24 hrs. or you’ll stress the heck out of her. This is not a system you want to have running for a week while you’re on vacation. I’m not saying it wouldn’t work as long as a pump or something doesn’t fail. These little pumps have small magnetic motors and sometimes they may need a slight tap to get them working again. This is rare but something I’d have happen if I went on vacation. I take reading twice a day and make sure all pumps work while taking the test. I’m retired but if I wasn’t I’d be growing in soil.


Here’s three that I was just changing after three weeks in flower.

Here’s three in my 5X10 room.

With close monitoring this system gives great results.

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Where can I get a system like this

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I will tag you into my journal. The system that I designed, seems to be working rather well and it’s a fairly easy build :v:t4:

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can I get a list of what I need and how to build this system. I have been scrogging in soil and this would be so much easier

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Let me know if you have any questions or if you think it might interest you. If I can build it, so can you.
Good luck! :+1:t2::v::sunglasses:

Also see this thread, Opinions About This Setup From PA Hydroponics - #34 by Jungle.