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Offline Atomic Punk

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New grow beds finally done.
« on: February 05, 2018, 09:13:33 AM »
Finally got my eb and flow grow system together. Have some salad leftovers in the shallow tray. Going to grow some tomatos, peppers, and a couple vines in the 2 totes.

The system is running well. Did have to dig out one tote,  and a bit of the tray after a few days of running.
Got some kind of backup at the feed pipe. Had water flowing up the side of the pipe,  then out and down through the bed. I think the pipe just wasn't deep enough in the lava rock. After i dug into it, i did notice the feed pipe in the tray was right at the boundary between the lava rock and perlite.
Made the feed pipes longer, and put a T fitting on the end. Sitting about 1/8" above the bottom of both now. Get great flow through the bed even with the valves fully open.



edit: archer: fixed typo in title
« Last Edit: February 05, 2018, 10:42:02 AM by archer »

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Re: New grow beds finally done.
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2018, 10:41:16 AM »
wow. cool....

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Re: New grow beds finally done.
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2018, 05:30:17 AM »
Thanks. Hopefully i dont have any more failures for a while.

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Re: New grow beds finally done.
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2018, 08:30:28 AM »
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Re: New grow beds finally done.
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2018, 11:28:33 AM »
I can't see the pic.

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Re: New grow beds finally done.
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2018, 01:45:12 PM »
Worked yesterday.  I'll try and make a new link.
« Last Edit: February 06, 2018, 01:50:24 PM by Atomic Punk »

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Re: New grow beds finally done.
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2018, 01:52:52 PM »


See if this works.

Edit : apparently not. Photobucket messed up the original post. Cant get drive to work on this.   Grr .

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Re: New grow beds finally done.
« Reply #7 on: February 06, 2018, 05:08:22 PM »
I've seen it all along. Still see it.

Here try this if your using FireFox. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/photobucket-fixer/?src=api
It fixes it so you can see pictures at PhotoPuker if the pics haven't been deleted there.

Yea I could choke them people.  >:(

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Re: New grow beds finally done.
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2018, 07:31:26 PM »
cool ! good info to have. thank you.