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Battery back-ups

Hi, I've seen people mention needing to get some kind of a back up system or plan, but no actuall "HOW TO". I've just built a battery back…

Started by David Hart

22 Jan 20, 2011
Reply by TCLynx

Need help with Sprouting shelfs what siphon or valve to use.

I am building a greenhouse that will have a bio-filter simalar to Growing Powers troughs.  The top trough will be slopped and then a rain g…

Started by Joe Bifano

9 Jan 19, 2011
Reply by TCLynx

Ebb&Flow: Drainage rates - inlet VS outlet tubing size

I'm still in the process of designing my first system and have started to wonder about the size of my outlet tubing.  I plan to fill my bed…

Started by Averan

4 Jan 5, 2011
Reply by TCLynx

high head, low flow pumps

Any recommendations for pumps that will lift 6 - 8 feet at very moderate flow rates (even 30 gal/hour would be fine)? I'm looking for somet…

Started by Kate Mink

4 Dec 1, 2010
Reply by halemart

Fish tanks RRR

IBC TotesWe all have seen the great Water storage IBC Totes that many of us use. Here are a few hints on how to find them.I use this search…

Started by M Cosmo

8 Nov 25, 2010

Cutting holes in plastic & connecting flexible tubing to PVC pipes

Good morning everyone! I'm slowly collecting all the parts for my 55 gallon system and will want to start building in the near future so I…

Started by Ricky Flickenger

10 Nov 19, 2010
Reply by JD Sawyer

Mag pumps

I would like any feedback regarding recommendations of mag pumps. I have been using 1.5 hp pumps for our oxygen systems but in some applica…

Started by Tom Richardson

13 Oct 25, 2010
Reply by Rob Torcellini

Indexing valves vs. multi valve sprinkler timers

There have been some questions lately regarding this.  i was hoping to get some feedback on these here.  I personally have an orbit lawn sp…

Started by Daniel E Murphy

2 Sep 25, 2010
Reply by Daniel E Murphy

Drip Irrigation

I am procuring a whole lot of drip irrigation from the used greenhouse we have bought.  I don't know what kind it is, don't have experience…

Started by Two Jay

3 Sep 8, 2010
Reply by Michelle Silva

NFT flow rates

There have been many discussions with regards to height of water in the channels, pitch, flow rates, etc.  I am wondering if anyone has any…

Started by Jon Cavin

3 Aug 6, 2010
Reply by TCLynx


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