"So, in your opinion if you had to light a 4x8 raft bed - you would put probably 2 mixed-bulb-T5-arrays over it?
I am building Friendly Aquaponics' micro system 64 with 2 4x8 grow beds and need to light them indoors..."
"Hey all, just joined group!
I don't intend to come off as ignorant, but all the foam mentioned will leach into both the water and plants, right? What am I missing?
Has anyone tried a wooden raft? Are there no other options out there besides…"
"i have recently changed gears and am now going away from the Friendly model and towards the above pics/growing Power model of stacked beds made of lumber. I am thinking of replacing the bottom grow bed with a Poly tank from Farm n Fleet and have the…"
"Crap. You're totally right on the ballasts.
That's the bad part of doing in the basement...gotta pay for lighting. It will be almost 80% of my installation costs.
I am modeling my project/system after the…"
"Iwill be having 2, 4x8 beds stacked on each other, so if put a 400watt hortilux lamp($129) into the super sun original reflector($121) on a rail($235) for both the beds i would be ok???
I got prices from Paradigm Gardens.
Am I really looking at…"
"Wow - this is exactly what I want to do in my basement! Can you give me details on this unit???
do you have plans? Dimensions?
I am so excited you posted this pic!