Category Archives: Other System Parts

A Grow Light Mover Rail Will Solve Your Lighting Issues

Lights are one of the most important parts of your hydroponic system. They can also be one of the most expensive parts. Skimping on quality lighting is not a good idea, you don’t want to sacrifice quality. [...] 

Automatic Siphons Used In Hydroponic Ebb And Flow Systems

The ebb and flow method of hydroponic gardening works by flooding the grow bed over an extended period of time, then quickly draining all the water. You can hook up a timer to the water pump to turn it on and off in intervals or run the pump continuously and set up an automatic siphon to drain the grow bed once the water level reaches the desired height. [...] 

8 Benefits Garden Fans Bring To An Indoor Garden

8 benefits garden fans bring to your indoor garden

Many people think garden fans are just used to cool down indoor gardens. In nature, the wind is actually essential for healthy plant growth. Having a fan in your indoor garden provides many benefits. Here are 8 benefits garden fans bring to an indoor garden. [...] 

Picking A Hydroponic Reservoir

hydroponic reservoir

 Finding the right hydroponic reservoir is only as hard as you make it.  You don’t have to go out and spend a bunch of money on reservoir. In fact, you may already have a few items around your house that you could make into a hydroponic reservoir.  When selecting a hydroponic reservoir you want to keep in mind how much water will be need to circulate through your entire system while leaving enough water to keep your water pump submerged. The larger the reservoir you use, the more hydroponic nutrient solution you will need to use. If you buy a reservoir built specifically for hydroponics it will probably have a drain, but it if you not I recommend adding a drain to the reservoir you want to use. [...] 

How To Make A Drain For Your Hydroponic Reservoir

How To Make A Hydroponic Reservoir Drain

Something that I noticed when shopping for hydroponic reservoirs is that many lacked drains. For the price and lack of features, I’ve decided to use repurposed items for reservoirs, saving me money and allowing for customizations. One thing I do is add a drain to all of my hydroponic reservoirs. I do this for a couple of reasons. [...]