"Sorry for the long delay. I had kidney stones :(
I am not available until after the new year. I am currently using goldfish for my garden, but want to do Tilapia. Any suggestions for the transition? What will your hours be after the new year?"
"T5s run fairly cool so you can have them very close to the plants, 1-2 inches is not uncommon. I have heard 25 watt/SF but I get away with 150 watts of HPS light for 4 square feet - but the edges are a little lacking in light. Grow lights are…"
Now that I've migrated from T5's to HID's, I'm wondering how far above the plants these beasts should be. I'm running a 1000w MH dialled back to 75% above my 5x5 raised bed, with lettuce, kale and mustard greens. The lamp is 48' above the plants in…See More
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"I like the build .well I have a small greenhouse in comparison .Thinking about it wish I had made the building out of wood -sides insulated to a height of three feet sides and roof made out of Perspex to give good insulation that…"
"I ran the exhaust stack from my wood burner along the top of my GH to allow all that heat that's going up the stack to dissipate inside the GH on it's way out. When I asked my local HVAC contractors about this type of system…"
"I had put another fish in from a different tank to see if he would eat and raised the temp to 77. In 3-4days the new fish had died but after I took him out of the tank the other fish seem to have started eating now. Not sure what the issue is/was…"
"Merry Christmas. If what you're using is like hydroton then you'll need to give the clay time to soak up some water. Also you should try to have about 2" that aren't under water to help hold the rest down. My best guess."