"that's cool. You can do all kinds of things with these sensors - alarms, noises etc.. that's why I like to play around with them. Even get into basic robotics. It all comes down to what you want to do."
"Hey Kim, I'd probably do the wind sock out of all of them, I wouldn't mess with any type of chemical just to be on the safe side. Since I'm blowing a 12 volt fan on my plants right now putting up the wind sock (or simply just…"
"Hey kim, I never got it implemented, but it would easy to create. It would be a simple cheap motion sensor that could be set up to a cheap motor that would have ribbons or reflective material that would be spun by the motor when the motion sensor…"
"This summer has indeed been a bitch. Last weekend I went all out to cool my system. I have the plants - 9 + pepper plants in my tall grow bed and they have been stagnant in the heat, they are alive but not producing flowers. My second…"
"My new addition to my automation: my WiFi fish tank temperature reader. Let me know what you think. Allows you to view your temp via the web, and will also send you email when the temp gets to warm or to cold by triggers you can set."
"Dr Brooks, with the shrimp, is it more about the separation and hiding places? I would love to try raising shrimp but I would think you would need a much larger tank because each shrimp would need so much space or they will attack each other.…"