DArtagnon Wells @dartagnonwells ?

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  • DArtagnon Wells commented on the blog post Air pump problems   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    it should be reminiscant of a percolating coffee maker. but, make sure you have a deep reservior and run the drip for a fair bit of time t make up for the miniscule drip.

  • DArtagnon Wells wrote a new blog post: version d.3 (or; how d’artagnon kicked some trash)   2 years, 10 months ago · View

    Thumbnaild.3 stands for D’Artagnon’s third system . . . in case people went looking for an “official” set of d.3 plans on the site. Anyhoo . . . Looking through the site and through the plans I felt I wanted another option for my containers other than plastic and another growth medium other than those provided. [...]

  • DArtagnon Wells commented on the blog post Pump not working   2 years, 11 months ago · View

    i can’t tell from the pic, but is the lift tube a rigid tube?

  • i put mine further down the system, i found the check valve fit better into the air hose than the needle. the order is needle-hose-check valve-hose-pump. oh, and lots of hot glue/sealant around the hole in the lid.

  • DArtagnon Wells commented on the blog post Ideas for Suspension Without Putting Holes in the Wall   2 years, 11 months ago · View

    well . . . i’ve been using one of those 3M floating hooks to suspend the bottles and rope while i tie my system together. it’s one of the little one’s and i hung a pound of rope and four wine bottles from it for like two days before i moved it. if you got [...]

  • DArtagnon Wells commented on the blog post pump   2 years, 11 months ago · View

    if you are only building one column, then yes. my beta test system yas just a single pump. the multi manifold pumps come into play when you are feeding muliple strings.

  • DArtagnon Wells commented on the blog post Shading CFL bulbs   2 years, 11 months ago · View

    get different grow lights. if they’re producing that much heat, they’re eating a lot of lectricity. plants only need two colors in the spectrum; red and blue. invest in some cooler colred flourescents or LED’s.

  • DArtagnon Wells commented on the blog post Assembly   2 years, 11 months ago · View

    each column has it’s own nutrient source. you’re goos to go. one thing you’ll want to consider is spacing between columns to allow for plant bloom and room for harvesting.

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