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High Pressure Aeroponics.. 90-100 psi expanding system

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I was invited over to my friends grow this morning to check out the progress of his high pressure aeorponics grow.


 


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The strain is Spoetnik 1, a tasty fruit basket of goodness, they were cloned in a botanicare cloner uner LED's. As soon as the cuts were rooted, about 5 to 6 inches, they went into the hp aero system under 12/12.


 


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Darth designed and fabricated the system through extensive research over the past few years. Parts are sourced worldwide with the controller, pump and solenoids being the  higher cost items.


 


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Here is a shot of the main pressure and delivery manifolding.


 


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Spray is delivered for 5 seconds at 90 - 100  p.s.i. every 5 minutes thru 2 sprayers per bucket, each controlled by a close to delivery point solenoid.


 


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Fresh air intake, ventilation system, light rail and carbon filter. Light is s dual HPS/MH running 600 HPS with a 400 MH


 


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This is a working prototype model that Darth is developing in conjunction with a certain company...


 


 


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.... working on metered dosing for EC adjustments and computer control with constant monitor,,,


 


 


Buckets,,,,,


 


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very kool, how tempermental is it?

 

Darth is running without a ppm meter, no ph tests on tap water, he uses two gallons of water/nutrient per week,,,

 

It has run flawlessly and quite balanced, those nugs are solid as a rock,,, I would not be surprised if there is over 2 zips per plant...

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wow...if i did somthing like that id flood my house for sure....looks space age


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So far I am very Happy with the results... I only have a few modifications I want to make for it... I really just need to run and test it for a bit...

After this grow I will be able to disassemble to system and inspect it....


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First run came in, Darth came over with some tasty nugs of Spoetnik 1.0....

 

Very cerebral with body along for the trip, deep phunky grape smell with sweet cherry sauce over top,,,, closest I can come to describe the smell of the jarred flowers,,,,

 

Solid nugs, lots of sugar on top,,, very enjoyable toke, no chem taste at all,,, very, very enjoyable experience, will be toking it the rest of the evening!

 

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That system sounds dialed as a prototype, scared to see what happens in a production model lol :) I wish I had the disposable income to build things like this... Looks f-ing awesome darth.


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OK, very neat, but a question:

What are the solenoid valves for?  is it just to keep the pressure higher, only allowing a couple of buckets to spray at a time?

 

Please keep the answer simple.  I have smoke coming out of my ears trying to figure this one out!

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The system is pressureized. it runs at pressures between 90 and 100..

 

The valves are used to release the pressureized fertilizer...

they are close to the buckets so i can control the amout of fertilizer better...

They only open for 4 to 5 seconds every 5-8 minutes...

the misters produce a fine mist around 50 microns " really small."
 


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that sounds effing awesome <drools in corner> this is the sorta stuff i was daydreaming in high school a serious bit of DIY porn. Inventing is fun.... (please forgive the lewd and lascivious commentary on my behalf.) :) 


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Jeez, too bad you cant just throw these things things in dirt and have em grow.....  Oh, Oh wait :LOL:   


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you could,,,

But i get sick of all the dirt....

Not every bag of dirt is stored right,,, I hate bugs...

 

with the aero add water and ferts,,, everything else is reusable....

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"Revolutions are the locomotives of history."

 

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I have to concur with darth on that one only way water accrues bugs is if it starts that way or it sits stagnant 


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System was expanded... Lids were changed to white, I also snapped them on this time... resulting in increased water conservation and possible increased growth....

Still have found no major flaws with the current setup.... I do need to build a res pump station so i can lower the water in the bottom of the buckets more....


"Revolutions are the locomotives of history."

 

Karl Marx

 

 

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Holy crap....I just realized I am not utilizing my Aero unit fully! Mind = Blown....I do Clone > Veg > Flower.....I see for you there is not really a veg stage....It's clone/veg > Flower (12/12). Rad setup Darth, very cool to see a high pressure setup. Thanks for the link xbrpete!

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