– Now Stephan, you
were on here before
talking about hydroponics
and hydroponic systems.
So why do hydroponics anyway?
– Let’s just say you
actually don’t have the space
to have a garden.
Hydroponics is a great thing
that you can actually have
in your home, set
up your own climate,
and start growing, even
during the winter time.
Winter months, during
the fall, year round
you can actually grow
with hydroponics.
– Sounds good to me.
I think we could do that.
Now what about building
the hydroponic system?
– It’s fairly simple.
A few parts, inexpensive,
and something you
can actually assemble
within an hour or two.
– All right, Scott, how
do we got about setting up
a hydroponic system?
Do you want to talk about some
of the parts we have here?
– Yeah, absolutely.
The first step is to make
sure we have all the parts
and everything is in order.
First thing we’re gonna need
is some kind of a storage tote.
Preferably something a
little bit more durable
like this black and yellow tote,
just so as you move around
the hydroponic system,
it doesn’t go breaking over time
and doesn’t get worn down
from the lights outside
or what have you.
And also some of the
smaller pieces, like some
of the neck cups and neoprene,
things that actually
house the plant.
Then of course, the PVC parts.
We have 10 feet of pipe that
will roughly make a tote,
usually a little bit more
than 10 feet is needed.
A few elbows and some Ts.
And that’s just to
make the actual frame
of the spray system
inside of the tote.
– All right, so you
want to get started
on building the system for us?
– Yeah, absolutely,
let’s get it going, man.
– Let’s get it going.
– Would you hand me the
tape measure, Stephan?
All right, the first step
is to open up the tote
and get some measurements
of the inside.
That way we can go ahead
and start measuring
and cutting our PVC.
– I’ll take that.
– Thank you.
A good way to start is gonna be
to get the width measurement.
And how you want to do
this, you just want to go,
what the PVC frame will
do is actually sit down,
recessed about two inches.
We’re gonna come down
about two inches.
Looks like we’re
gonna be right at
about 16 and a half on width.
We’ll go ahead and get the
length measurement as well.
Why don’t you come
to right there?
About 26 and three
quarter inches.
That’ll be the good base.
What makes up the
tote is the PVC.
How that frame works is we
have elbows on each side,
or each corner, then we
will have Ts on the bottoms
and then in the middle
we have the downspout
for our water pump.
Then that’ll pretty much
look just like that.
Then these few pieces
will be for the pump
and screw into the pump.
That’s the basic layout
of how this will work.
The first step is going
to be to cut the pieces
of PVC that will fit
in between these Ts.
What we’re gonna
do, it looks like
for 16 and a half
inches, we’ll need about
four and a quarter inch PVC pipe
to fit in between
each one of these.
And we will get cutting.
You want to do some
cutting, Chris?
– I can try.
– Excellent.
What we’ll do, go ahead
and grab this piece of PVC,
we’ll start measuring.
We’ll do four and
looks like a quarter.
If you want to make a mark
right about there, Chris.
– (Chris)
– We’ll make six of these.
And that is the
start of the tote.
What we want to do
before we make all six
is we’ll make one
side of the tote.
We’ll go ahead and check
it with the inside diameter
just to make sure
that we’re on track.
Since we’re not gonna
be using any PVC glue,
we’re gonna go ahead and just
smash these together real quick.
That way everything
is nice and snug.
You want to check that,
make sure it fits, Stephan?
You do want a little
bit of a snug fit
just because things
aren’t glued together.
That way it doesn’t pop off.
I’ll just go ahead and
do that one more time.
Those are our ends done.
Next thing we’re gonna
do is measure the inside.
We’re gonna do these
12 inch pieces,
and we’re gonna
do four of these.
One big reason we’re using
these cutters like we are
instead of a saw or what
have you is when you go
to cut PVC like that,
it’ll turn into a fine dust.
That’s the bane of
any hydroponic system.
And it’s really just
a few simple pieces
and the tote starts coming
together on its own.
Now we’re gonna cut
two 25 inch sections
for the outside.
Go ahead and put these on.
Then what we’re gonna do now
is we’re gonna build the
down stem for the pump.
That consists of a T, and this
is gonna sit in the middle
like this, and it’s just
gonna serve as a down stem.
And then we will
cut a few pieces
to hook all of this together.
We’re gonna make one and
three quarter inch pieces.
We’re gonna do two of those
to fit on the inside of this.
So just snugly fit in there.
There’s a bevel on the inside
of each of the fittings
and it’s three
quarters of an inch.
– So that way your pipe
slides in and stops.
– Put that in there.
– Let’s face it up.
– Now let’s check it.
Looking like it’s just
a little bit long.
Like I said, each
tote is gonna be
just a tiny bit different.
Let’s start with a half inch,
just so we don’t
take too much off.
Look at that.
That is what we want.
You want it to fit in
there a little snug,
just so it doesn’t move
around or anything.
That is the basis
of the spray frame.
Our next step is gonna
be to mark our holes
and then tap-and-die them.
– For our sprayers.
– We’re gonna have three
sprayers on each one of the ends
and then this long end
is gonna have three.
Then we’ll have two
on each one of these.
We have two different
kinds of sprayers that go
into these totes.
We have 180 degrees, and
you can see that they have
a 180 degree plane of spray.
That way you’re not hitting
the back of the tote
and causing any backsplash that
would encourage it to leak.
– (Stephan)
These will be placed on the
These will go on the
outer end, spraying in.
– (Scott)
We have a 330 degree.
It has two directions of
spray instead of just the one
from the 180.
That way you can get both sides.
Those will go on
each one of these.
What we found in
these that we can have
such prolific root growth that
the roots will get so dense,
they’ll create dry
pockets on the inside.
So you have to have
plenty of these,
just to get around all
those nooks and curves.
It doesn’t have to be perfect.
All you really want to do
is just try and center them
as much as possible.
We’ll put one there, one there.
We’ll go ahead and just
repeat this for all of them.
You can try to get them
as straight as you can,
but it’s not too big of a deal.
These are going to be our
tools for making the sprayers.
This is just a
regular drill bit.
It’s gonna be 10/24
tap and a die.
What we’re gonna do is
we’re gonna take this
and we’re gonna drill out
each one of these holes.
Once those are done, we’ll
gonna clear them all out
and we’re gonna go
back with the die
and that’s how we’re going
to achieve the spray.
One thing I would like
to caution people about
is when you are
drilling the holes,
make sure you get it as
straight up and down as possible
because if you don’t,
sometimes the sprayers
will have a tendency to leak.
– Right, now that we
have all the holes,
we can to putting the threads.
– When you do this, you
want to put the drill
on the lowest setting,
just so you don’t
grind up the thread.
Turn it down a little bit.
Again, straight up
and down as possible.
Just slow about it.
That is essentially
how this works.
This drill bit, it’ll
be a tight fit at first
but at the very tip of it,
it will start to cut away
at the hole, just to help
increase that diameter
a little bit, then
the threads will start
to take over after that.
When you do bring it back up,
you just want to let
the drill carry itself,
because if you pull too much,
you’ll mess up your threads.
You don’t have to go too much.
Just maybe a quarter
of an inch in the PVC.
Just enough to get the threads.
Again, when you do
come out, just slow.
Make sure you try and clear
away all this little debris,
because if you do
get that in there,
they tend to clog
up these sprayers
and then you’ll have fun.
– (Chris)
All right, that’s the last hole?
– Last hole.
Now all we have to do
is get it cleaned out
and we can throw
those sprayers in it,
then we can get to
cutting up the tote.
– Be forceful with it.
– Yeah.
Make sure we lay everything out
so we don’t get it mixed up.
You can see the
debris on the inside.
All we want to do is take
the bamboo and knock that off
so it doesn’t inhibit
the system later on.
– (Stephan)
A little bit came out of there.
– Good to go.
Yeah, cool.
– Now back to assemble it.
– Indeed.
– Let’s install the sprinklers.
– We’re gonna put these
180 degrees on the outside,
just so we don’t
get any backsplash
when we put them in the tote.
Most of these parts
are fairly cheap
at your local hydroponics store.
The sprayers are 30 cents.
The neck cups and
neoprenes, they’re 25
to 30 cents each as well.
Now what we’re gonna do is
measure for the downspout
that connects the pump
to the sprayer manifold.
How we’re gonna do that is
we’re just sit this in here
how it would naturally lay.
About two inches down in there.
Then we will get the pump.
Stick that bad boy right there.
Want to come help us out, Chris?
– Yeah.
– Cool.
You want to measure it for me?
Measure from the bottom of this
to the top of the pump.
– Just right there, okay.
– Seven and a quarter inches.
We got seven and
a quarter inches,
and we have to account
for that three quarters
of an inch difference on
each one of these sides.
What we’re gonna do to
account for those differences,
we’re gonna take two and
a quarter off of this.
What we’re gonna do with this,
let me see those one more time,
we’re just gonna cut
them in two pieces,
one a bit larger than the other.
What the smaller piece
will serve as is the part
that actually stays
connected to the pump,
which is why we have this
half inch coupling right here.
Then we screw our half
inch adapter to this,
and this will actually be
what connects to the pump.
That fits on there.
– That way, it’s seamless when
we have this sitting on top.
– And it makes
disconnecting rather easy.
– That way you can take it out.
– We can set that inside
and see where it stands.
– Indeed.
You can see it bulges
up just a little bit
so what we’re gonna do is
we’re gonna take a half inch
off of this down stem,
just so we can go ahead
and give a nice
little even plane,
because this is what the
sprayer manifold doubles as
is also support
cups when you get
big, mature plants and fruit.
And that is the completed
sprayer manifold.
We have two different
sized hole saws
for the drain and
the power plug hole.
The power plug hole
gets the one inch.
Try and get it as close to
the top of it as you can.
You can even come in here
and tilt it up a little bit.
Get it started.
Then level it out.
What we’re gonna do is we’re
gonna put a hole right here,
as close to the
bottom as we can.
We don’t want to get
too close to this lip,
otherwise we won’t
have a good seal.
What we’ll do is we’ll
come about halfway.
Then we want to make sure
we clear up all these
little frazzles.
– Yeah, little
frazzles and stuff.
– And then sometimes these
can be a little bit tricky
to get in.
This is a half inch
grommet, and what this does
is it creates a watertight
seal between the elbow
and the actual body of the tote.
That way we don’t
get any leakage.
All right, that is
gonna be your drain.
We’re gonna hook our 10
inch drain up the elbow
and then we’re going to put
the elbow into the grommet.
All right.
Bring it down a little bit.
And you bring it in
until you get it set up
against the barrier right there.
And that is your drain finished.
What we do with the drain
is you turn it like this
and just let it drain naturally.
So our next step is going
to be to cut the holes
in the top of the tote
for housing our neck cups.
If you would, would you
hand me our cheat sheet?
– I will definitely do that.
I like cheat sheets.
– I do too.
As you can see, this specific
tote has 12 neck cups,
or 12 sites for each
one of the neck cups.
Come in here and cut each one.
We only use those for guides.
Then we can start
drilling our holes.
– It’s a good idea to
have someone hold it.
– All right, now that
we’ve drilled our holes,
the next thing we want to
do is clear all the debris
from the holes and
then we’ll be ready
to put some water in it
and make sure everything
is watertight.
Now that we have everything
done for the tote,
we have the top of the tote cut,
we have the PVC manifold built,
and we’ve connected
some PVC to the pump.
Now it’s time to throw
everything together.
Our first step right
now is gonna be
to fill the basin
with some water.
Stephan, if you want to
grab that other bucket.
– We do have water.
– How much do we
need to fill it?
– You need about 10
gallons of water to get
proper head pressure
out of the sprayers.
All right.
You want to grab the pump,
and let’s load it in.
I’ll let you.
Stick the cord out of the
cord hole in the back.
Feed it on around.
Connect up the PVC manifold,
should be good to go.
– Slide that in.
– (Chris)
So now we have power.
Look at that.
– Looks like we need to
turn it up a little bit.
With the diaphragm.
– (Chris)
– The tote is watertight.
As you can see, there’s nothing
coming out of the cord hole.
So everything is good to go.
All we do now is
throw the top on
and we can put some neck
cups and some plants in it.
That is a tote.
And our next step is gonna be
to put the neck cups in there.
They each take 12.
– (Chris)
What do these do?
– These actually
support the plant.
This is what we’re gonna
plant in, essentially.
These are gonna be
our neoprene collars.
This is actually
what holds the plant,
instead of the alternative,
like expanding clay media
or vermiculite or
perlite or whatever.
Now that we have
everything set up,
our next step is gonna be
to put some plants in it.
– Let’s get the plants in it.
– I actually
brought some plants.
– Can you tell us
what you brought?
– Absolutely.
Here on this end, we have
some San Marzano tomatoes.
Right here we’re gonna
have cinnamon basil
and then Thai basil.
And another San Marzano tomato.
Some Genovese basil.
Sugar baby watermelon, a
purple beauty bell pepper,
and a cucumber.
The only thing we’re
gonna do to plant these
is just set it down in there.
I might just take this off.
We’ll set it down
in the neck cup.
– (Chris)
Before you do this,
can you tell us
what you have here?
– Okay, yeah.
– At the bottom of your
tomato plant.
– This is gonna be a rock wool.
It’s a hydroponic
planting material.
It’s just molten rock
spun like fiberglass.
It’s nothing crazy,
it’s gonna be inert.
It won’t have tendencies
to raise or lower pH.
It’s just a good material.
As you can see, our clones
have some roots coming
out of the bottom already.
These are already mature plants
and they’re ready
to be transplanted.
Set the neoprene
around the plant.
Neoprenes are a soft material,
so they’re not gonna
harm the plant at all
or pinch the stem.
And there you have it.
It is important to note that
limitations with this system
plant-wise are gonna
be root vegetables
like potatoes and onions
and things like that.
Anything that will grow above
the surface like tomatoes,
cucumbers, pickles,
bell peppers,
anything like that will
grow quite prolifically.
– How about that?
– That is the tote.
That’s all it is, real
simple, not a whole lot there.
– Definitely looks good.
Fellas, appreciate
the demonstration.
– No problem, thanks
for having us.
– Thanks for being here.

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100 thoughts on “Building an Inexpensive Hydroponics/Aeroponics System

  • July 20, 2019 at 4:35 pm

    Why not just seal around the cups and pump the water onto the lid and let it drain through the cups down back into the reservoir?

  • July 20, 2019 at 8:44 pm

    Those would be some tiny weed plants. Why so close together??? I prefer my 5 gallon pots with space inbetween each one. That setup is just asking for small buds. Unless your doing autos and you want to grow one big bud per plant very quickly lmao.

  • July 21, 2019 at 6:18 pm

    Please add to your parts list which pump and pump bag to get. I have found everything else but those two. THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing this video. I sold all my DWC and all my ebb and flow and I was looking for this!

  • July 22, 2019 at 4:58 am

    Thank you for this informative video. I did have a question tho. The drain does it go back into the bucket or a pale off to the side? And can you reuse the water? And can you take the plants out to put water in? Sry I'm fairly new and still learning. Tia

  • July 23, 2019 at 12:10 am

    Thank you so much for this video
    I am going to attempt to do an indoor grow that by the time the plants are ready it’ll be time to transplant them outside into the dirt but at least it’ll give me a head start getting the plants going so that when it’s warm enough to put them outside I could put them into my flowerbeds and it will yield me some good fruit.

  • July 23, 2019 at 4:28 pm

    I’m loving the teamwork

  • July 23, 2019 at 7:23 pm

    bud just says okay, okay, mmhmmm, okay, okay, okay

  • July 23, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    drinking game: take a shot everytime he says "okay"

  • July 23, 2019 at 10:34 pm

    Damn,I wish this was around when I was growing weed…….😜

  • July 24, 2019 at 8:24 pm

    Can I put this setup outside in the sun ?

  • July 25, 2019 at 7:06 am


  • July 25, 2019 at 9:16 am

    Thanks a lot for this video, I been looking to build something similar for cherry tomatoes, peppers, and loads of chillies.

  • July 25, 2019 at 7:46 pm

    Is there even anyone who came for tomatoes i know i didn't kaligrownbudz ring a bell

  • July 25, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    Shouldn't you be using food-grade plastic for the container? You'll be eating all the chemicals the container leeches!

  • July 27, 2019 at 9:06 am

    Porque no está con subtítulos en español, gracias

  • July 27, 2019 at 12:26 pm

    couldn't pre cut that stuff

  • July 28, 2019 at 12:52 am

    I saw that tote with grow cups in it in the thumbnail, and thought I was watching another Jeb Gardener video where he uses the Kratky method to grow a random crop. But this is Aeroponics. Don't see many Aeroponics vids.

  • August 2, 2019 at 3:34 pm

    guys! I loved the tutorial job well done. Now I have something cool to do for the winter months.

  • August 6, 2019 at 3:10 am

    Is there nutrient in the water?

  • August 6, 2019 at 6:01 am

    Very good. Thanks.

  • August 8, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    I thought this was for weed

  • August 8, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    I thought this was for weed

  • August 12, 2019 at 9:15 pm

    Just fill it with water and air stone no frame or sprinkler same results

  • August 14, 2019 at 10:37 am

    Nice work!

  • August 15, 2019 at 6:10 pm

    its good i live in canada so i can grow my weed

  • August 17, 2019 at 8:03 pm

    hahah the colored guy explains it like hydro is a walk in the park.. it's not easy at all. I bought a 6 plant system then replaced the 5 gal bucket with 30 gal totes i made second 8 plant hydro systems 1 had 2 nutrient tanks 1 was a reserve to run from gravity and a system like toilets use for shutting the water off from flooding. to main tank to keep water level same throughout the budding stage. i also had to add 4 commercial air pumps and air stone in every plant site and the nuts too also added a ton of ice to water in summer and heaters for them in winter along with AC and dehumidifier 24/7 my electric was over $600 for that when i've got grow rooms off the bill is $26. i switched to dirt and have a veg room and 2 bud rooms switching from 8 bulb t5 and a 250 watt CFL to 1 315 watt CMH on a light mover. means no fan needed to cool the hood or the light. and from 600 watt and 1000 watt HPS/MH to 2 400 watt cfl and 600 watt mh or Hps and finish with 10,000K MH finish bulb thats 4X8 and 5X5 had 1600 watt lights mh and hps to a single SK600 watt led on a 2nd light mover with a dimmer it fills area just nice and electric bill down to $150 to $275, no need for fans on it as well but the charcoal filter is high up clearing out heat and a filtered intake air no dust or outside pollen/pollutants get in that way.

  • August 18, 2019 at 6:36 am

    Hey bobby, I've gathered some intel on how to grow plants.
    Bobby: Let's start a drug cartel

  • August 20, 2019 at 6:48 pm

    Why the hell the need for the sprayers. lol

  • August 20, 2019 at 9:53 pm

    Excellent video gentlemen!!

  • August 21, 2019 at 6:07 pm

    They never mentioned you have to add plant food to the water every two weeks.

  • August 22, 2019 at 12:57 am

    I can grow weed and tomatos just saying

  • August 23, 2019 at 1:08 pm

    Well,Very comprehaensive and informative .
    i really appreciate .
    thanks for uploading.

  • August 23, 2019 at 4:43 pm

    864 people wonder why this doesn't work for growing beef.

  • August 24, 2019 at 10:59 pm

    I highly recommend only cutting four holes 🕳

  • August 25, 2019 at 1:45 am

    Wow – first time I've seen hydroponics with no nutrients required! Only missed the whole thing that makes plants grow… food.

  • August 25, 2019 at 6:11 pm

    What is the frequency rate of putting the waterpump to on and off etc…

  • August 26, 2019 at 10:43 am

    Or jus put the holes in the top put the cups in… drop some fish take air bubblers in put the light up and rock on

  • August 29, 2019 at 3:21 am

    Now that you've built it you need to know how to properly regulate the temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen and nutrient levels of the water and make sure all the varieties you grow have similar preferences for all this. Also, how often do the roots like to be misted? Sometimes when it comes to this less is more so you can't assume it should be a constant spray – if you don't have that pump on an interval timer and it's on all the time it will generate a lot of heat as well.

  • August 29, 2019 at 7:37 am

    Rob here from nor cal,…also use l.e.d's so your indoor is nice and distinctive lime green,…

  • August 30, 2019 at 12:55 pm

    @3:31 How many men does it take to hold a tape measure. Answer 3 😀

  • August 30, 2019 at 10:15 pm

    Where can I purchase nozzles, is there an alternative?

  • August 31, 2019 at 3:18 pm

    According to Family Plot "Length" is always longer than "Width".. But why if both are conjoined in a closed system, including an unmentioned Height and why isn't the two gallons of water, not draining from the box through the drain hose, on to Bill's shoes?

  • August 31, 2019 at 3:53 pm

    “You can tell what grows above the root tomatoes cucumbers PICKLES” lmao

  • September 1, 2019 at 7:03 pm

    Now I can build my own turboklone

  • September 1, 2019 at 10:56 pm

    Okay … okay …

  • September 3, 2019 at 9:35 pm

    Does the Tote have to be a Food Grade Plastics #? I have been looking at those Black and Yellow Totes but wasn't sure if they were safe.

  • September 4, 2019 at 1:25 am

    All you guys can grow all the tomatoes and cucumbers you want. I'm going to grow cannabis. One of the benefits of living in a legal recreational state. I can grow 6 plants legally for personal use. I will add an arduino to control water and nutrients. Going to set up the ebb & flow model.

  • September 4, 2019 at 5:59 am

    Love those bins but i suggest painting the lid black. Light passes through and can cause algae growth..

  • September 4, 2019 at 2:13 pm

    The sprinkler head is too high and too large also I didn't see airstones your gonna need 2 12" airstones to sit on bottom. Also get a submersible pump with suction cups on bottom to hold it in place.

  • September 5, 2019 at 3:28 am

    Use clear pipe on your drain and you will see the water level.

  • September 6, 2019 at 12:56 am

    Zero [email protected]#$ given on safety which normally wouldn't be an issue but lets not forget that like 90% of the people on this here interwebs are of special needs type. Watching three people measure a PVC pipe was certainly amusing. lol. Oh yea, and then they close out the video and neglect to tell you that if you do exactly this and run it continuous without a cooler or a timer, that your water will over heat from continuous pump operation . This will overheat the root system, promote bad bacteria and molds, and lead to conditions inhibiting root growth. Also that when you do get a timer, chances are, it probably won't be the type you can program it down to the second on a easy to program loop which is ideal for something like this. But hey, maybe you read this and now you know. Cheers!

  • September 6, 2019 at 11:31 pm

    This guy is clearly a machinist. Calls a tap a drill multiple times….. and runs said tap in a battery drill motor….. maybe it is good enough for this.

  • September 9, 2019 at 5:59 pm

    Like whos really gonna use this to grow "veggies"?!! 🤣

  • September 10, 2019 at 6:44 pm

    Pa que ❓ lo hacen tan complicado ❓

  • September 11, 2019 at 12:14 pm

    Very nice!

  • September 11, 2019 at 12:51 pm

    WoW the best tutorial I have ever seen!!!!!

  • September 12, 2019 at 3:59 am

    What about lighting? How long do you leave the water running?

  • September 13, 2019 at 5:38 pm

    Now I can grow the devil's lettuce

  • September 16, 2019 at 8:38 am

    Why the sprayers if it will be filled with water?

  • September 16, 2019 at 8:38 pm

    Thank you for sharing the helpful video and the materials list on pdf which is also very helpful.

    This will be perfect for getting the pre-spring jump on Ace, Home Depot, and Lowe's selling their spring vegetable starts. Now we can plant our own starts using your hydroponic design to maximize the transplant effectiveness of the outdoor organic growing season.

  • September 16, 2019 at 8:41 pm

    Never did they mention one rime you don’t want sunlight to ever hit your water. Also he never said how the pump will create heat in your tote causing your water to increase in temperature depleting the oxygen levels going to your roots. It’s best to keep pump on timer. 45 min on, 15 min off. Otherwise you can run into problems. 30 years grow experience, I know a thing or two

  • September 20, 2019 at 3:52 am

    Can it be used for indoor weed plant growing?

  • September 20, 2019 at 9:23 pm

    Hydroponics are cool! Thanks guys;)

  • September 21, 2019 at 3:23 am

    Lol you don't need all that PVC pipe . All you need is one piece running down the middle I could build three with all that pipe lmao

  • September 22, 2019 at 8:03 am

    What’s the gph of the water pump you guys are using? If you guys mentioned it, I missed it

  • September 22, 2019 at 11:58 am

    hi, do hydroponics require a 24/7 working or can i operate it while there is sunlight only?

  • September 22, 2019 at 8:31 pm

    Great job! This video was very helpful.

  • September 23, 2019 at 3:51 am

    Im interest to try it…

  • September 25, 2019 at 5:31 am

    This is like Mr. Wizard for potheads

  • September 25, 2019 at 4:53 pm

    black excellence

  • September 25, 2019 at 7:57 pm

    What about the nutrients that the plant needs to grow?

  • September 30, 2019 at 5:05 pm

    Point number 1. don't put that many holes in a box that size. There is no way you should be trying to fit 12 plants into that.

  • October 1, 2019 at 8:45 pm


  • October 5, 2019 at 3:12 am

    Thank you so much for this wonderful idea!

  • October 5, 2019 at 2:17 pm

    Or weed

  • October 8, 2019 at 12:06 am

    So excited to grow my "tomatoes" lol

  • October 8, 2019 at 2:22 pm

    what type of pump is it … i want to purchase two

  • October 9, 2019 at 3:55 pm

    Very VERY cool! Thanks, fellas! : )

  • October 11, 2019 at 5:20 am

    ..completely skipped over nutrients. If you try and grow plants in just water, they will die. There's no food in there

  • October 12, 2019 at 12:55 am

    Should I let the seed germinate first before I put them in the soil ? & what soil do y’all recommend?

  • October 12, 2019 at 4:51 pm

    10:18 this is better than porn

  • October 13, 2019 at 2:19 pm

    Obviously this is just how to make a system. I would advise whoever is going to grow to do their homework or you will be wasting your time! This is by far the easiest part of the process.

  • October 15, 2019 at 6:01 am

    This will be perfect for my lettuce; I am growing the devil's variety.

  • October 16, 2019 at 8:34 am

    lol this is hella funny. looks like they all are about the spark up a fatty

  • October 16, 2019 at 4:56 pm

    Great setup

  • October 18, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    This is improved from the method I used previously. I figured I would look for a different build for shits and giggles. This looks more effective but there is a couple important details you left out. If you pick one of those frosted or transparent totes, it will grow algae and compete with your plants. Make sure it's dark in there. Another is that power cord is a serious fire hazard. It will be fine like that if you make a loop (aquarist here lol). Water runs down hill, so make sure there is an upward angle in your power cord so it cannot leak on your receptacle. I cannot stress how important that is, I've seen nightmare posts in my fish groups. Other than that, thanks for the new ideas!

  • October 21, 2019 at 2:46 pm

    how many gallons per hour should a submersible pump offer for a container this size??? please let me know, I'm looking at a 50 to 80 gph right now

  • October 21, 2019 at 6:59 pm

    I approve!

  • October 21, 2019 at 10:20 pm

    Lighting would help

  • October 27, 2019 at 2:57 am

    what did you do with the end of the drain plug?

  • October 27, 2019 at 2:59 am

    Thank you very nice video

  • October 27, 2019 at 10:02 pm

    if you first go forward with the drill then backwards to finish the holes on the yellow lid, you will not get all those plastic bits flying every where.

  • October 29, 2019 at 11:48 pm

    can someone tell me what type of pump to use pllllllz thnx buds

  • October 31, 2019 at 5:20 am

    He said: “All you need is an illudium q-36 explosive space modulator” 😂

  • November 2, 2019 at 10:53 pm

    It would be helpful if the cameraman can actually focus on the parts so audience can understand what this guy is talking about rather than the dude’s face..

  • November 4, 2019 at 12:17 am

    What size PVC pipes did you use

  • November 4, 2019 at 3:59 am

    what about lighting?

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  • November 10, 2019 at 4:05 pm

    'now I can grow my weed

  • November 10, 2019 at 10:34 pm

    some something i learned is if you use coconut husk you could grow without the need of soil and if the hydroponics system stands vertical instead you get more space to grow and use less water


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