I am in awe, and I now have a new model to go off of when I graduate from terrarium to grow rack. Would you mind going into some more detail about the self-watering system? I'm thinking of putting one of those into action....
"The plants you grow, end up growing you."
My Grow List:
First of all, thank you very much for your kind words! What makes CP cultivation so fun for me, aside from the satisfaction of watching these plants grow, is the challenge of building and iterating on nifty growing setups.
As for my self-watering system - it's not something I can claim to have engineered myself, as some talented growers/builders here can! My system is a Claber Oasis unit that I purchased online. It comes with a reservoir/pump, 33 ft. of tubing, and 20 nozzles & stakes. It wasn't the cheapest option by any means, but it was easy to set up and it works quite well. It's basically a loop of tubing that hooks up to the reservoir/pump at each end. I put the reservoir above my rack to get the minimum 24" elevation above the first nozzle. For my setup, I ran the loop of tubing across one shelf and then down across the next one below. It's the perfect length to cover two rows of plants on each shelf.
Last edited by TheFury; 12-19-2011 at 05:23 AM.