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Using Pond water with hydroponics ppm questions

Hydroponics / Aeroponics Using Pond water with hydroponics ppm questions hey guys

I have a 12 site ebb and grow system

My homes water is hard, 1800 ppm hard

I have a beautiful pond in my back yard that’s treated every year and super clean

Pond is full of life, turtles, fish, frogs , etc

I’m running a pump from the pond to my gardens res and backup barrels, I’ve used this water for Cannabis for years in my outdoor grow in smart pots etc

My question is now that I’m doing hydro using this pond water I’ve got to account for my nutrient solution ppm,

My...

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Looking for a little help from an experienced grower on a Setup I'll be building in the near future. It's a Under Current system in a 8'x4'x8' tent (considering 8'x8'x8'). I'm new to this type of growing so any suggestions to help improve the overall design/efficiency, would be much appreciated. I've attached a Picture below of what I got sketched out so far. I will be adding in some...

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Billy's Water Works

Hydroponics / Aeroponics Billy's Water Works So here's the plants.
44x chocolope cuttings.
They're rooted into 3 inch rock wool and I then put them on top of net pots full of grow stone and vegged the roots out of the pots in a little ebb and flow system, ready for the tubes that are about ⅔ full of flowing water.

1 full day of 12/12.
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I mixed my feed a little stronger than I normally like (1.2ec normally) but still in a nice range .
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pH seems fairly steady. I've renewed all...

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Which clay pellets do you prefer?

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Hydroponics / Aeroponics Input needed from a experienced RDWC/UC grower Hello, I'm new to the Forum but would like to thank those who take the time to post helpful info.

Looking for a little help from an experienced grower on a Setup I'll be building in the near future. It's a Under Current system in a 8'x4'x8' tent (considering 8'x8'x8'). I'm new to this type of growing so any suggestions to help improve the overall design/efficiency, would be much appreciated. I've attached a Picture below of what I got sketched out so far. I will be adding in some...

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