I have been a long time lurker of these forums and have found a vast amount of useful information here. I decided to start posting on this platform to keep a log of my trials and tribulations into the world of growing hot peppers indoors.
I have tried a few hydroponics methods had a few successful grows from seeds to pods using the Kratky and DWC methods. Those first few grows were also entirely done using fluorescent lights (T5HO).
After a little while, monitoring and adjusting water parameters daily got old pretty quickly and I set myself on a quest to find a less "involved" method that could still produce some decent yields. Along the way, I upgraded my light system to a 600W High-Intensity Discharge setup.
Fast forward a few months and countless hours spent online researching different methods, reading grow logs, watching YouTube videos, etc... I decided to try my hand at a top-feed drip system with coco coir on a custom drain table.
I will use the first couple of posts to document my setup and post updates along the way afterwards. Hopefully someone else can learn from my experiences (and avoid the same mistakes I made/make) and rely on the other folks here to chime in when needed and help out with some of the challenges I have.
Setup details and information
- Drain Table and Drip System (coming soon)
- Light System (coming soon)
- Pots and Media (coming soon)
- Nutrients (coming soon)
- Plants (coming soon)
By the way, I want to give a shout-out to the good folks over at the "Pepper Lovers" G+ Community. I don't know if I'm allowed to mention "other communities" on this forum but check'em out if you can. I believe a lot of the folks on there are also present on the boards here.
Here's a preview of the current setup about a week before this first post (December 16th). Details and updates will be further posted in this thread.
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Edited by ebisaillon, 16 December 2016 - 01:48 PM.