NFT question

mattcee11December 3, 2012

Hey guys, I just recently built my own NFT system, and am still learning the proper techniques. First, is it acceptable to run my pump continuously, or do I need to create a watering schedule by setting my pump up on a timer? Second, I have heard that in the early stages of growth less is more, when talking about nutrients, at what stage should I start adding nutrients (growing tomatoes primarily)?

Thanks in advance for the help.

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cole_robbie(6)

I think running the pump all the time is normal.

A tomato seed contains enough nutrients for the first two leaves, and the sprout will require some level of fertilizer as soon as the second set of leaves form. 100-200 ppm is fine if you're mixing chemical nutrients.

    Bookmark   December 4, 2012 at 12:03AM
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ethnobotany

^ This

    Bookmark   December 4, 2012 at 1:28AM
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mattcee11

Thanks Cole, I truly appreciate the information.

Happy Hydro-ing!

    Bookmark   December 4, 2012 at 11:37AM
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