Here's some good links for that kinda stuff.
i just figured somethin out here. if the world takes the "royal flush" and everything goes to hell, where the heck are we gonna get nutrient suppliments for the hydroponics??? i did a little digging and found these numbers so that you can make it yourself:
All values are listed in ppm (parts per million).
Nitrogen -limits 150 - 1000 average 250
Calcium -limits 100 - 500 average 200
Magnesium -limits 50 - 100 average 75
Phosphorus -limits 50 - 100 average 80
Potassium -limits 100 - 400 average 300
Sulfur -limits 200 - 1000 average 400
Copper -limits 0.1 - 0.5 average 0.5
Boron -limits 0.5 - 5.0 average 1.0
Iron -limits 2.0 - 10.0 average 5.0
Manganese -limits 0.5 - 5.0 average 2.0
Molybdenum -limits 0.01 - 0.05 average 0.02
Zinc -limits 0.5 - 1.0 average 0.5
here's a way of making your own nutrient solution using manure and crap (pun definitely intended):
You can soak the manure or other organic materials in a container of water and keep the mixture (called "tea") well aerated. After a period of time, usually a week or so, you strain the mixture and use the liquid to feed the plants. This process may sound simple, however, getting everything right is hard. There is a lot of trial and error involved. You need to get a balanced and consistent mix. Also, animal manure alone will not supply all the nutrient requirements. Things like kelp, seaweed, bird/bat guano, etc.... need to be used with the animal manure to produce a complete balanced nutrient.
if you have anything better please let me know.
MAKE YOUR OWN HYDROPONICS
frankly, it pisses me off that every person who has ever tried to grow hydroponically has now decided that they're the all powerfull masters of hydroponics and they have 'conveniently' put together kits to help us (for a small fee of course), because us simpletons couldn't possibly comprehend the complex intricacies of putting a couple of tubes and buckets together. so here are some sites with ACTUAL PLANS. have fun.
2 plans and more coming
3 different plans
ORDER HYDROPONICS ONLINE
sure...take the easy way out.
suppliers and catalogs
(also see the 'survival' section)
medicinal herb kit
discount mail order for supplies
(these are only the first few i saw, there are thousands of them)
kleen air shelter
crapload of usefull links
rocky mountain survivalists
totally free stuff
used lab equipment auction
bullnet - get 'needed' stuff here
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