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rudebwoy

NFT205

Hey guys,

Im new to Hydro and so i thought i would start out using one of these (well actually mines called a Turbo Tank) although it is identical to one of those NFT40(sumthin).

Question is, when ive got my babes up and runnin and there all nice and bushy, how would i go about changing the nutes in the tank....?

It'll be a real pain having to lift off the top tray wot with the pump connected and flowerin plants to contend with....have any of you peeps got any suggestions :smoke:

Thx for any advice. Rudebwoy :smug:

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Raise it up on something and set up a syphon.....If you feel confident enough you can get hold of tubes and fittings from a hydro supplier, even BandQ homebase, to make a tiny outlet tap for the bottom corner of the tank...don't blame me if it drips though.... :smoke:

You can scoop most the nutes out and syphon the last few drops....

Make sure you get it all though...good thorough cleansing between tank changes is crucial in NFT growing.....

Mono...x

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hi rude,

or you could use the pump to empty the tank,

attach some piping to it...................

sr

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Hi Rudebwoy,

Lay the pump in the nute tank , let it stir the water , then with the sediment nicely mixed, fix a garden hose on the pump.Put the other end of the hosepipe in the sink or bath, switch on & pump out the tank .

To get all the water out you may need a piece of wood (or similar ) to wedge under the tank far end ( away from the pump ). You'll soon realise whether this is practical ( or not ) for your grow setup !

To fill the tank, attach the hose to a tap .The other end's in the nutetank ( of course )!

If you're right upstairs, ahem, the water tank can be used as the water supply. Place a pump attached to hose in the watertank & pump the water to your nutetank. Easy ! And thats the work done for you !

Just don't forget what your doing ! And everything'll be sweet :stoned:

enjoy & stay safe

- - - frozensun - - -

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Why do you have sediment in your tank??

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get a drill powered water pump

you can get them on ebay for a fiver

then all you need is a drill, a bucket and some hose pipe ;)

[b-Dr]

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