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AquaBuckets 4 DWC Hydroponic System

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RRP:
$259.95
Your Price:
$235.99 (You save $23.96)
SKU:
AQ4SK
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Weight:
20.00 LBS
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Product Description

 

RECIRCULATING DWC Kit "AquaBuckets"

User-friendly, high-performance gardening!!

For people with no time or space to garden: no more tilling, weeding, hand-watering or feeding. AquaBuckets equals big yields/less work. Grow your own heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, melons, peppers, lettuce, broccoli, cabbage, chard, Chinese vegetables, and more.

Based on the same principles as professional hydroponic greenhouses, Deep Water Culture technology produces astounding yields of heirloom quality vegetables by circulating an oxygen-rich nutrient solution to the planters 24 hr a day. AquaBuckets is constructed of the finest quality materials: food-grade reservoirs and planters.

Now anyone can experience the explosive growth rates and tremendous yields of hydroponic vegetable gardening in an ultra low-maintenance, consumer-friendly package. Turn your porch, deck, or spare room into a garden area. If your looking for a DWC system, you probably already know of it potential to grow massive plants.

THIS SYSTEM ACTIVELY RECIRCULATES USING LOW PRESSURE 1/4" BLACK DRIP TUBING TO RECIRCULATE NUTRIENTS FROM THE HEART TO EACH INDIVIDUAL PLANT SITE.  NUTRIENT SOLUTION FLOWS BACK THROUGH 1/2" BLACK TUBING FROM EACH CELL TO 1" PVC RETURN MANIFOLD, BACK TO THE HEART BY WAY OF  GRAVITY.

Included:  everything needed to start growing hydroponically.
-Heart (mixing cell) With 200 mesh filter.
-4 plant sites (All black buckets to ensure a complete and healthy root system)
-3.5, 5 or 6 gallon plant sites. Please specify above.
-Hydroton. Enough Hydroton for all cells.
-All needed parts and fittings. Tubing, connectors, etc. 1" PVC manifold and 1/2" black flex tubing to each cell.
-Water Pump. 160 gph water pump.
-Air Pump and air stones. Sunleaves heavy duty air pump and 1.7" Sunleaves air stones are included, 1 for each cell.

-Add Vita Grow or House and Garden plant food to your system. Please specify above.

-Comes with illustrated installation instructions.

-Mostly everything is pre-assembled. Holes are drilled, grommets are installed, and tubing has fittings pre-attached. Plus hydroton is individually bagged for each cell, makes for easy no mess transplanting. see pics above.

System dose Not include PH adjusters.

We recommend Vita Grow as an inexpensive Base Nutrient. We currently used this product, and have been doing so with exceptional results for over 10 years.

We recommend House and Garden Auqa Flakes. This is a complete Nutrient and works well with other nutrients and additives.

AquaBuckets Feeding Chart

AquaBuckets 4 in a nutshell: It is a modular recirculating hydroponic design consisting of a nutrient "Heart" and a series of 4 or expandable to 8 planters. You lay out the system as you would potted plants....from a small balcony to an entire garden area. This system is gravity fed. Simply add Water and Nutrient to the "Heart". Transplant your seedlings or clones and let it grow for you. You will add and adjust your nutrient every 1-5 days.  Need to go out of town with no one to water your plants for you? AquaBuckets can be retro fitted with a 55 gallon reservoir for automated watering up to 2 weeks. AquaBuckets can be modified to add or remove plant sites up to 8 cells. Keep in mind that Deep Water Culture may require a Water Chiller to maintain adequate root zone temperatures. Water Chillers easily attach to existing AquaBucket systems. AquaBuckets is a Deep Water Culture Kit and is intended to be modified and perfected by you, the hobby grower.

AquaBuckets is a  recirculating direct water culture systems (also known as RDWC) use a reservoir to provide water for multiple buckets.
Outdated methods using unconnected buckets require individual testing for PH  and PPM. This has led to innovations that combine use of air stones and connecting multiple buckets together and recirculating the water (AquaBuckets).  Constant recirculating oxygenates the water and ensures a good mix of nutrients CF and stabilizes PH throughout the entire system so testing is required only at one point, which would be at the 'HEART'.

 

Compare AquaBuckets vs. Ebb and Grow system
Uses less hydroton and its included
Safe in power outages
Fastest vegetative growth of any hydro system
Little to no grow medium to clean or throw away
Better yield per plant
Harvest 1-2 weeks earlier
Less expensive
Lower shipping cost
Free Technical Support with purchase

Afraid of Hydroponics? Think it will be too technical for you? This will be the easiest gardening you've ever done. The whole idea behind AquaBuckets is to make high-performance, hydroponic gardening simple and available for anyone. Our automated systems do the job for you day in and day out, 365 days-a-year: no watering, no weeding, no worrying about what will happen if you go on a two-week vacation. Keep your water temp, PH, and PPM in the appropriate range and this system will preform
exceptionally.

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Warranty Information

Limited 1 year warranty:
1 year air pump warranty.
1 year water pump warranty.

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Product Reviews

  1. satisfied customer

    Posted by Unknown on 3rd Jan 2013

    kit is working very well, thanks


  2. You won't be dissapointed!

    Posted by Unknown on 25th Dec 2012

    Quality, product. You can't go wrong.


  3. Plants out grew my tent

    Posted by Unknown on 21st Mar 2012

    Be careful when using this system because your plants will out grow your grow room within a few weeks...no joke


  4. ^&^

    Posted by Sunny on 12th Jul 2011

    go with the 5 gallon system. 3.5 gallons is too small.

    great system, i love the filter integrated into the heart.

    No need for a chiller because i use this in my basement, on a concrete floor.


  5. Thank You

    Posted by Jan on 8th Jul 2011

    Keep this system clean and you can reused it for many years. Glad to see someone come out with an inexpensive Deep Water Culture / DWC Kit.


  6. So far so good

    Posted by Unknown on 26th May 2011

    I bought one of these systems to use in my 4' x 4' grow tent. Transplanted 4 weeks ago, and induced flowering 2 weeks ago. Two weeks into flowering and my tent is completely full.


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