Check you tube. It is dead simple, i do recommend an air pump.

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    • Brian Dunning

      But..... If you add any power to the method, it changes the method. Air pump turns it into a DWC. Lol

    • Rob Northey

      whatever you want to call it. I reccommend an Air Pump. But thanks for the heads up on the proper title. Last year i grew a number of different veg and herbs wiyh and without an Air pump and the difference is incredible.

    • Brian Dunning

      Don't get me wrong. Air pumps add so much more to the plants. But she asked about Kratky. So maybe there's no power where she's gonna place the containers. Never know. ????‍♂️

University of Florida on YouTube makes it look easy

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Should go right to the source. B. A. Kratky from Hawaii developed the method from his research living in Hawaii and having limited grow space and water supply. I'd look him up for books. I know he's got videos on YouTube as well.

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Absolute beginner myself. First try went wrong, water with nutrients went to rot. Even with only tapwater in it now it starts to look a bit cloudy: I think H2O2 will be my friend. Going to add nutrients as well today. Warning: cilantro, for which I started the whole thing, does not seem to be very happy in the system.

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    • Brian Dunning

      In hydroponics, only the bottom parts of the roots will be submerged in the solution, the upper parts of the roots will need to develop root hairs to take up oxygen since they are in a water solution. Even in a jar and you may need to put more solution in, you can't fill it all the way back up. Just out enough in to cover the bottom of the roots or you could drown the plant (root rot)

    • Marjan Hidskes

      Should be OK in my setup, but the water with nutrients went stale. Hope it will be allright now with H2O2.

Good luck Learning more skills is very rewarding.

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