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OfflineRoKiSdEaD
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homemade hydrapod (help plz :))
    #1064294 - 11/18/02 11:50 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

I am fixing to try to build my own hydra-pod like structure. I was wondering, does the top actually have to be a dome? or just anything? I am going to have major trouble finding a dome, so it would be cool if i could just use a piece of glass or something. Does the pod have to do with dripping condensation? Surely I could come up with come other way of catching it if that is the case. Thanks guys.

Also, where do i find hydroton at?


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Re: homemade hydrapod (help plz :)) [Re: RoKiSdEaD]
    #1064310 - 11/18/02 11:56 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

i don't have a hydro pod, nor have i seen one, but i can give a pretty good educated guess as to why you need the "dome" shape, and that is so that the condensation when built up.. just runs down the side rather than drip onto the fruits... hope that helps.

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Re: homemade hydrapod (help plz :)) [Re: RoKiSdEaD]
    #1064318 - 11/18/02 11:57 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

A dome is more efficient than that of just a glass box. If you could it would be better to use a sphere. But yes you can use any shape you like. Try this link it is exactly what you want to do. humiditychamber@shroomtek


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Re: homemade hydrapod (help plz :)) [Re: lvleph]
    #1064321 - 11/18/02 11:58 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

I just bought a Hydra-pod. I will post pics when I get results.


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Re: homemade hydrapod (help plz :)) [Re: lvleph]
    #1064336 - 11/19/02 12:05 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Wow you guys are fast in the cultivation forum :smile:
thanks a lot guys. i figured that was why u should use a dome. Thanks for the link dude, it kicks ass!! :smile:))))
 


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Re: homemade hydrapod (help plz :)) [Re: RoKiSdEaD]
    #1064346 - 11/19/02 12:11 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

What exactly is this bubbler piece they speak of?


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Re: homemade hydrapod (help plz :)) [Re: RoKiSdEaD]
    #1064549 - 11/19/02 01:16 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

u can get hydroton right off the myco-tek website where the sell the hydrapod. im not sure how much it is but i think its in 1 qt bags or something??? but i do know they sell it for replacement of what comes with the hydrapod.


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Re: homemade hydrapod (help plz :)) [Re: ArseniK]
    #1064852 - 11/19/02 03:05 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

cool man thanks :smile: I cant wait to start building this bitch. I already Have most of the stuff since my fiance and I used to have a pretty large saltwater aquarium. Very cool. :smile: 


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Re: homemade hydrapod (help plz :)) [Re: matts]
    #1065115 - 11/19/02 04:34 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Cool man, thanks a lot. I cant wait to start building this bitch :smile:))


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Re: homemade hydrapod (help plz :)) [Re: RoKiSdEaD]
    #1065127 - 11/19/02 04:37 AM (14 years, 8 months ago)

i s there anyhting I can use besides these over priced grow rocks? :smile: 


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Re: homemade hydrapod (help plz :)) [Re: matts]
    #1066061 - 11/19/02 01:23 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

This is a thread that may interest you. thread


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Re: homemade hydrapod (help plz :)) [Re: RoKiSdEaD]
    #1066453 - 11/19/02 04:05 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

I have 4 home made pods. Made by a botonist friend.
My EXP w/ a home made pod......
Unless u have the Mycro-tek blue print and can bulid it to a T. U are just inviting contam.
I shit u not my friend. If u want a pod, (from what I hear they work great) buy one.


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Re: homemade hydrapod (help plz :)) [Re: XiC_clone]
    #1066463 - 11/19/02 04:10 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

How about this, when I figure out how mine was built I will post.


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Re: homemade hydrapod (help plz :)) [Re: RoKiSdEaD]
    #1066464 - 11/19/02 04:11 PM (14 years, 8 months ago)

Cheap Substitute for Geolite:

volcanic rock, sold at walmart and home depot in large 40lb bags for less than $5. its the kind of stuff you use in propane grills. very porus and also very cheap =)
the guys over at overgrow.com use this stuff as a substitute for geolite in their "bubbling buckets" which is essentially what myco ripped off for his pod design.


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