A bubble bucket is a hydroponic method for growing indoors that is small and compact. It uses a soilless medium and sprays nutrient enriched water on the roots of the plant to encourage rapid growth. Now lets get started...
Step 1: The Shopping List
Shopping list for local hardware store (Homedepot/Lowes)
One five gallon bucket with lid.
One roll aluminum tape (not duct tape).
One 1/2" PVC Ball Valve (inside threaded on both ends).
Two 1/2" PVC Male Adaptor **Thread x Socket**
Two 1/2" PVC Elbow for Flexible Pipe.
One 1/2" Threaded PVC Plug.
One 1/2" Threaded Coupling.
Two 1/2" Threaded PVC Adapter to Flexible Pipe (some times called funny fittings).
Two 1/2" Grommets.
Four "O" Rings that fit the threads of the Male Adaptor.
One piece of 1/2" PVC Pipe (you need less then a foot per bucket).
Two 1/2" PVC Tees
2' Clear Flexible Tubing with 1/2" inside diameter
Shopping list for the local pet store:
8' of Silicone Airline Tubing
2 Plastic check valves
1 Air Pump
Shopping list for a hydro store:
1 6" Net Pot
1 Bag of Hydroton Pebbles