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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...
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 ...
We don't want light to pass through the bucket, so I use aluminum tape. Duct tape won't work. Light will pass through duct tape. Also its better to ...
We now need to cut a hole in the lid to fit your mesh basket. The hole has to be about 1/4" smaller then the top outside diameter of your basket. If...
Its important to know the height of your mesh basket so you can position the fill hole below the bottom of your basket. After measuring your basket ...
The 1/2" PVC Male Adapter has an outside diameter of about an inch. This will be your drain, so it needs to be as close to the bottom of the bucket ...
To make your fluid level Indicator. We have to drill two more 3/4" holes. Place the bottom hole at the same level as the drain. Drill the top hole 1...
Now the fun part. Time to install all our fittings. Place O-rings on all both 1/2" PVC Male Adapters. Insert the male adapters through the drain and f...
Install your rubber gromits to the 3/4" holes you made for your level indicator. I like to cut half the barbs off one side of my tubing elbows. The ...
Cut a 7.5" piece of 1/2" PVC pipe. Attach the a PVC Tee to each end (no glue). Using a number 7 drill bit or a bit that is just slightly smaller then...
If you want your air line to be neat your can drill small holes in the top rings of your bucket and attach zip-ties. If you plan to have an air pump ...
Now test out our new Bubble-Bucket. Look for leaks. Don't over tighten against your O-rings. If your rings smash, back up a turn or two. A few folk...
And your done... Only clean roots and water here. Not even a hint of pond scum.
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