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Saturday, June 22, 2019

The Misting of the Clones - A Solid Platform


Here's the last post on this project:

https://growbywire.odam2k.net/2019/06/the-misting-of-clones-reality.html


Here's a link to the DIY Page for this project. (Updated with these additions)

https://growbywire.odam2k.net/p/diy-automated-clone-misting.html


Because the servo is fairly heavy, this whole thing just tips over unless it's full of water. I'm also a little worried about how long the water will last in the bottle, probably a while, but, I decided to extend the "pickup tube" through a hole in the side of the bottle. This will allow me to put the other end in a larger reservoir of water. This also allowed me to drill a hole in the bottom of the bottle and screw the whole thing onto a block of wood which will hold everything in place.





1 comment:

  1. Just completed my first actual use of this device to root some cuttings. I took 18 cuttings on July 14. I kept the temp about 28-30c and the humidity at 100% and gave 5 spritzes every 30 minutes with the mister... For the first couple days, it was 5 spritzes every 5 minutes... It is set to a very fine mist...

    On day 10, I removed 2 nearly dead cuttings, they were outside the reach of the mist I suspect. I also planted 9 clones that had roots showing. This is the first time I removed the humidity dome to check them out...

    On day 14, the rest of the cuttings had roots showing, so I planted them...

    So, in 14 days, I only checked on them twice really, and 16/18 rooted successfully, that's 89%, not bad for not even looking in on them, so no maintenance whatsoever... just make sure the water jug stays filled, or is big enough to last...

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