How to Build a Dutch Bucket Deep Water Hydroponic System (Full Video)

How to Build a Dutch Bucket Deep Water Hydroponic System (Full Video)

In this video we go over how to build a hydroponic dutch bucket system step by step and also how to build a deep water hydroponic system. Starting with a Harbor Freight 10 ft x 12 ft greenhouse, then a simple table or bench set up and then into the hydroponics set up.
This video (both Parts) contains:
Setting up the Bench for Hydroponics
Setting up the Dutch bucket system
Setting up the Net Pot Lids
Setting up the Overflow drainage and running it back to the hydroponic Reservoir
Setting up a Hydroponic Reservoir with fill gauge
Setting up the Dutch bucket irrigation with hydroponic pump
Setting up Quick disconnect on irrigation line with PVC Union
*** For more specific Instructions and the exact parts we used go to


-Harbor Freight Greenhouse 10 x 12 with 4 vents 93358 $643.14

-#12 x 3/4 in. Fine Metallic Steel Hex Drill Point Roofing Screw (90-Pack) $12.47 each $54.06

-pressure treated wood/brackets/Hardware for foundation $350

-150 qt Igloo Cooler 100$ each walmart

-4 gal black square buckets S-13650BL square 4 $191.32

-PVC elbows (100) 1/2″ Black Sch 40 PVC 90 Elbow – Socket (406-005B) $77.31

-PVC glue Blue 10$ Home Depot

-PVC 1/2 inch white schedule 40 (10) $3.26 each Home Depot

PVC 3 inch Black drain pipe (2) 8.50 each Home Depot

-Grommets Lot of 50 Rubber Grommets 1/2″ Inch Inside Diameter – Fits 3/4″ Panel Holes. 11/32 in Thickness $14.60

-Clay pellets Hydro Crunch DBAUS888 Expanded Clay Growing Media Hydroponic 50 Liter 8 mm Aggregate Pebbles Pellets, Brown $49.57

-Pumps (3) VIVOSUN 800GPH Submersible Pump(3000L/H, 24W), Ultra Quiet Water Pump with 10ft High Lift, Fountain Pump with 5ft Power Cord, 3 Nozzles $77.88 or $23.95 each

-Baskets GROWNEER 50-Pack 2 Inch Garden Slotted Mesh Net Cups, Heavy Duty Net Pots with 50 Pcs Plant Labels, Wide Lip Bucket Basket for Hydroponics $19.99

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