Diy flood table. Hydroponic flood tables are also commonly known as flood trays and grow tables. We have wide variety of flood table sizes and types to fit the needs of all growers. A home build flood and drain hydroponics systems can be made to just about any practical size needed and works great with a wide variety of crops affordable and reliable the pick up truck of hydroponics systems.
Its an incredibly versatile system that can be built as you like to use it and as you want it to look. Ran 1x6s with holes drilled in it for 3 net pots on one table and ran 1x12s on the other table. The coolest custom table for a tray ive seen was also the simplest4x4s bolted together to make a frame for the tray to sit in with six casters mounted to 4x4 blocks for the legs.
Nutrients and water flood the tray and submerge the roots. Step 1 build a solid strong base in which to put your table on top of. The pump is set on a timer that comes on every few hours or minutes depending on the type of plants and the humidity.
Flood drain offers many advantages. Very simple and you can get flood and drain fittings at a hydro store or diy in the plumbing dept at any big box home center. I cant stress enough how important it is to get this supporting frame as level as possible.
This is a flood and drain or ebb and flow system. Easy to integrate into balcony a table or growing corner. You will have to drill any holes in the flood tables to suit your irrigation and fittings sizes.
Easy for any size. Then the tray drains so air can circulate around the roots.