A 'Classic' Re-Design
The ongoing project this time is to install an air pump and air stone into my Classic. Why? Because I want to move away from the water pumps which have proven so unreliable for me, having an aerated AG (similar system to the new AG6 line) will make things more reliable and save my sanity!
How to aerate your Classic/Deluxe/Pro100 or Pro200 using an air stone and air pump for better growth.
How to remove your water pump and use wicks (with the air stone) to grow.
How to use the newer AG6 type pods in your Classic - temporarily on hold while I grow cucumbers, but, see my cucumber main page as I've used one AG6 pod in my Classic; which has worked very well.
General Hydroponics Flora Series Nutrient Dosage (for lettuce)
Week 0 (starting week) - Seedling Phase - Flora Micro 2.1mL, Flora Grow 2.1mL, Flora Bloom 2.1mL (all per 3.2 litres), pH is 6.3, EC is 0.8
Week 1 - Mild Growth Phase - Flora Micro 4.2mL, Flora Grow 8.5mL, Flora Bloom 4.2mL (all per 3.2 litres), pH is 6.3, EC is 1.7
Week 3 (onwards) - Vegetative Growth Phase - Flora Micro 6.3mL, Flora Grow 10.6mL, Flora Bloom 2.1mL (all per 3.2 litres), pH is 6.3, EC is 1.7
Remain on the Vegetative Growth Phase indefinitely for the lifespan of the lettuce. Depending on the EC, you either top up your reservoir with fresh water or a batch of nutrients - see my guide for further details.