Hello fellow tokers,
I have spent a great many hours reading and researching LED grow possibilities for a very unique enviroment. This forum, Physicnole, redline and other very intelligent growers here have been my primary resource for LED grow information and comparisons. Consequently I purchased the following:
-6x Luxeon III Royal Blue
-6x Luxeon III Blue
-24x Luxeon K2 Red
-6x Luxeon K2 Natural White
-6x Luxeon K2 Warm White
The idea is 6 "banks" of LEDS that could be moved around 3 plants.
My wife and I will be leaving our house in 4-5 months to go live on a sailboat and sail around for a little while. My dilema comes from not know which grow method would best suit the enviroment of a moving heeling sailboat.
I need the grow container to be completely closed off, will be behind a false wall covering the quarter birth. We will be traveling international so smell is a factor, was thinking of carbon filtered and ejected below waterline (probably was more costly energy wise than it would be worth, but looking for ideas...)
The idea is to program a PIC microcontroller to control timings of light cycles, watering, humidity and temperature. As much automation as possible to avoid unnecessary exposure. The setup will be run off a dedicated 400+ amp/hour deep cycle battery with wind and solar rechargers, also have a honda generator if it comes down to it. Pulse width modulation is something I am currently doing research into and would love some feedback about DIY PWS setups.
That all being said I am looking for any help, suggestions, experience and opinions on this matter as possable. I am trying to be well prepared with a fully functional model to be built in my basement within the next month so I can get a harvest out before we leave. I will be using Bubalicious seeds for the model grow.
Thank you for your help.