DIY Drip Bucket Made EASY

Drip Bucket Irrigation

Drip Buckets are one of the most popular hydroponic systems you will find out there. In this video, I will walk you through step by step on how to build one yourself. Quick and easy this system can be built from parts found at a local Hardware, Building Supply or ordered online from Amazon, eBay and/or etc. Great for larger plants like hydroponic tomatoes and peppers.

What you will need for this project is:

  • 5-Gal Bucket (HPDE 2 Plastic – Food Safe)
  • 6-inch Wide Lip (Net Pot Lid) – At publishing the best price was from 1000Bulbs. Please Google “Net Pot Lid” to find the best price.
  • Small Submersible • Home Fountain Pump
  • 1/4″ Drip Irrigation Hose
  • Spray Drip Irrigation Multi-Stream Stake
  • Irrigation On/Off Valve (optional)
  • Depending on the Pump’s outlet adapters you may need hoses and reducers to connect the 1/4 in hose to the Pump. I cover this in the video below.
  • Plant Medium
  • Light Timer  (This used to turn the pump on and off at specific times)
  • Extension Cord
  • Drill and Drill Bits

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As covered in the video you may or may not need to rig something like below in order to connect the Pump to the irrigation hose.

Drip Irrigation Rig

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