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Old 11-23-2004, 09:49 PM   #13
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SP100 OEM Fixed Flow Peristaltic $57.00
TubingMaterial: 1G - Norprene, General Purpose $2.00
TubingSize: 016 - 1.6mm(1/16")
TBG023.003 1/16" Norprene $7.00/pk of 10ft
TBG023.007 1/8" Norprene $7.00/pk of 10ft.
TBG023.017 1/4" Norprene $8.00/pk of 10ft
$24 for the timer
$5 for tubing reducers and check valve
You can get clear 1/4 tubing at a hardware store, just as much as you need (better so you can see if the fertilizer has run out). I couldn't find the 1/16 and 1/8 so I had to buy 10 ft worth.

I dose 4mL of flourish every other day.
Flow rate is 1ml per minute. Timer has a min. of 1 minute.
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