City Balcony Farm (NFT System) 2020 Model
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If we want to replace the sunlight with grow light, is it possible?
Yes, you can always put in indoor and install a grow light for it. But you will have to DIY abit on how to put the grow light above the plants. :)
What nutrients are required? Can they be purchased from you and est cost?
Hi, this package comes with complimentary items such as nutrients, seeds and germination sponge. You do not need to purchase it separately at the beginning. After that, you can still purchase from us and we do ship to east Malaysia if you want :)
Does the system need sunlight? W can the vegetables grow in semi shaded space?
Hi, This system needs 6-8 hours of direct sunlight. However, it cannot be exposed to rainwater because this is a hydroponic system.
Which seeds comes with this balcony set?
Hi, you will be given Pakchoy seeds. :)
Do you deliver to Singapore ? And how much to?
Sorry, we don't deliver this to Singapore as the shipping fee will be more than the cost of the item itself.
I plan to try planting butterhead indoor using this system. I will use growlight. Your comments please. Thanks.
Hi, if you are looking for system with lightings, we suggest you to look for our City Vertical Farm M (Indoor NFT System). :)
This system is only can afford 20 pot only or can increase to 30-40?
Hi, this system has a total of 20 plant capacity. However, you can extend it further by modifying the racking. Besides that, we also do system customization according to your needs and requirement ya.
Hi my balcony has a very strong morning sun. Will the plants grow well under the heat?
Hi, for your condition we suggest local breed such as pakchoy, choy sum, water spinach and most of the herbs (basil and mint).
What capacity is it for the water tank?
Hi, the full capacity of the water tank is about 70L :)
Can it use for paddy plant?
Hi, this system is not suitable for paddy.
Hi CityFarm. May I know how many watt for the pump used in the set?
The pump is 8 watt
Does this setup require electricity 24 hours a day? How many days can this setup last without a power source?
Hi, this setup requires electricity to run the pump. The pump is meant to be run 24 hours.
It can last approx. 12 hours without electricity, depending on the time of the day.
Does it come with the supporting frame as shown in the photo above?
yes, its the whole set including rack, pump, tank, planting channel, sponge, germination sponge and one packet of seeds, tq
1) How does it take for the seeds to germinate 2) Can different types of green leafy be grown in the hydroponic pots concurrently since it has 20 pots ? 3) Can this be place out door ( car porch area) or it has to be kept in door ?
1) You can germinate seeds in a separate container, most seeds will germinate within 72 hours.
2) Yes, you can mix and match different type of vegetables in a single system. Vegetables that can be grown concurrently include Choy Sum, Pak Choy, lettuce
3) This is system is meant to be placed outdoors with at least 3 hours of direct sunlight a day and sheltered from rain.