Make sure to put a heat sink or a cooler, voltage or current regulator and power supply into your PC grow case. Voltage or current regulator is necessary to prevent the buildup of heat into the device that could cause fire and damage to your plants. You could also install fans and carbon filters to make sure that there’s no odor escaping into the growing case. As for this, you could DIY it and research some methods on the internet to guide you through. For the power supply, most growers prefer on using 12 V power supply to be safe and secure.
After planning, then start on procuring and collecting all the materials including equipment and seeds that should be utilized on cultivating in PC grow cases. Primarily, these are some of the basic materials and equipment that you should have. This includes;
Figure out first what type of grow lights and its wattage that you’ll install into your PC case. The wattage will determine how much light and heat that will be exposed to the cannabis plants. Nonetheless, most growers consider on use LED grow lights at 10 watts or HPS to induce a variety of wavelength as needed by the plants on particular periods. As for the number of lights, most people recommended three to four depending on how many lights you have.
This part of the process is divided into multiple sections to consider some parameters as needed for growing cannabis plants.
Setup on Air Circulation
In this article, we will take our study into PC Case Grow Rooms as an option for growing cannabis garden. Likewise, we will look at the process of building this type of grow rooms.
Aside from that, it is important to know the probable length of your cannabis plants from its vegetative to flowering stage. Most indoor growers use specific strains based on its genetics to predict the height of the plant. Nevertheless, it is recommended to plant indica and auto-flowering strains to ensure that they won’t be really tall. For starters, most growers choose auto-flowering strains since these plants do not need much light to grow and flowers readily.
This is one mistake that a lot of growers tend to forget. Consequently, it is essential to plan ahead of time all the necessary things need to know when cultivating cannabis plants especially that you are not just investing money but also time and effort into it. Factors related to location, security, financial capability, and the availability of finances. You have to prepare all the possible risks that could occur and address it as much as possible while it’s still early.
STEP 2. Gathering of equipment and materials to be used
Coming from its name, PC grow boxes are basically growing containers fabricated from PC cases or units. Unlike to any computers, the interiors of the case doesn’t contain hard drives, wirings, and motherboards but instead, cannabis plants kept either in pots with a lighting system above of it.
If you’re out of the budget, then considering this grow case would not be too costly. Consequently, you could recycle on your PC cases from your old PCs or buy into some junk shops near to your place to save money.
Case: Chieftec BA-01 Case
Fan-Controller: Scythe Kaze Master Ace (this powered all the fans and gave me fan-control & temp-readings)
my first PC Grow is finally harvested and in curing inside my jar 🙂 I surpassed my goal of harvesting atleast 1OZ from my first PC Grow and am glad to report a harvest of 33,7g of dry bud.
Flower: 125 2700k CFL