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3D Hydroponics Kit - Deep Water Culture System

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3D model description

Grow your own delicious organic vegetables with this DIY hydroponic system. Forget about the costly systems found at hardware and big box stores. Build this system for much less!

Use any old plastic bin, storage tote or similar container for your grow system. Drill some holes in the lid and plug in the 3D printed, mesh pots, re-circulating pump faucet, micro bubble diffuser, water level indicator, cable and hose accessories.

Note: This kit contains the STL models for the 3D printed parts and assembly instructions. The air pump, submersible water pump, hoses and micro pore cloth is not included, these items are readily available online and at most department stores.

Many hours of design, testing and 3D printing has been put into the development of this product to ensure quality, reliability and performance.

Now you can print your own grow system, so don’t wait get growing!

3D printing settings

Kit includes STL files and instructions for:

2 x 2 inch (50 x 50mm) mesh pot
2 x 3 inch (50 x 75mm) mesh pot
2 x 4 inch (50 x 100mm) mesh pot
Pump out and flood irrigate faucet
Overflow drain
Micro bubble air diffuser
Water level Indicator with 3 indicator stick lengths
Water and nutrient fill port
Cable and hose accessories

Tools & Materials Required:

1-1/4” (32mm) Hole saw
2” (50mm) Hole saw
Measuring tape
Gel super glue
25L Storage tote
Air pump
Submersible water pump

Rafts: No
Supports: No
Resolution: 0.20mm to 0.25mm
Infill: 10%


I get very clean and durable parts when using PLA on my MakerBot Replicator with a .4mm nozzle

3D printer file information

  • 3D design format: STL and ZIP Folder details Close
    • 1.25_blank_plug.STL
    • 2.00_blank_plug.STL
    • 2_x_2_mesh_pot.STL
    • 2_x_3_mesh_pot.STL
    • 2_x_4_mesh_pot.STL
    • cable_pass_thru_plug.STL
    • level_and_fill_indicator_plug.STL
    • level_indicator_float.STL
    • level_indicator_stick_5.STL
    • level_indicator_stick_6.STL
    • level_indicator_stick_7.STL
    • micro_bubble_disc_long.STL
    • micro_bubble_disc_short.STL
    • micro_bubble_pipe.STL
    • micro_bubble_plug.STL
    • micro_bubble_ring.STL
    • overflow_plug.STL
    • pump_out_pipe.STL
    • pump_out_plug.STL
    • pump_out_spout.STL

    Learn more about the formats

  • Last update: 2020/01/31 at 18:59
  • Publication date: 2015/11/28 at 06:03





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