v3 Assembly Instructions

To setup your HMG - Spacebucket v3:

  1. Attach the fan adapter and fan to the bucket. The fan should blow out.
  2. Fill the plastic net cup with media
  3. Place the plastic net cup with soil into the hole in the inside of the base bucket.
  4. Place the bucket stand into the water reservoir bucket. Then, place the base of the bottom bucket on top of the bucket stand.
  5. Plug the fan power connector into the 12v power supply connector.
  6. Place a UFO LED grow light on top of the top bucket.
  7. Fit the top bucket into the base bucket.
  8. Plug the 12v power supply and UFO LED grow light power line into the power strip.
Attach the fan adapter and fan to the bucket. The fan should blow out.

1. Attach the fan adapter and fan to the bucket. The fan should blow out.

Use the 4 provided screws and nuts to attach the fan bucker adapter to the top bucket. Each fan adapter requires 2 screws and 2 nuts to secure it to the bucket. The fan should be positioned to blow outward.

Fill the plastic net cup with media

2. Fill the plastic net cup with media

Compactly, fill the plastic cup with clay pebbles, coarse sand, or soil. Preferably, use inert media such as clay pebbles or coarse sand. This cup and media will be used as a wick to draw water from the water reservoir and into the plant in the base bucket.

Place the plastic net cup with soil into the hole in the inside of the base bucket.

3. Place the plastic net cup with soil into the hole in the inside of the base bucket.

The plastic net cup should fit snuggly into the hole.

Place the bucket stand into the water reservoir bucket. Then, place the base of the bottom bucket on top of the bucket stand.

4. Place the bucket stand into the water reservoir bucket. Then, place the base of the bottom bucket on top of the bucket stand.

Once inserted the wick cup from the base bucket should be almost touching the bottom of the water reservoir. You can water your plant from the hole on the side of the watering reservoir or lift the space bucket out of the watering reservoir and add water. Self-watering should only be used once your plant has been transferred to the fabric grow bag and has established roots. Before then, you can directly water your seedling from the top.

Plug the fan power connector into the 12v power supply connector.

5. Plug the fan power connector into the 12v power supply connector.

Place a UFO LED grow light on top of the top bucket.

6. Place a UFO LED grow light on top of the top bucket.

Fit the top bucket into the base bucket.

7. Fit the top bucket into the base bucket.

Make sure that the top bucket is snuggly fit into the base bucket. The snug fit should prevent any air from leaking out of the sides of connecting the two buckets. There are two bucket extensions that can be used to extend the height of the system.

Plug the 12v power supply and UFO LED grow light power line into the power strip.

8. Plug the 12v power supply and UFO LED grow light power line into the power strip.

Note: You can mount the power strip to the side of the top bucket with duck tape. All electrical components should only be on the top bucket. As a note of caution, please remember to plug the power strip into a GFCI socket. Doing so will prevent serious shock from the wall power supply if something were to go wrong.