GSS Mini System

For those intimidated by the costs and mysteries of hydroponics, this six-plant unit serves as the perfect testing ground. This simple, closet-sized system incorporates nutrient-film technique (NFT) to constantly circulate oxygenated nutrient solution among growing roots. Plants grow strong quickly as the roots are bathed in pH-balanced, temperature-controlled water with liquid plant food added. The system comes with precut tubes, all necessary hoses, a 7-gallon reservoir, aquarium heater, thermometer, air pump with airstone, 100+ GPS water pump, net cups, rockwool and grow rocks. Just add lighting and you’ll soon be growing your weed in water.

Price: Unit, $169.95; unit and accessories, $229.95; with 400-watt HPS ballast and bulb, $399.95