ok i not going to say much just watch my two videos and lets get the conversation started
do you think that your soil mix will hold too much water for pepper plants? thats alot of peat moss.imo
what do you think would be better?
same color cups?
Here is a link that might be useful: Global Buckets
My SWC peppers and eggplants did best is a mix of 3 parts Dr Earth Potting Soil, 3 parts aged pine bark, and 2 parts pearlite. I used wicks made from a synthetic mop instead of a wicking cup.
I got some good ideas from your watering setup.
my mix si
3 parts shredded pine bark and compost equal parts
3 parts peat moss
2 parts perlite
for peppers in swc's