Environment

Carbon dioxide is a colourless, typically odourless gas made up of one carbon atom attached to two oxygen atoms. It is an important aspect of photosynthesis and must be present in some form for plants to grow, which means a well-run indoor garden generall ...
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When winter is in full swing, you may notice that your growroom is just a tad too cold for your plants. It may be time to look into adding a heating source. No matter if your growroom is set up in an outdoor hoop house, greenhouse, or your basement, there are heating solutions ...
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IN THIS ARTICLE WE UNPACK THE BASICS OF HOW DISTANCE, OBSTACLES, AND OTHER FACTORS AFFECT THE RANGE OF SENSORPUSH SENSORS AND GATEWAYS. Customers frequently want to know if a sensor's signal is strong enough. They want to know if the signal will reach from the location where they place the sensor ...
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QUEST 70 DEHUMIDIFIER The Quest 70 uses a refrigeration system similar to an air conditioner to remove heat and moisture from incoming air, and add hea ...
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Takeaway: Indoor growers in colder climates can benefit from heat generated by grow lights and use the excess warmth to save money. Eric Hopper explains how to recycle the heat and reduce costs in the process. All indoor ...
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Adding a fan speed controller to your extraction system provides the user with the ability to adjust how fast the fan is running and therefore the extraction rate. This is especially handy as the weather becomes cooler. A large extraction system running at full tilt may be great at keeping temperatures right during the height of summer. However in many cases, when the cooler months arriv ...
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Fan types There are 4 main types of fan to consider when deciding how to move air over, around or through a piece of equipment… Axial fans, delivering high volume flow rates at low pressures and covering a high surface area will be commonly seen in ventilation (Extract fans) or heat exchange (Condenser / evaporator) applications. Forward c ...
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When setting up an indoor garden, air circulation and exhaust are just as important to your overall plant’s health as water and light. A successful gardener can use airflow to control temperature and humidity, which will help prevent disease and eliminate hot spots. So…what’s the best way to set up your exhaust? Keep in mind that hot air r ...
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Giving your plants water with water that is too hot or too cold will affect to oxygen up ...
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Giving your plants water with water that is too hot or too cold will affect to Oxygen uptake of your so carefully grown plants. The substrate on which you are growing needs to have the right temperature as well, or your plants will stress out! ...
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It’s well-known that plants use macro and micro nutrients for tissue development and good biological progress. However on occasions we forget that carbon is also one of the necessary elements for the life of plants, and all organisms – of course. Not only are essential elements made up of carbon but so are desired metabolites like those in sensory properties such as aroma and flav ...
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Measuring the temperature of a solution Control your nutrient solution temperature and prevent big swings. Temperature affects plant growth, flowering, seed production and pollination. If it’s too cold, seeds won’t germinate, cuttings won’t root, flowers won’t produce pollen. Your plants will grow slowly or stop growing altogether. Too hot, your seeds ...
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We asked two experienced growers (Dan from Oregon and Fred from The Netherlands) to face off with their different opinions on how to calculate your fan requirements. Whose method do you think is the best? ...
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Phresh Filters and Pressure Drop Carbon filters cause a pressure drop across the fan. An unrestricted fan working on full power will give the manufacturer’s specified air flow but when a carbon filter is ...
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Max-Fan Pro Series fans are the next generation of inline mixed-flow fans capable of even more efficient and stronger ...
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Temperature is a key factor in plant growth and development. Along with the levels of light, carbon dioxide, air humidity, water and nutrients, temperature influences plant growth and ultimately crop yields. All these factors should be in balance. Temperature influences the plant in t ...
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Takeaway: Experiencing problems springing from humidity issues in your growroom ? Simply rel ...
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Takeaway: Though a bit less glamorous than lighting, mediums, and nutrients, your growroom’s air quality is vital to a successful crop. Here's ...
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