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EC stands for Electrical Conductivity and PPM stands for Parts Per Million. Both terms are used to determine the nutrient levels of water within your hydroponic system. Whether you're new to hydroponics or have been growing hydroponically for years, it's important to keep up wi ...
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When your growing your own plants, feeding your plants i ...
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Now, let’s get down to it by understanding and accepting a couple of key points and rules of thumb. 1. Start To begin, herbaceous root systems require near 100% humidity , ideally, at all times, otherwise the root tips die back. The root tip is the very s ...
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What is conductivity? Conductivity (measured in ppm, EC, TDS, CF) is the total soluble salts contained within a liquid solution. Pure water does not contain salts, so it has a conductivity measurement of zero. By adding soluble elements to the water, electricity is able to move through the solution giving it a conductivity rating. ...
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Although there are ideal EC values for each plant type, this does not mean that a range of plants, all technically requiring different strength nutrients, cannot be grown in a home situation together. The grower simply lists the range of EC values and picks an average value. For most home systems this value is between 1.2EC and 2.0EC depending upon the requirements of the predominant crop types ...
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Hard water results primarily from excess calcium, magnesium, sodium and other minerals dissolved in the ground water. Too much of any of these can greatly alter the mineral nutrient balance in the root zone and nutrient reservoirs. Sodium, for instance, competes with Potassium and you may end up with Potassium deficiency symptoms like brown leaf tips and less than optimal growth ...
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Mixing hydroponic nutrients aren't rocket science but it can be confusing if you're a novice to plant fertilizers. In this short tutorial, we show you how to mix Canna Aqua Flores - a popular hydroponic nutrient used during the flowering and fruiting stage. ...
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What is pH? pH (short for potential Hydrogen) is the measurement of acidity and its opposite, alkalinity in a solution. Neutral pH is 7.0 pH. Acidity measures below seven pH (7.0pH) with alkalinity measuring above it (7.0pH). Why is it important to measure pH? It is important t ...
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Watch how to prepare the Bluelab Guardian Monito ...
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In the world of beer, one ingredient reigns supreme: hops. The modern craft brewing movement has been led by hop innovators in many ways, and yet it re ...
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5-7 days Reservoirs should be emptied and the nutrient solution replaced at least every 5-7 days. Nutrients not entirely used by your plants may potentially i ...
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The Reason why we are sharing this funny video with you is mainly because Jeb reflected how easy it is to grow with proper Rockwool instead. Here are some Rockwools: https://www.hydroexperts.com.au/nutrients-meters/grow-medium/ ...
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Takeaway: Plants that use the duration of their dark periods to signal flowering are said to be subject to photoperiodism and are classified as either ‘short day’ or ‘long day’ plants ...
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Takeaway : Measuring, analyzing, and adjusting nutrient solutions can be a confusing task, especially w ...
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