This is a quick guide to mixing nutrients in hydroponics. We’re going to explain to you how to mix up some base nutrient, to give you a feel for the process and get you familiar with all of the necessary equipment. We’ll get into additives another time – this is just to get you familiar with the basics.
When you’re mixing your solution, you’re going to need the following items:
Nutrients and a feed chart. We’re using Canna Aqua Vega, a two-part veg feed for use with clay pebbles in recirculating systems. You’ll find a copy of the feed chart on our web listing. Something to mix nutrients in. This could be your reservoir if you’re running a system, or in our case, a 20 litre bucket A pH meter. When we talk about the pH levels in your nutrient solution, we’re referring to how acidic or alkaline it is. pH levels have an impact on how well each nutrient is absorbed. We need to make sure that our nutrient solution ends up in the sweet spot that allows as much up
Getting your environment correct is the key to successful growing, and humidity is easily one of the biggest factors. Perfect it and you'll see a huge impact on overall plant health. In this blog, we explain why humidity plays such a big role, and showcase the equipment that you need to get it spot-on.