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Push Plant Growth to New Levels with a Pro-Leaf CO2 Controller

600 Watt 230v HPS Grow Lamp Shootout – We find the Best 600w HPS Bulb!

The Future is Bright! (as long as you choose the right grow lamp) There is a bewildering number of different brands and models of 600 watt grow lamp on the market. If you are putting together the equipment for your first grow, or just looking to replace your ageing grow lamp, how can you know ...

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One Stop Essentials Kit Guide

  • Published on September 25th, 2018
  • Category: General

ONE STOP KITS When you’re just starting out in the world of hydroponics, it can be hard to know exactly what you’re going to need and also where to start. At One Stop, we like to make it easy, so we’ve selected all the components you’d need to get going and created an Essentials Kit. ...

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Different Types of Grow Light

  • Published on September 19th, 2018
  • Category: General

DIFFERENT TYPES OF LIGHT Choosing a light is one of the most important aspects of your setup. You’ll need to think about the space the light is going to be illuminating, the output of the light and the power consumption. The three most important lighting types to consider right now are: high pressure sodium (HPS) ...

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Plant Burns & How To Treat Them

Plants need light to grow, everybody knows that, but understanding how much light your plants need is key, and sometimes, less is more. Like any light, your fixtures produce a lot of heat within your grow room. A lot of people are able to control the temperature of their grow room, but one common mistake ...

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A One Stop Guide to Administering Base Nutrients

  • Published on September 11th, 2018
  • Category: General

ADMINISTERING NUTRIENTS 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 ...

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Plant Rust & Restoring Health

A lot of plants are prone to rust. It’s caused by a fungal disease / parasite that leeches onto your plant to survive. It gets into your grow room via spores, which can make it hard to fully remove from your grow room, but we’re going to give you the knowledge to spot rust before ...

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Spider Mites & How To Deal With Them

Mites are a common grow room problem. When left untreated, the plants health can deteriorate and growth can slow down, effectively ruining your crop. It’s not all bad news though, as we can help you identify spider mites and give you the tools and knowledge to get rid of them! Mites are often very hard ...

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Water Hardness and Growing – What you need to know!

  • Published on August 13th, 2018
  • Category: General

How does Water Hardness Affect My Grow? Water hardness is caused by the presence of dissolved minerals such as calcium, magnesium and carbonates. The hardness of the tap water in the UK (and indeed around the world) varies a lot by region and the supplier. Some people have soft water, others have normal hardness water, ...

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How to Manage the Humidity in Your Grow Room

  • Published on July 31st, 2018
  • Category: General

We’ve just taken delivery of some shiny new dehumidifiers from Quest – a US manufacturer of high-grade air treatment equipment that’s utilised in the professional horticultural industry and also by the military. To celebrate, we thought we’d take you through the ins and outs of humidity in your grow room… Water and nutrients that are ...

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Create the Perfect Growroom Environment with the Dimlux Maxi Controller

  • Published on June 18th, 2018
  • Category: General

With a fully automated Dimlux lighting system, you can let the Maxi Controller take care of regulating up to 160 lighting fixtures (and practically every other piece of equipment in your grow room) all from a central point! The Maxi Controller comes with an array of features that reduce your workload while maintaining an optimal ...

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