How to Use Shogun Samurai Hydro Bloom Nutrient A&B For Hard Water
Shogun Samurai Hydro Bloom Nutrient is designed for plants grown in hydroponics. It is designed to be used only in the flowering (fruiting) stage of growth and for use in hard water areas. There is a different version of this nutrient available for the vegetative stage or in soft water areas.
Fill your hydroponic system reservoir container with water and add equal amounts of Samurai Hydro Nutrient Part A and Samurai Hydro Nutrient Part B to the tank to achieve the required strength and mix well. Shogun Fertilisers recommend a dosage of 1 to 3 ml/Litre of both part A and part B. We recommend using a syringe or beaker for accurate measurement of this product and a CF/EC/PPM meter such as the Bluelab Truncheon to check the TDS. Adjust as necessary.
Next, add any additives and boosters you wish to use and again mix well. We recommend Shogun's own range of superb boosters with this feed. Adjust the pH of the solution to the required level using pH up or down as necessary. We suggest an optimum pH of 5.8 for best results. We recommend the use of a pH meter such as the Horticare pH meter to help accurately set the pH to the required level. It is recommended you renew the nutrient solution in your reservoir every 7 days.
Both parts of a 2-part nutrient are designed to be used together in equal amounts. Using only part A or part B, or using them in unequal amounts will result in a nutrient solution which is not properly balanced. This will almost certainly lead to your plants suffering from deficiencies.
As with all nutrients, boosters and additives, never mix them together in their concentrated form (i.e. straight out of the bottle). Always add each nutrient, booster or additive to your reservoir or feed water in turn, giving the solution a good stir to mix it in before adding the next one.
Manufacturer's recommended dosage rates are only for vigorously growing plants that are in the peak of health. Slower growing plants and those that are not 100% healthy will require a lower dosage rate. Learn more about how to control nutrient strength and pH levels in hydroponics in our blog guides: Control of Nutrient Strength Levels in Hydroponics and pH Control in Hydroponics
Shogun Fertilisers Samurai Hydro Bloom Nutrient For Hard Water recommended dosage: 1 - 3ml/Litre of both Parts A & B to achieve the required strength according to your feeding schedule.
Shogun Fertilisers Samurai Hydro Bloom Nutrient For Hard Water A&B combined NPK: 4.1 - 3.5 - 6