Guide to Maintain a Hydroponic Nutrient Reservoir
If you could successfully maintain a Ã¢ÂÂnutrient solution reservoirÃ¢ÂÂ for your garden; you will see great success in a hydroponic gardening system. If you follow the given procedure; then you can effectively control the plant growth altogether. In the beginning, you should verify PPM level of water you used in system. If measurement is 200 PPM or greater; then youÃ¢ÂÂll need to distill your water. Before adding the water into the system; you need to be sure about the PPM level of water is between 0-50ppm. A PPM level less than 100 is acceptable. The tap water you use, contain chemicals like chlorine; which can affect you plant. You can add the required nutrients in your reservoir.
You should measure for the pH of hydroponic system, twice in a day. The better way to adjust pH is to utilize Ã¢ÂÂpH UPÃ¢ÂÂ and Ã¢ÂÂpH DOWNÃ¢ÂÂ solutions accordingly. The effective range of pH is 6.0-6.5; but should never go higher than 7 or less than 6; doesnÃ¢ÂÂt matter what youÃ¢ÂÂre growing. If the levels of nutrients or fertilizer are strong, then add water and if itÃ¢ÂÂs too weak then add some fertilizer. These basics tips can help getting a successful growth in a hydroponic gardening system.