I have a few 'dutch bucket' style hydroponics systems that I'm restarting. They've each got about a gallon of expanded clay and are LOADED with roots from when I tore out the broccoli plants growing in them.
My thinking is that I'll put a couple of tablespoons of Clorox in the 2 gal reservoir and let it bubble thru the clay for a few days, and then just replant. In fact, that's what I'm doing right now. Am I being clean enough? I REALLY don't want to pick through multiple gallons of EC to get all the old roots out, but I will if necessary.
Does anyone know if it's ok to leave some roots in the bucket?