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Now what?

Posted by antbeez6 6 (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 6, 07 at 19:11

I got a GH Waterfarm. Now what? Do I really need any kinds of meters?


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Congratulations! smile

Buy yourself one of those pH indicator sets. Those that use a vial and coloring drops. Best from an aquarium shop. They're only a few bob.
The range should be from pH6 to pH8


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Thanks for the tip.


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If you are going to grow successfully in hydro, careful knowledge and control of Ph and EC are critical.

Ph indicator sets work fine but a meter is easier to use and quicker. To measure EC you will need a meter.


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What is EC?


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EC=electrical conductivity. It tells you how much mineral salt (nutrients) you have in nutrient solution.


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if you follow a strick schedule of changing solution every 2 weeks then you can get by with the EC meter. Your results will still be great, just no phenomenal.


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Any recommendations from experience?


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