Developed specifically for hydroponic cultivation, Hydroton is composed of shale that is pelletized and fired. The interface between a plant and its roots is where the media come in. The magic happens below in the world of roots. Hydroton inhabits this world below with the roots. It holds water extremely well and transmits it effectively.
Hydroton clay pebbles (or “rocks”) are made from pH neutral clay. They have an attractive and natural appearance and range in size from 8mm to 16mm.
Their air to moisture ratio makes them ideal for hydroponics.
This medium is the first choice for many commercial Dutch growers specializing in flower and vegetable cultivation.
Hydroton pebbles are NON TOXIC.
Hydroton is pH stabilized and releases almost no minerals into the nutriend stream.
They can be used to fillplastic net cups in aeroponic and NFT (Nutrient Film Technique) systems, as a medium for drip irrigation systems, or as a medium for container gardening.
Hydroton is an expanded clay medium manufactured in Germany and is well suited for growing larger plants like tomatoes and pepper. It holds water extremely well and has capillary action.
It is reusable, clean, odorless and dust free.
Perfect for passive, wick, and sub irrigation usem individual hydroculture pots or hydroponic systems.
Reuse over and over by rinsing out roots then sterilizing in a very mild bleach solution (about 1/2 cup per gallon of water). Rinse well before using.
Comes in 25 liter bags.
Strong pebble structure doesn't crush.
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