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Choose a Growing Medium

Choose a Growing Medium

Here at Gator Hydroponics we carry the finest organic soil and hydroponic mixes from the industries top companies. All of our media is stored indoors to ensure quality and freshness. Growing mediums act as the anchor for the plants root system. Some add nutritional value to your […]

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What is deep-water culture?

What is deep-water culture?

These systems involve completely submerging the roots into a highly oxygenized water solution for the entirety of the plants life. This system can produce some of the fastest and highest yielding plants possible because the plants have access to water, nutrients and oxygen all day, every day. […]

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What is a run to waste system?

What is a run to waste system?

This type of method uses a growing medium that holds some water and moister but also has a lot of space to allow air to reach the roots, which is very important in hydroponics. The water is fed to the plants at times and amounts depending on […]

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What are Ebb and Flow systems?

What are Ebb and Flow systems?

This hydroponics system is very easy and cheap to use. This systems uses a large container or reservoir of water with nutrients positioned below the level of the plants being grown and at intervals the water is pumped into the table above contain the plants. This fills […]

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What is passive sub irrigation system?

What is passive sub irrigation system?

This type of hydroponic system grows the plants in a porous material like clay pebbles, vermiculite, fiberglass, coconut husk and perlite that holds water. These types of medium also allows for air to reach the roots limiting the possibility of root rot. The nutrient water is run […]

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What is an Aeroponics systems?

What is an Aeroponics systems?

Aeroponic systems in hydroponics is best used for growing new clones or cuttings. Our store in Gainesville Florida can help you choose the right one. This system uses sprayers to mist the plant roots with nutrient rich water instead of submerging the roots into water. This allows […]

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What are gravity fed systems?

What are gravity fed systems?

Gravity fed systems doesn’t use as much electricity as other systems to circulate the water. The system has a large container positioned higher than the plants and the water runs down through the plumbing to the plants in a controlled way. Hydroponic systems like this one are […]

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What is continuous flow solution culture?

What is continuous flow solution culture?

Only our great associates at the greatest hydroponic wholesale store in Gainesville Florida can help you with understanding what continuous flow solution culture really is and if it is the right system for you. Continuous flow is like growing plants in a stream. All you do is […]

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What is Static Solution Culture?

What is Static Solution Culture?

By placing the plant on top of the water, have it float like a lily pad the plants can survive and thrive quite well. However if the plant your trying to grow using this method is heavy you must create a flotation devise to keep it from […]

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What are the different types of hydroponics systems?

What are the different types of hydroponics systems?

Listed below are the most common types of hydroponics systems used in growing plants. 1)Static Solution Culture 2)Continuous flow solution culture 3)Gravity fed systems 4)Aeroponics 5)Passive sub irrigation 6)Ebb and flow sub irrigation 7)Run to waste 8)Deep water culture

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