The idea of growing plants without soil is fascinating, especially when you see stunning living walls in popping up all over the city. Though still a new concept, most people have embraced it and liquid fertilizer is the best way to guarantee you high yields in hydroponics gardening. Fox farm Nutrients and General Hydroponics are both the leading sales when it comes to liquid fertilizers but, how do the two compare to each other? In this post, we shall review in detail fox farm vs general hydroponics stating the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Why use liquid fertilizers?In hydroponics plants are grown without soil. Where do these plants get nutrients from? The hydroponic nutrients have to be dissolved in the water and there are two ways in which you can do this; purchase the nutrients separately then mix them as per the requirement of the plants or purchase ready-made liquid fertilizer. Well, as much as the first option is still an alternative you must be goods with numbers. Different plants thrive in a given PH and require different nutrients at different stages in life. That’s so much hustle if you are mixing the ingredients all by yourself. Liquid fertilizers are highly recommended since everything is pre-mixed and all you have to do is dissolve it in water.
Fox Farm Nutrients1. Fox Farm Liquid Fertilizer It is not by chance that fox farm liquid fertilizer has made quite a name for itself when it comes to liquid fertilizer for hydroponics. Fox farm is specifically designed for hydroponic farming and come with a clear set of instructions, making it ideal even for beginners with no prior knowledge in hydroponic farming. Fox farm liquid fertilizers help increase yields and come in a 3 pack combo. Grow big, tiger bloom and big bloom.
- Grow big
- Tiger bloom
- Big bloom
General Hydroponics2. General Hydroponics Combo Set General Hydroponics Micro Combo Set contains a complete set of nutrients. The combo set has primary, secondary and micro-nutrients mixed to form a liquid fertilizer that always guarantees high yields. Most liquid fertilizers struggle with solubility well, this is not the case with general hydroponics. It is highly soluble to ensure maximum nutrient uptake. The fertilizer dissolves in cold ice water making the combo set effective even in cold environments. Plants are very sensitive when it comes to PH levels; general hydroponics allows you to adjust the system so as to fit the various plant needs. The PH is balanced and ideal for just any plant and hence the popularity of the combo set containing FloraGro, Flora Bloom and Flora micro
- Flora Bloom
- Flora Micro