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Hydroponic Supplies & Equipment

Nov 16

Are you in search of the most efficient hydroponic equipment as well as products? The Indoor Earthworm hydroponics store is the perfect place to shop. We carry all of the latest and greatest products to help you grow healthy plants without soil. We have everything from fabric and net pots to growing media, water chillers and heaters, and tubing. Our hydroponic products can be outfitted with hydro systems for commercial hydroponic growers as well as home growers alike.


 Why is Hydroponics important?


 If you're thinking about starting a hydroponics business You might be wondering what all the controversy is about. It's not that difficult to grow plants in water. Hydroponics is a fantastic method for plants to develop.


 The advantages of hydroponic systems for growers include:


  Higher yields: Hydroponically grown plants are often more productive than their counterparts grown in soil because they don't have to deal with soil-borne diseases and pests.


 - Higher growth rates: Hydroponically-grown plants also tend to have faster growth rates than soil-grown plants because they can access nutrients faster.


 Hydroponic systems consume less water and are more efficient at using water than traditional gardening methods. Hydroponic systems could use up to 90 percent less water than conventional soil-based systems, according to some estimates.


 Hydroponic Systems


 You can perform this type of gardening with many different hydroponic systems. Each one has its own pros and pros.


 
  Ebb and Flow System -also known as the flood and drain system, this popular hydroponic system works by flooding the roots of the plants with nutrients and draining them into the reservoir. The roots are continuously bathed in fresh, oxygenated solution, which leads to rapid growth. This system needs some care to ensure that roots don't become dry.
 
 
  Drip System -- Another well-known hydroponic system, the drip method works by slowly dripping nutrient solutions onto the root zones of the plants. To accommodate the requirements of every plant, the drip frequency and size can be adjusted. This system is extremely efficient because there is little loss and the roots will always get access to fresh, oxygenated solutions. The system needs regular maintenance to ensure the drips work properly and the roots aren't drying out.
 
 
  Wick System -- This simple system is ideal for small plants, or to provide an emergency backup system for larger plants. It operates by wicking nutrients solution from the reservoir into the roots of plants. Wick systems are simple to install and maintain, however it's not as efficient as other systems because certain components of the solution could be lost due to evaporation.
 
 
  Aeroponic System - High-tech hydroponic system which sprays nutrients onto the roots of plants using misting heads. The roots have constant access to an oxygenated, fresh solution that encourages rapid growth. Aeroponics, however, requires costly equipment, and regularly scheduled maintenance to ensure that the misting heads are working effectively and that the roots aren't drying.
 


 Essential Hydroponics Supplies


 Many hydroponic farmers will require a variety of essential equipment in order to get started.

  • Reservoir or tank
  • Stand on trays and expand the tray
  • Tubing and fittings
  •  Pump or air stone
  •  Fabric and net pots
  • Hydroponic growing media
     


 Additional Hydroponics Supplies


 Based on the circumstances of your situation, some people will need the following hydro equipment to achieve a high yield:

  • Water chiller
  • Water heater
  • Water filtration equipment
  • Nutrient doses
     


 The Indoor Earthworm carries hydroponics equipment solutions for every type of grow room, greenhouse and any grow style our customers love. We provide a wide range of hydroponic grow systems hydroponic kits, water chillers, and heaters as well as irrigation equipment, water pumps, drip systems, and many more.


 We stock hydroponics supplies by 30plus industry leaders. Shop from top-of-the-line brands such as Active Aqua, Elemental Solutions, and AquaBox to satisfy every need for your grow system.


 Our staff is always ready to assist you with any questions you have about hydroponics. Find out how your hydroponics requirements can be assessed by The Indoor Earthworm. You can purchase online and collect your items at a participating location.

 

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The Indoor Earthworm
510 W Hwy 50, O'Fallon, IL 62269
(618) 726-7910