Perlite for Hydroponic & Aquaponic
Size : 3 - 6 mm
Colour : White
Material : Volcanic glass and a derivative of silica
Perlite is one of the best growing mediums around. Used by itself or as a mixture with other mediums. Perlite is commonly used with vermiculite ( a 50 - 50 mix is a very popular medium), and is also one of the major ingredients of soiless mix's.
Improves aeration and drainage of the soil mixture.
Store moisture and nutrients for plants.
Is inorganic and does not deteriorate.
Has essentially neutral pH of 6.5 to 7.5.
Serves as an insulator to reduce extreme soil temperature fluctuations.
Is sterile and free of weeds and disease.
Doesn't retain water well which means that it will dry out quickly between waterings.
The dust from perlite is bad for your health so you should wear a dust mask when handling it.
Hydroponic & Aquaponic
Top grade perlite
10L / 1kg per pack
It's ideal for all hydropinc, aquaponic applications.
Efficient and popular soil conditioner.
Loosens soil and provides aeration.
Can be used to start seeds, propagate cuttings and store bulbs.
Blend with peat moss and vermiculite for a custom soil-less mix.
Last Updated @ 3/15/2019 8:35:27 PM