pH Up & Down
pH Adjusting Solutions
To maximize plant growth, the pH level of your nutrients should be slightly acidic. Experienced growers consider the ideal pH for most crops to fall between 5.5 and 6.5. Users of General Hydroponics nutrient products generally do not experience problems maintaining the proper pH range because our formulas are pH buffered. However, some important exceptions do exist. pH can acidify to an unacceptable level when nutrient solutions are used with poor quality water, or pH unstable media, such as rockwool. High growth rates can also destabilize pH.
Base formulated using Potassium Hydroxide and Potassium Carbonate.
Add a little at a time if your nutrient pH is too low in order to raise the pH to the proper level.
Acid formulated using food grade Phosphoric acid.
Just add a little at a time if your nutrient pH is too high in order to lower the pH to the proper level.