Includes our # 12 (23"l x 17"w x 12"h) customized "blackout style reservoir and custom lid with water. 3.75 net cups (qty: 4). Venturi aeration kit: one (1) 160 gph water pump and venturi aeration adapter. Starter kit of grow mediums and premium nutrients.Oxygen is key our venturi aeration kit is the best on the market. With hydroponic gardening, while it is the easiest way to grow organically, there are a few things to look out for. The most important is oxygen oxygen is critical in the development and growth of edible crops grown in hydroponic systems.
In our bubbler hydroponic kits, we have replaced the standard air pump & air stone with a water pump and venturi attachment to add oxygen and greater circulation to the nutrient solution reservoir. The water pump simply adds oxygen and circulation into the reservoir to circulate the water in the reservoir.
As the pump operates it draws in air through a -inch emitter, which provides the benefit of moving around the solution while the air being drawn in increases the level of dissolved oxygen. This allows freshly oxygenated water to be delivered quickly to the roots.
In conventional hydroponic nft systems the flow rate is about liter per minute. We aim for about 1-3 liters per minute minimum.Our "original" systems provide 3 litres per minute in our bin-style systems and 4 liters per minute in our bucket-style systems. Our new 2.0 series venturi method, which is the same process used by the large, experienced hydroponic farmers, provides 3-6 liters per minute, depending on the water pump setting. The circulation is greater with the venturi aeration method. There isn't an air pump/air stone combination that can't provide even half the circulation. Circulation helps properly mix nutrients and helps ensure proper oxygen levels to all the roots.