Frequently asked questions

What’s the purpose of the RHP trademark?
It guarantees the quality of the substrates and assurance of properties

 

What is the main purpose of Worm Delight?
To revalue substrates; it provides a good and rapid growth and strongly raises the yield

 

What are the most important characteristics of Bi Grow Mix?
Medium fertilized, airy structure, free from harmful fungi, RHP certified

 

What is the function of perlite in Soil?
It makes the substrate more airy

 

What are the most important characteristics of Janeco-Light-Mix?
Lightly fertilized, suitable for more difficult species, contains perlite, RHP certified

 

What are the EC values of all substrates that contain EC?
Bi Grow Mix 1,25 – 1,50 / Janeco-Light-Mix 1,00 – 1,25 / Kilomix 2,6 – 2,8 / Cocos substrate 0,8 - 1,0 / B’ounce 0,7/ Cotex 0,7

 

What are the characteristics of Hydro substrates?

Very airy, excellent drainage, the risk of plant diseases and insects is minimal, very low concentration of elements so you can determine the amount of water and nutrient value personally

 

Which kind of substrate would you recommend for a recirculation water system?

Hydro Rokz are the most suitable substrates for recirculation water systems.

 

What determines the quality of soil substrate?

The quantity and composition of Turf and other organic fertilizers

 

Which substrate is suitable for several growing methods?

Hydro Rokz

 

Which kind of substrate would you recommend a rookie to start with and why?

Janeco-Light-Mix or Bi Grow Mix because these substrates are light fertilized and forgiving.

 

What are the most important characteristics of Kilomix?
Heavily fertilized, contains Guano, Perlite, Lime and many other organic fertilizers

 

What is the purpose of the steam and buffer process concerning Cocos substrate?

To get rid of needless ballast like for example sea salt etc.

 

What is the purpose of sodium and manganese (Hydro Rokz)?
These are trace elements to allow for an optimal absorption of nutrition.

 

How does the slab system work?
You can drill a hole in the preferred size and place you plant directly in it

 

Which substrate is the very best?
There is no good or bad. It all completely depends on the personal preferences of the cultivator.

 

What are the water / air proportions in percentage of our Soil and Coco substrates?

Bi Grow Mix 85%-15%

Janeco-Light-Mix 80%-20%

Kilomix 80%-20%

Worm Delight 65%-35%

Cocos substrate 75%-25%

 

What are the overall benefits and disadvantages of soil substrate?

+       relatively low investment
+       fertilized (start nutrition for the first period)
+       very good buffer function
+       maintenance-friendly

-        the risk of mould and insects
-        not that airy in comparison with Hydro substrates 
-        the discharge

 

What are the overall benefits and disadvantages of Coco substrate?

+        Light and airy structured
+        Excellent water retention
+        Fertilized (start nutrition for approximately the first week)
+        Easy to manage

-        Less suitable for outside growing
-        Extremely susceptible for insects like moss flies  

 

What are the overall benefits and disadvantages of Hydro substrate?

+        Very airy which provides excellent opportunities to develop a strong root system
+        Excellent drainage
+        The risk of plant diseases and insects is minimal

+        Very low concentration of elements so you can determine the amount of water and nutrient value personally

-        In particular suitable for recirculation systems
-        Not that forgiving