Effortlessly Grow with the Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit

The Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit provides all the essential elements required to start a successful and efficient hydroponic system. It's perfect for those new to hydroponic gardening or looking to expand their current setup.

Features and Benefits

  • Gravity-based System: No need for electricity or additional pumps, ensuring ease of use and lower operating costs.
  • Low Maintenance: No daily checks for conductivity (EC) and acidity (pH) are needed, saving time and effort.
  • Water and Nutrient Efficient: Precise watering without any run-off ensures conservation of water and nutrients.
  • Expandable: Easily attach more planter systems to the same reservoir with the "add-a-tee" feature.
  • Instruction Booklet Included: A helpful guide to getting started with your new hydroponic system.

How to Use

  1. Assemble the Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit according to the included instruction booklet.
  2. Fill the 35L reservoir with water and mix in the provided nutrients A/B.
  3. Place the root control mats at the bottom of each pot and fill them with the perlite/vermiculite mix.
  4. Plant your seeds or seedlings in the pots, ensuring their roots make contact with the root control mats.
  5. Connect the 4mm tubing from the Smart-valve to the reservoir, making sure the 4mm filter is in place.
  6. Adjust the Smart-valve for proper water flow, and let the system do the rest while you watch your plants grow!

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

The Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit is ideal for beginners starting with hydroponics and those who want a low-maintenance, expandable system. It's suitable for growing a variety of plants, from vegetables to ornamental species, and perfect for those aiming to conserve water and nutrients in their garden.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • Ensure the reservoir is placed higher than the pots for the gravity-based system to function effectively.
  • Periodically check and clean the 4mm filter to maintain proper water flow.
  • Monitor the reservoir water level and refill with nutrient solution when necessary, following the provided guidelines.


What is included in the Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit?

The Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit includes: 1 Smart-valve, 1 grow tray/lid, 2 x 250mm (10 inch) pots, 2 litres of nutrients A/B, 8 litres of perlite/vermiculite mix, 1 x 35L Reservoir, 1 x 4mm filter, 2m x 4mm tubing, 2 x root control mats, and an instruction booklet.

How does the Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit work with gravity?

The Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit uses a Smart-valve system that accurately waters your plants by using the force of gravity from the reservoir. This eliminates the need for electricity or timers while ensuring consistent and efficient watering.

Is the Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit easy to use?

Yes, the Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit is designed for beginners and easy to use. You don't need to check for conductivity (EC) and acidity (pH) daily, and the system can be left unattended for weeks.

Can I expand the Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit later?

Yes, you can easily expand the system by using the "add-a-tee" method to attach more planter systems to the same reservoir.

How does the Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit save water and nutrients?

The Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit saves water and nutrients by accurately watering your plants without any run-off. This ensures that your plants receive the exact amount of water and nutrients they need, reducing waste and saving resources.

Do I need to monitor the water level in the reservoir frequently?

With the Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit, you do not need to watch water levels in the reservoir as closely as other kits and hydroponic systems. This "set-and-forget" feature makes it an easier choice for beginners and busy gardeners.

Is the Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit a good option for beginners in hydroponics?

Yes, the Autopot Hydropak Starter Kit is a great way to begin with Hydroponics. With its ease of use and minimal need for daily monitoring, it is highly recommended for anyone wanting to start their journey into hydroponic gardening.

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Works by gravity, Easy to use, No need to check for conductivity (EC) & acidity (pH) daily, Accurate watering with no run-off at all, Saves water and nutrients, Can be left unattended for weeks

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