Hygen Coco Brick: High-Quality Washed Coco Coir for Gardening and Hydroponics

The Hygen Coco Brick is a premium-quality washed coco coir suitable for various gardening and hydroponic applications. Produced by Hydroponic Generation (Hygen), this coco brick has undergone a unique buffering process, ensuring consistent quality and meeting the high standards of the industry. With its pH-stabilised and laboratory-tested formula, Hygen Coco Brick provides the perfect growing medium for your plants.

Features and Benefits

  • Unique buffering process: Formulated by Hygen's chemist and owner for consistent quality in each batch.
  • Regularly laboratory tested: Guaranteed quality and performance that meets the required analysis.
  • pH stabilised: Maintains steady pH conditions in the root zone for optimal plant growth.
  • Calcium/Magnesium buffered: Conditions the coco peat and eliminates nuisance chemicals like sodium.
  • Compatible with leading nutrients: Works well with soluble coco-specific nutrients for maximum plant growth and health.

How to Use

  1. Select the appropriate size of Hygen Coco Brick according to your needs.
  2. Place the brick in a large container or bucket.
  3. Add water to the container, allowing the brick to expand and break apart. For 650g brick, use 3-4 litres of water; for 5 kg block, use 20-30 litres of water.
  4. Wait for approximately 30 minutes for the coco coir to fully absorb the water and expand.
  5. Break up any remaining clumps of coco coir and mix until you get a uniform texture.
  6. Use the expanded Hygen Coco Coir as a growing medium for your plants in containers or hydroponic systems.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

Hygen Coco Brick is ideal for both home gardeners and large-scale commercial growers. It is suitable for a wide variety of crops and is especially effective in hydroponics for growing vegetables in run-to-waste systems, where fast growth is crucial. The Hygen Coco Coir can also be used as bedding for worm farms, as it is free from harmful chemicals.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • Available in two sizes: 650g Brick, which makes up 10L of media, and 5 kg Block, which makes 70L of media.
  • Watering frequency may vary depending on the type of plant and growth stage. Large flowering vegetable plants in run-to-waste systems may require watering twice a day.


What makes Hygen Coco Brick a high-quality coco coir product?

Hygen Coco Brick undergoes a unique buffering process formulated by Hydroponic Generation's Chemist and Owner, ensuring consistent quality in each batch. The coco peat is also pH stabilised and laboratory tested regularly to meet the required analysis, providing a guarantee of quality.

Can I use Hygen Coco Brick for various types of plants and crops?

Yes, Hygen Coco Brick is suitable for a wide range of crops, from home gardening to large-scale commercial growing. It can also be used as bedding for worm farms, as it doesn't contain harmful chemicals.

Is Hygen Coco Peat compatible with leading soluble coco specific nutrients?

Yes, Hygen Coco Peat is compatible with leading soluble coco specific nutrients. It is also buffered with Calcium/Magnesium to assist in conditioning and to eliminate nuisance chemicals such as sodium.

In which hydroponic systems is Hygen Coco Brick best suited?

Hygen Coco Brick is predominantly used in Run To Waste systems for growing vegetables where fast growth is necessary. For a large flowering vegetable plant, you can expect to water it twice a day in the run to waste format.

How much media does a 650g Hygen Coco Brick make when expanded?

A 650g Hygen Coco Brick makes up 10L of media when expanded.

What is the volume of media produced from a 5kg Hygen Coco Brick?

A 5 kg Hygen Coco Brick makes 70L of media when expanded.

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