Hygen pH Test Kit + pH Up / Down 150ml: All-in-one Solution for pH Control
Keep your hydroponic, aquaponic systems or ponds in perfect balance with the Hygen pH Test Kit, alongside pH Up and pH Down solutions. The kit offers the most convenient way to test and adjust the pH levels in your water for optimal plant growth and health. The package includes a pH Indicator, colour chart, test tube, pipette, and 150ml bottles of pH Up and pH Down.
Features and Benefits
- Wide pH testing range: Suitable for testing pH levels between 4.5 and 7.5.
- Accurate pH Indicator: Easily determine your system's precise pH levels using the included pH Indicator and colour chart.
- Efficient pH Up / Down solutions: Quickly adjust pH levels in 25L - 50L of water by one unit with only 1mL of solution required.
- High-quality ingredients: Potassium Hydroxide (400g/L) for pH Up and Phosphoric Acid (850g/L) for pH Down, ensuring effective pH control and stability.
- Wide applications: Perfect for hydroponics, aquaponics, ponds, and aquariums, for promoting healthy plant growth and development.
How to Use
- Fill the test tube with water from your hydroponic, aquaponic system or pond.
- Add a few drops of the pH Indicator solution to the water sample.
- Shake the test tube gently to mix the solution and determine the colour change.
- Match the colour with the provided colour chart to determine the pH level.
- If needed, dilute the pH Up or pH Down solutions in a separate bucket of water before adding to your system. Use the appropriate amount of solution to achieve the desired pH level, as suggested in the product information.
Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For
The Hygen pH Test Kit + pH Up / Down 150ml is ideal for growers using hydroponic or aquaponic systems, as well as pond or aquarium owners who need to maintain stable pH levels for aquatic life or water plants. The kit ensures a healthy environment that promotes optimal plant development and nutrient absorption.
FAQsHow do I use the Hygen pH Test Kit?
To use the Hygen pH Test Kit, fill the test tube with a water sample from your system, then add a few drops of pH Indicator. Shake the tube gently to mix the solution, and use the colour chart to determine the pH level of your sample.What is the recommended pH range for my hydroponic or aquaponic system?
The ideal pH range for most hydroponic or aquaponic systems is between 5.5 and 6.5. However, different plants may have specific pH requirements. It is essential to research the ideal pH for the plants you're growing.How do I adjust the pH in my system using Hygen pH Up or pH Down?
To adjust the pH in your system, first, determine the current pH using the test kit. Then, use the Hygen pH Up or pH Down solution as needed. Dilute the solution in water before adding it to your system. For pH Up, use approximately 1 mL per 25 L of water to raise the pH by one unit. For pH Down, use approximately 1 mL per 50 L of water to lower the pH by one unit. Remember to test your system again to ensure the pH is within the desired range.Can I use Hygen pH Up and pH Down for my pond?
Yes, Hygen pH Up and pH Down can be used to control the pH in ponds. Dilute the solution in a bucket of pond water before adding it to the pond to avoid shocking fish or plants.How do I store the Hygen pH Test Kit and its components?
Store the Hygen pH Test Kit and its components in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Make sure to close the lids of the pH Up and pH Down bottles tightly after usage to prevent contamination or evaporation.Do I need to take any precautions when using Hygen pH Up and pH Down?
When using Hygen pH Up or pH Down, ensure to dilute the solution in water before adding them to your system to avoid harming plants or fish. Additionally, handle the solutions with care and wear protective gloves since concentrated Potassium Hydroxide and Phosphoric Acid can be corrosive.How often should I test and adjust the pH in my system?
It is recommended to test the pH in your system at least once a week or more frequently during significant changes in the system (e.g., adding new plants or fish). Adjust the pH as needed to maintain an optimum range for your plants' growth.
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