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do i need to sterilize hydroton/leca?
    #4256176 - 06/04/05 04:08 PM (11 years, 5 months ago)

Its time to move my cakes over to a pmp, do i need to sterlize the hydroton? its brand new in the bag. If so what is the best way to do so?


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Re: do i need to sterilize hydroton/leca? [Re: cyalume]
    #4256178 - 06/04/05 04:08 PM (11 years, 5 months ago)

no u dont need to sterilize it


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Re: do i need to sterilize hydroton/leca? [Re: cyalume]
    #4256438 - 06/04/05 05:38 PM (11 years, 5 months ago)

you could rinse it out a few times before using to get rid of the red dust particals...that you get with the new media.

I rinse my hydroton after each grow has finnished...in bleachy water.
then rinse with fresh water.
just a safety precaution to prevent contams...on my next grow.

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Re: do i need to sterilize hydroton/leca? [Re: Roadkill]
    #4256476 - 06/04/05 05:51 PM (11 years, 5 months ago)

ditto that ^^ and a lil' h2o2 doesn't hurt. :smile:


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