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Coco Poll. Bottom Feeding vs. Top Feeding

Discussion in 'Indoor Growing' started by bender420, Oct 23, 2009.


Whats your preferred method of feeding coco?

  1. Top Feeding

    6 vote(s)
  2. Bottom Feeding

    4 vote(s)

    bender420 Well-Known Member

    Hey guys I was going to be making some adjustments to my grow room and I can either make a tray so I can ebb n flow or just top feed with my hand.

    I don't have enough experience to in either to determine how much difference there is between the two.

    I use botanicare cocogro (comparable to canna coco). I will have six 5 gallon smart pots under two 600w A/C HPS. Nute: Cash crop.

    Share your experience with which one you prefer with coco and why. If you have tried both top and bottom feeding how different were the results?

    Drr Well-Known Member

    Are you running to waste?

    bender420 Well-Known Member

    If i go the bottom feed route, it would be an ebb n flow so the same nutes/water would be recirculated.

    If I top feed then it would be by hand, so it would be drain to waste.

    After reading around a lot, many coco growers feed with low to no run off with same results. I might give the low runoff a shot if I hand feed them.

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