“We’ve decided to examine the costs of the following popular feeding regimens:
Jack’s Professional Hydroponics, General Hydroponics Flora Series (Lucas HID), Fox Farm.”
Is your nutrient schedule costing you too much?
We believe anything worth doing is worth doing right…but the right way doesn’t have to be the most expensive.
In fact, we recently started our own packaging operation and will be announcing some serious price cuts to our own product very soon. In the meantime, we thought a look at some of the other costs associated with hydroponic growing would be helpful to those of you who are serious about home growing.
We’ve decided to examine the costs of the following popular feeding regimens:
Jack’s Professional Hydroponics
General Hydroponics Flora Series (Lucas HID)
see for yourself
Full disclosure: We use the Jack’s Hydro regimen listed in the graphic. We have no professional relationship with Jack’s, we just love great results without spending a lot of money.
I’m linking each product so you can see for yourself.
Jack’s Professional Hydroponic (3 grams)
Cost per gallon: $0.02(1.85 cents per gallon)
Jack’s Calcium Nitrate (2 grams)
Cost per gallon: $0.01(0.95 cents per gallon)
Epsom Salt (1 gram)
Cost per gallon: Less than $0.01(0.54 cents per gallon)
General Hydroponics Flora Series (Lucas Formula HID)
Cost per gallon: $0.08 (7.75 cents per gallon)
Cost per gallon: $0.04 (4.23 cents per gallon)
Fox Farm (average use across the entire cycle according to the official feeding schedule for hydro)
Big Bloom (17.08ml)
Cost per gallon: $0.14 (14.23 cents per gallon)
Grow Big (9.58ml)
Cost per gallon: $0.10 (10.33 cents per gallon)
Tiger Bloom (3.33ml)
Cost per gallon: $0.04 (3.52 cents per gallon)
Let us know what you think by filling out our contact form!
Until next time…have a great grow!