AQUAPONICS: Fish, plants and microbes working together to help you grow the finest organic fish, herbs and vegetables.
Created from the world's purest commercial deposit of white pumice, Hess 'Ponics grow media is effective, economical, sustainable, and planting-ready—pour directly from the bag into your aquaponic or hydroponic grow beds.
Our pure pumice grow media provides a combination of benefits to high-efficiency growth ecosystems that no other media can:
Hess ’Ponics pumice grow media is pH neutral.
Our natural pumice grow media provides an ideal balance between drainability, moisture retention and gas exchange in the root zone.
The drainability, moisture retention, and wicking abilities of pumice allow for lower water levels and slower irrigation cycles that eliminate algae growth in media beds.
The porous structure of our pumice grow media is an ideal environment for bacteria / microbe colonization.
The finely-riven surface of Hess ’Ponics grow media stone are easy on both hands and roots, allowing shock-free transplanting.
The pumice grow media itself contributes directly to the nutritional needs of growing plants. [ SEE TABLE ]
No rinsing required—The clean, fine dust packaged with the grow media will readily disperse, delivering a quick nutrient charge to the system.
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