Perlite - Suitable for Pot Mix for Aeration Media & to Prevent Bacteria 50 gram
3-8 mm (Grain size)
Perlite is a volcanic Glass that contain relatively high water content, usually formed by obsidian Hydration , and able to expand to 20 time from it original size if heated. Heating also can resulted in whiter color and decrease it density.
Because of it light characteristic it used in industry world, from the making of light Concrete to cosmetic. Another used as nursery media for reptile egg, Perlite also preferred as hydroponics because of it water absorption and high oxygen circulation.
pH 7 to 7.5
+ aeration and air circulation which good for the root
+ hinder bacteria and fungus from growing
+ won’t go bad
- not suitable for NFT because it to light and easy to float off
- because the material is light and thin, so it break easily
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