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Q: There’s a date on the Hydroguard bottle. What is it?
A. The date on the bottle is a Manufactured date or a “born on date”. It is NOT an expiration date.
The product is good for 2 years AFTER the date on the bottle. Use within 6 months of opening.
Q: How does Hydroguard work?
A: The bacteria in Hydroguard are immediately activated in the presence of mineral or organic nutrients.
B: Beneficial bacteria rapidly colonize the root zone.
C: Hydroguard breaks down and mineralizes nutrients or organic matter.
D: Hydroguard out-competes foreign organisms.
Q: What are the benefits of using Hydroguard?
A: Hydroguard helps maintain a clean system 100% naturally.
B: Helps reduce and prevent the buildup of slime and toxins on or around the roots
C: Hydroguard breaks down nutrients and makes them readily available for the plant.
D: Roots will uptake nutrients more easily as needed, reducing the likelihood of excess nutrients which attract pathogens.
Q: Will Hydroguard raise my PPM / TDS / EC?
No: Hydroguard is natural and will not effect total nutrient strength.
Q: Is Hydroguard safe to use with my current nutrient schedule?
Yes: Hydroguard performs extremely well in all medias and growing environments.
Q: Can I burn my plants using too much Hydroguard?
No: Hydroguard will not burn plants. Although not harmful to plant growth when used at higher rates, Hydroguard is extremely concentrated and the recommended dosages are more than sufficient to achieve maximum effectiveness.
Q: Is Hydroguard compatible with enzyme products, such as Hygrozyme?
A: The beneficial bacteria in Hydroguard is compatible with products containing both live and sterile enzymes and will not be harmed if used in combination.
Q: Can I use Hydroguard with other beneficial microbe products like ZHO?
Yes: Hydroguard is compatible with all beneficial fungi species contained in ZHO.
Q: Is Hydroguard compatible with H2O2?
No: Hydroguard contains beneficial bacteria which is killed by H2O2 on contact.