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Ok to move plants in hydroton?
    #574239 - 07/23/11 10:56 PM (5 years, 9 months ago)

I planted 8 plants (in 4x4 rockwool cubes) in a 4' x 2' bed of hydroton, but I put them too close together... Is it ok to lift them up out of the hydroton and make a new hole and replant them so they are farther away from each other?

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Re: Ok to move plants in hydroton? [Re: mushhead91]
    #574255 - 07/24/11 01:21 AM (5 years, 9 months ago)

I have moved plants in hydroton when the root systems were still small and didn't have a problem. Probably just want to be careful not to damage the root system too much but they can definitely tolerate some abuse. I have read posts from hydro growers who trim their roots to prevent clogging their system and they don't seem to have any issues.

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Re: Ok to move plants in hydroton? [Re: Goombah]
    #574259 - 07/24/11 01:35 AM (5 years, 9 months ago)

How long ago did you transplant em? If it hasn't been too long, it should be fine, I think. Like Goombah said, the roots can take a bit of abuse before you really start to shock them... just be careful, do it when the lights are off, and you'll be fine...

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