Cleaning your grow tent is very important because after some days your grow tent become dirty, full of spider net, and often it clogs by dust.If you don’t clean your tent for a long time your plant may be affected by micro-organisms including fungi, bacteria, spores, and viruses. When you don’t clean or repairing you grow tent for a long time the clog of dust may cover the light reflecting layer.
So, now it is clear that if you don’t clean or repairing you grow tent regularly the plant may not get the perfect environment to grow up. So you must clean your grow tent in a certain time period. Now we will discuss the proper way of cleaning a grow tent.
To make proper clean of a grow tent you should follow some steps…
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At first, keep out all things of a grow tent and make the grow tent empty. But you keep your light and hanging stuff in place because the lighting helps you in cleaning. But be sure to clean the flower, grow trays, freestanding fans, reservoirs, pumps, root balls, and harvested plants. Sweep away debris off the floor especially the old flowers, leaves because these are favorite for pests and mold. Then fill a mop bucket with the hottest water your hand can stand, add 3/4 of a cup of strong bleach for every gallon of water that’s 50 milliliters per liter.
Your intake filters and bug screens will inevitably get clogged. This means they are doing their job properly. Slip them off and bash out the dust inside and put them in a washing machine. Same goes for your carbon dust filter sleeve. Dry them before slipping them back on.
4.Irrigation and Grow systems
You can cleaning and sterilizing your grow trays and plastic pots using a hydrogen peroxide solution that contains two parts of water one part of 35% hydrogen peroxide. You can make a bath for it by soaking tools and smaller items like air stones, pumps, irrigation tubes, propagation lids, and trays etc. You should scrub larger items like a reservoir, by hand removing all that scum and then be rinsing thoroughly. Remember to open your submersible pumps and clean out your filters. In this case, the hydrologic reverse osmosis water purifier has been doing an excellent job.