Nothing but great results with the basic Lucas formula (water add-back)
General Hydroponics Flora Series Feeding Strategy - Lucas Formula
- For Vegetative cycle (24/0)
- For Flowering cycle (12/12)
The numbers above indicate the number of milliliters (ml/cc) of Flora Grow
, Flora Micro
or Flora Bloom
formulas that I use in one gallon (US Liquid) of nutrients.
You will notice I dont use any of the "Flora Grow” formula, do not need to, the "Flora Micro" provides plenty of Nitrogen.
1. Top off the reservoir daily using a pH corrected water solution as required to maintain full reservoir level. After adding back an amount of water equal to the amount of your reservoir capacity you should change the reservoir and put in fresh solution.
This is not the whole formula. He gives you a few other ways to execute his formula. Like adding nutrients back insted of draining and making a fresh batch. I like it simple, so I do it the way I put it here in this message.
You can read the whole thing if you want here