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Ecothrive Neutralise

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PRODUCT INFORMATION

Ecothrive Neutralise is a natural, organically derived solution that instantly dechlorinates tap water. This protects beneficial microbes from the devastating effects of chlorine and chloramine in tap water. Chlorine is a potent disinfectant and is added to most water supplies across the UK. Its job is to kill potentially harmful bacteria. Chloramine is a relatively more stable form of chlorine, this is created by mixing ammonia to chlorinated water, resulting in a product that is more superior to killing bacterial.

How it works

Chlorine compounds kill microbes by oxidation. They will readily oxidise enzymes, proteins, bacteria and other living microorganisms. The issue with this, is that they cannot distinguish between bad bacteria and beneficial bacteria, therefore chlorine and chloramine can potentially destroy the helpful microbiology in your growing media that your plants heavily rely on. Ecothrive Neutralise uses concentrated Vitamin C, which is completely safe for your plants and soil. So, when this formula is added to chlorinated water, it is rapidly oxidised. This reduces the chlorine compounds to chloride, which is completely harmless to microbes. At very low levels it is also a macronutrient required by plants.

When chlorinated water is added, it will kill some of the microbes located in the root zone, these are usually at the surface and within the top 1/3rd of the pot. Chlorine compounds have also been known to antagonise the root growth of some plants, studies have shown reduced plant health and root growth in tap water with typical levels of chloramine.

In the UK the average amount of total chlorine is 0.5mg/l. however this target can go up to 1mg/l. The WHO set a guideline of 5mg/l for drinking water, however, to be sure you can purchase a chlorine testing kit or digital meter. If you decide to use a microbial tea such as Biosys, using untreated tap water will result in the chlorine antagonising the organisms that are attempting to be activated in the water.

How to use Ecothrive Neutralise

Ecothrive Neutralise is available in 50ml and 250ml bottles. It is formulated to deal with 0.6 mg/L of total chlorine when used at 1ml per 20L, of is using the dropper bottle 1 drop per L. This rate should deal with the majority of tap water that you experience in the UK, however if you find you have more than 0.6mg/L you can double the dose to 2 drops or 1ml per 10L.

You can use Ecothrive Neutralise with any brand of nutrient or additive as it is perfect for treating water before adding microbial products or liquid nutrients. Neutralise is mildly acidic and can reduce the pH of soft tap water by 0.1, if you have moderate to hard tap water you will not see any effect on pH. It will also not affect the final EC.

For help with this product and how to use it, including ingredients and reviews please call us or check out website.

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07/10/2021
Anonymous
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Excellent service

Haven’t used any of the products yet. No reason based on other reviews that they won’t be good. Service & speed of delivery excellent as usual

07/12/2021
GroWorks

Hi there, Thank you for the positive review, it is greatly appreciated! We are pleased to hear you are satisfied with our service. Kind Regards,

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04/03/2021
Anonymous
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Great service

Fast delivery, well packaged

04/05/2021
GroWorks

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09/01/2020
brendan m.
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Great stuff Use everytime First thing

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