Hydroponic Flood & Drain System
As the name suggests, flood drain commercial hydroponic systems employs the technique of flooding and draining plant trays with balanced nutrient solutions.
The flood and drain hydroponic system is also known as the “ebb & flow” hydroponic farming system
Flooding of crops or the media is done purposely to achieve two things.
First, to eliminate stale oxygen and
secondly, to draw in a fresh supply of oxygen to the roots when the nutrient solution drains back to the tank.
This commercial hydroponic farming system is ideal for growing crops that have large or developed root systems.
And because it is less active, it becomes easy to operate regularly.