Hydroponic farming methods can be divided into
7 (seven) categories based on the media where the plants grow,
A. The water culture method
2. Substrate method
3. Nutrient FilmTechnique method (NFT)
4. aeroponics method
5. Hydroponic Raft Float (Floating raft hydroponicsystem)
6. Combination of NFT-RakitApung
7. A combination of aeroponics, Raft Float
The water culture method
This method uses water as a medium to grow plants.
In this method plants rditanam solely in the water that comes with a solution of nutrients.
Container / place / pot can be a jar, glass jar, plastic, and others that are tailored to the type of crop to be planted
and containers are available.
Plant using a water culture method
the most simple and inexpensive.
Ways of farming with this method, the most suitable when using a container / pot containing only one or two
plants in one pot.
Potting material used can be of clear glass, vase,
bowl. Clay pots and bottles.
The use of containers made of clear glass is very interesting because it makes the roots as part of the beauty of the plant itself, with
with leaves and flowers.
To the plant roots can rests upright in place we can use the gravel, sand, or pieces of brick that has previously been cleaned first with water panas.Seluruh tools we use in the hydroponic cultivation of this must first be sterilized, by using a brush and hot water.