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When/How to add silica correctly?

So I just purchased some silica blast online, around my area you can never guess what the weather is gonna do. It’s winter one day and summer the next. Silica is suppose to help plants survive in adverse environments and keep them strong💪. But I added my first dose to them 2 days ago. And today. But I’ve been adding it at the same time as my regular fox farm nutrient package, and online it says to make sure to add silica at a separate time as the nutes can interact with the silica if added at the same time. So I was just wanting your guys take on it? When sould I add silica? Same time as my nutes or at a completely different time? Thanks for your input!

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Exactly what I use…unless using teas outdoors…ASAP and the directions on the bottle

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Do you add the silica at the same time your feeding your plants the fox farm? Or at a different time than the nutes?

Sorry I do not use Fox Farm anything…

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Ok . You said you used the same things as me in your last comment, my misunderstanding. But do you apply your silica at the same time as your nutrients? Whatever they are, or a different time ? :slight_smile:

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I use silica blast from Botanicaire for my indoor and I mix it in with all my other nutes… in my outdoor living soil I use AGI-SIL made from rice hulls aerated in a tea…it was the silica blast that had me say exactly what you use…

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Hell yeah man thank you! Just wanted to make sure that adding the nutes and the silica at the same time of day would be ok! Appreciate your help dear friend!

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Always add the silica first and stir in well otherwise it will bind up the rest of your nutes.

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Alwayz add silica first before base nutes on most brands ,But …If you ever decide to run Advanced nutrients rhino skin (silica) - You do not need to add it first you can add it anytime after mixing base nutes as it is a little bit thinner than most other silicas …

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I must have just coincidentally been doing it right… I also rinse my syringe well between products…

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