Expended Clay Aggregate pebbles (LECA) main use is as a hydroponic growing media in flood and drain and dripper hydroponics systems like the Wilma. Clay pebbles can also be mixed with other hydroponic growing media like Cellmax, Coco or Soil to give better aeration. To create better drainage when growing in pots add a layer of Clay pebbles in the bottom.
Many growers use clay pebbles as a hydroponic growing media because they have excellent aeration and drainage properties. Clay pebbles are a clean, ph stable, and can be reused a couple of times before they need to be replaced.
What is the best hydroponics system for clay pebbles?
Flood and drain or a dripper system will deliver the fast growth rates and yields using clay pebbles.
Top grade Clay Pebbles
50 liter per pack
It's ideal for all hydropinc, aquaponic applications.
Efficient and popular grow media for Hydroponic & Aquaponic
Made from 100% natural clay & pH stable
Offer great aeration and drainage in hydroponics, especially in flood and drain, deep water culture, and drip feed systems. Due to their unique structure and ability to cover a large surface area, they offer the ideal environment to foster beneficial bacterial growth around the root zone, leading to naturally healthier plants.
When used in aeration of growing media, mix horticultural clay pebbles into your coco coir or soil at a rate 4 parts clay to 7 parts soil to loosen up the structure, leading to better root development.