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Coco coir is an ideal grow medium because it holds water exceptionally well while still promoting good drainage and aeration.
Holds 6X its weight in water.
Nutritionally, coco is also an excellent choice. Depending on the source, it is rich in potassium, iron, manganese, copper and zinc.
Cocopeat promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria because of compounds called lignins. Not only will beneficial bacteria thrive when lignins are present, helping to minimize harmful bacteria, but if you add beneficial microbes to your hydroponic system, they will be optimized.