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Start here! Lot’s of changes going on at Grohaus Automation…

You’ve probably noticed that much of the old site is now inaccessible, but don’t worry, we’re not going anywhere! We have some exciting new products coming down the pipe that we’re excited to share with everybody. So bear with us while we update the website, and in the mean time if you have any questions for us don’t hesitate to…read more →

Hydroid™ Growing Carolina Reaper Super Peppers

We were totally psyched when our Carolina Reaper (a.k.a. HP22B) super-hot pepper seeds finally came arrived! We’ve been looking for something fun to grow at our facility using our Hydroid™ automation system, and what better to grow than the hottest pepper on earth? Image courtesy of http://www.thepepperseed.com They just look evil don’t they? If you’d like to purchase some, we…read more →

Hydroid™: Assessing Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR)

    Jump To: The Inverse Square Law The Test Setup The Results Conclusion The Hydroid has the unique ability of interfacing with external analog sensors. This is a really powerful feature that we wanted to highlight. And how better to illustrate the usefulness of this feature than a real-world example? But first, a quick word on PAR… PAR, or…read more →

What Is The Hydroid™?

We’ve received a lot of interest in our hydroponic control system, so we thought it would be useful to post some pictures and information about the Hydroid. Our aim here today is to talk a little bit about the Hydroid, what it is, and how it works. You can think of the Hydroid as performing two major functions in your…read more →

Hydroid™ Recipe Calendar Creation Walkthrough

“Recipe calendar”…what is it?? A recipe calendar is a file that contains all the environmental targets and preferred nutrient solution conditions for the Hydroid. When a user programs the Hydroid with all of their targets, they can be saved to file for later use or for distribution (e.g. email). If your buddy has a Hydroid too, you can send them…read more →

Grohaus teams up with Current Culture!

Great news for our customers! Grohaus Automation has partnered up with Current Culture H2O, manufacturer of top of the line UC hydroponics systems! We recognize CCH2O as being one of the best in the industry, and their systems are just begging for automation Stay tuned as we design a turn-key automation system, fine tuned for CCH2O’s most popular systems!

The Layperson’s Guide to Understanding the EC vs. TDS Argument

“Okay, so am I supposed to express nutrient concentration in TDS (ppm) or EC (uS)? Why is this issue so confusing?!?” When we started learning about hydroponics this was one particular question we couldn’t get a straight answer. Everyone we talked to had a different answer than the next guy, and sometimes those answers contradicted with each other! We’d like…read more →

Hydroid™ Recipe Calendar Creation Walkthrough

“Recipe calendar”…what is it?? A recipe calendar is a file that contains all the environmental targets and preferred nutrient solution conditions for the Hydroid. When a user programs the Hydroid with all of their targets, they can be saved to file for later use or for distribution (e.g. email). If your buddy has a Hydroid too, you can send them…read more →