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Flood and drain

A method controlling the water flow in a hydroponic or aquaponic grow bed where the media is alternatively submerged and drained with water, which ensures both adequate aeration of the plant roots and bacterial colonies while distributing water and nutrients equally. Also known as ebb and flow. @FAO

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