I used to put washing up liquid in my water to make it wetter

i used to put washing up liquid in my water to make it wetter is this something people still do or is there something else people use.

Dish soap? Hand washing liquid?
I have no idea what you be talking about

Ive never herd of practice I would assume that would make it hard for the plant to get a drink of nutrients

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washing up liquid for doing the dishes it used to make water wetter so it would soak all the soil with no dry pockets

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It’s not recommended to use dish detergent (like Dawn), laundry detergent, or hand soap (even the “natural” versions), since these soaps contain abrasive ingredients that could harm your plants.

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Ahh ok
Never heard of that :grinning::+1:

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im glad i checked first lol thank you guys

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Things that make “water wetter” (including soaps) are called surfactants. They work by reducing the surface tension between liquids and solids. These compounds are used in flushing agents such as FF Sledgehammer. They are used to flush nutrients out of soil.

interresting stuff is there anything you can out in the water to make it wetter through the grow ? @MidwestGuy

I’ve never heard of anyone doing this outside of using such products to flush nutrients out of soil.

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There is a product out there called “Horticultural Watering GEL” used for plants like hanging baskets, claims to hold like 400 times its own weight in water and slowly release back. I’ve never heard of anyone using it for cannabis, but hey, try it and report back

@Pet_de_Chien ill look into it before i try but thanks for taking the time to inform me kiddo