TNB Co2 Dispersal Canister & Refills
- Boost carbon dioxide levels
- Helps to grow healthy plants
- Vigorous green growth
- Boost yield
- Improve aromas
This TNB CO2 enhancer has been designed to boost the carbon dioxide levels in your growing area. Giving your plants the extra CO2 they need will give vigorous green growth and healthy hardy plants. You will see an overall improvement in all aspects of your plants. The plants yield will be increased along with aromas, flavours and flower density. Nutrient uptake will be increased meaning your plants will grow bigger and to their full potential.
Introduce CO2 to your growing area
Nothing makes the indoor gardener happier than a large, healthy crop—beautiful green leaves, colourful fruits and vegetables, heavy and aromatic flowers. But no matter what you are growing, the limiting factors to crop health and overall yields are the same: nutrients, climate, lighting and pest control. Every plant has different requirements for optimal health, but these four limiting factors can make or break a harvest in any gardening scenario—if a single factor is imperfect, crops can be negatively affected. Some imperfections can destroy a crop entirely. One important, and often overlooked, aspect of the garden’s climate is the level of carbon dioxide in the garden. What many of us don’t understand completely is that CO2 is actually consumed by our plants. Carbon dioxide is made of two oxygen atoms and one carbon atom bonded together.
How Plants Use CO2
During photosynthesis, when the lights are on, plants absorb CO2 through the stomata (pores) found on the leaves of the plant. The plant turns the carbon atom into plant material such as leaves, flowers and fruit, and discards the two oxygen atoms during transpiration—usually when the lights are off, with few notable exceptions. Adequate CO2 levels are absolutely vital to the health and growth of plants, and elevated levels can contribute to explosive growth and production. Normal levels of CO2 in the atmosphere are generally between 300 and 500 ppm, but this is a basic range and can vary somewhat based on location. Under all circumstances, your plants should be provided with 300 to 500 ppm of CO2 to ensure proper growth. This can be tricky, especially in a sealed garden environment, because plants will consume the CO2, so even though the normal range of carbon dioxide is present at first, supplementation might still be required because the plants will drop the levels of carbon dioxide in a sealed garden down to zero. Once the CO2 levels drop below what is normally available in the atmosphere, plant growth will be negatively affected, often dramatically. Studies have shown that plant growth and production increases with CO2 levels that are higher than atmospheric norms. Different species of plants will respond in different ways, but overall, all plants that consume CO2 will respond positively to elevated levels. A 1979 study by the Australian National University found that when carbon dioxide levels were elevated to approximately double the atmospheric normal, 40-day-old cotton plants were double the weight of the same cotton plant grown at normal carbon dioxide levels. Maize plants that were part of the same study increased in weight by 20%. While elevated levels are beneficial to the health and overall production of most plants, levels above 1,500 ppm are unnecessary. There is no benefit to providing more CO2 than your plants can consume and carbon dioxide levels above 2,000 ppm can harm your plants by limiting transpiration and reducing nutrient uptake. Carbon dioxide is generally safe for humans at these levels, but levels above 6,000 ppm are harmful to humans after exposure for a period of time, especially for those with respiratory problems. For this reason, if you are enriching your garden with CO2, it is vital that you use a monitor in conjunction with your enrichment devices to control the levels at all times. The generally accepted sweet spot in the indoor gardening world is maintaining levels between 1,000 and 1,800 ppm, with most gardeners agreeing on 1,500 ppm as the level of maximum benefit. With few exceptions, it is unnecessary to provide the garden with CO2 enrichment when the lights are off—this is usually only necessary when the lights in the garden are on and photosynthesis is in full swing.
General CO2 Tips
Carbon dioxide is heavier than the rest of the air in the space, meaning that it will fall to the floor and levels 12-in. above the ground will be higher than levels 60-in. above the ground. For this reason, monitors should be placed at plant canopy level, so they can accurately read the CO2 levels where they matter most. Adequate airflow inside the garden will ensure CO2 is homogenized into the air as much as possible. No matter what you are growing or how you deliver it, adequate CO2 levels in the space are absolutely vital for the health of your crop. Since the carbon translates directly into plant material, CO2 levels elevated above normal levels found in the atmosphere will result in density and yields not otherwise achievable.
TNB Naturals CO2 Dispersal Canister is the best and most efficient way to get the proper amounts of CO2 to your green house, tent or indoor garden. This product will eliminate the need of dangerous propane burners and regulating equipment. This brilliant way of delivering CO2 into the atmosphere is all natural and just takes 1 litre of luke warm water to activate. Each canister lasts for up to 2 weeks and has the potential to double production on all plants. TNB Naturals Enhancer has outperformed the competition in all tests and studies. Easy to use and doesn’t produce heat!