• Bonsai 99.99% HEPA Horizontal Laminar Flow Hood  - FL1
  • Bonsai 99.99% HEPA Horizontal Laminar Flow Hood  - FL1
  • Bonsai 99.99% HEPA Horizontal Laminar Flow Hood  - FL1
  • Bonsai 99.99% HEPA Horizontal Laminar Flow Hood  - FL1
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Midwest Grow Kits has partnered with Bonsai Flow Hoods to introduce the first personal & portable Laminar Flow Hood. Backed by the experts in the Bio-pharmaceutical industry, the HEPAFLOW-12 is designed from the ground up for the Mushroom enthusiast to create a 99.99% sterile work space.  Stop wasting money on spores and never buy another spore syringe again! Whether you are a beginner or advanced grower you can do it all!

Bonsai Flow Hoods make it possible to:


  • Work with Agar plates
  • Make your own spore syringes
  • Perform Grain to Grain transfers
  • Cloning, isolating, and more!

  • Each Flow hood includes/features:

  • Simple 110V plug in play design
  • Horizontal Air Flow 
  • Made with 3/4" Cabinet Grade Birch Plywood
  • On/Off switch
  • Acrylic side air buffers
  • $69.00 Replaceable 99.99% Micron Filter designed to last 3-5 years of normal use
  • User's Guide that covers sterile technique, how to make your own spore syringes, work with agar, transfer grain and more!
  • 1 Year full parts and labor warranty
  • Retail: $549.99
    Price: $449.00
    You Save: $100.99 (18.4%)

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      Say hello to the endless possibilities a Laminar Flow Hood brings to this hobby!  The HEPAFLOW-12 is a personal and portable Horizontal Laminar Flow Hood which combines a 135 cubic foot per minute fan and a 12"x12" Ultra-Micron HEPA filter rated at 99.99% efficient at 0.3 microns.  The fan filter combination produces 200 feet per minute down flow which is above the standard of laboratory and clean room use. Whether you are a beginner or advanced grower you can now:

    • Easily work with Agar plates to inoculate any substrate
    • Make your own spore syringes 
    • Inoculate Jars, bags etc contaminate free
    • Transfer colonized mycelium from one bag or Jar to another!
    • Learn Cloning, isolating, and more!
    • Each Flowhood includes/features:

    • Simple 110V plug in play design
    • Expertly crafted with 3/4" Birch cabinet grade plywood
    • On/Off switch
    • Acrylic air buffers
    • Replaceable 99.99% Micron Filter designed to last 3-5 years of normal use
    • Midwest's User's Guide that covers sterile technique, how to make your own spore syringes, work with agar, transfer grain and more!
    • 1 Year full parts and labor warranty
    • Also available in Natural Clear coat finish

    • Bonsai Flowhoods are hand crafted here in the USA! Each unit is rigorously tested by a certified technician before shipping. This product ships FedEx directly from the manufacturer. The HepaFlow-12 are painted white with Sherwin Williams Paint Shield Microbicidal latex paint. This new paint technology kills 99.9% of bacteria and germs that touch it. Learn more at swpaintshield.com.  Natural birch with a clear coat finish are available on request, please allow an extra week.

      How does a flowhood work with mushroom growing?

      This model is a horizontal flowhood which creates a low velocity air flow that blows toward you. This air is super filtered and is 99.99% sterile. It can be used in any environment for many different things. The sterile moving air allows you to work in the space and open up substrate jars, bags, transfers, make spore syringes, work with agar plates and much more. If you ever experienced mold from inoculations, this will eliminate that. 


      Dimensions: 15" Wide X 26" Tall X 15" Deep   28.5 lbs

      Coupon code included for $69.00 replacement filter (No expiration date)

      Overall Customer Rating of 8 Reviews:

      EXCELLENT PRODUCT, 100% WORTH PRICE

      Rating:
      Pros:
      • quality product
      • worth value
      • replaceable parts
      • suitable for beginners
      • easy to clean
      • quiet
      Cons:
      This laminar flow hood works perfectly, it is more than ideal for a beginner mycologist with a small work space. The quality of this product makes it very much worth the price! So far I have successfully used this with my grain transfers, LC/spore inoculations and also working with agar plates, with 0 contamination rate. The noise level is also surprisingly low, ear protection is not needed. I didn't get to order the reduced price spare filter with it as it was out of stock when I ordered but expecting the one it came with to last a long time! The only thing I ask from midwest grow kits is to make and sell a bigger model! Please!

      Perfect size! Solid Construction

      Rating:
      Pros:
      Cons:
      I was concerned it may be too small but I have no problem doing all my Agar and grain transfers in this hood. So far no contamination issues or anything to complain about! This unit is solid!

      BC

      Laminar flow hood

      Rating:
      Pros:
      Cons:
      This flow hood is phenomenal. It arrived on time, undamaged and so far I haven't had one contaminated jar. It's cheaper then most prebulit flow hoods as well so you're getting your moneys worth.

      First trial success!

      Rating:
      Pros:
      • price
      • build quality
      • shipping
      • quiet
      Cons:
      • nothing yet!!
      I have been looking for a flow-hood for a month now trying to not break my bank and spend $500 or more. I have seen plenty of videos on how to make my own, but I dont have the power tools and time to deal with the headache of trying to cut all this lumber up. I have been plagued with mold in my still air box and really want to get into agar and cloning. I was slightly worried that this size would be too small to do all the stuff I wanted but actually there is plenty of room! In reality you are only working with a few things at once and all that extra space is honestly not needed. I'm super happy with my first trial and the best part is I am finally MOLD FREE!!

      Escanaba, Michigan

      Great Product; Outstanding Customer Service

      Rating:
      Pros:
      • Plug and Play
      • Solid
      • Easy to Transport
      • Great Customer Service
      Cons:
      I had mechanical issues with my first hood when it arrived. I left Bonsai a message late Sunday and received a return call the next morning. After talking through the issue, they sent me a shipping slip to return the first hood and built me a new replacement. I was contacted several times throughout the process and was even sent photos of the hood as it was being built and tested. Overall their customer service was incredibly professional and a pleasure to work with.

      The new hood arrived two days ago and works like a charm. I probably have 12 hours of run time on it and couldn't be happier. Very sturdy, easy to transport, and a great deal at the price. I would happily recommend this product to any hobbiest looking to make the leap from still air box to flow hood without breaking the bank.

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