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aphids/lady bugs

In response to Robbie's question -- I buy my ladybugs at our local nursery.  A package of 3000 costs me about $8.  What I have found is tha…

Started by Janine Garfinkel

1 Mar 7, 2017
Reply by David - WI


Anyone have any experience with whitefly in an indoor aquaponic system? I thought that at one point I may have a nutrient deficiency in the…

Started by Brendan Van Epps

8 Mar 4, 2015
Reply by Jim Fisk

The Bug Battle

How are people tackling the bugs that find our systems?  I've been using a combination of beneficial insects (mainly ladybugs) and spraying…

Started by Sylvia Bernstein

199 Oct 4, 2014
Reply by Vlad Jovanovic

Spider Mites

OK so I got these strawberry plants from a store and low and behold spider mites (Big surprise). My question is how do I get rid of them wi…

Started by Stevie Martens

9 Feb 1, 2014
Reply by Glenn

Fungus Gnats

I hope I'm posting this in the right place.    I am constantly loosing the battle against fungus gnats. It's not the adults that are the pr…

Started by Cher Kilgore

29 Dec 22, 2013
Reply by TCLynx

Bug problems...

I have had bug issues with my A/P system since I started it. First all my lettuce got eaten by catepillers, then several weeks later I repl…

Started by Daniel

2 Jan 23, 2013
Reply by jim mckee

Sugar ants in grow bed?

Hello everyone! My system has been running with fish for a few weeks now and plants are doing well. But I've noticed little sugar ants craw…

Started by Justin Taylor

4 Oct 19, 2012
Reply by Justin Taylor

Aliens? What is this?

Found sevral of these on my ghost pepper plants.  This one is maybe just under 1/4" long.

Started by Mike Rowe

6 Oct 11, 2012
Reply by Roger

Spider Mites

Hi All, I have an infestation of what I am told are spider mites - very tiny little bugs that are eating/killing the leaves of my awesome p…

Started by Mark Berger

23 Oct 2, 2012
Reply by Converse

Help with Identifying types of bugs

Hello everybody. I hope some bug expert can determine what these are. My system is brand new. Maybe a month with fishes and plants. Maybe t…

Started by Steve Manning

34 Mar 28, 2012
Reply by Steve Manning


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