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Well Water Quality

Hey community peoples. So, I'm finding all sorts of fun new information about my water quality and I could use a little help. I just need s…

Started by Alex Veidel

1 Feb 7, 2014
Reply by Glenn

Acidity Buffer

I'm familiar with using eggshells or seashell grit to buffer your system against a gradual increase in acidity, but I'm wondering, are ther…

Started by Alex Veidel

2 Dec 26, 2013
Reply by Alex Veidel

Introducing fish and pH

My system has cycled and my pH has stabilized around 6.8-7.  I just picked up 15 tilapia ranging in size from 1.5"-6" and prior to adding t…

Started by Suzanne Hayes

1 Nov 18, 2013
Reply by Steve R

pH testing with Bromothymol Blue - Quantities?

Good day all, I'm trying to figure out what ratio I should add Bromothymol blue : water to test pH... 2drops Blue : 2ml water?... or more w…

Started by Braam Moolman

2 Nov 3, 2013
Reply by Robert J

pH testing with Bromothymol Blue - Quantities?

Good day all, I'm trying to figure out what ratio I should add Bromothymol blue : water to test pH... 2drops Blue : 2ml water?... or more w…

Started by Braam Moolman

0 Nov 1, 2013

Plant leaves looking very deficient and peppers will not set fruit!!

This part of my system has been running about 7 months and was doing fine. We have entered the hottest and most humid time of the year and…

Started by Mathew Slattery

4 Sep 5, 2013
Reply by George

Used basalt as media without washing and cannot get pH below 7.8

I have just set up a flood and drain system and I recently decided to try basalt 3/4" gravel for my media as I can purchase it localy and i…

Started by Mathew Slattery

2 Jun 22, 2013
Reply by Mathew Slattery

Trouble Shooting

Hello All, I'm new to aquaponics and a teacher. I have a small, flood-drain system for my classroom - 70 gallon growbed, 50 gallon tank. I…

Started by Paul Sommers

6 Jun 9, 2013
Reply by Vlad Jovanovic

The Dreaded Pythium

This past week I noticed a few spider mites in my all hydroton/mineral salts hydro system. Caught 'em early, sprayed with the usual 3-5% oi…

Started by Vlad Jovanovic

24 Jun 8, 2013
Reply by TCLynx

Plant Growth and System Cycling

These pictures are from a system that I am cycling. The water's pH is 8.2-8.5. The seedlings are less than two weeks old and have received…

Started by Vlad Jovanovic

8 Feb 24, 2013
Reply by Vlad Jovanovic

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