One of the troubles I have had with my aquaponics tank has been nitrogen buildup in the form of nitrates. Plants need different nutrients to grow. Limit one nutrient, and that limits the…Continue
I have been told with some authority that the limiting factor in Aquaponics is Potassium (K). What this means is that when plants grow, they remove all the K, and can't use the other nutrients. …Continue
I don't know if anyone else has mentioned this little trick, but my nitrate level is above what the test kit measures, or even if it isn't, I can't tell thedifference between the top two indicators…Continue
My system completed its cycling a little over 2 months ago. I am raising a nice amount of lettuce and not much else. I have 25 tilapia in a 180 gal tank. The fish are 2.5 to 3 inches in length. They eat like pigs.
The grow bed is 12 sq feet under 600w Metal Halide lighting run for 18 hours/day.
I have just had an infestation of aphids and white fly and am just now regaining control. While doing this, I pulled my tomato plants and a very healthy canteloupe…Continue