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No Amonia or Nitrite (well maybe just a little) but 160+ Nitrate

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…

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Added by Stephen Eugene Robinson on August 7, 2011 at 8:52am — 8 Comments

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