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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Sylvia Bernstein's discussion The Bug Battle
"Some kind of flying parastitoid insects have shown up that appear to just love little aphid nymphs, and adults alike (so it seems)...So tell me Alex, which seems more cruel..? A bit of fungal sporulation, or something out of the first Alien movie…"
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Vlad Jovanovic's discussion Pee-Ponics Flowering - Struvite in the group Fish-less Systems
"Yeah...u mit3 b 0vr thnkng ths 1  Opaque is good. I doubt that in such an application it's "super" important, but working with microbes and other things, I've learned that sunlight can often degrade, or hinder…"
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Butch Pornebo replied to Vlad Jovanovic's discussion Pee-Ponics Flowering - Struvite in the group Fish-less Systems
"well since it is only snugly close it could be "sucking" up outside air continuously. would this be alright or i'm better off closing the water bottle cap tightly or maybe it does not matter and I'm just over thinking this whole…"
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Vlad Jovanovic's discussion Pee-Ponics Flowering - Struvite in the group Fish-less Systems
"No expiration date. Feel free to close them quite snugly. No gasses will 'expand'...quite the contrary...the air will be used up and you may notice your bottles slightly "crumpled" due to used up gasses. (So you don't have…"
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Butch Pornebo replied to Vlad Jovanovic's discussion Pee-Ponics Flowering - Struvite in the group Fish-less Systems
"@vlad Couple of more questions. hope you don't mind. as far as storing the humonia. 1) is there an "expiration" on how much aging before it needs to be discarded ? 2) I have the humonia on a small water bottle and the cap is snugly…"
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Richard Kowalski replied to Richard Kowalski's discussion Honey Dew Melons
"Thanks Vlad, I will try Potassium Bicarbonate tomorrow and see how it goes. "
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Richard Kowalski's discussion Honey Dew Melons
"The white stuff is powdery mildew that affects cucurbits (Podosphaera fusca is the name that I know that by...but it's not the only species that carries the powdery mildew moniker) . It does appear from the photo that you have a touch of…"
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Richard Kowalski replied to Richard Kowalski's discussion Honey Dew Melons
"I have tried spraying the Plant with Sea Weed Extract. I was figuring that the Sodium might help. I read some interesting things from the University of Florida. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/hs321 They suggest spraying Potasium Bi-Carbonate. They also…"
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Richard Kowalski replied to Richard Kowalski's discussion Honey Dew Melons
"I finally have 6 Honey Dew Melons growing . One of them is almost to size. The others are not far behind. Of course..... now my melon plants have developed a problem. I think I have white powdery fungus growing on the top of the leaves. The leaves…"
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Butch Pornebo replied to Vlad Jovanovic's discussion Pee-Ponics Flowering - Struvite in the group Fish-less Systems
"thanks for the valuable information. "
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Vlad Jovanovic's discussion Pee-Ponics Flowering - Struvite in the group Fish-less Systems
"Yes, 50-75ppm of NO3 would be good. I shoot for 40-60ppm, but the difference is negligible. Just keep the bacteria alive and the plants happy...that's pretty much it... "
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Butch Pornebo replied to Vlad Jovanovic's discussion Pee-Ponics Flowering - Struvite in the group Fish-less Systems
"so I was reviewing a couple of videos regarding. essentially it was saying that keeping ammonia and nitrite to 0.5 ppm and nitrate @ around 50 to 75 ppm. I guess give a dose of ammonia if the nitrate level swings below 50 ppm. Is that a good level…"
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Vlad Jovanovic's discussion Pee-Ponics Flowering - Struvite in the group Fish-less Systems
"Yes, that would be a very safe assumption looking at things in terms of essential element content. There are about 25 elements essential to animal life, only 16 of which are essential to plants. 3 of those elements are 'structural…"
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