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Happyhal replied to Kelly Boyle's discussion Black spots on my basil
"Dear Kelly, This is such a nice picture. I am a  new AP subscriber and this is my first post. I will humbly and carefully respond to the issues you raise. I completed my master gardener cert last year and am now effectively an intern. I also…"
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Rick Stillwagon commented on Rick Stillwagon's photo
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"Some of the water is being fed into a variation on the "tipper cup." This regulates the bell siphon.  Very small bell siphons can be difficult to keep functioning properly.  This makes it run like clockwork."
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Joel Berg commented on Rick Stillwagon's photo
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"Hey there! What are you doing with the input of water? Why is it flowing on a pipe on a lever?"
2 hours ago
Joel Berg commented on Japan Aquaponics - アクアポニックス 日本's photo
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"How well does your U-Siphon work? I have wanted to experience with a siphon like this, but I feel like it might require constant adjustment. "
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Joel Berg commented on Maria Briones's photo
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"I recently bought one also! I am so excited to get it up in running within the next couple of months. It can be difficult to find the right fish for the system though. I am considering using guppies or mollies (2-3 fish) and putting a small heater…"
3 hours ago
Joel Berg posted a discussion

Flooding and Draining a Grow Bed

I am looking for new ways to flood and drain a media grow bed. I am very familiar with the auto-siphon technique but I can find it very frustrating to get the components just right. What are some other techniques you use to flood and drain a…See More
3 hours ago

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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Maggie Culver's discussion High pH expanded clay
"Hi Scott...there are many, many non-synthetic ligands (or other structures) with which to chelate a metal ion...I got to do a presentation for Sylvia's team about this last winter... In nature, competition between microbes can be fierce, and…"
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Rob Nash replied to Maggie Culver's discussion High pH expanded clay
"not sure why,, but it does its biological magic at high pH ranges... Green sand works at high pH too. perhaps its because the higher pH is good for bacterial growth etc, thus the Streptomyces Lydicus WYEC 108 and 47% humic acid, can work at higher…"
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Randall Wimbish commented on Douglas J.'s photo
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"Taj mahal of coops!"
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James Stratton commented on Maria Briones's photo
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SAM_0474

"I bought one of these for my son a few months ago. A friend of mine from work also purchased one recently. You certainly have the right idea because both of them said that they needed a light to help their plants grow. They both had the system…"
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Maria Briones commented on Maria Briones's photo
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"I am really enjoying my Aquaponical System that I purchased from The Aquaponic Source. My system has only been up and running for a month and I have leaned a lot and continue to do so. This will be my indoor herb garden. I will be using this small…"
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Scott Roberts replied to Maggie Culver's discussion High pH expanded clay
"What makes you say the action iron would uptake even with high pH? It's not synthetically chelated.... "
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Azoré H's discussion Pipe Glue
"It is also possible to put the unions in retroactively...it's a little trickier(depending) but certainly not "super difficult" or anything :)"
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Azoré H's discussion Pipe Glue
"Regular PVC cement works fine...and like Alex mentioned, is safe once it dries. Alex, you can take apart and re-assemble your plumbing by using PVC union joints :) http://www.pvcfittingsonline.com/457-015-1-1-2-schedule-40-pvc-union.html you can…"
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Azoré H replied to Azoré H's discussion Pipe Glue
"Thanks Alex, When I tested the pipes to the grow beds they leaked all over my nicely done floor, at this point I decided to go ahead and glue them, but then was told i should not have done, I still had others to glue and was stuck in a dilemma as to…"
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    Black spots on my basil

    Started by Kelly Boyle in Plant Topics. Last reply by Happyhal 2 minutes ago. 11 Replies

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