"It looks to me like blight. It's a fungus.
Cut these leaf branches with scissors and put them in your compost pile.
If you see it starting on other leaves, mix one teaspoon of baking soda with a quart of water and in the evening, spray the…"
I saw someone use the IBC drain as the solids outlet run out to a sweeping 90 to veritcal into a radial flow filter. Thought that was a great way to go until it was time to put fish in... hmmm, how do I keep the fish in the tank?Looking for ideas…See More
"Thanks George, maybe I should have added that into my initial query, I take for granted that a good many here would recommend Sylvia's book and have already sent an enquiry as to what's what in the store, your time in answering appreciated"
"The only book I've read is Aquaponic Gardening by Sylvia Bernstein and I recommend it. Possibly we can overthink this stuff. Once you get a system built and running, it's not difficult to maintain. It will certainly help…"
As a novice to AP and with about 2 years to go to early retirement and a serious desire to live as much off the grid as possible, AP has caught my attention in a serious way as a means to an end to self-sustainable farming. My problem is that there…See More
"Would love your thoughts on not cutting the IBC - we have not cut as of yet. We had planned to dig down at least 4 feet to allow the ground heat to help with insulation, etc. Green house on top of course. Thanks to everyone…"
"Thanks Alex. I will add some more epsom salt today and try to bring it up. I have already noticed some increased plant growth since I added some a couple of days ago, so I'm guessing this is the problem. "
"There are lots of things you can do but the first thing I would change is moving the GBs far enough from the walls to walk around for ease of bed planting/harvesting. 40% of your media beds will be water so your sump will need to be large enough to…"