"I meant wrong as in bad water/dirty water. they were the same as the test above before the water change and did not change after the water change. i filled a few 5 gallon jugs at the supermarket but before i even added it to the fish tank…"
This group is dedicated to those who are interested and growing in wicking beds. Wicking beds in conjunction with aquaponics can enable us to grow just about every crop that cannot be grown in standard aquaponics. Lets discuss deign, operation and whatever aspect of wicking bed growing you can think of.See More
"I'm just getting started in aquaponics. I'm picking up my Tilapia next week at a farm here in South Carolina. The fish food he sells is produced by Cargill and is called Cargill Aquaxcelor...I've done a little research on the…"
"Very cool. Nate's videos and posts are always full of good info
Most of the store bought MaxiCrop/Seasol/Kelpak type extracts have about the same TE (trace element) content as seawater, it's the auxins, and cytokinins (plant…"
"We use a wonderful solution of Cayenne pepper, crushed red pepper, eucalyptus oil and organic natural dishsoap. A tsp of each in a 1/4th cup of olive oil. Let that sit for 4-5 days. Add solution to spray bottle. and add 3 cups…"
"...or that your pH down is hard at work...
pH 8 -8.2 is a great pH for fish-less cycling...should've just left it alone instead of doing the 'Elvis roller coaster'...
So what exactly is in that bottle of pH UP...since there not all…"
See you got a firm grasp on the chelate dosing!. I've used seaweed extract as a regular supplement in my AP for the past 3 years. I've done other systems without adding the extract and have noticed a big difference in plant…"
"Decreasing PH is a sign that you bacteria are hard at work. If you look on your PH UP bottle it will tell you the raw ingredients that are at work. Potassium bicarbonate may be one of the things on the ingredients and you can buy that on ebay or a…"