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plants die after a fast growth

Hello, I started my aquaponic-system in July. I cyceld the system with out fish. Everything went pretty fine. Since cycling is finished (be…

Started by Futti

8 on Friday
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High humidity cold weather spinach growing

I live in USDA Zone 5a, which means we see -25 degF in winter.  That means my greenhouse can drop down to about zero.  There's no way I'm e…

Started by Jeremiah Robinson

5 Sep 8
Reply by Jeremiah Robinson

Flood & drain beds starving, but float tank doing well ... why?

I am running a fishless system, it just completed cycling about a month ago and now some issues are becoming apparent. The short story is t…

Started by Stacey King

10 Sep 8
Reply by Alex Veidel

Transparent grow beds

I'm designing a system of V-shaped shelfs that serve as grow beds.  I'm considering making the shelves of clear acrylic to display the root…

Started by Dan E. Burns

4 Sep 7
Reply by Vlad Jovanovic

Using Maxicrop

Added maxicrop to my bilge tank which floods my 3 grow beds as per instructions of 1 oz per 6 gallons ..(1 tsp per gallon)   Water turned d…

Started by Steve Armeros

1 Aug 25
Reply by Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair

Honey Dew Melons

I seem to have a problem with a Honey Dew Melon plant. The plant is very healthy. No sign of deficiency. It has been producing fruit like c…

Started by Richard Kowalski

9 Aug 20
Reply by Jim Fisk

Black spots on my basil

This is my 3rd attempt at basil on my AP system. 1st was purchased and the other 2 grown from seed. After a couple weeks this black spot in…

Started by Kelly Boyle

14 Jul 31
Reply by Vlad Jovanovic

Hot weather plants

What is everyone growing in hot weather? I can seem to find anything that will hold up to east tx heat. I am growing in a greenhouse with s…

Started by Charlotte Seibert

12 Jul 29
Reply by Jeremiah Robinson

An ounce of Prevention..........

Hello Aquaponics Gardeners, My system is up and running for 2 months and doing well.  I am growing Many different Vegetables in my system.…

Started by Richard Kowalski

8 Jul 20
Reply by Vlad Jovanovic

Insect control

What is everyone using in the grow beds to control insects that are not harmful to the system?

Started by Steve Armeros

7 Jul 14
Reply by Steve Armeros


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