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Aquaponic Tomato Plants

I took a break from my aquaponics project as I was getting discouraged by seeing the previous batch of seedlings dying a slow death on top of my aquaponics plant tank. It seemed like I had missed some important point in the process of growing aquaponic plants, so I actually drained the whole plant tank,

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Aquaponics Home System – Part 21: Water Test

The aquaponics fish tank / aquarium is filled with tap water and has been degassing for a couple of days, and it’s time to measure the content of the water: I’m using a Pondlab 200 water test kit from NT Labs which makes it possible to test 6 different parameters: Acidity (pH) General Hardness (GH)

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Aquaponics Home System – Part 18: Selecting Fish and Plants

In this project we’re combining traditional fish keeping in an aquarium, and growing plants with the roots submerged in the same water as the fish live in. The question to answer next is – what is the best water pH value to aim for? Depending on the genus and species of the fish they’ll prefer

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