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Tomatoes are such a wonderful indicator as to what nutrient may be missing in your Aquaponics system.Now, here is an interesting one to look at. Blossom End Rot, a classic deficiency of calcium. Take a close look at the tomatoes in the photo. You will see that the ends of the fruit are deformed and rotting. This condition is actually called ‘Blossom End Rot” and that is because the “rot” is on the blossom end of the newly forming fruit. This is a classic case of “Calcium” deficiency.You may see the same problem on Capsicum or Peppers because they are the same family of fruiting plants and they may suffer the same problem in the same way.So, how do we get Calcium into the plant to head off this problem? . . .
An Aquaponics Papaya or Pawpaw tree heavily laden with fruit. I want to be able to grow fruit trees as well vegetables. As you can see, I am having wonderful success with the Paw Paw (papaya) trees. I’ve got a good friend who is a retired Paw Paw (papaya) grower from way up in North Queensland and he came and told me that we simply could not grow Paw Paws (papaya) in this environment because, evidently, Paw Paws (papaya) don’t like wet feet. Have you heard that expression, “you can’t grow that plant in those conditions as it doesn’t like wet feet”? It would be more correct to say that the plant does not like lack of oxygen around its roots! If we are running a flood and drain system, where we flood t . . .
A run through our greenhouse where we are in the process of building out a new section . The growth of the tomatoes and lettuce is remarkable. This was filmed early April 2012. Feel free to share on your Facebook page. . . .
Interview at Orlando just after the Aquaponics Association conference. In this segment Murray discusses the fish and plants in his Aquaponics system. In this clip Murry tells how the first DVD was made and what kind of information is available in the DVD's. Murray on . . .
First posted on November 19, 2010 It is often pointed out that it would be a good idea to have some basic rules-of-thumb for Aquaponics gardening. Why? Because they will help in getting started without needing to spend weeks researching. The finer points can be studied a . . .
CHOP or Constant Height One Pump has been adapted by Aquaponics enthusiasts around the world now for the last few years since we coined the term. The other variant Chift Pist runs in a similar way. I noticed a problem with water levels whilst working on a small commercial CH . . .
It is a bit difficult to know where to start when tackling your first Aquaponics project, but here is a list that might give you a few ideas. 1. Find out all you can about Aquaponics. There is lots information on the web. Conduct a search on Google for “Aquaponics”, an . . .
Q & A format. An edited extract from my Aquaponics Discussion Forum where very experienced Aquaponics and regular gardening practitioners contribute. Frank. Here's a question that gets asked of me privately by a lot of Permaculture people of Aquaponics. "Are all the n . . .
Our DIY Aquaponics system (constructed mostly of recycled materials) has been operating for eight months now and the fish and plants are doing well, says Julia from Cooroy. We're in the middle of a very dry period in southeast Queensland and it's a real pleasure to see the . . .
Practical Aquaponics Aquaponics is the creation of a complete cycle of symbiotic relationships where the fish help plants and the plants help fish. It uses no chemicals, requires one tenth of the water needed for field plant production and only a fraction of the water that . . .
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Tomatoes are such a wonderful indicator as to what nutrient may be missing in your Aquaponics system . . .
Posted By Practical Aquaponics on Monday 24th February 2020
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An Aquaponics Papaya or Pawpaw tree heavily laden with fruit. I want to be able to grow fruit trees . . .
Posted By Murray Hallam on Monday 11th August 2014
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A run through our greenhouse where we are in the process of building out a new section . The growt . . .
Posted By Murray Hallam on Friday 27th April 2012
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