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The lettuce didn't make out worth a hoot. But, the...

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Parrothead

... basil is growing very well! 

 

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andy

Pity about the lettuces. Basil leafs look good, but the plants themselves look very spindly! Something in your system is lacking. It is all about Learning and understanding what your plants need to grow well and strong.

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tonny2

If you eat eggs but the shells in water for a few days get all the minerals out into the water  but not already boiled eggs ok Then pour on the plants my grandmother always do this,thing she leave in the water for like a week but not sure ask goggle

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Parrothead

 

 

Basil leafs look good, but the plants themselves look very spindly!

 

They are young still. 

 

 

 

 

Something in your system is lacking.

 

Like what?

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andy

They are young still

 

How young.

 

Like what

 

This is what you need to work out with your system.

You need to study the plants growing cycle! I once had the problem where the plant was spindly and weak. The plants you have are striving for the light.

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Parrothead

4 weeks, I guess. 

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andy

Paul it would be worth doing a small experiment! When you cultivate the next batch of seeds, grow a few in soil and compare with the system.

Also your plastic roofing! Is it UV protected?

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Parrothead

Paul it would be worth doing a small experiment! When you cultivate the next batch of seeds, grow a few in soil and compare with the system.

 

Why? If the plants won't grow in the aquaponics system, there is no point in having it.

 

 

 

Also your plastic roofing! Is it UV protected?
 
I have no idea.

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andy

Why? If the plants won't grow in the aquaponics system, there is no point in having it.

 

Your missing the point! You have a reference with the same plants. This will help you with the aqua growing.

 

Plants will struggle if the plastic is UV protected.

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