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Aquaponics Systems Today 09/16/2016: Irrigation Design, Ca, Change in Lighting and Harvesting Butterhead

Posted by Conor Quinlan on Sep 16, 2016 3:57:28 PM

 

 

 

Nitrogen (mg/L)

 

 

 

Date

pH

Total Ammonia

Ammonia

Nitrite

Nitrate

Temp (Fo)

Alkalinity

mg/L

EC (mS)

9/16/16

 6.5

0.25

Negligible

0.25

>160

76.9

22.5

2.22

By: Conor Quinlan

Water Quality: Maintaining very well. pH is still maintaining but closer to 6.5-6.4 now and alkalinity has still not dropped much. A 350 gram addition of CaCO3 will be made today and a calcium and alkalinity test will be completed to get a better understanding of how much of the added CaCO3 is dissolving. The 700 gram addition lasted 10 days, longer than anticipated.

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Topics: irrigation, Aqueduct Development, Plants, Water