Backyard Aquaponics

Adding plant nutrients
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Author:  giljones [ Jul 15th, '20, 19:39 ]
Post subject:  Adding plant nutrients

How does epsom salt help plants and fish?

Author:  scotty435 [ Jul 15th, '20, 23:38 ]
Post subject:  Re: Adding plant nutrients

Not sure about the fish but epsom salts provides magnesium which is used by the plants. The section on "How do plants use Magnesium" located here will answer the plant portion of your question.-

Probably wouldn't be too difficult to look up how it's used by fish but I'll leave that to your or someone else.


Author:  7341 [ Jul 22nd, '20, 23:27 ]
Post subject:  Re: Adding plant nutrients


Author:  giljones [ Jul 27th, '20, 06:54 ]
Post subject:  Re: Adding plant nutrients

I've added a product called Grow Big, from Fox Farm Co. I was told people into Hydroponics use this all the time. Sense I added this I've been able to harvest cucumbers, bell peppers, Cheyanne peppers, and jalapeno peppers.
Provider beans and peas quit producing, so I'm still looking for something else to do.

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