Saturday, October 25, 2014

Totem Soup Science – Aquaponics Project: Phase 3

I had a BREAKTHROUGH today! I bought 300 gel capsules and Osmocote Plus. This is, in essence, root tabs. So, for the price of 15 root tabs, I made 300 with enough Osmocote Plus left to make another 900 root tabs. Here's a couple shots of that:

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The tank is looking spectacular! Check it out:

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As you can see in the above photo, I got the Madagascar Dragon Tree planted next to the bamboo. Here's a couple pictures of that:

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Overall the project is a success so far, and the tank has never looked better. Found some neat tricks to keep feeding the plants on the cheap, without hurting my fish as well. Empty gel caps and Osmocote Plus has potentially saved me hundreds of dollars in root tabs. I will keep posting updates and progress checks, but I am going to call this project a raging sucess...now to see how I can expand it to edible plants!

That's it for now. Stay tuned for project updates!

- The one, the ONLY, Holytotemic

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