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tomatoes can you help?

Discussion in 'Established Aquaponics systems' started by Mike West, Jul 31, 2016.

  1. Mike West

    Mike West New Member

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    Hi Guys,
    Need your help again some of my toms the flowers are misshapen and dont look right there large and dont have the usual flower parts any ideas, there not producing the normal yellow flowers I am thinking a virus and would love any suggestions on how to sterilize the medium so the next crop will grow properly in the dutch buckets. All my other crops are well the beans,okra and grapes onle a few of the tom plants shoula i remove them?
    Thanks for any response
    Mike
     

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  2. Yabbies4me

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    Doubt very much it's a virus Mike. Do you know what the Nitrate level is in the system?
     
  3. Mike West

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    HI Yabbies,
    Sorry for the delayed response the values are
    PH 7.5
    Amm o.1
    NO2 0
    No3 about 100
    I was thinking about your reply and hav been using a product called bionim which has kelp and other fertilizer in it it doesnt quote the npk values but maybe i over fed them the stems are like tree trunks.thanks for the reply . Keep up the good work You guys are so helpful as i look thro the site. Many thanks.
     
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    I'm only just planted my tomato seeds today so haven't got huge amounts of knowledge on them.

    Will say that your PH sounds a bit high. Mine was high until recently and after I addressed that and slowly brought it back down to 6.5 everything went into overdrive and started flowing and fruiting. Could be worth a thought.


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  5. Yabbies4me

    Yabbies4me Administrator Staff Member

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    I missed your reply back then Mike, how did everything work out?
     

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