This is why it is important you test your nutrient solution often to know if any nutrient addition will be necessary. This will help you prevent nutrient deficiencies in your aquaponics system. Adding nutrients to your aquaponics system when necessary will also boost the yield of your plants. So, continue reading to learn about adding nutrients to your aquaponics system.
Nutrients are essential for plants growth and as we said earlier, the fish in your aquaponics provides these nutrients. The fish food you feed your fish usually contains all the appropriate nutrients required by your plants and it’s been supplied to your plants from the fish waste.
The first thing to do is to test your nutrient solutions. This will help determine which are deficient and if they need nutrient supplements. Also, you will be testing for temperatures, pH range, and electrical conductivity.