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    Yes Cucumbers!

    i have decided "for $h!ts and grins" to try and grow cucumbers from my tank...Click here to enlarge

    Click here to enlarge...Updates as as i go...Click here to enlarge

    P.S. any one know it the photo posting problem has been fixed?

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    i've seen a few people growing cucumbers in aquaponics systems. looking forward to the updates.

    as for the picture issue, i don't know. i'm new lol.

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    Not going to be aquaponic per se as it has dirt. Let me know if you dont see the photos...Click here to enlarge

    i cut a cotton rag for a wick.
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    And in the tank. i dont know how viable the seeds are so i planted a total of 16. Now the hard part waiting!
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    This should be interesting....Click here to enlarge

    Any way to get a pic of the entire setup, tank size, elevation, etc....Click here to enlarge

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    They will take over that room Click here to enlarge

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    Tank: 30 gallons
    Elevation: 983 feet above sea level
    Temp:71F
    Lights: X2 homemade. Primary light two feet above tank. Secondary 1" above water.
    Filter: X1 homemade
    Fish: X? Guppys
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    By "elevation", I meant the height of the tank.....not your local....Click here to enlarge

    Like I said......this should be interesting....good luck Click here to enlarge

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    LOL 24"

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    One sprouted...Click here to enlarge q7.jpg

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    And the takeover begins... Click here to enlarge

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    More have come...Click here to enlarge
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    Doin ok...Click here to enlarge
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    Cucumbers coming along nicely ill try to get photos up later today...Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge...There flowering...Click here to enlarge
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