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Rainbow Plants
Aquaponics are basically ecosystems where fish and plants help each other and work together. The fish produce waste for the plants, and the plants add oxygen to the water and kept them hydrated.

How tall will they grow, what is the difference in height, are some of the questions we have about plants grown in store bought soil, and in the gravel of our aquaponics system. These can have a different impact on how the plants grow. The Aquaponics systems made our plants spontaneously better and healthier. Beautiful's plant is tall and yellowish red. Janya's is pink on the end of the green leaves. Ireland's plants in the gravel tray are tall and a vibrant pink. Maddie's plants were also yellow, orange, green, and red.The chard seemed to be the tallest and prettiest plants in the gravel tray, and had really long roots.

The water in the fish tanks changed color depending on what tray was above them. The water in the aquaponics system was green-ish yellow, and the fish seemed to die more easily in that one. The water in the tank beneath the soil tray was pretty clear and not a lot of the fish died.

We had a lot of fun and difficulty at the same time keeping the project going: making sure we feed them on the right days, measuring them, etc.


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