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GreenGro Technologies Strives to Achieve Profitability in 2019

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GreenGro Technologies Strives to Achieve Profitability in 2019

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GreenGro Technologies, Inc. (OTC: GRNH), a provider of eco-friendly green technologies for the cannabis industry, today announced a restructuring and cost savings plan to improve efficiency and profitability that should position the Company for long-term success.  The restructuring will enhance the Company’s flexibility to invest in new growth opportunities from the cannabis industry with the goal to achieve positive cash flow and earnings in fiscal 2019.

“I want to thank you for your ongoing support and confidence in us over the past 12 months.  We have made great strides in developing our new business plan and building the team to execute them,” said James Haas, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GreenGro Technologies, Inc.  “In an effort to capitalize on the numerous growth opportunities that have emerged from the multi-billion dollar and growing cannabis industry, we have restructured the company’s operations to create a more agile, streamlined and efficient core business that should position us for long-term success, with our goal to achieve profitability, as early as possible,” continued Mr. Haas.

GreenGro’s Extraction Operations Key to Profitability

Management contracts currently being negotiated for GreenGro’s new extraction operations should contribute nicely to the Company’s bottom line in fiscal 2019.  These contracts, while still in negotiations, once finalized could represent the majority of the Company’s recurring earnings due to their high margins which typically range between 70%-80%.

“Potential Management contracts for our new developing extraction abilities should enable us, in the very near future, to dramatically accelerate the production of high-margin cannabis derivatives under favorable terms,” continued Mr. Haas.  “The market for non-smoked derivative cannabis products is reported to be growing at a remarkable pace, and through our anticipated agreements, we should have a cost-effective and scalable means to help meet this demand,” concluded Mr. Haas.

According to Leafly, marijuana “flower” sales still dominate the market, but extracts make up the fastest-growing segment of the cannabis industry. In some markets, the share of flower sales has declined to 50%, with derivatives making up the balance.

Restructure of Unprofitable Operations

As part of the restructuring efforts, the Company restructured its unprofitable operations, including limiting its Vertical Hydrogarden business to appointment only sales and divested its North Hollywood retail outlet.  The Company is also in the process of replacing contractors for its Cathedral City facility investment.  These actions should enable the Company to save significant development expenses that it can be diverted to more promising ventures.

The Company also restructured its new CBD Ventures division to focus on the design, production and distribution of a new line of hemp-based products developed from a proprietary formula of ultra-high quality CBD, nutraceuticals and vitamins that promote energy and focus for wellness seekers. 

The CBD market is reported to be experiencing dramatic growth and is predicted to grow to $2.1 billion in consumer sales by 2020, with $450 million of those sales coming from hemp-based sources. Demand for CBD has also increased rapidly due in large part to the wide variety of ways it can be used in products, ranging from food and cosmetics to beverages and a myriad of health supplements.

Company to Host Investor Conference Call

The Company today also announced that Jim Haas, Chairman and CEO, will host a conference call with its shareholders to provide a more detailed update on its operations and to answer any questions from the investment community.  A specific date and time will be announced shortly. 

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About GreenGro Technologies

GreenGro Technologies (OTC :GRNH) is a vertically-integrated provider of eco-friendly state-of-the-art technological solutions to the cannabis industry.  The Company is a trusted partner to the cultivation, extraction, production and retail aspects of the cannabis market through a combination of three operating divisions that encompass extraction, CBD production and Genobreeding development.  Each division is able to leverage the strengths of the other, creating a synergistic, efficient and highly profitable business model.  Additional details can be found by visiting the Company’s website at www.greengrotech.com.

(Disclaimer: The Company relies upon the Safe Harbor Laws of 1933, 1934 and 1995 for all public news releases. Statements, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements. The company, through its management, makes forward-looking public statements concerning its expected future operations, performance and other developments. Such forward-looking statements are necessarily estimates reflecting the company’s best judgment based upon current information and involve several risks and uncertainties, and there can be no assurance that other factors will not affect the accuracy of such statements. It is impossible to identify all such factors. Factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from those estimated by the company include, but are not limited to, government regulation; managing and maintaining growth; the effect of adverse publicity; litigation; competition; and other factors which may be identified from time to time in the company’s public announcements).

Los Angeles’ Commissioner for Los Angeles County Real Estate Management, Marisela Nuno, to Represent GreenGro Technologies at World CBD Expo

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Los Angeles’ Commissioner for Los Angeles County Real Estate Management, Marisela Nuno, to Represent GreenGro Technologies at World CBD Expo

ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GreenGro Technologies, Inc. (OTC: GRNH), a well-respected provider of eco-friendly green technologies for the cannabis industry, today announced that Marisela Nuno, a recently appointed member of its Board of Directors, will be presenting on behalf of the Company at World CBD Expo (www.worldcbdexpo.com), one of the largest conferences focused on increasing the awareness of the benefits of CBD across various industries and consumer groups.

As the Commissioner for Los Angeles County of Real Estate Management, Ms. Nuno’s presentation is expected to discuss GreenGro Technologies’ business plan for 2019, which includes various strategies to significantly increase its presence in Southern California’s booming CBD market.

World CBD Expo is expected to attract hundreds of buyers, entrepreneurs, professionals and consumers from the CBD market under one roof over the course of two days, March 9-10, 2019, at the San Diego Town and Country Convention Center located in the heart of San Diego’s Mission Valley.  With over 75,000 square feet of space for conference attendees and exhibitors, the conference is expected to include educational seminars, product demonstrations as well as hundreds of CBD brands.

GreenGro Technologies Plans to Capitalize on the Growing CBD Market in 2019

According to the World CBD Expo, some reports have estimated that CBD will increase to a $3 billion market over the next three years.  With an even spread of the market, and CBD being used as treatment for anxiety, insomnia, joint pain and inflammation, depression, muscle tension, migraines, arthritis, nausea, and PTSD the opportunities for CBD brands, products & entrepreneurs have never been better.

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About GreenGro Technologies

GreenGro Technologies (OTC:GRNH ) is a provider of eco-friendly green technologies with expertise in indoor and outdoor agricultural science systems serving both the consumer and commercial farming markets. It brings together community and commerce through the growth and distribution of healthy, nutritious foods and vital medicines backed by science and technology. Customers include restaurants, community gardens, small and large scale commercial clients. GreenGro Technologies also provides design, construction and maintenance services to large grow and cultivation operations and collectives in the medical and recreational marijuana sectors.

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(Disclaimer: The Company relies upon the Safe Harbor Laws of 1933, 1934 and 1995 for all public news releases. Statements, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements. The company, through its management, makes forward-looking public statements concerning its expected future operations, performance and other developments. Such forward-looking statements are necessarily estimates reflecting the company’s best judgment based upon current information and involve several risks and uncertainties, and there can be no assurance that other factors will not affect the accuracy of such statements. It is impossible to identify all such factors. Factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from those estimated by the company include, but are not limited to, government regulation; managing and maintaining growth; the effect of adverse publicity; litigation; competition; and other factors which may be identified from time to time in the company’s public announcements.)

GreenGro Technologies Plans To File for Name Change And Expands Its Services Direct Into The State Licensed Cannabis Markets

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GreenGro Technologies Plans To File for Name Change And Expands Its Services Direct Into The State Licensed Cannabis Markets

ANAHEIM, California., December 13, 2018 — GreenGro Technologies (OTC: GRNH), a well-respected provider of eco-friendly green technologies, today announced that it has begun the process to change the company name. The change comes to reflect the new product lines the Company will be providing in the New Year. Upon completion of the application process, the company will be known as GreenGro Holdings, Inc.

“We have already reserved the new name and look forward to stepping into the scope of goods and services we have been planning to provide,” said GreenGro Chairman and CEO, James Haas. “Our expanded operations is anticipated to include manufacturing and related product lines, cultivation, and dispensary operations. We intend to meet this thriving market head-on and provide a significant foundation for the company’s growth in all areas.”

He went on to explain that this intended growth calls for adding to their ranks significantly. “Fulfilling the needs of these market sectors means partnering with more of the high quality types of people we already work with. 2019 holds great things for GreenGro and it starts at the core of who we are.”

In November, GreenGro welcomed two new executive members. Marisela Nuno, Commissioner of Real Estate Management for the City of Los Angeles, and Mark Wagner, Founder of EMS Meds, Inc., are the latest additions to the company’s Board of Directors with more to follow. Adding more members as well as employees at every level will give the company the ability to handle the considerable demands for upscaled operations.

“We got this far with intensive research and development, tenacity to succeed and a loyal consumer base,” Haas said, “and our anticipated expansion means being able to take our operations to higher levels.” This highly anticipated launch into multiple markets and services is intended to define GreenGro Holdings, Inc. as a valuable broad spectrum solution provider for the cannabis industry.

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About GreenGro Technologies
GreenGro Technologies ( OTC :GRNH ) is a world class provider of eco-friendly green technologies with expertise in indoor and outdoor agricultural science systems serving both the consumer and commercial farming markets. It brings together community and commerce through the growth and distribution of healthy, nutritious foods and vital medicines backed by science and technology. Customers include restaurants, community gardens, small and large scale commercial clients. GreenGro Technologies also provides design, construction and maintenance services to large grow and cultivation operations and collectives in the medical and recreational marijuana sectors.

Disclaimer: The Company relies upon the Safe Harbor Laws of 1933, 1934 and 1995 for all public news releases. Statements, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements. The company, through its management, makes forward-looking public statements concerning its expected future operations, performance and other developments. Such forward-looking statements are necessarily estimates reflecting the company’s best judgment based upon current information and involve several risks and uncertainties, and there can be no assurance that other factors will not affect the accuracy of such statements. It is impossible to identify all such factors. Factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from those estimated by the company include, but are not limited to, government regulation; managing and maintaining growth; the effect of adverse publicity; litigation; competition; and other factors which may be identified from time to time in the company’s public announcements.

GREENGRO TECHNOLOGIES STRENGTHENS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Directors Bring Diverse Expertise and Leadership Experience to Future Board

ANAHEIM, California., November 29, 2018 — GreenGro Technologies, Inc. (OTC: GRNH), a world-class provider of eco-friendly green technologies, today announced the appointment of Marisela Nuno, the Commissioner of Real Estate Management for the City of Los Angeles, to its recently expanded Board of Directors. Ms. Nuno represents one of the first women of color to receive a medical and adult use cultivation, distribution and manufacturing license for cannabis in the City of Los Angeles. Ms. Nuno’s appointment follows the Company’s recent addition of Dr. Mark Wagner, founder of EMS Meds, Inc., to its Board of Directors.

“I am pleased to further strengthen our Board of Directors with one of the most highly qualified and experienced candidates from California’s emerging cannabis industry,” said James Haas, Chairman and CEO of GreenGro Technologies. “Our executive team is looking forward to working closely together with our Board members to build shareholder value by continuing to capitalize on the growing demand from Southern California’s multi-billion dollar and growing cannabis marketplace. GreenGro has tremendous opportunities as we look ahead towards 2019 and the diverse set of skills and experience represented by our new directors will be invaluable as we work towards achieving the company’s strategic goals,” concluded Mr. Haas.

Ms. Nuno received her major in Sociology from UCLA and is now the Founder and CEO of International Developers and Engineering Group (IDEG), a full-service construction company that specializes in Data Centers, Industrial and Commercial projects. Since 2015 she has served as a Commissioner for the Real Estate Management for the County of Los Angeles aiding in programs such as the Mental Health and Department of Social Services in securing long-term, stable leases and real estate acquisitions.

About GreenGro Technologies
GreenGro Technologies (GRNH) is a world class provider of eco-friendly green technologies with specific domain expertise in indoor and outdoor agricultural science systems serving both the consumer and commercial farming markets. It brings together community and commerce through the growth and distribution of healthy, nutritious foods and vital medicines backed by science and technology. Customers include restaurants, community gardens, small- and large-scale commercial clients. GreenGro Technologies also provides design, construction and maintenance services to large grow and cultivation operations and collectives in the medical and recreational marijuana sectors. The Company’s website at www.greengrotech.com offers regular updates including educational videos, projects updates, recipes and nutritional information, and where to find the Company’s products.

Disclaimer: The Company relies upon the Safe Harbor Laws of 1933, 1934 and 1995 for all public news releases. Statements, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements. The company, through its management, makes forward-looking public statements concerning its expected future operations, performance and other developments. Such forward-looking statements are necessarily estimates reflecting the company’s best judgment based upon current information and involve several risks and uncertainties, and there can be no assurance that other factors will not affect the accuracy of such forward-looking statements. It is impossible to identify all such factors. Factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from those estimated by the company include, but are not limited to, government regulation; managing and maintaining growth; the effect of adverse publicity; litigation; competition; and other factors which may be identified from time to time in the company’s public announcements.

GREENGRO TECHNOLOGIES ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF CBD DIVISION

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Company Announces Appointment of Dr. Mark Wagner to Board of Directors

ANAHEIM, Calif., October 9, 2018 — GreenGro Technologies, Inc. (OTC: GRNH), a world-class provider of eco-friendly green technologies, today announced the launch of its newly formed CBD Subsidiary, EMS Meds, Inc., which will focus on the research and development of a full line of premium CBD products that will be distributed directly to doctors’ offices, medical facilities and specialty retailers.

Today’s announcement is a result of the Greengro’s formation of  EMS Meds, Inc. (www.educationalmarijuanasciences.com), to develope new and innovative medicines and treatments that are derived from CBD, the non-psychoactive component in cannabis that is known for its health and wellness benefits.  As part of the strategic alliance, Dr. Mark Wagner, Founder and CEO of EMS Meds, Inc. has been appointed to the Board of Directors of GreenGro Technologies.

EMS Meds will serve as the Greengro’s clinical arm dedicated to the production of CBD-based medicines and treatments.  Greengro noted that its targeted distribution network, which should be covered by most insurance carriers, will make its CBD products available to a large number of patients who until today could not afford CBD-derived medications.

“The CBD market is growing everyday as more and more consumers are learning how powerful CBD can be as an all-natural alternative to opioids, and can be a natural remedy for such ailments as asthma, insomnia, anxiety, depression, arthritis, among others,” said James Haas, Chairman and CEO of GreenGro Technologies, Inc.  “Our entry into this significant market was a natural next step for our company as we strive to add new revenue streams to our business model and focus on enhancing shareholder value,” concluded Mr. Haas.

Company Adds CBD Pioneer to Board of Directors

As part of the Company’s strategic alliance with EMS Meds, Inc., it’s Founder and CEO, Dr. Mark Wagner, has been added to the Company’s Board of Directors.  Dr. Wagner currently also serves as the Director of OC Comprehensive Care in Santa Ana. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Irvine with degrees in Biology and Chemistry prior to attending UCLA School of Medicine. After completing an Emergency Medicine Residency at Harbor UCLA, he practiced Emergency Medicine for 30 years throughout Los Angeles and Orange County.  Dr. Wagner is an advocate for the indigent and underinsured and served as an independent appeals and grievance consultant for a major health insurance plan in the past.  At OC Comprehensive Care, Dr. Wagner and his associates specialize in treating patients who are very commonly ignored by their primary providers due to chronic pain, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, ADD/ADHD, PTSD, or other poorly understood conditions.  Dr. Wagner has researched the benefits of medicinal hemp and cannabis and consults patients on individualizing their treatment plan utilizing hemp and cannabis to reduce the burden of controlled substances and psychotropic pharmaceuticals that have recognized and sometimes dangerous and lethal consequences.  By joining GreenGro Technologies, Dr. Wagner will have the ability to research, develop, and market quality branded medicinal hemp and cannabis products.

The Multi-Billion Dollar and Growing Cannabidiol (CBD) Market

CBD is a non-psychoactive cannabinoid proving to be useful as an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and neuroprotectant. As such, CBD is being used in the treatment of a number of conditions including cancer, pain and inflammation and GI tract issues, among others.  As researchers and institutions have developed a better understanding of its positive impacts, there have been regulatory changes aimed at breaking down the entry barriers into the CBD market. One notable instance of this is the recent announcement from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in which the organization removed CBD from its prohibited substances list. Its reasoning is that CBD does not mimic the effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)—the psychoactive component of cannabis.

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About GreenGro Technologies
GreenGro Technologies (GRNH) is a world class provider of eco-friendly green technologies with specific domain expertise in indoor and outdoor agricultural science systems serving both the consumer and commercial farming markets. It brings together community and commerce through the growth and distribution of healthy, nutritious foods and vital medicines backed by science and technology. Customers include restaurants, community gardens, small- and large-scale commercial clients. GreenGro Technologies also provides design, construction and maintenance services to large grow and cultivation operations and collectives in the medical and recreational marijuana sectors. The Company’s website at www.greengrotech.com offers regular updates including educational videos, projects updates, recipes and nutritional information, and where to find the Company’s products.

Disclaimer: The Company relies upon the Safe Harbor Laws of 1933, 1934 and 1995 for all public news releases. Statements, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements. The company, through its management, makes forward-looking public statements concerning its expected future operations, performance and other developments. Such forward-looking statements are necessarily estimates reflecting the company’s best judgment based upon current information and involve several risks and uncertainties, and there can be no assurance that other factors will not affect the accuracy of such forward-looking statements. It is impossible to identify all such factors. Factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from those estimated by the company include, but are not limited to, government regulation; managing and maintaining growth; the effect of adverse publicity; litigation; competition; and other factors which may be identified from time to time in the company’s public announcements.

GRNH Invests In Cannabis Ventures

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GRNH Invests In Cannabis Ventures

GRNH Invests In Cannabis Ventures

GreenGro Technologies, Inc. (OTCMKTS:GRNH) today announced to have made investments in Cannabis Ventures, Inc. which will help the company in its application process with Health Canada. GreenGro also plans to extend its expertise in agriculture science systems to facilitate Cannabis Ventures for the approval process in Canada while helping it with the initial interior designs and consulting for the medical marijuana plant growth systems.
Both, Cannabis Venture, Inc. and GreenGro Technologies, Inc. (OTCMKTS:GRNH) have agreed to explore further business opportunities in Canadian markets for GreenGro’s Modular Gro systems. Moreover, under the Health Canada guideline, they also plan to introduce GreenGro’s new Modular Gro systems for medicinal marijuana interior growth rooms.
Chief Executive Officer of GreenGro Technologies, Inc. (OTCMKTS:GRNH), James Haas expressed that Canada is aggressively pursuing growth opportunities in the Medical Marijuana industry and GreenGro’s involvement in Canada will open up way for its products and technology in the high demand Canadian market. The CEO also expressed that GreenGro already has number of turnkey products which could certainly benefit the organization who have already obtained MMPR license to pursue medical marijuana cultivation and commercialization.

• Greengro Technologies (GRNH) invests in Cannabis Ventures to support its application with Health Canada. It will also extend its expertise in indoor/outdoor agricultural science systems for the medical pot growth operations. CEO James Haas says, “We have several turn-key products that will immediately benefit the groups that have received their MMPR license.
• The two companies will explore further business opportunities regarding Greengro’s Modular Gro systems for the Canadian market. The Modular Gro systems will also be introduced for interior gro rooms under Canadian guidelines.
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12 Ways Aquaponics differ from Hydroponics (Aquaponics Vs Hydroponics)

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Aquaponics Vs Hydroponics

On April 1st I gave a presentation at the Progressive Gardening Trade Association annual conference titled ‘Secrets to Selling Aquaponic’. The audience was primarily owners and managers of hydroponic stores.
When I was preparing and starting to think about the notion of ‘selling’ aquaponic, the first thoughts in my business school-trained brain were about target markets. How is the typical buyer of home aquaponics different than the typical market for these hydroponic businesses?
That thought, however, was immediately crowded out by a second, more basic thought. In order to sell aquaponic to a hydroponics customer, you really need to understand how aquaponic differs from hydroponics – which leads me to the point of this article. How does aquaponic differ from hydroponics? Let me count the ways:
Aquaponic vs Hydroponics
1. Startup speed – This is perhaps the biggest downside to aquaponic from a hydroponics perspective. In hydroponics you just add commercially formulated nutrients to your nutrient reservoir and you are off to the races. With aquaponic it takes about a month to start your system by developing a colony of nitrifying bacteria through a process called ‘cycling’. The ammonia from the fish waste will not be converted into the nitrates that the plants are seeking until this process is complete.
2. Relationship with bacteria – Hydroponic systems tend to be fairly sterile. I’ve visited hydroponic Groing facilities where I had to wear coveralls and a hairnet to enter. Not so with aquaponics. Bacteria are revered by aquaponic gardeners because, as described above, they are the engine that drives our systems.
3. Flood and Drain cycle – Hydroponic Gro-ers using flood and drain techniques generally only fertilize their plants once every four to six hours. Academic studies and vast, collective experience have shown that this optimizes the water and fertilizer the plants need. When you move to an aquaponics system, however, the ideal schedule changes to flooding for 15 minutes every 45 minutes. The reason is that the Gro bed now has taken on the additional role of being the filter for the fish waste. If you only ran the fish water through the filter every four to six hours, fish waste would build to dangerous levels.
4. Gro bed depth – Hydroponic Groers tend to use standard 6″ deep flood tables and put pots or cubes with plants in them in
Aquaponics Gro Bed
AquaBundance Aquaponics Gro Bed
the flood trays. Again, because an aquaponics Gro bed is serving a dual role of both home for the plants and bio-filter for the fish waste, both need to be considered and optimized. Most media based aquaponic gardeners use 12″ deep Gro beds filled with an inert media. Over the years, side by side trials have shown that this depth of Gro bed develops the kind of robust bacteria colony needed to not only filter the liquid waste, but also to provide an excellent home for composting red worms and the heterotrophic bacteria needed to break down the solid waste from the fish.
 
5. Nutrients ( supplementation) – Hydroponic gardeners live and die by their nutrients, and the supplements to those nutrients. Not so with aquaponic gardeners. The goal of an aquaponic garden is to achieve a state of balance within its ecosystem. Everything that goes into the system must work towards this end goal, and not harm any other element of the system. Anything added to the system to boost plant Groth could, and probably will, harm the fish and possibly the bacteria colony and the compost worms. There are a few exceptions to this, including the use of liquid seaweed, small amounts of chelated iron, and a few minerals to adjust pH. But beyond those, aquaponic gardeners will think long and hard before adding anything to their systems except of course, fish feed.
6. Nutrients (dumping) – Hydroponic nutrients must be dumped and replaced on a regular basis to address nutrient imbalances that arise over time. This concept mystifies an aquaponic gardener. We only top up the fish tank with water and never dump and replace it unless there is a severe, unexpected problem. “Why on earth would you get rid of all that beautiful fish waste?”, the aquaponic gardener would query. The notion of nutrient imbalance is as foreign to an aquaponic gardener as it is to an organic soil gardener. Just as with healthy soil, a healthy aquaponics system just keeps getting better and better the longer it operates.
7. Plant disease – When I oversaw the plant Gro lab at AeroGro, we were constantly worried about disease. We sterilized anything that ever came into contact with the plants, their roots or the nutrient solution. The disease we feared the most was a fungus called pythium, or ‘root rot’, which is widely considered the scourge of hydroponics. Fortunately, pythium is almost non-existent in aquaponics. Researchers in Australia are currently studying why this is so, but my money is on all the bacteria and other living organisms in an aquaponics system. Logically they would help boost immunity; just as bacteria helps boost our own body’s immunity. Hydroponics is more of a ‘boy in the bubble’ by comparison. In addition, the very high oxygen levels in an aquaponics system and the activity of the composting worms to clean up dead plant matter probably both help mitigate disease outbreaks.
temperature
8. Temperature – An important part of an effective program to prevent pythium outbreaks in hydroponics is to make sure that the nutrient solution doesn’t get above 70 degrees F. Warm water is a perfect breeding ground for fungus, so keeping the water temperature below optimal breeding conditions for pythium makes sense. In aquaponics, however, the primary drivers of temperature are the requirements of the fish. The most widely used fish in North American aquaponics, after goldfish, are tilapia, and tilapia does best in water that is between 82 degrees and 86 degrees. The bacterium that drives the system is also happiest in that temperature range. Fortunately, because pythium is so rare in aquaponics this isn’t an issue. The plants don’t seem to mind either, as a 2005 report by Dr. Nick Savidov at the Crop Diversification Center in Alberta, Canada showed, aquaponics is every bit as effective at Groing plants as hydroponics.
9. pH – Optimal pH in a hydroponics system is 5.5 to 6.0. In aquaponics, pH is another factor that is compromised between the plants, fish and bacteria. Optimal pH is 6.8 – 7.0, which is again more closely related to what an organic soil gardener would target.
10. EC – Along with pH and water temperature, EC is the other measure that is closely tracked in hydroponics. EC, or Electrical Conductivity, is a measurement of the salts in the nutrient reservoir, which tells the hydroponic gardener how concentrated the nutrient solution is. This works because hydroponic nutrients are generally delivered in mineral salt form. Aquaponic plants, on the other hand, are fed by the organic waste from the fish, which has very little salts. EC is therefore not a useful measurement for the concentration of nutrients in an aquaponics system. Aquaponics requires confidence in Mother Nature, rather than a managed system requiring intense control. Once a system has been constructed using a set of generally accepted ‘Rules of Thumb‘ and has been fully cycled (ammonia and nitrite levels have dropped to zero), the only measures an aquaponic gardener monitors are temperature, pH, and nitrates. If nitrates are low (close to zero), more fish should be added to the system. If nitrates are high (above 50) more Gro beds and/or plants should be added. It’s as simple as that.
11. Insect control – You’ve probably guessed by now that because aquaponics is an organic system that uses fish, special care needs to be taken with regard to insect control. Even commonly used organic sprays such as insecticidal soap or neem oil could be harmful if over-sprayed into the fish tank. On the plus side, however, you can engage your fish in your insect control efforts. If I have an insect problem on a small plant, such as young peppers or salad greens, I’ll remove them from the Gro bed and let them soak in the fish tank for up to an hour. The bugs eventually loosen their grip on the plant and become fish food. And if you are lucky, the fish may even accelerate the process by nibbling the bugs directly off your plants. I also know of people who have even hung Bug Zappers over their fish tank as an additional form of feed for their fish.
12. Eco-system!! – Hydroponics is a system for Groing plants under highly optimized conditions. Aquaponics creates a complete eco-system in which various living creatures all interact to create a symbiotic whole. We use worms, liquid seaweed and beneficial insects as ‘team members’, each with jobs to perform rather than trying to isolate the plants and nutrients into single, definable, segregated components. Aquaponics is, above all else, an ecosystem where plants, fish, bacteria, and worms all live together in a beautifully balanced symbiotic relationship.

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Hydroponics Supplies

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Hydroponics Supplies

For people who love plants, there is nothing quite as important as having the supplies they need to nurture and love their plants to produce high quality flowers or produce. That is why the use of Hydroponics Gardening Supplies has been on the rise for plant lovers and gardeners. Certainly, most people know that all plants thrive in the right conditions, but grasping what makes the right conditions does vary depending on several important factors including nutrients, lighting, water and nurturing a proper root system. Today’s high tech gardening has changed the way people get the most from their plants and create optimum gardening conditions. At Greengro Technologies our expertise and top notch Hydroponics Supplies can help even those who don’t even have the slightest green thumb to become superb growers of produce, flowers and plants.

With our expert advice of gardening, and the use of Greengro Hydroponics Supplies, we can help the indoor or outdoor gardener and farmer make the most out of their plantings. Our experts have a better scientific understanding about what makes gardens and plants grow to their fullest potential than the average garden shop. In some garden centers that gardeners and plant lovers go to get supplies, they get a host of advice that simply follow the old fashioned rules of gardening. This includes proper space for roots, the right amount of water, sunshine and nutrients. However, at Greengro, our expertise has expanded gardening techniques and successes for hundreds of customers. We offer our customers precise information and hydroponic gardening design tips to naturally enhance their gardening outcome. Our advice includes improved water and misting capability, proper lighting, smaller potting soil containers for plants and seedlings to protect their tender root systems, air pumps for added oxygen for planting systems, as well as water filtration and pumping systems to provide optimum balanced moisture.

With the help and advice of Greengro, both farmers and gardeners can get all the expert advice for using and creating Hydroponics Supplies for the best produce and flower gardens imaginable. Our Hydroponics designs are custom designed based on demand of space, desired effect and productivity. At Greengro our designs include both vertical designs as well as more traditional hydroponic designs to match the desires and needs of our clients greenhouse plans. With quality hydroponic supplies from Greengro, garden loving people can create much more productive gardening for both flowers and produce.

To learn more about how Hydroponics Supplies from Greengro can improve your garden and greenhouse, check out our website at: https://greengrotech.com/ or contact our experts designing staff via Greengro, 1100 Orangefair Lane Unit I, Anaheim, CA 92801. Our phone contact phone #is (714) 441-1408 and our fax# is (714) 441-1409. You can shop directly at one of our distributors.