GreenHab Report – March 10th

GreenHab Officer: Adrien Tison

Environmental control: Heater

Average Temperature: 69.5°F

Average humidity: 21%

Hours of supplemental light: 0 hour

Daily water usage for crops: 2.64 gallons (from the blue tank) & 10.57 gallons (from the aquaponics system)

Daily water usage for research and/or other purposes: 0gallons

Water in the blue tank: 44.23 gallons

Time(s) of watering for crops: 11:10

Changes to crops: N/A

Narrative: Today was the last day of the simulation, I then had to stop my experiments. I used the clean part of my aquaponics water to water plants and crops so as to waste as little water as possible.

Plants and crops look good; however, it seems important to keep an eye on the spinach as it seems to become a little bit soft. It is sad to witness that at the end of my mission…

However, I can’t tell you how delightful it is to see beans growing since I planted these, same for radishes, and cucumbers thriving.

Thus, overall, everything is fine, and future crews will be welcomed with greens and carrots as I saw!

It is with great pleasure that I worked in this environment for 4 weeks and a greater pleasure that I think about future crews working there.

Harvest: (From my aquaponics experiment) 146 g of iceberg salad, 125 g of ‘salad bowl’ (lettuce), 50 g of ‘salad blend’ (lettuce), 47 g of kale, 33 g of spinach, 18 g of basil

Support/supplies needed: As I said in the narrative, spinach seems to start to struggle, it would be nice to keep an eye on them.

As suggested by Donald, we will let you keep the fish, they are in a white bucket next to the tomato plants. Can you confirm that you will take them so that we know for sure that we do not need to take them with us?

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