"Hello! i'd love to have you come down to visit my system in Half Moon Bay, and talk about it. Its a micro-commercial setup, at Pastorino Farms on Rt 92 in HMB. We're there pretty much all the time. In the…"
Had the great pleasure of meeting a fellow CA Aquapon, Andy from Santa Barbara. Got me to thinking we shouldn't be left out. There is a Florida and Colorado group so there has to be one from CA. Besides we can share links, ideas and suppliersSee More
I would definitely stop with adding the ammonia, you may be much higher than you think. Nitrates will increase slowly at first. I also forgot to ask about water temps and volume. Temp will affect growth and unless your are in…"
"Hear is the system on a test run. Need to replace water if make shift filter does not get the Iron out. Guess I should of flushed the tank on the fire truck before filling DOH. Will need to add my third bed too or…"
"I was thinking a bit more on option 2 and that it is advantageous to keep the sump to increase the volume of water in the system, that way the level won't rise and fall as much in the fish tank. With option 1 the fish tank will always be…"
"Suzanne, Thanks so much for responding
I just re-took the reading (so approx 3 hours after adding 1 qt Maxigro)
Ammonia 6.0 (or possibly higher - maxed out on my dip tester).
Nitrate = 5 (extrapolated)
Nitrite = .5
"What are your ammonia levels? That is a better indicator of whether or not to continue adding it or not. Also, can you review your numbers, the only change you are showing in between the two days is in pH"
"Phil, I purchased eyed eggs from Troutlodge in January. I posted videos of the process on my facebook page. (the one I listed in an previous reply) It was a real experience. But I'm sure its old news to you seeing how you have so many rainbows.…"