"Watch for mom to start getting aggressive with the other fish, that's when I know the eggs have hatched and she will be shitting them out. I have an old 100 gal tank and when the hatchlings are ready, mom stake out about 1/3 of the tank,…"
"Magnetic is BS. RO works very well, and there are ways you can cut down on its waste, but it is inherently wasteful.
There is this "ion exchange" filter system that sounds interesting, but their marketing tactics sometimes seem a bit…"
"It is very unlikely that you will find any real data anywhere that will stand up to scrutiny or examination, as to the effectiveness of magnetic water treatment...nor will you find any scientific peer reviewed data explaining the mechanisms by which…"
"Wow Jeff, I hope we don't need to call in "Big Dog" (video) just to take our AP system off grid. A whole house system runs $25 to $35K but a small AP system of say 2500gal can be done by the average home owner with basic skills and…"
"Thats the plan today I have a 55 gal tank with 20 tilapia that have way out grown their tank. So the goal is to get them in to this tank. This will be my sump tank later this week. Just waiting on the pet store to open to get some feeder to cycle it
"Hollis, I think I can help out with what Scott was saying. There is a learning curve to aquaponics. The business end is totally different than the growing. Unlike most businesses where you have the product but it doesn't do you any good if…"
"Scott, Nice to see someone with humor lol. I understand the consulting fee issue. I'm not looking for someone to do all the work for me. I'm just looking for some laws of average numbers to show the potential of what an AP commercial…"
"Strange. The young man that manages my fish operation get them right most every time. He is much better at it than me.
If from the same brood, I would vote the bigger ones as males.
I hope that you get it sorted out."
"Thanks Phil. They are Blue Tilapia, and I've done that.. Annnnddd they all look the same to me there (20/15 vision and I can't tell a boy from a girl). Even used some blue food coloring and they still all look the same to me. So I've…"