Aloha,I'm just back on Big Island from Cali, where I have been building aquaponics systems.If anyone is interested in starting a commercial venture in Kau or Sth Kona please PM me. Mahalo Nui LoaSteveSee More
Hi all,My name is Steve and I decided to start aquaponics. I have been researching for some time and decided to try it all and see what works best.I would like to do projects with my NGO and support the community by giving job opportunities for the…See More
"Experienced organic gardener/permaculturist/aquaponicist seeks position on the Big Island of Hawaii.
If you have some land you want to develop, & need someone to design & build your gardens/orchards/chicken coop/rabbit hutches etc, please…"
"I have been licensed since last June, and we got our first product on the shelves in April. We now have three products out and are about to release our fourth, a spiced rum. I am now finally coming back around to the greenhouse and waste…"
"It's hard to transplant, especially in the heat of summer. Consider reading up on seed starters and buying or making your own -- if you do it that way, you drop the whole root base into the GB and it has more of a chance. Young plants are…"
"Transplanted the tomatoes from soil. The cantaloupe which was the smaller plant was started from seed in the growbed.
Tallahassee, FL. Its been hot. The water temperature has been 85-91F.
I am starting to use some PH down. Adding a Tablespoon of…"
"pH and also maybe some liquid iron. Sounds like lack of nutrients. For a system this new, you won't get any fruit (tomatoes) unless you add some more inputs. Are you getting flowers that fall off, or the plants don't make it that far?
"That's a challenge. I have similar problems in SoCal but maybe by half.
You should probably plan on having the whole thing covered all the time with that white material they use to make hoop greenhouses (shade cloth). Maybe rig it up to the…"
"If your NH4 is almost zero then you aren't adding much input for the bacteria you want to cultivate into nitrites and then nitrates. You're kind of at a standstill.
A lot of people disagree, but I like just throwing a few fish in from the…"
Does anyone have any experience with growing sprouts of any kind in their AP system?I have a couple of small tanks of tilapia try/fingerlings in the corner of my garage. I've read that sprouts do better with minimal light and thought I might try to…See More