"Hi folks; Please forgive me for my first post here not being on the subject of aquaponics which I do hold in high regard.
I came upon this post by Converse by way of a Google search. Because it states things about me which are inaccurate I…"
I have a question, does the fish tank water level and the swirl tank water level need to be the same? the reason I am asking is because I have the outlet from the swirl tank to the sumb tank at the same level as the water level in the fish…"
wondering if anyone has input that can help? I plan on installing a 440 Gal. FT along with (4) 4x6 DWF beds (12" deep) and (2) hydroton media beds. My clairifier would be 120 Gal. Clairifier, 50 Gal. bio filter, 10 Gal Degassing tank, 10 Gal. Sump,…See More
The Aquaponics center at Mesa Community College is now (5/4/2015) fully equipped with NFT (Nutrient Film Technology (foreground)), DWC (Deep Water Culture (center)) and Media Bed (background). Today the fun begins.
I caught a cold... its been raining like crazy and very very windy!I had to get on the roof adding steel braided cable to secure and hold in place all the policarbonate sheets since they were vibrating, bouncing around and almost flying away I…"
"This group is a wonderful group. Al came over and he is going to help me move my system and thus keep it! Thank you, Al. You're a GEM. Robert called, and has some pipe, and I will be calling him later to find out when convenient to get. You…"
"Are you going to be recycling water back to the fish from your wicking bed? If yes, check the effect of sawdust on the fish; usually a problem.
If you are only using water from the fish and NOT returning water to the fish, I expect that things will…"
"Yeah i had heard that as well but i've since learned that the company is back in business under new ownership. My concern is that some of the cheap expanded clay products start to break down, especially in colder climates."