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Jack Dunbar replied to True's discussion Water Issues for New System: Mystery of the sinking pH!
"Hi Alex. This post said no lants or fish so why would you change out your water at this time? I understand the adding of potassium bicarbonate to help stabilize the PH. I must be missing the picture here. Can you please explain."
16 minutes ago
Jack Dunbar replied to Thomas Bean's discussion new set up
"No you don't need a sump. a sump is helpful to help maintain the water level in the FT. As long as your grow beds don't draw down your FT to much, you should be all set. I was always told to cycle all my FT water at least once every hour."
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Vlad Jovanovic commented on Jeremiah Robinson's group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Hi guys, remember Archimedes of Syracuse ...that guy who told us that when our 50 gallon grow bed is filled with media (rocks, LECA, whatever) that it will no longer hold 50 gallons of water? That same Principle of his, so aptly laid out over 2,200…"
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Profile IconVlad Jovanovic and Norm Smith joined Jeremiah Robinson's group

Cold Weather Aquaponics

This group serves the needs of those who grow in the cold parts of the world.  We'll discuss greenhouses, insulation, air sealing, fish selection, heaters, etc...See More
1 hour ago
Jeremiah Robinson commented on Jeremiah Robinson's group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Jeff, you probably didn't intend to, but you just blew my mind. First the issue you asked about: yes, spray foam would push back against the walls of your IBC if it was empty. There's no reason not to fill it first though, is there? The…"
1 hour ago
Jeremiah Robinson replied to Norm Smith's discussion Artificial Water Cooling.down in Texas in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Very creative - I like it! That would work, except for the fact that you would have to cool (read: pump) all the time or the water in that pipe would freeze.  You could use glycol, and use the same kind of heat-exchanger loop in your fish tank…"
1 hour ago
shahryar ahrestani replied to Ramabhadran's discussion Chapest indoor Aquaponics garden in the group Bharatponics
"Nice one, are you using any filteration system? Is it growing under lights or is it near a window? All the best"
3 hours ago
MUNISH DADWAL joined Alexandre Letellier's group


A group for aquapons in India and SE Asia. A place to share specific experiences relating to our particular climate, fish and plant species and sources for materials that can be hard to find here.See More
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Norm Smith added a discussion to the group Cold Weather Aquaponics

Artificial Water Cooling.down in Texas

Hi, my name is Norm Smith and I'm very knew to the design and operation of an aquaponic system. Having said that, I do have some questions that you may able to help me with.I'm interested in growing trout and perhaps land-locked salmon (if legal),…See More
7 hours ago
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Seth R. Connell replied to Mike's discussion Building my first system
"Dont forget to put some worms in your media beds to convert the fish waste into absorb-able nutrients and minerals!"
11 hours ago
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11 hours ago
Alan replied to Alan's discussion Commercial Aquaponics. Where, when ?
"No responses. Interesting as it speaks volumes about where we are today with commercial systems......"
12 hours ago

Vlad Jovanovic replied to Suzanne Hayes's discussion Pulling plants
"I bought a 1 quart bottle of Mycotrol - 0 (it's the certified Organic version of the product/ingredient you posted Randal). It's the same active ingredient, that being Beauveria bassiana. Strain GHA. I paid $109.00 plus tax and shipping…"
12 hours ago
Randall Wimbish replied to Suzanne Hayes's discussion Pulling plants
"Another suggestion is to see if any one in your area is willing to co-op or split a bottle. We do that on wine grape chem.'s. in my neck of the woods."
13 hours ago
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13 hours ago
Suzanne Hayes replied to Suzanne Hayes's discussion Pulling plants
"I haven't but thanks for the suggestion.  Unfortunately its out of my price range right now "
14 hours ago
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Xpim replied to Xpim's discussion My First System - need advice :D
"Hi all!! I've bumped into a "stone" wall! my PH was at about 8.5 so I've tried to correct it by adding some hydrochloric acid. eventually I got it near 7.0 but is slowly went up to 8.23 in the morning. I've corrected it…"
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    new set up

    Started by Thomas Bean in Member System Introductions. Last reply by Jack Dunbar 24 minutes ago. 1 Reply

    Building my first system

    Started by Mike in Member System Introductions. Last reply by Seth R. Connell 11 hours ago. 6 Replies

    Pulling plants

    Started by Suzanne Hayes in Media Topics. Last reply by Vlad Jovanovic 12 hours ago. 5 Replies

    PH level of new system

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