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Moe replied to Moe's discussion fish tank water is not circulating fast
"Hi Jim, well, I made a pipe like the one you recommended.  however, I have the slits on the top, not on the bottom.  when I had them on the bottom, it was slow.  now, the tank cycles every 2hours instead of 3 hours.  That is…"
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A. Woodward added a discussion to the group Arizona Aquaponics
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Hello to the Az Aquaponics Group

Just wanted to say hello to the az group and hopefully makes some AP friends.My name is AL. and I and my cattledog assistant/helper started our system in September 2014We got the system cycled in 3 weeks using fish.(tilapia)The system was built on…See More
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Patrick DiFlorio replied to Patrick DiFlorio's discussion Cycled?
"Thanks for the reply. I'll keep feeding them as much as they'll eat. I agree, with such a new System, everything needs to mature. I know that will take months."
11 hours ago
Arlene Boyle commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Thanks, Jeff; Kim. The issue is placement, and it is so hard to move without a major amount of EFFORT lol. I haven't had any issues with electrical, but for some reason, all of a sudden my stupid bell siphon won't stop/break siphon. I have…"
11 hours ago
Jeff S replied to Patrick DiFlorio's discussion Cycled?
"I'm no expert but you don't want to see Nitrites if your system is cycled. It's hard to believe though that it's cycled in 3 weeks, Usually the presence of nitrates and the low ammonia #s is a good indication everything is…"
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Patrick DiFlorio posted a discussion

Cycled?

Hi, everybody. I'm here, and new to AP.I've set up a new system:There's been water flowing thru the system for 3 weeks.FT 250 gal IBCSump 55 galgrow beds - 14 cu ft. pea gravel15 sm goldfish 4 lg goldfish - they appear to be doing fine.grow beds -…See More
13 hours ago
JRComito replied to JRComito's discussion Looking for fingerlings way down south in the group Florida Aquaponics
"Well, here's an update, if anyone is still following this. The problem of where to get fish at a reasonable rate is solved. I found a farm East of Tampa that will deliver Blue Tilapia in bags to your tank. They will acclimate the fish for you…"
20 hours ago
Kim Romen commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Arlene, i think most plants need 7 hrs sun/day.  some do well in shadier areas.  in the summer last yr all i could really grow was okra.  my ap was a jungle of okra.  was beautiful but who wants to eat that much okra and it…"
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Jeff S commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"I understand your frustration. Hang in there. A shade cloth cover should take care of both problems. I don't know much about them but I see a lot on them in the videos."
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Lloyd Booth replied to Philippe Pauvert's discussion Wicking bed for seedling and cuttings in the group Wicking bed growers
"I have found that coconut coir (chopped coconut husks) to be very useful as a wicking medium. The medium is much like peat moss in action, and offers nothing to the the growing plants in terms of nutrients. That would likely be in the water used to…"
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Arlene Boyle commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Welll, folks. I'm going to have to admit; I am getting a bit discouraged with the AP thing. Why? Well, last year I located the system under my back awning, which gets the morning sun, and then only the late afternoon sun (as the back of the…"
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Jeremiah Robinson replied to Phil Kabza's discussion Seeking greenhouse / component manufacturer in the group Greenhouses
"Before this descends into a debate about whether Rimol's got good products or support, can I ask whether people have preferences for attaching using wiggle wire vs. plastic battons?   The battons are obviously cheaper, but I wonder if they…"
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Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair replied to Phil Kabza's discussion Seeking greenhouse / component manufacturer in the group Greenhouses
"Although I never pulled the trigger to build a greenhouse, Bob Rimol over at Rimol Greenhouses offers some pretty nice packages along with personal attention"
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kl kingston replied to Phil Kabza's discussion Seeking greenhouse / component manufacturer in the group Greenhouses
"I have used both Farmtek and Greenhouse Megastore. 5 stars service, ordering, delivery, product. "
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Jeff S commented on Sylvia Bernstein's page Buy / Sell Marketplace
"General consensus says expanded clay (Hydroton) is the best but a little pricey in large quantities. You can find it in hydroponic stores and it pays to shop. What size system are you starting with?"
yesterday
Bill Rosselot commented on Sylvia Bernstein's page Buy / Sell Marketplace
"I live in Ohio - around Columbus, where do I buy the best grow bed media.  I'm on a budget and I'm just getting started.  Can anyone chime in on this"
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