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Jeff S replied to Katie D's discussion What do You use to adjust your pH?
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Minimal Tank Size

Hi all,I am new with aquaponics.  I would like get your feedback/comments on my AP system.  My goal is to grow edible plants (lettuce and herbs) and fish (cat fish).The first phase of the system does not have grow bed.  The system has a fish tank…See More
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Kel Felps replied to Kel Felps's discussion Aquaponics calculator, Have ever used?
"Its does Sylvia! Such an honor to have your reply! I just got your book and I will read it like a bible and then compare with the results I got in the calculator. Thank you for taking the time!  Have a nice day!"
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G Mo replied to Katie D's discussion What do You use to adjust your pH?
"My 'pond' is a converted pool of 35000 gallons so it might take several teaspoons.  Do you buy these products separately?  Is there a particular ponics-safe brand? "
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Rob Nash replied to Joshua's discussion Hello. New system in Ohio.
"Josh, a well established ap system can generate sufficient amounts of P and K to grow flowering plants.. just for clarity (so when you do grow some ganja) it can be done in ap just fine.. i would still add some bud formula nutes in a dual root zone…"
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"they are channel cats. A pipe blew apart and I lost all of the water in my sump tanks and it shorted out my power so the air pump was also shut off. When I replaced that much water it droped the water temp and raised the PH and I think the combined…"
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"They look like Bullhead, did your water get to hot?"
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Jeff S replied to Katie D's discussion What do You use to adjust your pH?
"A good way to raise your PH is with Hydrated Lime and Potassium Hydroxide. Very small quantities of each. I just raised PH from 4.1 to 6.8 with about a half teaspoon of each in a 45 gallon aquarium. Fortunately I don't have fish in that…"
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G Mo replied to Katie D's discussion What do You use to adjust your pH?
"My ph is 6.4 and i was going to add some pellitzed lime.  Anyone have experience with this?  Suggestions on how much?  Looking it up there is a lot of general info and I was hoping to get advise from the sages. "
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Joshua replied to Joshua's discussion Hello. New system in Ohio.
"Thanks for all the info. I've grown hydroponic plants in the past, thats how I found aquaponics. My system will be welcoming blue nile tilapia this week and I won't be adding any nutes beyond liquid seaweed that I can think of, maybe some…"
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Diana Jo's discussion Feeding your Tilapia
"Skretting seems like a better quality feed than Purina's AquaMax (less un-digestable fillers... in addition to the obvious fish benefits that brings, also means less solids to deal with in your system). Michael, I'm no expert but there are…"
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Joshua's discussion Hello. New system in Ohio.
"Hi everyone. Thanks for the words of support (thanks Jim and Rob). I'm on the road right now and there's a bunch I'd like to address, but will (try to) keep it focused to Rob's water quality report (and hydro chart), which gives…"
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Aquaponics calculator, Have ever used?

Hello folks!im new here and I would like to know if anyone has ever tried this calculator:http://www.aquaponic.com.au/calculators.htmIt seems to be very complex in its calculations and the…See More
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Paul Trudeau replied to Paul Trudeau's discussion short notice: Be the face of Aquaponics in Sac tomorrow night (Thursday) in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Hi Butch, At the risk of wandering off-topic: For AquaFarm info, see https://backtotheroots.com/Products/Details.aspx?p=12 Barrel system:  I don't know.  Perhaps others could answer your question (in a separate thread, I'd…"
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Butch Pornebo replied to Paul Trudeau's discussion short notice: Be the face of Aquaponics in Sac tomorrow night (Thursday) in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"interesting BUT I'm teaching in the evening. wish could be there. trying to learn AP. Can you possibly forward more info on desktop AquaFarm AP system ? Is a single barrel AP doable at $100 to build including the grow media, test kit,…"
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Paul Trudeau added a discussion to the group Sacramento Aquaponics
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short notice: Be the face of Aquaponics in Sac tomorrow night (Thursday)

Hi all,There's a festival about water issues at McKinley Park tomorrow night, Thursday, August 21, 5 to 8 pm.  I am providing a small informational table on aquaponics, including a desktop AquaFarm AP system.  But I won't be able to stay for much of…See More
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Michael Gough replied to Michael Gough's discussion Stll in business- Coastview Aquaponics in the group Raft/Deep Water Culture Growers
"Aloha Chris, What's the best way to stay in contact?  Email me with your phone and contact info if you want to be in direct contact. I can be reached - Michael - diverdude@shaka.com or info@ihilanitropicals.com and of course 808…"
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