"Hi Wild Dog,
Thanks! Ha, ha! Yeah...if I can figure out a way to just use what I have...and if it works, I'm a happy camper...er, aquaponer! As soon as I have more than just a couple of minutes, I'll try to post it in the DIY group."
"I know what you mean about the iron. The first time I used it a long time back it did the same thing to my system even in a lesser dosage. But it doesn't seem to be affecting it like that now. Maybe I have a little more water than I think or…"
"Thanks for the replies, fellas. Wild Dog, I have been trying to pollinate with both a Q-tip and a small paintbrush, and neither method has had any effect. The fact that the leaves are showing textbook magnesium deficiency symptoms (and…"
I came across this link for a FAO publication which I would like to share. It is useful for some small hobby type production and lists out kit components etc as well as having some good "life cycle diagrams" etc.…See More
"The way I've heard it duckweed is high in protein which is good for fish growth. I tried growing it in the past with mixed results. It did grow but not as fast as everyone said. I had an IBC covered with it and put in a few hundred fingerlings.…"
"I follow Bright Agrotech's recommendation of bi-weekly addition of Epsom salt, potassium sulphate, and iron chelate. Since I started this I haven't had any nutrient issues. In my 500 gallon system I use 6 tsp. iron, 3 tbsp.…"
"I just picked up a couple of 4" drain pipes for about $6 each for my first NFT setup.. The\y are white thin walled but have a black inner wall so painting won't be necessary. They are rigid enough I think I shouldn't need more than 3…"