"Did you do this? How'd it work out for you?
I was wondering about a backyard shrimp system. Like just big enough so they won't kill each other. A hobby tank to supply a couple of family shrimp boils a year.
"I have a separate tank (20gal) that I use to grow duckweed as supplemental (and free) fish food. This also doubles as something along the lines of a sump. I add epsom salt to that tank to make sure it gets diluted quite a bit before it…"
"Hello to BC Aquapons. I am new to the Lower Mainland...Maple Ridge. I moved her from Seattle in July and had a functioning system at my home there, raising rainbow trout. Over the next several months I want to get a system together here and want to…"
"Right, I'd forgotten about that. I was using the same numbers I'd used to calculate the amount of media I was needing.
Not a big difference, but it might make a difference if you're cutting it close.
So, using the same numbers with…"
"Hey Jeff. They are still in the loop and I have cycled for as much as a week at a time with no ill effects noted (since that initial tea coloring over night the first night). Just that 1/2" or so of contact when the bed hits high level and…"
"@ Lisa Outland - I have solved my algae problems by simply taking direct sunlight away from my Fish Tanks. I have covers over my tanks about 6 ft from the ground and have shade screen around the perimeter which allows me to enter the enclosure for…"
"Michael, I see a lot of GBs with the inlet manifold running around the perimeter and entering thru small holes or slits and what I see is a maintenance headache due to clogs from solids. I like KISS and enter at one corner with a simple rotating…"