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Ken McCown replied to Ken McCown's discussion Greenhouse permits in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Got a reply from City of Sacramento Ezpermit email Ken, A greenhouse does not require a permit. EZ permit From: Mccown Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11:43 AM To: EZPermit Subject: Greenhouse permitting Good day, I am wondering if you could…"
1 hour ago
Ken McCown replied to Ken McCown's discussion Greenhouse permits in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Here is the City of Sacramentos criteria from their web site. Every City and County varies but they always seem to reference California Building Code 105.2 and then they amend that section as they seem reasonable. In some cases, a permit is not…"
2 hours ago
Ken McCown replied to Ken McCown's discussion Greenhouse permits in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"An amendment to the Code by the County or City will be required."
2 hours ago
Paul Trudeau replied to Ken McCown's discussion Greenhouse permits in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Excellent Ken.  Nice to have someone familiar with navigating the building code chiming in here."
2 hours ago
Ken McCown replied to Ken McCown's discussion Greenhouse permits in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"More hurdles. The definitions section of the California Building Code (8) Greenhouse. An accessory structure constructed mainly of translucent or transparent materials used for the cultivation of plants."
2 hours ago
Dale C updated their profile
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James Stratton replied to Tray Rasco's discussion Advantages and Disadvantages of Zone 8 in the group Zone 8 Aquaponics
"I started a small outside aquaponics system (mainly, for the grandkids) about a year and a half ago. I've had much success with it since. While the main challenges temperature control could be overcome (I believe) by the addition of a…"
6 hours ago
James Stratton posted a video

tilapia fry

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Checking on the fish yesterday, I found these little ones swimming around. I suspect there is more still in mama's mouth. Now to transfer them to a nursery tank.
6 hours ago
John Fruncek posted a status
"Harvested my first jalapeno pepper yesterday, plenty of arugula before that!"
12 hours ago
Azoré H posted a discussion

Pipe Glue

I am just now beginning my aquaponic system, and was recently told that I should not glue my pipes well this is after the fact.  I have not added any fish or plants as I am not at that stage yet. I would be very grateful if someone please address…See More
12 hours ago

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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Jack Lansford's discussion Got a problem with brown leafs on cucumbers
"Well, I guess that would somewhat depend on how you define "release"...but for practical  (non-chem-lab) purposes...No, not really. The little bit of difference in the solubility curve between the two is negligible...certainly…"
12 hours ago
Adam Dusen updated their profile
13 hours ago
Adam Dusen posted a discussion

40,000 liter DWC in The Bahamas (run by a newbie)

Hey everyone, I'm new to the forum here and wanted to introduce both myself and the system I've been managing for the last 4 months or so.My name is Adam, I'm originally from Pennsylvania but have been living abroad in various places for the last 7…See More
13 hours ago
Maggie Culver replied to Maggie Culver's discussion High pH
"I use expanded clay and a very small amount of lava rock.  I didn't think either could be a problem(?)  I still wonder if the calcium in my water could be building up on my media."
15 hours ago
Maria Briones replied to Kelly Boyle's discussion Black spots on my basil
"I have recently experienced the same problem. I have a very small 2 gallon aquarium system for my herbs. My basil recently developed black spots. I did not notice any of the light green areas around the black spots as displayed in the photo above,…"
15 hours ago
Paul Trudeau replied to Ken McCown's discussion Greenhouse permits in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Ken, thanks for the building code reference. Interesting phone call with City of Sac Planning just now.  I am part of a group promoting revisions to City code to facilitate Urban Agriculture in general, an umbrella that covers aquaponics.…"
16 hours ago
kiwibilt replied to kiwibilt's discussion Hybrid System
"Thanks Jon, I'm back in Hawaii now & have a source for Tilapia here. I'm considering going to UH Hilo, & taking their agricultural degree, so I am slowly getting hooked up on this side again after living in Kau & Kona for…"
16 hours ago
Ken McCown replied to Ken McCown's discussion Greenhouse permits in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Paul, The State Building code references the 120 sq ft rule. R105.2"
18 hours ago
James Stratton replied to Tray Rasco's discussion Greenhouse in the group Zone 8 Aquaponics
"I've given serious thought to a hard-structured greenhouse but have decided on a simple canvas "portable" greenhouse. The requirements (given our zone) would be adequate ventilation and fans (and/or other cooling methods) for the…"
18 hours ago
James Stratton replied to Tray Rasco's discussion Networking in the group Zone 8 Aquaponics
"I'm in Southeast Alabama near Dothan. I've got a small simple flood and drain media system with a 200 gallon tank and approximately 27 square feet of grow space. I've had my system running for about a year and a half and my…"
18 hours ago
 

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