"Good to see this group, I am about to start a small aquaponics system in my home, one or two 4' by 4' gro beds, and stock tanks with Blue Gills. I will be putting it together in March after I finish moving. I am in northern MI near…"
I am new here but I need the advice of experts! I am wanting to build a huge "koi pond" that is decorative where I can grow tilapia and an AP system but I want it to be like a swimming hole that my dog and I can swim in for physical therapy and…See More
"I am planning on constructing one this summer. I am in northern NM at about 8400 feet. We have a very short growing season and alot of wind.
If you haven't seen it, this seems to provide very detailed information for construction.…"
"Why not just eat them? I mean escargot is a tasty dish and the common garden variet is only a slightly distant cousin that can be eaten just the same. Some preperation is necessary (de-slimming) but well worth the effort. They are also a great…"
"Yes, I predict the same for the total amount of ammonia, there's only so much urea that can produce ammonia and that will vary from batch to batch. I hope others can benefit from this, we all help each other!
For a deep water culture i was planning on using a small fish tank with few fish and have a screen between the fish and the plants on top of the tank. My question is, will the plants drown and if so how should i have the plants set up?
I just ran across aquaponics yesterday and Im as excited as a kid in a candy store with a $100 gift card. I can seem to absorb all the information quick enough because my mind is spinning with ideas of how I can create an aquaponics system that will…See More
"I'm going to make a little prediction and say that adding twice the amount of urease enzyme will not result in more total ammonia conversion. It''l be interesting to see if adding twice the amount speeds up the time frame…"
"Day 4 urease aged humonia: Ammonia production is still going good, slowing down a little. Today it was 16-18 drops to get 4ppm ammonia in 64oz of water. Looks like it will keep making ammonia for several more days!
"Hi David...as Robbie already alluded to, 10 lbs of small fish will produce more ammonia (waste) than 10 lbs of large mature fish...so small fish will "feed your grow beds and bacteria" just as well as large fish will...pound per pound,…"