"Okay, so I'm coming at this more from the aquaculture side (and as a practicing veterinarian) and there are some species such as tilapia & bettas that can tolerate more nitrates than others but the key word here is "tolerate".…"
I switched out PSU to the Palm model (one I was told to use in the first place) as the Palm model has silver wire (hot) and insulated white (neutral). Got everthing hooked up...
The STC is working, but the plug isn't. I have a…"
"Thanks for the clarification George. That would be pretty easy to accomplish with something like a swirl filter in a larger system. Right now my largest is a 30 gallon & I'm thinking something like a canister poly pad to handle…"
"Nitrates don't particularly affect the fish, or so I've been told. Mine seem OK. While water changes shouldn't be necessary with aquaponics when water levels are questionable I don't waste water but use it on compost bins and…"
"Jeff, I've seen several comments like yours referring to high nitrate levels in their tanks. I've always felt that any level over 20 ppm is unacceptable for a healthy fish tank. I don't hear about water changes very often…"
"Don't know exactly what to tell you. I am rather confident that temporarily hooking it up backwards won't hurt it, but I am not sure. Sorry, not sure.You might have to hook up the 110 power. Get the stc-1000 running with…"
"Steve and Pieter,
Well, I think I'm done, but I have an important question that needs to be addressed, but I'll get to that later.
For verification purposes I've left the ssr outside of gang box for ease of inspection. Also, I…"
"When solids are removed post fish tank, they contain nutrients. Sometimes those solids are drained to another container and aerated, then allowed to settle and the water is pumped or drained back to the aquaponics system. This is…"