"Hie Phil. Thanks for the friendship. I live in Harare, Zimbabwe, where aquaponics and hydroponics are virtually non existance. I have an interest in Farming, agriculture, hydroponics, aquaponics etc. I have attended anaquaponics/hydrponics…"
Huck’s Fishing Hole is a Tilapia fish breeder and hatchery. We are one of the very few Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife licensed/registered Aqua Farms authorized to breed, hatch, grow, hold, transport, import and sell Tilapia.We have…See More
"I have used timed flood and drain, but not an index valve. I used a hole drilled in the lower end of the stand pipe to control how long it took to drain the bed. Mine took a lot longer to drain than to fill."
"I would look at the hole you put in the bell to break the siphon.As I'm sure you have noticed the siphon starts over a period of a few seconds. Your hole in the bell seems to let only enough air in to reduce the siphon. It is working just…"
I believe the answer to your question depends on what kind of fish you are putting into your system. If you are only doing feeder gold fish, I would not worry about fish-less cycling. But, if you are going to shell out for expensive…"
"when I came in this am, appears "love is in the air", yesterday I removed beat up fish, now this am they have fanned out rock bed, by this afternoon they have fanned out 2 beds... My red colored fish does seem to resemble your male dorsal…"