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StevedNETN replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
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Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Thanks Glenn for info above! Steve, Pieter, Glenn or anyone! ( :)) So, how many watts additional do I need? My 1200 gallon tank is in a separate unfinished room in my basement - temperature varies depending on weather outside as one wall in my…"
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John Stevenson commented on John Stevenson's blog post Answering a question regarding the air lifts in my system
"I suppose the real question is how you define practical? I am sure there are many others here with more experience and on a much larger scale. But, here is my two cents.  As I understand it, the air lift height and the capacity of the…"
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Jeff S commented on John Pink's blog post greenhouses
"Good to hear things are moving along. Good luck in the new season. I'm still trying to get the hang of this growing veggies. Guess I'm too impatient."
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John Pink commented on John Pink's blog post greenhouses
"Well the winter is upon us ,I am  refilling the fish water tank with rain water from the roof of the house ,pipe going down to the greenhouse works quite well. owing to the fact it is winter I am filing the water but with a bucket of hot water…"
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Glenn replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"All the research I am aware of seems to agree with a rule of thumb of 3 to 5 watts per gallon being required to heat a system with enough flexibility to not stress the fish. The more exposure to the outside extreme temperatures the closer to 5 watts…"
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Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Sorry Pieter for the mixup and thanks for all the handy info and chart! I'm feeling pretty deflated right now. I was told on a few koi forums that a 1500 watt element should do he trick indoors, but would take a number of hours to first…"
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Jeff S left a comment for Mike R.
"I guess this is where we do our individual exchange of info."
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StevedNETN replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Another thought would be a second heating element.  You could add another SSR just like what you have and another element and run a quality (12 gauge) Extension cord to the next nearest plug that is on another breaker.  This could double…"
7 hours ago
Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"... Just noticed your post was posted at 2:37am! .... Hope you're not losing sleep over this - lol."
7 hours ago
StevedNETN replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Hi Chris,  Peter actually put that info together for you. A meter is truly the best way to test this, but one sure fire sign that your wire is too small is it will be warm/hot. If there is any heat from the wire, it needs to be bigger.   I…"
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Chris replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Good morning Steve, Thanks for the chart, it's similar to the few I was using. Temperature overnight increased very little, so that got me thinking... The power wire from element is an old wire I chopped off from a very old small wine fridge.…"
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Mykl Winn commented on John Stevenson's blog post Answering a question regarding the air lifts in my system
"Is there a practical limit to how high an air elevator can lift water? I am trying to design an aquaponic system on a mountain side with a 200 foot elevation difference between the bottom sump and the top/beginning bed. Parallel to this is a series…"
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Fisheries Hartbeespoort commented on Guillermo Nido's blog post What type of freshwater fish is this?
"It appears to be a common large scale carp or cyprinus carpio"
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Pieter Swanevelder replied to Chris's discussion URGENT - Please Help with Electrical Inline Water Heater with Temperature Controller
"Seems to be heating a bit slow. You need to look for where you're loosing heat/energy - check voltage over (v) (voltmeter require) & current (I) through (ammeter) heater element. --- check terminals are properly fastened - loose…"
16 hours ago
Mike R. replied to Jeff S's discussion To heat or not to heat in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Very interesting! Thanks so much for the info. That makes me feel better about the basement system. What size are yourgrow beds? Are they DWC, or media beds, or ??? Could I impose on you to send me a picture or two of your systems? You can email me…"
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