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Randall Wimbish commented on Waneta E. Dalton's status
"You did the right thing. When it comes to fish and Aquaponics, take every thing slowly and see what happens next."
3 hours ago
Butch Pornebo replied to Vlad Jovanovic's discussion Pee-Ponics Flowering - Struvite in the group Fish-less Systems
"thanks for the quick reply. I was hoping that you are the one to reply because I have not seen any details of peeponics from other forums. would it be safe to assume that the fish waste is essentially same or similar to humonia in regards to what…"
3 hours ago

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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Stacey King's discussion Flood and drain nutrient problems ... suggestions? in the group Fish-less Systems
"No, it's not really adequate for many plants...but what you can do is use double the amount of water you use in the test...thereby bringing up detectable levels to 11ppm. (if you triple the amount of water you bring up the readable range to…"
4 hours ago
Waneta E. Dalton posted a status
"Liquid Maxicrop changed the color of my fishtank water so did not but the whole thing in."
5 hours ago
Waneta E. Dalton posted a status
"I am also trying to raise the Ph. Adding additive slowly so no change yet."
5 hours ago
Waneta E. Dalton posted a status
"I put some Maxicrop into my fishtank last night."
5 hours ago

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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Vlad Jovanovic's discussion Pee-Ponics Flowering - Struvite in the group Fish-less Systems
"Yes, shake the bottles and use that too. Those white substances are mostly phosphate precipitates (calcium phosphate, and magnesium phosphate...both are quite plant beneficial). They are forming because the urea is hydrolyzing (turning into)…"
5 hours ago
Butch Pornebo replied to Vlad Jovanovic's discussion Pee-Ponics Flowering - Struvite in the group Fish-less Systems
"not sure if this the right thread to ask this question but ..... So I have a few bottles of aged pee, about 2 weeks old, that I'm planning to use for fish-less cycling and might go peeponics all the way. there are "white substance"…"
5 hours ago
Dr. George B. Brooks, Jr. commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"The 2013 United States Department of Agriculture Census of Aquaculture (PDF format): http://1.usa.gov/1rEe54RArizona: Farms – 13 - Sales: $5,900,000Tilapia in United State: Food size: 12,464,000 18,428,000 lbs. Avg size:…"
6 hours ago
Xpim replied to Xpim's discussion My First System - need advice :D
"Hi all! I know I'm skipping some photos for now but I feel like I'm going to have lots of time until the bacteria builds up so I will upload photos from when I was building the GB's stands and some other details on the…"
6 hours ago
Stacey King replied to Stacey King's discussion Flood and drain nutrient problems ... suggestions? in the group Fish-less Systems
"Ok some thoughts ... If the beetroot are deficient in phosphorous, its still not the cause of the problem, because the ones that are at the drip are not deficient. Its only those out of ideal nutrient access that are in trouble. So, there is still…"
7 hours ago
Peter Wolff replied to Peter Wolff's discussion dutch buckets one tomatoe plant or more?
"Hi Vlad Thanks for the response. I have a pond with 30 koi and goldfish, 2 filters, (1 bio filter and 1 swirl filter) Temperatures are still around 30 degrees CELCIUS, I live in south spain. Nights not below 20 yet. Will add 50 tilapias next week…"
9 hours ago

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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Peter Wolff's discussion dutch buckets one tomatoe plant or more?
"Hi Peter...assuming you have enough nutrients, light, and pre-filtering of solids (and good temps) you can probably plant 2 toms per 20 liter bucket. I've only done that in square buckets planting each tom in opposite corners and using support…"
9 hours ago
Jeremiah Robinson commented on Jim Fisk's photo
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"Gotcha.  I've been thinking of adding some different filter styles to my basic design.  The trick is figuring out how someone can build one with stuff they can get at their hardware store or by ordering online. One easy addition I can…"
10 hours ago
Jim Fisk commented on Jim Fisk's photo
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"Now I also have another filter online, although I am not running much thru it, (just enough to keep it aerobic along with an airstone in the bottom). It is the poly fill filter that I have posted before, and it is great at removing algae and I would…"
12 hours ago
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13 hours ago
Jeremiah Robinson commented on Jim Fisk's photo
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"So it sounds like your solution is to filter, filter, filter. Was there a time when your system had cloudiness?  Say, before you implemented some of your filtration?"
13 hours ago
Jim Fisk commented on Jim Fisk's photo
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"@ Jeff, thanks, I wear way too many hats. @ Jere: 5 media beds, swirl filter and 2 Bio-filters I would guess. Here is a pic I took while the grow out FT was empty showing the PU for the Bio (top) and for the SLO. Sorry about the graininess but it…"
13 hours ago
Jeremiah Robinson commented on Jim Fisk's photo
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"Hey Jim, I'm curious what you think does the clarification to make your water clear?  How do you deal with the microscopic dissolved solids that make my water cloudy?"
15 hours ago
John Cubit replied to Sylvia Bernstein's discussion The Bug Battle
"We have had numerous issues with aphids over the past two years including have them move in to my house when I relocated some habanero plants indoors.  Terrible little things that they are we tried, clove spray, peppermint spray, soap and god…"
15 hours ago
 

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