"The cfl grow lights I definitely recommend. I got this 125w cfl grow light that is about 45$ off of amazon. I definitely recommend this light if your'e looking for a grow light that is power conscious and makes the plants grow well"
"I am trying to keep it under 1875w which is 15 amps for my 2 systems. That is my max amount of electricity i am willing to put into this. I am using 125w cfl grow lights, not those 1000w hps grow lights which would make my electricity bill…"
I'm in the Boston area and would like to share ideas.I have an 8' x12' greenhouse and have been experimenting with aquaponics for a couple of years. Am thinking of attending the next Aquaponic Fest in July.
"Hey Max. I just watched your last video... Nice looking setup. Have you been keeping track of your electric bill? I'm just kind of curious as I'm finding that this hobby is a bit pricey. I look forward seeing your next setup."
"Hey there Robbie,
Since I actually am a bit dyslexic...that would probably be me :)
Displacement would leave room for about 38% water...and not the other way around.
So a 160 gallon sump (using an indexing valve) would be plenty...
I have purchased a 100 Gallon rubbermaid stock tank and 5 buckets with net pot lids. I am going to stock the pond with about 10-15 Blue tilapia and be growing tomato plants in my basement. I am excited about this new system, and I will post further…See More
This is a tricky place to grow. Here's why:
In theory, given the limited number of hours of direct light on plants, you'd want to grow shade or cooler weather plants. These are plants that thrive in bright, indirect…"
"Hey Vlad, Robbie here not sure why it says Robert. One of us must be having a dyslexic moment. I was sure clay displaced more only leaving 38% available for water. Regardless all the math we each did is correct and I agree that this size of a system…"
"Hey Max. Just saw your video. Looks great. I'm in Wolcott. I just started my set up this January. My basement looks like yours.. I'm doing an IBC tote for the fish and Cement trays for the beds. I might…"
"Day 3 urease aged humonia: its still making ammonia, today it was 24 drops to get 4ppm ammonia in 64oz. Vlad's figures for ammonia in fully aged humonia are 16.6 drops to get 4ppm in 64oz of water. Only another day or two and the…"
"Same exact principle as dwc rafts, roots are always in running water. It's typically referred to as NFT. I have found that I can turn off the water to my pipes at night to save a bit of energy and reduce heat loss and the plants have plenty of…"