"Thanks for the replies, fellas. Wild Dog, I have been trying to pollinate with both a Q-tip and a small paintbrush, and neither method has had any effect. The fact that the leaves are showing textbook magnesium deficiency symptoms (and…"
I came across this link for a FAO publication which I would like to share. It is useful for some small hobby type production and lists out kit components etc as well as having some good "life cycle diagrams" etc.…See More
"The way I've heard it duckweed is high in protein which is good for fish growth. I tried growing it in the past with mixed results. It did grow but not as fast as everyone said. I had an IBC covered with it and put in a few hundred fingerlings.…"
"I follow Bright Agrotech's recommendation of bi-weekly addition of Epsom salt, potassium sulphate, and iron chelate. Since I started this I haven't had any nutrient issues. In my 500 gallon system I use 6 tsp. iron, 3 tbsp.…"
"I just picked up a couple of 4" drain pipes for about $6 each for my first NFT setup.. The\y are white thin walled but have a black inner wall so painting won't be necessary. They are rigid enough I think I shouldn't need more than 3…"
"If your goldfish lives a good life it should be around for 10yrs or more. I met one that was 25yrs old once. That fish was over 12" plus tail. The size of a full grown goldfish is the humane issue of concern. Failing to manage waste properly…"
"on the note of cucumbers are the bee's able to polinate the flowers? if not you ill have to polinate them yourself. that is one of the symptoms of not being polinized. excuse my spelling. as far as the rest of your fertiliazation i will need to…"
"Looking at your idea...one thought comes to mind...I WANNA PLAY! love your idea ! hope your actualy making your own bell syphon pumps w recycled materials. I am jealous that i dont have room to expand or build like that. I love creating these…"
"this 1/2 drum grow bed outside is fed w 4 medium sized gold fish in a feed barrel (trash can size) Thats right folks FOUR fish feed everything on my porch . 3 cucumber , several mint , basil, aloe vera, roma tomatoes, (wich climed to roof !) , the…"
"that is a good way to start your good w the fishtank size at 1st. i have a 110 gal. feed trough in my living room for koi and goldfish. and several other fish tanks, including a 21 year old african cichid, running on the system. a feed…"