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Jim Fisk replied to Brendan Van Epps's discussion Whitefly
"3000 ladybugs did a splendid job of clearing up our whitefly infestation in our 24x24 GH. I ordered 1500 but after 2 weeks lost in the mail the vendor sent another 1500 and of course they BOTH arrived on the same day 3 weeks later. The original box…"
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Jim Fisk replied to Angela Pierce's discussion Wintering your IBC tote/ fish tank in the group IBC Aquaponics
"I did not insulate the 275g inground sump as I wanted it to buffer the temp down in the Summer and up in the Winter. Seems to help. Keep in mind I grow trout so the ground temps are in their range."
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Jim Fisk commented on Jim Fisk's group IBC Aquaponics
"Arthur, KISS.  The little pump sits in the sump and pumps sump water. It heats about 2500g of system water. If you used say copper at great expense these days, then you would need a heat exchanger in the sump but I try and keep it simple and…"
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Deborah Niemann commented on JoAnne Bell's event Introduction to Homesteading
"Hi, everyone! Nice to "meet" you all! I'm Deborah and am looking forward to heading out to Colorado in May for the workshop. If you have any questions about me or the workshop, just ask! "
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Commercial Aquaponics With Applied Permaculture Design: Backyard, Family & Commercial Systems at HannaLeigh Farm - Austin Aquaponics

March 26, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 2015 at 6pm
Join us for the 1st Commercial Aquaponics Training at Austin Aquaponics! Learn the Trade Secrets and Custom Designs with Experienced Professionals with over 25 Years of Collective Experience!Course Description This training will provide you with a…See More
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Hollis Armstrong replied to Hollis Armstrong's discussion Calculating water in NFT
"Also does anyone know how to calculate how many ft of NFT pipe beds you can have for any given amount of media grow beds? Since the media grow beds are the bio filters for the fish water before you can run it through the NFT pipes, how many feet of…"
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Calculating water in NFT

Ok I know and understand square footage of the media beds, its an easy calculation if you have 4 x 8 x 1 ft bed then you have 32 sq ft. When you calculate fish/sq ft ratio its usually 1 lb/sq ft of media grow bed. My question is how do you do the…See More
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Karen Trimner commented on JoAnne Bell's event Introduction to Homesteading
"Would love to come, however I live in Michigan and I hope to be planting garden that day. :D"
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Arthur King, Jr. commented on Jim Fisk's group IBC Aquaponics
"Do you have any heat storage in the collector loop, or does it directly heat the AP water?  What is you heat transfer fluid in the collector?"
2 hours ago
Brent Shafer replied to Carson Miller's discussion Nutrient deficency with Leaf Lettuce
"how many gallons do you have? Yes this fish will grow and need to be culled ,if they over saturate the system. But you cant expect nutrients to be available for your plants until you hit at least 1lb of fish per 3-5 gallons of water. Think about how…"
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IBC Aquaponics

A place for IBC tote systems to share what they have learned and system designs.See More
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Linda Kowalski commented on JoAnne Bell's event Aquaponics Immersion Course
"A bit to far from Wisconsin"
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Linda Kowalski commented on JoAnne Bell's event Aquaponics Immersion Course
"A bit to far from Wisconsin"
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Linda Kowalski commented on JoAnne Bell's event Aquaponics Immersion Course
"a bit to far from wisconsin"
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Linda Kowalski commented on JoAnne Bell's event Introduction to Homesteading
"Thanks  for the invite but I live in Wisconsin. "
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Carson Miller replied to Carson Miller's discussion Nutrient deficency with Leaf Lettuce
"Thank you for your reply. Yes it's current, I'm using comet goldfish for now and couldn't find any information on how many to add except a lbs/gal calculation.  It's very difficult to gauge with goldfish which I don't…"
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Brent Shafer replied to Carson Miller's discussion Nutrient deficency with Leaf Lettuce
"Looking at the system pic = fish density is very low ? is that a current pic? IF so, you may have very low nutrients available anyway."
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