"Hear is the system on a test run. Need to replace water if make shift filter does not get the Iron out. Guess I should of flushed the tank on the fire truck before filling DOH. Will need to add my third bed too or…"
"I was thinking a bit more on option 2 and that it is advantageous to keep the sump to increase the volume of water in the system, that way the level won't rise and fall as much in the fish tank. With option 1 the fish tank will always be…"
"Suzanne, Thanks so much for responding
I just re-took the reading (so approx 3 hours after adding 1 qt Maxigro)
Ammonia 6.0 (or possibly higher - maxed out on my dip tester).
Nitrate = 5 (extrapolated)
Nitrite = .5
"What are your ammonia levels? That is a better indicator of whether or not to continue adding it or not. Also, can you review your numbers, the only change you are showing in between the two days is in pH"
"Phil, I purchased eyed eggs from Troutlodge in January. I posted videos of the process on my facebook page. (the one I listed in an previous reply) It was a real experience. But I'm sure its old news to you seeing how you have so many rainbows.…"
Location: Mesa, AZWe have set up a continuous flow IBC growbed. (1 planting bed to start). I started with reverse osmosis water Added 2 oz ammonia for 3 consecutive nights:Reading 4/15:PH = 6.8Nitrate = 10 (extrapolated)Nitrite = 2.0Chlorine…See More
"Phil, thank you for your feedback!
Maureen, after researching the conditions that Arctic Charr can live in I should also be good without a chiller. They can live in waters anywhere from 32 degrees to 75 degrees and with my pond being partially doug…"
"www.nisquallytrout.com is where I buy trout from. Maureen you'll pay hell getting anyone here to buy anything. Koi and Gold fish can be mixed. Newly hatched fist are fry. A couple inches long are fingerlinigs to the…"
"Thanks for that information Phil. The fingerlings are about two inches now. I do not use a chiller because of the way I have constructed my system. My water is at 50 degrees now and wont go much above 55 the coldest part of the winter the temp. was…"