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SLO or External Standpipe - Fish Tank to Swirl

Hi,First post.  I know that an SLO is the standard way to get solids laden water from the fish to a swirl filter, BUT, would an external standpipe work just as well?I am planning on a fiberglass/wood 500 gallon tank leading to a vortex filter made…See More
3 hours ago
Greg Gore replied to Greg Gore's discussion cycling with fish
"I found my solution literally. It's called microbe-lift special blend. It's for fish tank filters. It gets the ecosystem in your tank going faster. I added it today, so I will see what happens in the next week. Cheers"
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10 hours ago
George replied to Greg Gore's discussion cycling with fish
"That is a very long time. "
16 hours ago
David Marland replied to Greg Gore's discussion cycling with fish
"I started with adding the plants and goldfish the same day of start-up after ageing the water for a week. I started adding Seasol a seaweed compound mix. It took six months for my nitrate levels to show, that’s the sign that your bacteria are…"
18 hours ago
Liquid Life Gardens {John} left a comment for Jeff Guykema
"Jeff looked at your setup you got a nice system going keep up the good work and thank you for the compliment."
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"fine, very fine"
George replied to Greg Gore's discussion cycling with fish
"Not that I know of but read about salting to save your fish from the nitrite spike.  Good luck."
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Wicking bed growers

This group is dedicated to those who are interested and growing in wicking beds. Wicking beds in conjunction with aquaponics can enable us to grow just about every crop that cannot be grown in standard aquaponics. Lets discuss deign, operation and…See More
Greg Gore posted a discussion

cycling with fish

I kind of jumped the gun and added fish to my 80 gallon tank. so I was wondering is there a way to cycle faster with fish?ThanksGregSee More
Jeff Guykema joined Chris Smith's group

Raft/Deep Water Culture Growers

A group dedicated to raft growers. A place to share tips, tricks, and general info.See More
Jeff Guykema posted a status
"Catfish have been in for about a week and a half now... and the plants are booming! How fun is this?"
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David Marland replied to David Marland's discussion HI ALL new here
"First off spring here and these boys are going out side soon as it warms up a bit more. "
David Marland replied to David Marland's discussion Worms
"Got the new filters for the indoor system Saturday, did the water change Sunday and placed the filters in the grow bed and covered with leaves. Its Tuesday morning here the 1st of spring. Here is a picture of the little worms cleaning the filters."
Craig Lynch posted a discussion

Just joined, new to aquaponics

Hi everyone!So, my name's Craig, and I live in Provo Utah, and have studied up a ton and am very excited about the idea of aquaponics!I live in a town home and have an HOA, so a greenhouse is, at the moment, out of the question for me. I've…See More
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Elizabeth Ashforth left a comment for Richard Jones
"My contact in the Philippines is Lani Sacay, who runs Aquaponics 101 workshops. Email:"
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