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Jim Fisk commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Perhaps Rob Nash can give you the best review. Sounds to me like you are doing it right. I am only a month into my DWC so I may run into the same problem. I eagerly await Rob's take on it. I am already seeing some build up on the bottom of my…"
6 minutes ago
Jeff S commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"G Mo, I am building the radial filters. Pretty simple to do. I just drilled my first hole in the barrel yesterday. You Tube is a wonderful/dangerous thing. I'm setting up the systems in my back yard to verify measurements and functionality…"
50 minutes ago
G Mo commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Fish pond to grow beds to sump to dwc to sump to fish pond. "
1 hour ago
Jim Fisk replied to Danny's discussion Adding Fish and Plants in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Danny, I would do a search for those key words right in the search box above. They have all been covered in great depth on here. For example: Fish quantity to plant ratio"
1 hour ago
Jim Fisk commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"G Mo, we can help more if you give a better description of your system flow. Do you have a clear water sump after the media beds? If so, that is the water to send to the DWC bed. If you are draining from the media beds back to the FT and then…"
1 hour ago
Rob Nash replied to Carson Miller's discussion Wooden Growbed Sealing/Suggestions
"the calk would be about 1/3 of the cost DuraSkrim liner.. i recommend putting your money toward the right purchase and be done with it...   heck.. i have that much liner laying around... im willing to send it to you for free, just to see…"
2 hours ago
Maggie Culver replied to Maggie Culver's discussion High pH expanded clay
"Thank you to all of you for your help!  I feel like such a "dummy" for not even knowing my water was so alkaline!  But I guess I'm in a better position to help others in the future having gone through this.  I will feed…"
3 hours ago
G Mo commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Did you buy a radial filter or make it?"
3 hours ago
Rob Nash replied to Adam Dusen's discussion 40,000 liter DWC in The Bahamas (run by a newbie)
"hybrid with media beds is my personal favorite. "
11 hours ago
Nick Naselli left a comment for Lloyd Booth
"Hi there Lloyd ! My name is Nick and I'm in Olympia. I'm very interested to hear how your record keeping figures are going. Perhaps more curious about what variables your monitoring and how regularly? All the best in your growing :)"
13 hours ago
Nick Naselli replied to Adam Dusen's discussion 40,000 liter DWC in The Bahamas (run by a newbie)
"Wow that's quite the situation you've gotten into! What an opportunity! I support all your proposed methods to deal with the heavy sediment. Thanks for the post, and the attached diagrams :)"
13 hours ago
Nick Naselli left a comment for Dan Vega
"Hi Dan. I have not been signed into my account on this site for some time, and saw you wrote on my wall. I hope all is well with your projects! I am in Olympia and working in Union, Wa. I developed and currently maintain a 750 gallon pond raising…"
14 hours ago
Jeff S commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"My fall GH update/expansion will have 2 heavily stocked FTs each with 2  14 cu. ft. gravel beds and a 12 sq. ft. raft. There will be 12 Zipgrow Towers adding more filtration to one of the systems. I just tested a tower with great…"
14 hours ago
Scott Roberts replied to Maggie Culver's discussion High pH expanded clay
"Vlad - thanks for clearing that up! You're a font of knowledge. I look forward to meeting you in a couple weeks at the AquaponicsFest. "
15 hours ago
G Mo commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"I  have a 3500 gal pool with 150 koi and 2 4x8 gravel beds and 1 30x4 trough.  The pool and gravel beds have been great for the past 1.5 years but I've never had anything but muddy roots in the trough.  I'm in the process of…"
15 hours ago
Randall Wimbish replied to Maggie Culver's discussion High pH expanded clay
"I found some locally today.  Rabbit Hill farm Minerals plus. The newly acquired Brite Ideas in north Austin has a good bit of it."
15 hours ago
Rob Nash commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"media beds are the best mechanical and bio filter combo available. besides.. your growing options are very limited in a raft.. definitely go with a hybrid system when you can... helpful info = a 4ft x 8ft bed services 150 gallons.."
16 hours ago
Rob Nash replied to Maggie Culver's discussion High pH expanded clay
"minerals plus should be available online... try amazon follow the directions on the bag... i did something like 4lbs / 100 sft."
16 hours ago
Randall Wimbish replied to Maggie Culver's discussion High pH expanded clay
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16 hours ago
Adam Dusen replied to Adam Dusen's discussion 40,000 liter DWC in The Bahamas (run by a newbie)
"Some photos of the system:Four adult tilapia tanks, 740 gallons each in the background (only three visible in photo). Have four more in the foreground that will be plumbed in eventually and are just used to grow duckweed and store equipment at the…"
17 hours ago
 

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