"Personally, we are turning to aquaponics out of desperation. My answer may not count because I am just in start-up mode and not yet actually growing aquaponically.
Big AG is forcing us into it.
GMO proliferation of the food chain and…"
"Because I believed it was the best way to grow food, but the wild claims of 4 times the yield proved to be a lie.
I have been there and done that. I might even return completely to soil based gardening because it does not rely on pumps and…"
I would like to talk to someone in San Antonio Texas that can help me with my new aquatic system. I am starting and trying to balance the system before adding fish. Also, where can I purchase Mozambique Tilapa?See More
"I am a very DIY person and so is my family, I like the aspect of being self reliant. I learned & raised parrots for 20 years and created a business around them. I learned and started raising miniature horses since 1999.…"
"Hi Jack, how long has your system been cycling? Generally systems start out going high but once they get established they go low. I used PH down during the first 6 mos to a year but once it naturally went low I started using ashes from the GH wood…"
"I am selling my system in Thornton, CO. It includes 1 55 Gal sump, 3x5 DWC, 3 50 gal drums, 1 633 gph pump, air pump w/ 4 air stones, and a T5 6 tube 4ft light which needs new bulbs. I am asking $300 for this.
Also for sale is the control box which…"
"I have been having issues with getting my PH down. I've been told that most nutrients get locked out above 7.2. I'm running in excess of 7.6 or higher most of the time . I live in the state of NH with artesian well water. It is very hard.…"
"Yeah. Going to start raising the Trout from large fingerlings. Adding 4 more 1200 gallon tanks. During the grow out stage, I will keep purchasing and selling 1-1/2 pounders.
The cost and die off is simply too expensive to keep…"
"Rob, in your estimation, what do you think the minimum ratio (in terms of surface area) for rafts to media would be in order to achieve good filtration of solids and good biofiltration? (It looks like you have about a 2:1?) I ask because where I am…"
"I am working on a set of plans but I will be awhile finishing up. I am stalled at 110 pages and I don't want to go ahead until my system has proven itself and is finished with all bugs worked out.. There are enough vids out there on great ideas…"
"I would say 2". The small fish I have put in my system stay near the over flow plumbing even though it is in the end claimed by the dominate male. So I would recommend you provide protective cover for them. "