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Ron Weaver replied to Ron Weaver's discussion tank turned green in 2 days
"thanks great this a outside grow/fish tank in AZ,  i will cover the fish tank to block as much light as i can will the fish eat it?"
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Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair replied to Ron Weaver's discussion tank turned green in 2 days
"You are likely witnessing an explosion microscopic aquatic eukaryotic organisms known as algae. The green color is chlorophyll which the organisms use to turn light into energy. Eliminate the light that is hitting your water and you will…"
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Pam DeLong replied to Pam DeLong's discussion How harmful are API Products?
"Excellent! I see Walmart carries a Camco filter that runs about $15...sounds like a good investment! I was unavailable when API called me back; they left a message that further reiterated not using API products for food-fish. I called the…"
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Ron Weaver posted a discussion

tank turned green in 2 days

i have a 200 gal ibc pea gravel grow bed (nothing growing in it yet)water tested as8/20 PH 8.2 Amm .5 nitrite .5 nitrate 58/21 PH 8.2 Amm.25 Nitrite .5 Nitrate 58/24 PH 8.2 Amm .25 Nitrite .25 Nitrate 58/28 PH 8.2 Amm .25 Nitrite 0 Nitrate 09/1  PH…See More
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Jack Dunbar replied to Jeremiah Robinson's discussion Spinach in Low Tunnel at 35 degF and 100% RH in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"You're very welcome Jeremiah."
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Jeremiah Robinson replied to Jeremiah Robinson's discussion Spinach in Low Tunnel at 35 degF and 100% RH in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
" Thanks Jack!  I sent him an email.  If he replies I'll post it here."
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Jack Dunbar replied to Jeremiah Robinson's discussion Spinach in Low Tunnel at 35 degF and 100% RH in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Hi Jeremiah I don't know if this might be useful to you but we have this gentleman in our area.. David O Connell aka Dr. Tomato, who has years of experience with hydroponics and I went to a seminar at his home and he had his greenhouses and…"
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Bill Phelps posted a discussion

Siphon Stopped Working

I have a three grow-bed system with a 180 gallon main tank and a 90gallon sump.  The system has been working reliably for about 18months.  Recently two of the siphons stopping working.  The grow beds fill up, then the water just dribbles over the…See More
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affanehsan replied to affanehsan's discussion plants dying in new system
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Carson Miller replied to affanehsan's discussion plants dying in new system
"Test kits are available on Amazon Prime here if you're interested.  The test kit will allow you to measure pH, ammonia, nitrite, and nitrate."
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Jim Maceda posted a discussion

Stumbling start, ammonia

Careless error, I put a 1/4 cup ammonia into sump to start cycle and later realized I used the wrong one. It has a surfactants. My ammonia level is below 1. How bad is this and how do I fix it.See More
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Dan E. Burns posted a discussion

Transparent grow beds

I'm designing a system of V-shaped shelfs that serve as grow beds.  I'm considering making the shelves of clear acrylic to display the root systems.  Roots adjacent to the acrylic walls would of course be exposed to photoelectric radiation from the…See More
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Keith Rowan replied to affanehsan's discussion plants dying in new system
"no media, so no biofiltration.. plant roots will get covered with debris and basically suffocate.. put in a media bed"
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'Air' On The Side Of Caution - Part 2

http://www.BigelowBrook.com/donate This is the second part of the video series on how we installed a new air system into our DWC beds in the Aquaponic system...
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Xpim's discussion My First System - need advice :D
"It sounds like the composition of the sand is good (your vinegar test). 2-6mm seems a bit small to me, but you'll have to try it out and see what happens over time. It's good that your thinking so much about pre-filtering. With all that…"
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affanehsan posted a discussion

plants dying in new system

Hi,i recently, about a month ago started my small aquaponics system consisting of a 200 gallon IBC container having 150 tilapia fingerlings. due to non availability of water test kits around i cannot count the ammonia, nitrates and nitrite although…See More
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