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George replied to Michael Brooks's discussion System Introduction
"About Us What is Green River Greenhouse? My grandfather was an Indiana farmer and I wish you all the best. Perhaps I'll drop in on you someday. "
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George replied to Shane's discussion What would you define as Essential Reading
"The only book I've read is Aquaponic Gardening by Sylvia Bernstein and I recommend it.  Possibly we can overthink this stuff.  Once you get a system built and running, it's not difficult to maintain.  It will certainly help…"
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What would you define as Essential Reading

As a novice to AP and with about 2 years to go to early retirement and a serious desire to live as much off the grid as possible, AP has caught my attention in a serious way as a means to an end to self-sustainable farming. My problem is that there…See More
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IFEANYI NZEMEZIE left a comment for guillaume chastagnol
"WAO! Guillaume, that's great. You'll be my teacher soon."
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Vicky Tye replied to Michael Brooks's discussion System Introduction
"Would love your thoughts on not cutting the IBC - we have not cut as of yet.  We had planned to dig down at least 4 feet to allow the ground heat to help with insulation, etc.  Green house on top of course.  Thanks to everyone…"
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BK replied to BK's discussion Pest problem
"George, thanks for the response, and the link.  One less thing to be concerned with..."
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George replied to BK's discussion Pest problem
"classic leaf miner - nothing to worry about https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leaf_miner"
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Larry Miller replied to Larry Miller's discussion What deficiency is this?
"Thanks Alex. I will add some more epsom salt today and try to bring it up. I have already noticed some increased plant growth since I added some a couple of days ago, so I'm guessing this is the problem. "
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Jeff S replied to Rhonda Hoover's discussion First system, lots of questions
"There are lots of things you can do but the first thing I would change is moving the GBs far enough from the walls to walk around for ease of bed planting/harvesting. 40% of your media beds will be water so your sump will need to be large enough to…"
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Jeff S replied to Michael Brooks's discussion System Introduction
"Vicky, I am in the Detroit area and will agree with Michael about keeping that water warm. It gets expensive in a greenhouse and is my biggest concern for the upcoming winter. I'm using an insulated IBC tank with a 1000 watt heater in a…"
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Jeff S replied to Alex Madgar's discussion Starting my aquaponics system, stocking ratios and different sized tanks
"If it's possible to partition your 1500 gallon tank into equal compartments that's what I would do. That would accomplish several things: 1. You would never need to transfer fish 2. If you have 200 fish per tank the gallons per pound can…"
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Charles Cherry posted a discussion

Help identify this on my tomato plants

I can't figure out what is going on with the inner and lower leaves of my tomato plants.  Please see pictures.  They start out like the first pic end up like the 2nd.  The whole stem dies right at the junction.Any help would be appreciated.DuaneSee More
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Pest problem

I have seen a few slugs in my grow bed and they appear fond…See More
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H. AP setup (30JUL15)

The fish tank is the black tank on the bottom. The fry "tank" is the clear tote on concrete blocks to the left of the fish tank.
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Laurence Hutchinson updated their profile
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Jeff S replied to BK's discussion Kelp fertilizer
"I've had 2 Plecos disappear in my 45 gallon aquarium with 25 3" tilapia in it. The only thing I can come up with is the Tilapia ate them. It doesn't take long for a few hundred fry to dirty up a tank.If you plan to keep any amount of…"
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BK replied to BK's discussion Kelp fertilizer
"Thanks, I have already planted a few more cucumber seeds; along with some squash and eggplant.  With the 3rd unintended birthing of tilapia in my system I'll have plenty of nitrogen to spare.  Once they grow to fingerling size…"
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