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with index valve, each GB will have to wait too long and get dry till it gets a turn

Hi,I am setting up my second system which is all IBC tanks.  I have four GB.  All of them are 1/2 IBC tanks, which is about 125 gallons each.  I have not settled on a sumb tank size or how far down it would be.  I am looking at index valves because…See More
1 hour ago
Butch Pornebo commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"I've read some threads that high ammonia inhibits or slows down bacteria colonization. Since I'm going fishless cycling, my concern is towards unnecessarily delaying the cycling process."
6 hours ago
Leo White Bear commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Butch-   As long as you do Not have fish in your system, don't worry too much with a water change, just don't add any more ammonia untill you system is cycled.  You will know when the Nitrites drop and the nitrates climb. …"
6 hours ago
Butch Pornebo commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"so it's been 12 days since I have started my fishless cycling and 10 days since I last added ammonia. I'm afraid that I might have overdid the ammonia. It's definitely 4 and 8 based on the API color graph. Yesterday Nitrite showed up…"
6 hours ago
Jack Dunbar replied to Johnny Kral's discussion Pump failure. in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"I didn't have pump failure but I think my pump may be on its way out. I noticed today that my flow slowed down and my auto syphons wouldn't kick in. They just dribbled so I pulled the power cord to shut the pump off and pulled the pump…"
6 hours ago
Jack Dunbar replied to Jack Dunbar's discussion Magnesium Deficiency? in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Hi I want to thank you all for the great info and videos. I wanted to update you. The videos were great and that free key wasn't free unless you bought something with it. I paid .99 for it. I've got no complaints 'cause it did…"
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Jack Dunbar added a discussion to the group Aquaponics For Beginners
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Total Dissolved Solids or Electrical Conductivity Meters

A good friend of mine is into Hydroponics and just today we got into this discussion of EC (Electrical Conductivity) and the use of various nutrients to come up with an ideal N-P-K for plants. He does Hydroponics and he has certain numbers that I…See More
7 hours ago
Jeremiah Robinson replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Wow.  That delta-T is really fantastic.  Wallapinis - at least yours - are more  impressive than I'd thought.  Your average single-wall poly hoop house would only achieve about half of that. I'll be curious to know what…"
9 hours ago
Phil Slaton replied to Phil Slaton's discussion Tilapia in the Philippines in the group Northwest Aquaponics
"Oh, meant to say that he started out as an Aquaponic grower."
13 hours ago
Ian Cameron replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Snowed last night for a while. At 5am went to check things out and here are some temp readings. Outside (OAT) 4C or 39F. Inside (IAT) 18.8C or 66F. No heat yet, but thinking to light the fire today. Plants looking happy and fish doing fine.…"
14 hours ago
Vicki C Root left a comment for Gareth Pretorius
"Hello, Gareth!  I am Vicki Root from South Central Texas USA, and I am on my way to Entebbe, Uganda in February, and then to Masaka for a permanent change sometime in the mid to late 2015.  How far into this are you?  Do you have any…"
15 hours ago
Vicki C Root left a comment for Massimo Alberto Galassi
"Hello, Massimo!  I am Vicki Root from South Central Texas USA, and I am on my way to Entebbe, Uganda in February, and then to Masaka for a permanent change sometime in the mid to late 2015.  How far into this are you?  Do you have any…"
15 hours ago
Vicki C Root left a comment for Hugo Botha
"Hello, Hugo!  I am Vicki Root from South Central Texas USA, and I am on my way to Entebbe, Uganda in February, and then to Masaka for a permanent change sometime in the mid to late 2015.  How far into this are you?  Do you have any…"
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Vicki C Root left a comment for Li-Zé Marais
"Hello, Li-Ze!  I am Vicki Root from South Central Texas USA, and I am on my way to Entebbe, Uganda in February, and then to Masaka for a permanent change sometime in the mid to late 2015.  How far into this are you?  Do you have any…"
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Vicki C Root left a comment for Jurgen
"Hello, Jurgen!  I am Vicki Root from South Central Texas USA, and I am on my way to Entebbe, Uganda in February, and then to Masaka for a permanent change sometime in the mid to late 2015.  How far into this are you?  Do you have any…"
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Vicki C Root left a comment for Björn Beyers
"Hello, Bjorn!  I am Vicki Root from South Central Texas USA, and I am on my way to Entebbe, Uganda in February, and then to Masaka for a permanent change sometime in the mid to late 2015.  How far into this are you?  Do you have any…"
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Vicki C Root left a comment for James Bhatch
"Hello, James!  I am Vicki Root from South Central Texas USA, and I am on my way to Entebbe, Uganda in February, and then to Masaka for a permanent change sometime in the mid to late 2015.  How far into this are you?  Do you have any…"
15 hours ago
Vicki C Root left a comment for steven christie
"Hello, Steven!  I am Vicki Root from South Central Texas USA, and I am on my way to Entebbe, Uganda in February, and then to Masaka for a permanent change sometime in the mid to late 2015.  How far into this are you?  Do you have any…"
15 hours ago
Vicki C Root left a comment for Blake Cantrell
"Blake, My husband and I are just getting started as well in aquaponics, but we want to "take it on the road" so to speak.  Actually, across the ocean...to Masaka, Uganda, East Africa.  We are forming a 501c3 now, and trying to…"
15 hours ago
Moe replied to glenn wilkerson's discussion chop system design questions
"Hi, How do you figure your pipes to suck air and water together? Thanks "
16 hours ago
 

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