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Stuart Polkinghorne replied to Brady Jensen's discussion WATER SOFTENER
"All my water is very hard and I really dislike using more chemicals or RO filters to help lower it. has anyone looking into or tried magnetic water treatment? "
41 minutes ago

Vlad Jovanovic replied to Brendan Van Epps's discussion Whitefly
"Whitefly infestations are certainly not exclusive to aquaponics. They are a pest which causes significant economic damage in many branches of the food growing industries. Plain water will work as just effectively as any seaweed extract the…"
3 hours ago
Zach replied to Zach's discussion My first Day With Plants
"have one here somewhere, just need to find it. thinking of having a swirl dump into sump tank and put my pump in there and dump into my beds, then nthe beds dump into fish tank."
18 hours ago
Zach replied to Zach's discussion My first Day With Plants
"I am going bigger soon enough, have 50 gallon plastic barrel, 396 ghp pump, and black tubing....just putting together plan."
19 hours ago
Bob Bailey left a comment for carolyn
"My talipia have grown fast in less than a year and are ready to eat - over 12" long.  But I had to put everything inside and buy heaters for the 500 gallon tank.  I had to buy the $50 Illinois permit and my place had to be inspected…"
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Kathy Grimes added a discussion to the group Sacramento Aquaponics

Non feeder goldfish & worms

Hello-Has anybody found a source for non-feeder goldfish?  We keep losing our entire system of goldfish everytime we buy more goldfish from Petsmart.  We are also looking for local worms.See More
22 hours ago
Curry Benoit replied to Robert Clark's discussion space / price effective tanks
"Chances are the they are safe for the fish. MikeH is right though, unless you plan on scrapping the system before you add the red claws, American crawfish shouldn't be an option. As far as goldfish go, I use them to start off any new system.…"
23 hours ago
Curry Benoit replied to Chris's discussion Cycling
"I always kick a new system off using goldfish. They are cheap and easy to replace, and they make the same ammonia as every other fish. Depending on your water supply some of your fish will probably die. I used Youtube to find out everything I would…"
23 hours ago
Curry Benoit replied to Zach's discussion My first Day With Plants
"I agree with Alex, with 12 fish I would add even more plants if your concerned about space, maybe you could go with some micro greens, or a couple vine of plants that you could control their direction of growth. On your 50 gallon barrel system, you…"
Curry Benoit replied to Brendan Van Epps's discussion Whitefly
"I haven't had any problems with white fly specifically, but I have had other insect infestations. So, I caught two baby lizards 6 months ago and put them in my greenhouse. Now they are fully grown (4 inch bodies) and every time I see them they…"
Hollis Armstrong posted a discussion

Basic Questions

I'm trying to put together a BCA (Business Case Analysis) for commercial AP operation. I have come across a few things that I'm not sure about. If you guys could help me out a little here I would appreciate it.1) Is there a list of what vegetables…See More
Brendan Van Epps replied to Brendan Van Epps's discussion Whitefly
"Thanks everyone! Nice to know that it is not just I that shares in the frustration. I have begun using the liquid seaweed already and I am setting up the traps today. I will keep you posted. Liquid life...I like your solution...however I must…"
Keith Rowan left a comment for Bill Rosselot
"i'm probably a little too far from you, up near cleveland, i've had an ap system since 2010, started outdoors my first year then moved into my basement... if i can offer any help, i'd be glad to"
Liquid Life Gardens {John} replied to Brendan Van Epps's discussion Whitefly
"Have you thought about non-venomous spiders like daddy long legs and others. According to National Geographic their Latin name in English means "aphid suckers " you might look into this as a possibility."
Steve Erickson replied to Brendan Van Epps's discussion Whitefly
"I hear you about it being frustrating. I've got either a whitefly or some sort of fungus gnat problem that I haven't been able to resolve. It is very frustrating. I am growing in a basement. I have tried applying beneficial nematodes as…"
Wade replied to Joe Phillips's discussion Low Nitrates
"You can supplement the nutrients in your system. When I started my system originally I used Maxicrop with iron during the cycling. The plants did great. You can purchase the stuff in the Aquaponic Store. For a system as small as yours a few drops…"
Suzanne Hayes replied to Brendan Van Epps's discussion Whitefly
"please post if you have any luck with the liquid seaweed. Apparently there is a tomato disease that is caused/transmitted by white flies. The only "remedy" have have seen in traditional gardening is to pull the plant and start again. Not…"
Paul Trudeau replied to Brian's discussion Question regarding our summer weather in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"San Luis Obispo? "
Liquid Life Gardens {John} joined Chris Smith's group

Raft/Deep Water Culture Growers

A group dedicated to raft growers. A place to share tips, tricks, and general info.See More


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    Started by Brady Jensen in Water Topics. Last reply by Stuart Polkinghorne 41 minutes ago. 2 Replies


    Started by Brendan Van Epps in Basic and Useful Info. Last reply by Vlad Jovanovic 3 hours ago. 7 Replies

    My first Day With Plants

    Started by Zach in Plant Topics. Last reply by Zach 18 hours ago. 6 Replies

    space / price effective tanks

    Started by Robert Clark in Aquaponic Discussions. Last reply by Curry Benoit 23 hours ago. 13 Replies


    Started by Chris in System Cycling. Last reply by Curry Benoit 23 hours ago. 3 Replies

    Basic Questions

    Started by Hollis Armstrong in Basic and Useful Info yesterday. 0 Replies

    Low Nitrates

    Started by Joe Phillips in System Cycling. Last reply by Wade yesterday. 3 Replies

    Aquaponics PA

    Started by Rob in Member System Introductions. Last reply by Jeff S on Wednesday. 7 Replies

    Drinking Aquaponic Water

    Started by Tim Day in Aquaponic Discussions. Last reply by Bob Siedel on Wednesday. 8 Replies

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