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BK replied to BK's discussion Kelp fertilizer
"Thanks for the replies, fellas.  Wild Dog, I have been trying to pollinate with both a Q-tip and a small paintbrush, and neither method has had any effect.  The fact that the leaves are showing textbook magnesium deficiency symptoms (and…"
35 minutes ago
Alan posted a discussion

FAO Booklet Detailed hobby kits and stuff

I came across this link for a FAO publication which I would like to share. It is useful for some small hobby type production and lists out kit components etc as well as having some good "life cycle diagrams" etc.…See More
1 hour ago
Jeff S replied to Chelsea Brannan's discussion Growing Duckweed for Fish Food
"The way I've heard it duckweed is high in protein which is good for fish growth. I tried growing it in the past with mixed results. It did grow but not as fast as everyone said. I had an IBC covered with it and put in a few hundred fingerlings.…"
2 hours ago
Jeff S replied to BK's discussion Kelp fertilizer
"I follow Bright Agrotech's recommendation of bi-weekly addition of Epsom salt, potassium sulphate, and iron chelate. Since I started this I haven't had any nutrient issues.  In my 500 gallon system I use 6 tsp. iron,  3 tbsp.…"
2 hours ago
Jeff S replied to Woody Dickard's discussion What can be grown in pvc pipes?
"I just picked up a couple of 4" drain pipes for about $6 each for my first NFT setup.. The\y are white thin walled but have a black inner wall so painting won't be necessary. They are rigid enough I think I shouldn't need more than 3…"
2 hours ago
Matt H. replied to Kim Buker's discussion Advice needed!
"If your goldfish lives a good life it should be around for 10yrs or more. I met one that was 25yrs old once. That fish was over 12" plus tail. The size of a full grown goldfish is the humane issue of concern. Failing to manage waste properly…"
3 hours ago
Chris " Wild Dog " S. replied to BK's discussion Kelp fertilizer
"on the note of cucumbers are the bee's able to polinate the flowers? if not you ill have to polinate them yourself. that is one of the symptoms of not being polinized. excuse my spelling. as far as the rest of your fertiliazation i will need to…"
4 hours ago
George replied to Larry Miller's discussion What deficiency is this?
"I add epsom when I add iron good luck"
5 hours ago
Chris " Wild Dog " S. updated their profile
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Chris " Wild Dog " S. replied to Rhonda Hoover's discussion First system, lots of questions
"Looking at your idea...one thought comes to mind...I WANNA PLAY!  love your idea ! hope your actualy making your own bell syphon pumps w recycled materials. I am jealous that i dont have room to expand or build like that. I love creating these…"
6 hours ago
Chris " Wild Dog " S. commented on Chris " Wild Dog " S.'s album
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Wilds Aquaponics Update July 2015

"this 1/2 drum grow bed outside is fed w 4 medium sized gold fish in a feed barrel (trash can size) Thats right folks FOUR fish feed everything on my porch . 3 cucumber , several mint , basil, aloe vera, roma tomatoes, (wich climed to roof !) , the…"
6 hours ago
Chris " Wild Dog " S. posted an album

Wilds Aquaponics Update July 2015

Some quick pics before i tie all this into one system and to show how well things are growing, the big secret is having a guard cat :)
6 hours ago
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Chris " Wild Dog " S. replied to Kim Buker's discussion Advice needed!
"that is a good way to start your good w the fishtank size at 1st. i have a 110 gal. feed trough in my living room for koi and goldfish. and several other fish tanks, including a 21 year old african cichid, running on the system. a feed…"
8 hours ago
Larry Miller replied to Larry Miller's discussion What deficiency is this?
"Thanks George. I have put epsom salt in before but it's been a while and I was just reading that many tanks need it on a regular schedule.  "
9 hours ago
Chris " Wild Dog " S. replied to hang chaithonh's discussion pulser pump is it possible for IBC
"oops forgot to post the link ha ha  experiment learn grow. right !? http://www.instructables.com/id/A-homemade-water-pump/ "
9 hours ago
Chris " Wild Dog " S. replied to hang chaithonh's discussion pulser pump is it possible for IBC
"i found a small scale DIY pump to give you ideas and get You started. look at my page i am into DIY and recycling as much as possible. i have a bell syphon pump made from a plastic coffee can, 1 liter soda bottle and a tube inside the fitting. this…"
9 hours ago
Vic Wagoner left a comment for Linda Logan
"We read a comment that you made to Jeff G. about fish for his aquaponics system and you mentioned getting 70 lbs of tomatoes. Are your barrel and fish tank in a greenhouse? We are having trouble getting more than a couple tomatoes."
9 hours ago
George replied to Larry Miller's discussion What deficiency is this?
"Not sure but I'd add a couple of tbs Epsom salt (magnesium)"
11 hours ago
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    Kelp fertilizer

    Started by BK in Fish Topics. Last reply by BK 35 minutes ago. 4 Replies

    Growing Duckweed for Fish Food

    Started by Chelsea Brannan in Plant Topics. Last reply by Jeff S 2 hours ago. 10 Replies

    What can be grown in pvc pipes?

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    Advice needed!

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    What deficiency is this?

    Started by Larry Miller in Plant Topics. Last reply by George 5 hours ago. 3 Replies

    First system, lots of questions

    Started by Rhonda Hoover in Member System Introductions. Last reply by Chris " Wild Dog " S. 6 hours ago. 6 Replies

    pulser pump is it possible for IBC

    Started by hang chaithonh in Plumbing / Pumps. Last reply by Chris " Wild Dog " S. 9 hours ago. 2 Replies

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