"Chase all the fish to one end of the pond and put a partition in to keep them fro going back. A piece of wood will work. If necessary drain or pump the water down to give them less places to escape the net. Just use a regular net at this point and…"
If you have crushed biochar on hand, you could add it to compost piles and drench with tank water. The charcoal would absorb the nitrate and it would be available to your plants next spring. In any case, compost piles would be…"
"I'm down in the Keys and my system has been working out really well. I stocked it with tilapia. Last "winter" the lowest temps were only in the 50s so I only had to add heat on a couple of chilly nights. "
Can you provide some suggestions to make it easy to harvest my tilapia. There probably 50+ fish of various size (and age) in a wood framed, rubber lined 'pond' about 10 ft by 8 ft and about 15 inches deep. When I 'rebuilt' to the current size, I…See More
Hello I am wondering if anyone knows of someone who sells large amounts of tilapia fingerlings in southern California. They must be Mossambica due to state regulations. I would appreciate any help. Thank you.See More
Glad I found this space. I just added a media bed to my Koi pond last month partially to reduce algae growth. I am working on a community garden/demonstration project with my local city council. Shout out to Bay Area/Nor Cal growers!See More
I have a 600 gallon system and have nitrates as high as the API test will register. Ammonia is .25 and pH is around 6. The dissolved solids are 1700ppm. I know I can reduce fish food and add more plants to resolve these issues as a long term fix…See More