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High pH expanded clay

Someone on here suggested that my media might be the culprit causing my high pH, so I tested some expanded clay from my beds and some that had never been used.  I put water in with each and waited a couple of hours and tested the water.  I also…See More
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Maggie Culver replied to Maggie Culver's discussion High pH
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Jeremiah Robinson replied to Carson Miller's discussion Wooden Growbed Sealing/Suggestions
"That looks like great stuff!  Thanks for the link. If you're ever looking for NSF potable water paint you can find it here.  Expensive is right, though."
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Jeremiah Robinson replied to Adam Dusen's discussion 40,000 liter DWC in The Bahamas (run by a newbie)
"That sounds like a really great way to do it.  If you've got a captive market aquaponics is a real winner. If you look at Pentair's class, they have some real heavy hitters teaching it."
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Carson Miller replied to Carson Miller's discussion Wooden Growbed Sealing/Suggestions
"Hi Jeremiah, The caulk is listed as non-toxic, livestock safe, carcinogen free, and meets California's prop 65.  I trust it, and assume that it's not NSF listed for potable water because that process is expensive. If you're…"
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Adam Dusen replied to Adam Dusen's discussion 40,000 liter DWC in The Bahamas (run by a newbie)
"Marketing is the least of our challenges. It's a commercial-scale system, but it's not a commercial system in a strict sense. We use everything we produce on our campus (it's a large organization with 60+ people at each meal), we…"
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Jeremiah Robinson replied to Carson Miller's discussion Wooden Growbed Sealing/Suggestions
"I've never heard of "farm safe" caulk. Do you know if it's potable water safe?"
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Jeremiah Robinson replied to Stevan Covic's discussion Advice on hybrid setup
"Hi Stevan, I've found trout to be easier to raise than some people suggest.  As long as you supply enough oxygen they're pretty tolerant.  Is there a reason you're shying away from a dedicated biofilter, such as a moving bed…"
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Jeremiah Robinson replied to Adam Dusen's discussion 40,000 liter DWC in The Bahamas (run by a newbie)
"That's a big system.  Have you taken any classes?  Commercial aquaponics is a very challenging beast, especially the marketing part."
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Richard Bunch replied to Kathy Grimes's discussion New BarrelPonics Unit in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Just be careful with Talapia during the winter. They have to stay warm.  If not, they will die in the winter.  I know from first hand experience.  I now raise bluegills and sunfish."
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Azoré H's discussion Pipe Glue
"Not sure who told you not to glue the pipes, or what kind of glue they might have been referring to...but if you used PVC primer and PVC cement, and let them dry...you really have nothing to worry about."
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Ken McCown replied to Ken McCown's discussion Greenhouse permits in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Got a reply from City of Sacramento Ezpermit email Ken, A greenhouse does not require a permit. EZ permit From: Mccown Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11:43 AM To: EZPermit Subject: Greenhouse permitting Good day, I am wondering if you could…"
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Ken McCown replied to Ken McCown's discussion Greenhouse permits in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Here is the City of Sacramentos criteria from their web site. Every City and County varies but they always seem to reference California Building Code 105.2 and then they amend that section as they seem reasonable. In some cases, a permit is not…"
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Ken McCown replied to Ken McCown's discussion Greenhouse permits in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"An amendment to the Code by the County or City will be required."
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Paul Trudeau replied to Ken McCown's discussion Greenhouse permits in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Excellent Ken.  Nice to have someone familiar with navigating the building code chiming in here."
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Ken McCown replied to Ken McCown's discussion Greenhouse permits in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"More hurdles. The definitions section of the California Building Code (8) Greenhouse. An accessory structure constructed mainly of translucent or transparent materials used for the cultivation of plants."
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