"I am thinking of growing......have a 50 gallon plastic barrel, 396 gph pump and a bunch of totes....am told to get a sump pump ( have a old 1/3 that might work but electrical use is an issue ) so I want to put it in a 8 by10 GH ......am open…"
Hi,I have a small system (10 gallon tank). It suppliies 3 shallow grow beds (3" deep x 14" wide x 30" long) ea.Originally I had one goldfish about 2" long and when the system cycled I had the following readings:pH = 7.5Ammonia = 0Nitrites =…See More
Anyone have any experience with whitefly in an indoor aquaponic system? I thought that at one point I may have a nutrient deficiency in the system, but upon further research, and the presence of whitefly adults hovering around my system, I think I…See More
"Brian, good afternoon.
I'm raising Bluegill and Channel Catfish together. There was a time the tank was Bluegill only and solids accumulated evenly across the entire tank bottom. Upon adding the catfish, solids would…"
"Thanks for all the responses.
The followup question would be, what types of fish are you raising? I've had a vegetable garden for several years. One of the reason I want to move into Aquaponics is the added source of protein.
"Paul hit the nail on the head. Temperature depends on your fish choice. one thing not yet mentioned is aeration. As water gets warmer, dissolved oxygen drops significantly. Supplemental aeration can save the fish in your system during a heat wave."
"Do you have a system setup I have a 12x16 green house I would like to set up a system. I have studied this for along time. Would like to look at a system that is running. I'm in the Columbus area.