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Jeff S replied to Alan's discussion Commercial Aquaponics. Where, when ?
"There are off the shelf systems or rather components to build what you want. Bright Agrotech sells a neat grow tower system. I plan to put some of them in my GH this year. There are lots of companies that will build you any size system you want.…"
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Jeff S replied to Alan's discussion Commercial Aquaponics. Where, when ?
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Samson J. Loo replied to Jack Dunbar's discussion Magnesium Deficiency? in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Vald, Now that you have provided the information to the amount where abouts in my system shall I add the epsom? Should it be added furthest away from the fish tank? "
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Alan replied to Alan's discussion Commercial Aquaponics. Where, when ?
"Jeff,  thanks for info. I know Aquaponics  and hydoponics differ due to fish being nutrient. I'll looking forward to the day when it will become as simplified and "off the shelf" as the hydro systems are today.  I think…"
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California Aquaponics

Had the great pleasure of meeting a fellow CA Aquapon, Andy from Santa Barbara. Got me to thinking we shouldn't be left out. There is a Florida and Colorado group so there has to be one from CA. Besides we can share links, ideas and suppliersSee More
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Red Claw Crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus) and Friends

This group is for those interested in Red Claw Crayfish and other species of crayfish.
1 hour ago
Randall Wimbish replied to Rob Nash's discussion DIY Heater, build your own 2000 watt heater for $20 ***DONT USE COPPER OR NICKEL ELEMENTS!
"You guys don't forget to keep stressing the ground fault circuit interrupter cords or outlets.  You can be electrocuted or burn your house down with out this important item. I know for a fact! I have a story I don't tell people but I…"
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Rob Nash replied to Rob Nash's discussion DIY Heater, build your own 2000 watt heater for $20 ***DONT USE COPPER OR NICKEL ELEMENTS!
"Kym, 5500 watts at 240v is plenty for a 300 gallon.  be sure to get a controller, it will boil 300 gallons if left unchecked. happy heating "
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Scott Roberts replied to True's discussion Water Issues for New System: Mystery of the sinking pH!
"Alex - Calcium BiCarbonate does not exist as a solid compound, so we have to supplement with calcium carbonate. The CO2 in the water reacts with the Calcium Carbonate and converts it to Calcium Bicarbonate."
3 hours ago
Jim Troyer replied to Del Roach's discussion heating fish tanks in the group Arizona Aquaponics
"Hi Arlene I build them and they work great.  Kim Roman who posts on this site, used one last winter, was happy with and has gotten it hooked up for this winter again. Mine makes about 10 degrees on a sunny winter day. If you are interested…"
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Jason Schmeckpeper joined Sylvia Bernstein's group
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Tilapia Growers

Aquaponists who are growing their plants with tilapia
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Tilapia Breeding

A place to exchange information on breeding tilapia.  How to set up tilapia breeding colonies.  How to sex fish for breeding colonies. What foods are best for breeding pairs and fingerlings.
3 hours ago
Jim Troyer replied to Pam DeLong's discussion Breeding Pair of Blue Tilapia for sale (Tucson) in the group Arizona Aquaponics
"Hi Pam The long and short of it is you can get what the market will bare.  I would think that the $100 range is fair for a breeding set the 4+1 formula of females to males is always in that range for young breeders. Yours are older so you…"
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Jack Dunbar's discussion Magnesium Deficiency? in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"57.5 grams of Epsom salt into 100 US Gallons of water will garner you 15ppm of Magnesium. 15ppm is about half (30ppm) of the total Mg you would want in solution. So it's a pretty low dose and assumes there is some amount of Mg already present…"
3 hours ago
Jeff S replied to Jack Dunbar's discussion Magnesium Deficiency? in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Try these videos. If I remember there's more discussion on how much to use in the comments after the Epsom salt video. You should watch all his vids. That's where I get my…"
4 hours ago
Phil Slaton replied to Jack Dunbar's discussion Magnesium Deficiency? in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"You guys all need o use Aqualife complete."
5 hours ago
Jack Dunbar added a discussion to the group Aquaponics For Beginners
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Magnesium Deficiency?

I have a cucumber plant that the leaves are turning yellow and the edges are drying out and dying. I thought at first that it was an iron deficiency but it's the whole leaf is blotchy yellow. I talked with a local garden center and she said it…See More
5 hours ago
David L. Eisenbrandt replied to David L. Eisenbrandt's discussion Gasket material
"I found some o rings that fit, problem solved. Thanks for the reply."
6 hours ago
Paul Smith replied to David L. Eisenbrandt's discussion Gasket material
"Go to Your local bike shop, they will be happy to give You old inner tubes.I then use a 6" X 1 1/2" pipe nipple and a big beater hammer on my anvil to cut gaskets."
7 hours ago
 

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