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Phil Slaton replied to Mike Beckman's discussion Beginner water questions in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"You need to treat your tank(s) with Aqualife.  I'm a dealer, but find a dealer in your area.  We treat our tanks once  a week with Aqualife and have none of the challenges that you mention.  Cycled or not, do a weekly…"
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Mike Beckman's discussion Beginner water questions in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"The API test kit only goes to pH 6. So anything below that (4.6, 5 etc...) shows up as pH 6.0...so you really don't know currently where you pH level is actually at. Check the pH of your source water (tap water, well water...whatever) And let…"
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Beginner water questions

Hello all.  Fishless cycling my IBC system.  This is the beginning of the 8th week.  PH has stayed at 6.0 right from the beginning and I have added crushed eggshells, intermittent small amounts of calcium and potassium(ph up kit).  Ammonia is…See More
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Aquaponics For Beginners

This is a place where Beginners can post questions and find answers.Advanced Users are welcome to help the Beginners out.Please KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) .See More
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Jeremiah Robinson replied to J Shocklie's discussion Refrigerators for grow out tank??
"Here's some more on that."
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Bharatponics

A group for aquapons in India and SE Asia. A place to share specific experiences relating to our particular climate, fish and plant species and sources for materials that can be hard to find here.See More
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Phil Slaton replied to Phil Slaton's discussion Need Large Aquariums ... in the group Northwest Aquaponics
"  Huck’s Fishing Hole is Tilapia fish breeder and a hatchery.  We are one of the very few Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife licensed/registered Aqua Farms authorized to breed, hatch, grow, hold, transport, import and…"
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Ian Cameron replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"That's how mine is built. Its hard to take advantage of the geothermal cycle without the big back wall. "
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Ian Cameron replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Phil, the lowest point of mine is 5ft below ground level, while the back wall is 12ft high. I really advocate getting a post hole auger that can dig at least 6ft to check for water conditions. Again, this is not a project to undertake without doing…"
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Ian Cameron replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Jack, I am at Lat 51N, 120W  BC, Canada. 70km north of Kamloops. We are in the transition zone between the warmer Okanagan and the much colder northern interior plateau. The soil here is clay below the top soil zone as we are situated in the…"
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Phil Slaton replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"No hills here.  I have a 24 x 40 above ground that I will post photos oof .."
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Jeremiah Robinson replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"True enough.  You could cut one in the side of a hill though.  I've heard Washington has some of those :)"
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Phil Slaton replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Jere - This in ground green house must require a pretty low water table. Dig one of these in NW Washington and you would have a swimming pool. :D"
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Jeremiah Robinson replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Dude, that is epic!  Please, please, please keep us updated with what happens this winter - I'm so intrigued."
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Moe's discussion depth of IBC Grow Bed
"Yes, they are the same thing. Yes, you can purchase a 6 way index valve and install a 2 way cam. Then when you want to expand, replace the 2 way cam with a 6 way (or 3 way cam, 4 way or whatever). There are no electrical parts, and not much to…"
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Hey, I’m Devin Solkov. Four years ago I had coffee. Not for the first time, not even for the twelfth time. But this coffee opened my eyes to a different world. No, it wasn’t the first time I tried pour over, or even Blue Bottle. In fact, the reason…See More
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    Refrigerators for grow out tank??

    Started by J Shocklie in Aquaponic Discussions. Last reply by Jeremiah Robinson 2 hours ago. 4 Replies

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    Ammonia up...Nitrates off the charts..

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