I don't know if this might be useful to you but we have this gentleman in our area.. David O Connell aka Dr. Tomato, who has years of experience with hydroponics and I went to a seminar at his home and he had his greenhouses and…"
I have a three grow-bed system with a 180 gallon main tank and a 90gallon sump. The system has been working reliably for about 18months. Recently two of the siphons stopping working. The grow beds fill up, then the water just dribbles over the…See More
Careless error, I put a 1/4 cup ammonia into sump to start cycle and later realized I used the wrong one. It has a surfactants. My ammonia level is below 1. How bad is this and how do I fix it.See More
I'm designing a system of V-shaped shelfs that serve as grow beds. I'm considering making the shelves of clear acrylic to display the root systems. Roots adjacent to the acrylic walls would of course be exposed to photoelectric radiation from the…See More
"It sounds like the composition of the sand is good (your vinegar test). 2-6mm seems a bit small to me, but you'll have to try it out and see what happens over time. It's good that your thinking so much about pre-filtering.
With all that…"
Hi,i recently, about a month ago started my small aquaponics system consisting of a 200 gallon IBC container having 150 tilapia fingerlings. due to non availability of water test kits around i cannot count the ammonia, nitrates and nitrite although…See More
I have been using an RV hose filter to remove chlorine from NYC tap water. Some are rated to last 50,000 gallons and they are in the $20 - $50 range. Useful when you don't have a tank to let your water sit or don't have the…"
I've been wrestling with an issue related to humidity with my plants.I am adding a plastic low tunnel over my grow beds this winter, which will make a big difference in energy savings by trapping all the heat and moisture escaping from the grow…See More