A group for those of you willing to donate fingerlings (tilapia, koi, catfish, etc) to other Backyard Aquapons and the those needing them. Let's help each other! There is strength in unity. Let's make a better world through aquaponics!See More
"It really depends on your pump. Mag-drive pumps deal with this better than other pumps. You just have to be careful you don't burn out your motor by restricting that flow. An alternative is to split the line with a return to the sump and you…"
"I only weigh my fish when harvesting...I use a small fisherman's pocket scale. After a while, you'll be able to give a rough guesstimate based on size/appearance. My 13-inch fish are about 1.5 lbs before cleaning.
What is your set up for…"
So i've heard that its not a good idea to throttle your pump output with a valve. That being said the Pondmaster im considering is oversized and does not have adjustable flow, so im wondering how i regulate flow into my FT and Growbed so that my…See More
HelloMy question pertains to controlling kh. I was given my set up last February and have learned from just reading and doing. Before summer, I was easily able to control my kh at 6 and ph at 7 with potassium bicarbonate and muriatic acid, a couple…See More
I'm relatively new at aquaponic farming, and am using tilapia. How do I determine the weight of my tilapia? I bought one thousand fingerlings and twenty breeders.Can the fingerlings be in the same tank as the breeders, or will they eat the eggs…See More
Hey everybody I'm just starting a project and am looking at a hot tub that needs work so thinking that might be of some use for my fish. I live in colorado and would be able to keep the water from freezing. I think it could work any ideas would be…See More
"I set up the same drain on my system with the same results. The fish went into the radial filter and then some made it to the GBs. I tried to put a screen in front of the IBC drain but couldn't get one to stay. Turns out the only fish that go…"
Apologies for the way the ripples/reflections affect visibility. The newest fry are near the surface (all along the bottom half of the pic) and might be initially hard to see since the reflection catch the eye first. The older fry are at the bottom…