My system started with couple IBCs and a small fishpond liner last year. I have added some barrels, zip (vertical) towers, and a deep water raft bed over the last few months. I've moved things around once already and now I see to expand my garden…See More
"Bob, welcome to aquaponics from Southeast Missouri. I do not know the Illinios permitting laws. I use tilapia and they grow like wildfire but need supplemental heat in the winter, and a hot tub just might be the perfect thing. At least it would be…"
This group is to explore aquaponics in the context of permaculture. So how is your system interconnected beneficially with your landscape? Polyculture. Water harvesting. Aquatic ecosystem design. Passive heating and cooling.See More
"Today while running the pump something bazar was going on, the water was warm and was kind of like vaporizing when it was pressurized by the pump, I could run two lines but not all three or it would kind of like vaper lock with the steam. Not sure…"
"I use a product called pH Down. Get it from the local hydroponics store. It will help stabilize your pH better than vinegar.
Another alternative that is totally natural is to bubble your water through peat. It will not harm your plants or fish.It…"
Hi!Although I have been reading posts here since October of last year, I'm a first time poster here... studying for months... and months before starting our first system (Several are still under construction including IBC tanks and a trickle tube…See More
"Hello! i'd love to have you come down to visit my system in Half Moon Bay, and talk about it. Its a micro-commercial setup, at Pastorino Farms on Rt 92 in HMB. We're there pretty much all the time. In the…"
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
I would definitely stop with adding the ammonia, you may be much higher than you think. Nitrates will increase slowly at first. I also forgot to ask about water temps and volume. Temp will affect growth and unless your are in…"