"Good post Jeff. The pure strain - not pure breds - are for growing beefy fish quickly. The all males strains grow to about 2 pounds in 5 or 6 months. Huge filets. Restaurants and supermarkets want them ... as well as…"
"If you're just wanting to grow some eatin' fish don't worry too much about pure breds. I'm not for of what I have but from what I can tell they are blues. Got 5 of 'em for free and now have over a thousand. They breed for…"
Riverside/San Diego County looking for legal tilapia, catfish, trout ,crappie,perch or ?? for small commercial size system for our own family use and have no interest in selling fish. They will be in greenhouse....heating and cooling not a issue…See More
"it's a very small system. 40 gallons of system water volume and 10 bucket system link together. bucket it's about 11" diameter and actual water height based on stand pipe is 8" high.
thanks in advance."
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"Hi Butch, Yeah, you might want to cut back on the ammonia dosing. It would really with coming up with a 'bare minimum' number, if you could tell us your total system water volume, and your grow bed dimensions "
"so my nitrates are over the top and my grow bed is full. should I keep adding my ammonia source or should I hold off until the nitrates drops down to around 80. what will happen to the nitrifying bacterias if I hold off on the ammonia feed ? should…"
The male T. Honororums that we use to breed with the O. Mossambicus females to develop all male off spring are pretty darn frisky. The 5 females that we have with one male, are being pursued all the time.To give the females a break, every 4th week…See More
"I have a pond where I grow duck weed. Spring and Summer it covers the entire pond. Weekly we harvest it and feed it as a supplement to the Tilapia. They go nuts for it. Every Fall/Winter the pond gets very cold and the duck…"
"Hi Eddy, yeah...I know what that can be like. I spent over 11 years in Serbia, so choices were often limited. DowAgroScience registered spinosad for sale in the Philippines back in 1998 under the trade name "Success" and "Success 25…"
"I had an IBC with duckweed growing in it and put a few hundred fry/fingerlings in it and the duckweed was gone in 2 days. Didn't think it would go that fast. I haven't had the success growing it that everyone says you should get so I just…"