I need to move out of my house by tomorrow night. I have a greenhouse with several hundred pounds of hydroton if anybody is interested and getting a really good deal on hydroton, let me know I live in Phoenix south of Camelback Mountain
"You might be overcomplicating things. You have to have running water and/or an air pump at all times depending on your stocking level. If you have power outages you'll need a back up system for those events. I wouldn't waste any effort on…"
The struvite is just a good way to be able to add phosphorus and magnesium without having to add quite all that nitrogen.
It's akin to taking a 1 part nutrient (humonia), splitting it off into 2 and rearranging where those essential…"
"I found the McMurtry info several years ago for a friend so will search again today.
You are right, the science doesn't change, but the technology improves.
Jim Rakocy is to me the Tesla of aquaponics. One thing he…"
"Thanks for the reply Jonathan. So you're saying it's not strange that I'm getting a reading on nitrates before seeing any nitrites?
I felt that there's plenty of surface area for the bacteria, considering the size of the bed,…"
I watched several videos but cant follow them to well. I would love to use a solar charger and air pump. Can anyone help me to better understand it. Some drawings would be great. I need to pump from the bottom of a 5 ft pool and go 1015 ft above…See More
Hi All, I do not want to start a firestorm of controversy. I simply need some information. Certainly, in this fine group I have come to enjoy being a part of, there are some people who have the information I seek. Can anyone tell me the…See More
"This is an older study but the science doesn't change much. They are doing a larger system but the info applies to all systems. I highly recommend you check this link out. Do you have the link to the McMurtry and Sanders info?"
"I agree with Vlad and would go with a Hybrid system where you have media beds keeping all of the nutrients in the system with feed rate 10-20 grams/m2 of plants. Rackocy developed his system as a way to deal with fish waste from an Aquaculture…"
"I made my own and just started using them. Pros- saves space , organized produce, Easy to change out, Great bio media. Cons- Harder to design stands, Water cools in heated systems, more cost up front, less lighting options. Overall I like them and…"