I am just now beginning my aquaponic system, and was recently told that I should not glue my pipes well this is after the fact. I have not added any fish or plants as I am not at that stage yet. I would be very grateful if someone please address…See More
"Well, I guess that would somewhat depend on how you define "release"...but for practical (non-chem-lab) purposes...No, not really. The little bit of difference in the solubility curve between the two is negligible...certainly…"
Hey everyone, I'm new to the forum here and wanted to introduce both myself and the system I've been managing for the last 4 months or so.My name is Adam, I'm originally from Pennsylvania but have been living abroad in various places for the last 7…See More
"I have recently experienced the same problem. I have a very small 2 gallon aquarium system for my herbs. My basil recently developed black spots. I did not notice any of the light green areas around the black spots as displayed in the photo above,…"
"Ken, thanks for the building code reference.
Interesting phone call with City of Sac Planning just now. I am part of a group promoting revisions to City code to facilitate Urban Agriculture in general, an umbrella that covers aquaponics.…"
I'm back in Hawaii now & have a source for Tilapia here. I'm considering going to UH Hilo, & taking their agricultural degree, so I am slowly getting hooked up on this side again after living in Kau & Kona for…"
"I've given serious thought to a hard-structured greenhouse but have decided on a simple canvas "portable" greenhouse. The requirements (given our zone) would be adequate ventilation and fans (and/or other cooling methods) for the…"
"I'm in Southeast Alabama near Dothan. I've got a small simple flood and drain media system with a 200 gallon tank and approximately 27 square feet of grow space. I've had my system running for about a year and a half and my…"
"I'm going for 30% to 40% leca joined with 60% to 70% "river rock".the rock I'm finding at better prices is man-made from quartz and silica. its sold as river rock but it is a sub-product from making glass or something like that.…"
"I have a system running around 8.2 as well and am interested in any experiences in successfully lowering the pH. We have an expanded shale media which we believe to be the main culprit.
Maggie, in the past we have tried low doses of…"
"Interesting. In the first response they differentiated between a greenhouse and an accessory structure. This is similar to a shade structure being specifically named in the building code as not needing a permit."