"Thank you all for your help, it's invaluable and I hope to provide such insight someday to other new members! I'll keep an eye on the pebbles and the pH and definitely save some Limestone filled gravel in case.
"Some will float some will sink. I depends how much air was trapped when they were fired. All you need is the top 2 inches of dry media on top to weigh down the media underneath.
I also used some plantit and there is a rumor out there that there is…"
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
This group is dedicated to those who are interested and growing in wicking beds. Wicking beds in conjunction with aquaponics can enable us to grow just about every crop that cannot be grown in standard aquaponics. Lets discuss deign, operation and…See More
The truth is you don't make any money growing vegetables. To make money you have to sell the vegetables. At least 80% of a commercial aquaponic farm business has basically nothing to do with aquaponics. So instead of talking about commercial…See More
For future referance .... As far as your problem growing your tomatoes and cucumbers, if they are indoors you will need to hand pollinate them. The tomatoes are easy.....use an electric tooth brush, turn it on and place it right behind…"
Check out Drs Foster and Smith. They carry a big line of aquatic supplies for ponds and aquariums. I've bought a lot of stuff from them and if you buy I think if it's over $45. it's free shipping."