Hope your well :) I browsing through the site and came across your Aquaponic Raspberry system. I intend to grow them commercially, so i was wondering if you would be able to share the information. All I could find were pictures and…"
In the event of a power failure, the main concern should be the fish are supplied with air and water circulation and of course feed. Is this correct? Please advise, Thanks to all for being here, Gil Jones See More
"Randy, Research seems limited on this topic, but from what I can find the studies have been done only in heated instances (cooking), and any transfers noted have been minuscule. It is a build in progress. Hope to add more as the spring progresses.…"
To bring anyone in and around the Caribbean that have knowledge and those that want learn about aquaponics together. Build up a knowledge base of people and resources to work together and help bring this system of food production into the public…See More
"For aphids, try Aphidius Colemmani parasitic wasps. They work very well. I get mine from Hydro Gardens and they keep aphids under control for the whole season. I've had to get new ones each year though. "
"The only success I've had with Aphid control has been Aphidius Colemmani parasitic wasps. They lay their eggs in aphids and new wasps hatch and go on to lay more eggs in more aphids. They take a few weeks to get the problem under control, but…"
I joined because I am about to begin my first solo design/build. I have seen two systems in operation, and helped build the first as a landscape focal point. Though the effect is nice, and the fish are fun and capable of feeding a few floating beds…See More
"Just for giggles...here are the roots of one of my pepper plants in such a 5 gallon bucket system. They can get quite large and get to travelling if you allow them...any bigger and this guy would need a passport...
"Hi Michael, Go to your local hardware store and buy some 5 gallon paint strainers and line the inside of your buckets with one paint strainer a piece.
There is some confusion as to nomenclature going on which prompted folks to give you good…"
I have some of that! I will throw some in! Thanks for the suggestion. Do you have any guidelines/resources about the amount and/or how long it will take to see an improvement?
Thanks a lot for your suggestion!