Your wish is my command. I would love to help you in any way I can. I can guarantee that my designs to date are not only ecologically sustainable but econimically viable as well... or I won't be in business long. Please note that 1. IMO…"
"I am planning to do just that project as the materials are available at hand and it is cheaper as Egypt doesn't have much lumber, looking for a cheaper materials than wood for the shade, what else i should be looking for while constructing that…"
"River gravel. I pass it thru a 1/2 inch wire mesh and then thru a 1/4 inch. I use the ones that stay on the 1/4 inch. They are 1/2 inch( thru the first wire) and no smaller than 1/4 inch. Clean round and shiny pebbles mostly . They…"
"Soapy water. Mix water with dish washing liquid, One that is biodegradable. Spray every 4 days. They normally hatch every five so you will be treating before they do hatch. If you put the yellow paper with Vaseline under a light at night it will…"
"thanks for the update John.
I'm not sure that increased water flow has anything to do with your solar collection device's efficiency. I figure the same amount of sun is going to hit it either way. The water should, in…"
"The just ordered two lbs of compost worms from vital earth... last yr I ordered 1lb. from someone else...... Some of my gravel beds are really full of fish waste and I would like to keep it in the system.
Thks for the website..... I remember you…"
"I never have re-seeded the worms. Remember that it is easy to miss them in a grow bed, they are good at hiding in corners and among plant roots and in the mud in the bottom of a bed if you empty all the gravel out. Often one might think…"
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
"Janet and Bob,
I did not use uniseals as that barrel was from my first system. I am using a threaded coupling and an O ring. As you can see it leaks at times - it comes loose due to vibrations caused by the venturi. At some time I will change it or…"
Hello.Has anybody here xperienced watery tomatoes from aquaponics? Are we doing something wrong because our tomatoes are watery, instead of juicy sweet.How about banana trees? Has anybody tried and succeeded in getting them to fruit?Thanks,YusufSee More