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…"
Small fry or fingerlings will optimally eat close to two percent of their body weight. Larger fish will eat closer to one percent of their own body weight in food per day.
Kilo per kilo...a one kilogram mass of small fish will produce…"
"Has anyone considered using the bladder from the 5 liter wine box? You can pulled the spigot out and fill them with water and plug it back up and then freeze the bags. You can easily reuse them
"I am doing a lot of updating now but, the original testing systems on this were by McMurtry and Sanders at NC. You could still google their tests and results a couple of years ago I know. The grow tanks were well oxygenated between flooding…"
Hello, My name is Gabriela, this is my first post. I am designing a commercial scale aquaponic system in Argentina.I know that the fish feed ratio is an important key to maintain a well balanced system. Based in Rakocy ratio (60 to 100gr/m2/day) of…See More
"Look up a guy on YouTube named Gunnar Shaffer, he has a much more productive tower design that allows you to grow 22 plants in a 5' tower and your plants aren't growing in front of other plants in the tower. Shove a strip of Matala filter…"
"Here is a rain gutter material that home depot sells that will work for Your wicking material.
Model # 50TMG015
Internet # 203009078
Gutter Filtration for 5 in. K-Style Gutters (8 4-foot Pieces)
"My 'growbed' is undersized for the system capacity, so I added a couple knocked together towers to increase media surface area.
There are 4 of these now, made from 4" vinyl fence and filled with red lava rock. The tower bottoms…"
Day 6 urease aged humonia: Today there is no change in the ammonia produced from urease aged humonia. It tested the same as day 5: 16 drops in 64oz of water got 4ppm ammonia. 3x urease aged humonia Day 1: I started a 2nd 32oz test batch of urease…See More