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DIY Friendly Aquaponics

I purchased the book "How To Do Aquaponics The Easy Way!" from Friendly Aquaponics and put my first Tilapia in the system 12/24/14.  It is a 12 square foot floating raft system powered by a 45 gallon tank with 13 tilapia and seems to be doing very…See More
42 minutes ago
Zach replied to Sylvia Bernstein's discussion Comments on "Rules of Thumb" document
"is a swirl tank needed? or will it reduce the bacteria your trying to get started? I am looking to use a 50 gallon patio tote as my fish tank, and need to figure out what size bed I could use."
1 hour ago
Rex Follett commented on Rex Follett's blog post A Preliminary Study of Microbial Water Quality Related to Food Safety in Recirculating Aquaponic Fish and Vegetable Production Systems
":P"
10 hours ago
James Bhatch commented on JoAnne Bell's event Introduction to Homesteading
"Hi Joanne, wish I could attend, unfortunately, Cape Town, South Africa,,is way too far. Wish we had more events over here,,Africa needs 'Food Security' ideas!!"
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Zach posted a status
"What should I have in a new bed for PH ? I used a soil PH tester and wondered if it still works with water only."
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paul burton replied to Deborah M Espie's discussion Adjusting water flow into grow beds and bell siphons
"Video off you tube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1w4lWVtERQ How to tune your bell syphon"
17 hours ago
paul burton replied to Deborah M Espie's discussion Eagle Nest AP
"Aquaponics as a school project that's cool."
17 hours ago
paul burton replied to Deborah M Espie's discussion Adjusting water flow into grow beds and bell siphons
"If your beds fill at the same time, as the water level falls so does water flow. The weight of the water flowing back into your tank helps keep flow up. Also it helps keep the water level more constant if you have fish in there. Some water will be…"
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Tilapia Breeding

A place to exchange information on breeding tilapia.  How to set up tilapia breeding colonies.  How to sex fish for breeding colonies. What foods are best for breeding pairs and fingerlings.
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Luke Smith replied to Steve Polack's discussion Vertical system
"I am a biology professor at a community college. Our science club has been experimenting with aquaponics. I have eaten cucumbers, kale, chard, peppers, and collards from this small system. (under member systems see small system with $)"
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Averan commented on Rex Follett's blog post A Preliminary Study of Microbial Water Quality Related to Food Safety in Recirculating Aquaponic Fish and Vegetable Production Systems
":P"
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David replied to David's discussion Cycling at Startup, Nitrites in the group San Diego Aquapons
"I did a couple small (25 gallons or so; 300 gallon system) water changes early on. I also added a product to "bind" the nitrite and block it's toxicity. I have not found any product that removes nitrite, only -ate, ammonia,…"
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Hollis Armstrong's discussion Calculating water in NFT
"Not sure what kind of trouble they were having...or why...but DWC is one of the easiest, oldest, most well suited for commercial scale production of water culture greens and lettuce on the planet.(Both AP and hydro)... For "speed" and…"
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Deborah M Espie replied to Deborah M Espie's discussion Adjusting water flow into grow beds and bell siphons
"LOL, somehow autocorrect turned "bell siphon" in iPhone? Wow Looking into the bell siphon is how I have been monitoring, however, there is one grobed that is taking, imo, too long to fill. I will try to get them timing as Paul suggested…"
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ray commented on John Carlton's photo
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330 gal plus 4 grobeds

"good as it gets free food. even if half of the die, you have plenty of food. forgoeing the taiste. you are saving money fir other expenses. thats the wonderfull thing about A. you figure a feasable system is saving  you and yours 100 a month in…"
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ray replied to Steve Polack's discussion Vertical system
"what are you trying to do. just have food area. or are you growing for hobby."
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MikeH replied to Deborah M Espie's discussion Adjusting water flow into grow beds and bell siphons
"I have 4) 12cu ft grow beds (4'x3') and am about to add an IBC GB to it. I am also running it as a CHOP2 system. I was running as a CHOP system but found that I was pushing too much water through my FT. My GB's drain at differ times…"
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