"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
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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
its been a while since I posted any news... I actually don't have any...
the system is going "fine"
and I'm doing some work around the house...
I still need to tweak around the system... there are a few details I have to…"
"Thanks John. Yes, basically what I did was add pump and grow bed to an existing aquarium that's been established (and neglected) for about a year. I have been interested in aquaponics for a couple years and I just retired so I jumped in. A…"
"3 sumps, 700 gallon system. Not familiar with SLO. The system is very light on fish, less than half capacity, but bc of our goals, and the fish, I cannot add more fish at this time. That's why feeding heavy so I can fill my…"
"The presence of Nitrates indicates that your system is already cycled - although for this to happen in a week is unusual. Nitrates don't show up without the bacteria unless your water is contaminated. Did you get a used aquarium with…"