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Adam Dusen posted a discussion

Media beds - before or after DWC in a hybrid system?

Hi everyone,I am currently looking into modifying my large DWC system to include media beds. My hope is that these media beds can accomplish 100% of my biofiltration and mechanical filtration (removal of solids) needs. Firstly, is this realistic or…See More
1 hour ago
Matt Miskinnis commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"that's cool.  You can do all kinds of things with these sensors - alarms, noises etc.. that's why I like to play around with them.  Even get into basic robotics.  It all comes down to what you want to do."
6 hours ago
Kim Romen commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Matt, check this out:  motion sensor with an…"
6 hours ago
Kim Romen commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Matt, if that is a hobby of yours, sure i'd love to have more direction.  a pond guy told me to get a sensor and hook it up to a radio.  i guess it depends on the bird or animal cuz the pigeons in my backyard don't seem to be…"
6 hours ago
Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair replied to Carson Miller's discussion Auto Siphon Not Stopping
"Awesome!"
9 hours ago
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"I added about a cup and a half in about a gallon of water. I then added that into my 30-35 gallon system.  It dropped the pH down to 6.  If I could do it again, it would be much smaller increments. This is powerful stuff..."
9 hours ago
Carson Miller replied to Carson Miller's discussion Auto Siphon Not Stopping
"Jonathan, thank you for your advice.  I just got back from installing the 1 1/2" PVC pipe and corner piece - Works perfectly now! :D"
10 hours ago
Phil Slaton replied to Phil Slaton's discussion Tilapia in the group Northwest Aquaponics
"Thank you.  I have seen them in a friend's fish farm in the mountains in Northern Luzon, Philippines.  Water too cold to keep your hand in it and they were swimming around like it was a summer day."
10 hours ago
Gerald Watts replied to Phil Slaton's discussion Tilapia in the group Northwest Aquaponics
"I have some Tilapia.  I've found they get lethargic at anything less than 70F.  I've had them accidentally go down to 50 once briefly and they survived fine.  I've had them on ice for hours and could hardly hold them…"
11 hours ago
Art posted a discussion

How big should fish be not to get ate by adults?

I have a large tank 180 gallon with adult tilapia fish.  I rescued babies and was wondering how big should the younger fish have to be before they get ate by the adults?  or do they have to be adults before I reintroduce them back into the main…See More
11 hours ago
Matt Miskinnis commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"here is a link to what I was thinking.  Imagine the motor having ribbons on it when a bird or something triggers the motion sensor.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJfnMMq0Q38"
12 hours ago
Matt Miskinnis commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Hey Kim, I'd probably do the wind sock out of all of them, I wouldn't mess with any type of chemical just to be on the safe side.  Since I'm blowing a 12 volt fan on my plants right now putting up the wind sock (or simply just…"
12 hours ago
Michael Hasey replied to Theresa Baker's discussion Tilapia Fingerlings In SW Washington and NW Oregon Area?
"We have fingerlings now. Will be shipping out on Wednesday, taking orders now. We have them nearly all the time, all year round. We supply most of the trans-shippers in our area. We would rather sell direct. Michael- TheFarmingFish.com or on…"
13 hours ago
Kim Romen commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"matt, i figured someone who does ponds must have built a motion sensor unit to scare away birds so i looked on amazon.  check this…"
13 hours ago

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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Mark Andrews's discussion BPA and Use of PVC in Aquaponic Systems
"Good one Alex...you can always use PP tubing (polypropylene)..."
14 hours ago
Phil Slaton added 2 discussions to the group Northwest Aquaponics
14 hours ago
Phil Slaton replied to Phil Slaton's discussion Wood Fired Boiler For Heating Water in the group Northwest Aquaponics
"Yeah, cost effective is the kicker."
14 hours ago
Matt Miskinnis commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Hey kim, I never got it implemented, but it would easy to create. It would be a simple cheap motion sensor that could be set up to a cheap motor that would have ribbons or reflective material that would be spun by the motor when the motion sensor…"
14 hours ago
Michael Silberstein replied to Phil Slaton's discussion Wood Fired Boiler For Heating Water in the group Northwest Aquaponics
"There is nothing I have found that is cost effective. But there are a few really nice ones on the market. But you can build one from a oil storage (house type for heating oval) and a few steel tubs. Making a double barrel stove inside the oil…"
14 hours ago
William Kohut replied to William Kohut's discussion One on One advice in the group Commercial Aquaponics
"thank you Phil. "
15 hours ago
 

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