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Yaacov Levi replied to Jeff S's discussion Adding New System in the group Michigan Aquaponics
"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…"
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Gabriela Lagrange posted a discussion

ratio between number of fish and food ratio in a start up aquaponics.

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
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Feeding

What commercial feeds do you use, where do you get them?What about growing/making your own feeds?Home made fish feed recipes.Fish nutrition?Are worms and/or BSF larva good fish feeds?See More
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Max Gfx replied to Suzi Gibson's discussion Zip Grow Towers??
"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…"
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AP for Educators

This is a friendly and open forum for educators to communicate about aquaponics and all its applications in a classroom setting.
3 hours ago
Paul Smith replied to Suzi Gibson's discussion Zip Grow Towers??
"You can make 2 towers per strip. "
3 hours ago
Paul Smith replied to Suzi Gibson's discussion Zip Grow Towers??
"Here is a rain gutter material that home depot sells that will work for Your wicking material. Rain Filter Model # 50TMG015 Internet # 203009078 Gutter Filtration for 5 in. K-Style Gutters (8 4-foot Pieces) (105) Customer…"
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Nate B replied to Suzi Gibson's discussion Zip Grow Towers??
"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…"
6 hours ago
Gene Parbst added a discussion to the group Fish-less Systems
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conclusions of adding milled soy flour (urease enzyme) to humonia

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
6 hours ago
Michael Osman replied to Mike Linthorne's discussion My Barrelponics Rig
"Looks great Mike!  I'm pretty new to this...is your water level a touch to high? I've read it needs to stay an inch or so under the top of the media to avoid algae growth. "
6 hours ago
Xpim replied to Xpim's discussion My First System - need advice :D
"Hi all! 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…"
6 hours ago
Michael Osman replied to Michael Osman's discussion Wallipini
"The link takes me to what looks like a very good LDS sight, I'm having trouble finding the walipini manual though. Can you help me find it? "
7 hours ago
Hollis Armstrong commented on James Stratton's video
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Aquaponic Gardening 18 Months In

"Thank you James. Well done."
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Deborah M Espie replied to Deborah M Espie's discussion Mineralization/DeGas Tank for a CHOP2 system
"oh yes, sorry I had not heard it referred to as such.  Some solids are being lifted and removed to sump tanks but they are settling there, not making it to sump with pump, so not moving to grobeds "
8 hours ago
Bill Edmonds replied to Bill Edmonds's discussion Continue cycling or start over?
"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…"
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Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair replied to Deborah M Espie's discussion Mineralization/DeGas Tank for a CHOP2 system
"SLO will lift the solids from the bottom of the tank "
8 hours ago
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Deborah M Espie replied to Deborah M Espie's discussion Mineralization/DeGas Tank for a CHOP2 system
"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…"
9 hours ago
Patrick Barbary replied to Suzi Gibson's discussion Zip Grow Towers??
" Wow! Thanks a bunch for your detailed info. "
11 hours ago
Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair replied to Bill Edmonds's discussion Continue cycling or start over?
"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…"
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