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Xpim replied to Xpim's discussion My First System - need advice :D
"Hi all! I've sorted my workplace issues for good! my boss decided to start a fight with me and attack me, more than once along the day so... the next day I tried to talk to him to find a way for me to quit without hassle for the company (and…"
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Phil Slaton replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"I am raising 3 different strains of Tilapia that cannot be raised together.  I don't want cross breeding, I want to maintain pure strains.  Individual types of Tilapia.  Males and Females have to be kept separate or they breed…"
2 hours ago
Jeff S replied to Angela Pierce's discussion Wintering your IBC tote/ fish tank in the group IBC Aquaponics
"I'm in the process of putting my IBC sump in the ground. Anyone have suggestions about the best way to insulate it? I'm going for keeping it warm in the winter."
2 hours ago
Jeff S replied to Mike's discussion Building my first system
"Yes Mike. If your GBs can filter the water by all means don't separate the solids. You spend a lot of money to create those solids so use all of them that you can."
2 hours ago
Jeremiah Robinson replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Nice big setup.  Looks like a work in progress. Why switch from the 1200 gallon tanks to ibcs?"
2 hours ago
Phil Slaton replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"These are photos of my conventional green house.  The size is 24' x 40'.   Since I stopping raising Trout, I have removed from the green house 4-1,200 gallon tanks and am replacing them with 12-275 gallon IBCs .. 12 on each…"
2 hours ago
Phil Slaton replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"These are photos of my conventional green house.  The size is 24' x 40'.   Since I stopping raising Trout, I have removed from the green house 4-1,200 gallon tanks and am replacing them with 12-275 gallon IBCs .. 12 on each…"
2 hours ago
Mike replied to Mike's discussion Building my first system
"Oh I see now, thank you. I will just keep it as you said and not put in a swirl filter. It will be easier that way to gravity feed it all. Talking with the wife about it all yesterday and she might want to add more of the same size beds or 2 this…"
3 hours ago
Michael Vredenburgh replied to Mike's discussion Building my first system
"What do you want to know? I have the flood and drain beds evacuate into the DWC. I am indiscriminate about what I plant in the F&D, and only planting leafy greens in the DWC. While I understand the want to sequester and remove fertilizer for…"
3 hours ago
Phil Slaton replied to Mike Beckman's discussion Beginner water questions in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"You need to treat your tank(s) with Aqualife.  I'm a dealer, but find a dealer in your area.  We treat our tanks once  a week with Aqualife and have none of the challenges that you mention.  Cycled or not, do a weekly…"
4 hours ago

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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Mike Beckman's discussion Beginner water questions in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"The API test kit only goes to pH 6. So anything below that (4.6, 5 etc...) shows up as pH 6.0...so you really don't know currently where you pH level is actually at. Check the pH of your source water (tap water, well water...whatever) And let…"
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Mike Beckman added a discussion to the group Aquaponics For Beginners
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Beginner water questions

Hello all.  Fishless cycling my IBC system.  This is the beginning of the 8th week.  PH has stayed at 6.0 right from the beginning and I have added crushed eggshells, intermittent small amounts of calcium and potassium(ph up kit).  Ammonia is…See More
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Mike Beckman joined Chi Ma's group
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Aquaponics For Beginners

This is a place where Beginners can post questions and find answers.Advanced Users are welcome to help the Beginners out.Please KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) .See More
4 hours ago
Jeremiah Robinson replied to J Shocklie's discussion Refrigerators for grow out tank??
"Here's some more on that."
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Ramabhadran joined Alexandre Letellier's group
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Bharatponics

A group for aquapons in India and SE Asia. A place to share specific experiences relating to our particular climate, fish and plant species and sources for materials that can be hard to find here.See More
7 hours ago
Phil Slaton replied to Phil Slaton's discussion Need Large Aquariums ... in the group Northwest Aquaponics
"  Huck’s Fishing Hole is Tilapia fish breeder and a hatchery.  We are one of the very few Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife licensed/registered Aqua Farms authorized to breed, hatch, grow, hold, transport, import and…"
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Ian Cameron replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"That's how mine is built. Its hard to take advantage of the geothermal cycle without the big back wall. "
7 hours ago
Ian Cameron replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Phil, the lowest point of mine is 5ft below ground level, while the back wall is 12ft high. I really advocate getting a post hole auger that can dig at least 6ft to check for water conditions. Again, this is not a project to undertake without doing…"
7 hours ago
Ian Cameron replied to Ian Cameron's discussion Walapini style green house - in the group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Jack, I am at Lat 51N, 120W  BC, Canada. 70km north of Kamloops. We are in the transition zone between the warmer Okanagan and the much colder northern interior plateau. The soil here is clay below the top soil zone as we are situated in the…"
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    Refrigerators for grow out tank??

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    depth of IBC Grow Bed

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    Ammonia up...Nitrates off the charts..

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