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Jeremiah Robinson replied to R.K. Castillo's discussion What deficiency is this?
"I found this image about a year ago.  I've found it really helpful."
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Aquaponic Beets

http://www.BigelowBrook.com/donate If someone advises you that you can't grow root crops in your aquaponics system, you may want seek advice elsewhere. ;-) h...
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Jeremiah Robinson replied to sticky's discussion supplementing nutrients
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Jeremiah Robinson replied to Rik Kretzinger's discussion arduino -- Aquaponic automation development in the group Automation and Remote Monitoring
"Sparkfun has a DO kit.  That's the one parameter that in my experience can change fast enough to cause problems.  For the other parameters you can do manual tests that are more accurate than sensors."
1 hour ago
Jeremiah Robinson replied to Jim Fisk's discussion Automatic Fish Feeder Went Online Today in the group Automation and Remote Monitoring
"This is awesome!  I'm tempted to make one.  Thanks for sharing!"
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Jeremiah Robinson replied to Jeff S's discussion Tilapia Color Change
"The size difference could be food competition.  In tilapia, the more aggressive fish eat a lot more than the more passive fish.  So a single fish could grow three times as fast as another, depending on how aggressively they compete for…"
1 hour ago
Jeremiah Robinson replied to sticky's discussion supplementing nutrients
"The nutrient deficiency issues I've seen with Spinach are a lack of Nitrates (should have at least 25 mg/L) and Iron.  I add Chelated Iron to my system.  You can get it from a local garden store.  I wouldn't add more than a…"
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Jim Fisk replied to Tom OBrien's discussion What do yo do to keep your trout tank water cool? in the group Trout Growers
"I came upon an old Trout raising book and thought this quote to be of interest. Source at the end. I think it is safe to say that sluggish flat water at 70 is dangerous,if not fatal, to trout ; while they will live in vigorousrapid water which…"
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Jeremiah Robinson replied to Tom OBrien's discussion What do yo do to keep your trout tank water cool? in the group Trout Growers
"If you make a fish tank out of an old freezer you can just leave the cooling system in tact.  Running it off of a thermostat with a probe would allow you to go a bit later in the spring, and start a bit earlier in the fall.  I…"
2 hours ago
Jeremiah Robinson commented on Sylvia Bernstein's group Trout Growers
"Wow Neal, you're raising all those fish together in the same tank?  I would have guessed they'd fight.  Are they all of a similar size?"
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Jim Fisk commented on Jim Fisk's group IBC Aquaponics
"I came upon an old Trout raising book and thought this quote to be of interest. Source at the end. "I think it is safe to say that sluggish flat water at 70 is dangerous,if not fatal, to trout ; while they will live in vigorousrapid water which…"
3 hours ago
Jim Fisk commented on Sylvia Bernstein's group Trout Growers
"I came upon an old Trout raising book and thought this quote to be of interest. Source at the end. I think it is safe to say that sluggish flat water at 70 is dangerous,if not fatal, to trout ; while they will live in vigorousrapid water which…"
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Homesteading Skills

What will you do with the abundance of fish meat and vegetables you produce in your system?This group is for tips and tricks for preserving and using our hard-earned bounty.See More
3 hours ago
Jim Fisk replied to sticky's discussion supplementing nutrients
"For starters I have been using wood ashes to keep the ph up as the bacteria are constantly bringing it down in order to break down the minerals. We use granite so that is rather neutral. The wood ashed are natural in nature and buffer slowly and the…"
3 hours ago
sticky replied to sticky's discussion supplementing nutrients
"Jim, Thanks for your response, i have about 320 gallon system with 4 flood and drain growbeds (2 50 gal barrels cut in half). Currently I have less than 100 fish, somewhere between 50 and 70. My water quality is good in terms of the standard 4…"
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Jack Dunbar joined Chris Smith's group
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Wicking bed growers

This group is dedicated to those who are interested and growing in wicking beds. Wicking beds in conjunction with aquaponics can enable us to grow just about every crop that cannot be grown in standard aquaponics. Lets discuss deign, operation and…See More
11 hours ago
Jeff S replied to Keith Langdon's discussion Indoor growing in the group Michigan Aquaponics
"I'm planning a similar setup in my basement in the fall. I have 2- 45 gallon aquariums down there now, 1 set up with some large goldfish. I'm going to put a 48"x12" shallow GB on top of it this week to do seed starts. I've…"
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Keith Langdon replied to Keith Langdon's discussion Indoor growing in the group Michigan Aquaponics
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Keith Langdon added a discussion to the group Michigan Aquaponics
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Indoor growing

With summer on hold for the moment, I set up a room to get things going.Put up white reflective plastic in a large walk in closet.Dug out some metal halide lighting from my aquarium days and set up a 60 gal tank.35 tilapia and 6 pacu in the tank.…See More
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