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Jeff S commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"I've found expanded shale is not as readily (locally) available in most area and paying shipping is out of the question. I used expanded clay with no problems and t lower cost I used lava rock in the lower half of my second bed. I took out the…"
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Jeff S replied to Danny's discussion Low Fruit Production in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"I'd wait until the nitrites are at or close to 0. I'm no expert but that's what I've always heard."
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Woody Dickard posted a discussion

How many plants in NFT for 110 gallon tank

Using the 4" net pots and a 1:1 gallon ratio,  we are getting 750+ plants needed to balance out.  That seems awfully high for about 25 fish.  Any guidelines available?See More
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"Hello I am new here but have had my ap about 4 years , I want enjoy the community to learn and share some tech of ap systerm . Hope you guys can help me thanks"
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Clint Martineau commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"i looked for expanded shale as well here in PHX, no luck.."
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Larry commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"OK been combing the web trying to find expanded shale here in Phoenix area? Not having much luck. SO a shout out to you all. Anyone know who might sell this stuff here in the Valley? Oh BTW hi all been off the forms for a few years due to a…"
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Leo White Bear replied to Danny's discussion Low Fruit Production in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Your pH and nitrites are OK, the nitrates are not as toxic as the ammonia and nitrites and fish can live in these numbers.  Just don't let the ammonia and nitrites rise above 20ppm.  I say this because with these two, things will go…"
yesterday
Danny replied to Danny's discussion Low Fruit Production in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"FISHES should have read  "FISHLESS""
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Danny replied to Danny's discussion Low Fruit Production in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"My 175 gal tank has been FISHES for 3 day now so that I can bring my Ph level within limits. My question is can I introduce new fish with these readings? Ph-7.2 Ammonia - 1 Nitrite- 5 Nitrates- 160 By the way Happy 4th to all"
yesterday
Eileen Herzog commented on Eileen Herzog's blog post Cucumbers wither and die
"IFEANYI,  Hello.  I also started with lettuce, spinach and some herbs along with the cucumbers, tomatoes, pole beans and snap peas.  The first three were in a float system, the rest in a mixed media of gravel and Hydroton (clay…"
yesterday
IFEANYI NZEMEZIE commented on Eileen Herzog's blog post Cucumbers wither and die
"Setting up my own aquaponics system slowly. Hope to take off in September. To start with some spinach, pumpkins, peppers, tomatoes and some local spice leaves that grow here (Nigeria, West Africa). For the fish intend to star with catfish…"
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Rhonda Hoover replied to Rhonda Hoover's discussion First system, lots of questions
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Rhonda Hoover replied to Rhonda Hoover's discussion First system, lots of questions
" Thanks! We made a little progress and some changes to the draft based on outside input to simplify plumbing. I will post pictures as we get started.  "
yesterday
Eileen Herzog commented on Eileen Herzog's blog post Cucumbers wither and die
"Clint, Thank you for explaining that.  I took it for granted that if there were blossoms, all was well. Now I will be ready for the next batch."
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Clint Martineau commented on Eileen Herzog's blog post Cucumbers wither and die
"I'm not a pollinating expert by any means, but my on outdoor aquaponics system we do not have many bees around to do if for me.  so i take a small brush and hand pollinate my cucs, and it works well.  if they do not get pollinated…"
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Robert C. Wood replied to Ufuk AKINCI's discussion Electrolysis for aeration
"electrolysis is very energy intensive. meaning that it takes a lot of power to run it. Also the hydrogen will need to be vented out side because of the high potential for causing an explosion. How large of a system are you building, because if it is…"
Friday
Robert C. Wood replied to Christopher's discussion Looking for Fellow Aquaponic Farmers in Ontario
"were you able to find the group that I mentioned on here?  "
Friday
Eileen Herzog commented on Eileen Herzog's blog post Cucumbers wither and die
"George, how long until a system is considered ready for a crop of cucumbers? Clint, I didn't pollinate because there were big yellow flowers right on schedule.  If I didn't pollinate the cukes, why did anything grow out of the…"
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Clint Martineau commented on Eileen Herzog's blog post Cucumbers wither and die
"they are probably not getting pollinated since they are indoors..."
Friday
Charles Kiplinger left a comment for George
"George. Thanks for the reply. Am running a 100 gallon tank, any idea how much I should use?"
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