"Michael Welber,It would be great to see a photo of Your kale. It sounds like some sort of deficiency to to me. If You go to Facebook group - aquaponics and post Your picture, I am sure You will get an answer."
"I'm growing baby kale in mine. At first they did really well and outpaced those in the garden bed. Now, however they are not looking as good but I'm not sure why. Some leaves have turned brown and others are a bit papery. I'm using…"
"Great videos David. I'm thinking about building one of these parallel to my hoop house (not enough room inside). I was thinking about enclosing the "stove" and placing a radiator on top of it to heat the water, and return it to my…"
"First off, welcome to the Aquaponic gardening community! Wow, I can't believe I beat Sylvia to the punch. Anyway, the hole I dug will be for my sump tank. I'll put the fish tank (another IBC) on top of this. I've now run the plumbing…"
"Just my 2 cents- I've never built one, but I understand the concept. Be very aware of your soil type and your sloping (shoring) of the sides . You might consider getting a trained "competent person" out to help. If not done…"
"Is there any metal pipe that is safe? Aluminum? I was thinking about running water through a radiator positioned over a stove to heat the water. Or running PEX through some sort of geothermal mass heater. Does anybody have any experience with these?"
"Blake, one inch is fine for your pump feeds but use the thinwall S&D pipe as it has more volume. For the drains keep in mind that sweep 90's and T's start in 1 1/4" and up and you want sweeps not sharp 90's for flow. I use 1…"
"I have hundreds of pounds of hydroton is going to get bulldozed into the ground if its not taken out today if you want free Hydroton come and get it today. I also have about 20 to 30 large Blue tilapia free"
I started a 25 gallon fishless startup 12 days ago and the nitrates are coming up very nice. When the ammonia and nitrite drop to 0ppm the nitrogen cycle will be complete. After the nitrogen cycle is complete, I'll start exchanging the nitrate…See More
"I am considering upgrading my system by converting some of my DWC beds to media. By my calculation a cubic yard of media will fill just over 2 IBC beds at 12 inches depth. Is that correct or did I miss something?"