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Dr. George B. Brooks, Jr. commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"The 2013 United States Department of Agriculture Census of Aquaculture (PDF format): http://1.usa.gov/1rEe54RArizona: Farms – 13 - Sales: $5,900,000Tilapia in United State: Food size: 12,464,000 18,428,000 lbs. Avg size:…"
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Xpim replied to Xpim's discussion My First System - need advice :D
"Hi all! I know I'm skipping some photos for now but I feel like I'm going to have lots of time until the bacteria builds up so I will upload photos from when I was building the GB's stands and some other details on the…"
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Stacey King replied to Stacey King's discussion Flood and drain nutrient problems ... suggestions? in the group Fish-less Systems
"Ok some thoughts ... If the beetroot are deficient in phosphorous, its still not the cause of the problem, because the ones that are at the drip are not deficient. Its only those out of ideal nutrient access that are in trouble. So, there is still…"
1 hour ago
Peter Wolff replied to Peter Wolff's discussion dutch buckets one tomatoe plant or more?
"Hi Vlad Thanks for the response. I have a pond with 30 koi and goldfish, 2 filters, (1 bio filter and 1 swirl filter) Temperatures are still around 30 degrees CELCIUS, I live in south spain. Nights not below 20 yet. Will add 50 tilapias next week…"
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Peter Wolff's discussion dutch buckets one tomatoe plant or more?
"Hi Peter...assuming you have enough nutrients, light, and pre-filtering of solids (and good temps) you can probably plant 2 toms per 20 liter bucket. I've only done that in square buckets planting each tom in opposite corners and using support…"
3 hours ago
Jeremiah Robinson commented on Jim Fisk's photo
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"Gotcha.  I've been thinking of adding some different filter styles to my basic design.  The trick is figuring out how someone can build one with stuff they can get at their hardware store or by ordering online. One easy addition I can…"
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Jim Fisk commented on Jim Fisk's photo
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"Now I also have another filter online, although I am not running much thru it, (just enough to keep it aerobic along with an airstone in the bottom). It is the poly fill filter that I have posted before, and it is great at removing algae and I would…"
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Jeremiah Robinson commented on Jim Fisk's photo
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"So it sounds like your solution is to filter, filter, filter. Was there a time when your system had cloudiness?  Say, before you implemented some of your filtration?"
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Jim Fisk commented on Jim Fisk's photo
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"@ Jeff, thanks, I wear way too many hats. @ Jere: 5 media beds, swirl filter and 2 Bio-filters I would guess. Here is a pic I took while the grow out FT was empty showing the PU for the Bio (top) and for the SLO. Sorry about the graininess but it…"
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Jeremiah Robinson commented on Jim Fisk's photo
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"Hey Jim, I'm curious what you think does the clarification to make your water clear?  How do you deal with the microscopic dissolved solids that make my water cloudy?"
9 hours ago
John Cubit replied to Sylvia Bernstein's discussion The Bug Battle
"We have had numerous issues with aphids over the past two years including have them move in to my house when I relocated some habanero plants indoors.  Terrible little things that they are we tried, clove spray, peppermint spray, soap and god…"
9 hours ago
Stacey King replied to Stacey King's discussion Flood and drain nutrient problems ... suggestions? in the group Fish-less Systems
"No there's no other purpling ... I've seen that before in phosphorous deficiency, in fact while the system was cycling some carrot plants showed it but as soon as it cycled it just came right. I found the recipe for struvite then but…"
19 hours ago
Cindi Conway replied to Sylvia Bernstein's discussion The Bug Battle
"We've been here since  May and are using hi/lo thermos. So far my lowest temp has been 64. My highest was several days of 105. My highest water temp was 84.  "
21 hours ago
Jeff S commented on Jim Fisk's photo
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"Jim you never cease to amaze me. Here I was thinking you just know a lot about wood stoves and aquaponics. Who'd have guessed you're a computer guru too."
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Jim Fisk commented on Jim Fisk's photo
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" Just harvested a 17" and a 16" trout for dinner! So my Swirl/Bio-filter is doing just great and the tank was the cleanest ever."
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Jim Fisk commented on Jim Fisk's photo
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"Well I guess I'll have to give up the magic. First off I found the pdf by Googling the first sentence from the article. Guess I have to give Google that one. Next I wrote "This is the article if I am not mistaken HERE" and I made the…"
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Jeff S commented on Jim Fisk's photo
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"Yeah Jim that's it but I had downloaded it back in Feb. so I only had it as a PDF without the URL. I'm still trying to figure out how you put a link where you put HERE lol."
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Chris George commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Nice job Dr. Brooks!!!!  "
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