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Safwat Zaki replied to Gene Parbst's discussion after aged humonia reaches 9+ ph does it continue to produce ammonia? in the group Fish-less Systems
"Gene this is a great experiment to convert urea to ammonia using urease enzyme from soy beans. I got almost same results using urease produced  from Heterotrophic bacteria in my grow beds after 4 days from adding fresh urine plus other…"
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Max Waghorne commented on Max Waghorne's blog post Getting ready to set up my 2nd aquaponic system
"The cfl grow lights I definitely recommend.  I got this 125w cfl grow light that is about 45$ off of amazon. I definitely recommend this light if your'e looking for a grow light that is power conscious and makes the plants grow well"
2 hours ago
Max Waghorne commented on Max Waghorne's blog post Getting ready to set up my 2nd aquaponic system
"I am trying to keep it under 1875w which is 15 amps for my 2 systems.  That is my max amount of electricity i am willing to put into this. I am using 125w cfl grow lights, not those 1000w hps grow lights which would make my electricity bill…"
2 hours ago
Phil Slaton commented on K Schreiber's group New England Aquaponics
"Do any of you with basements in your home have problems with humidity??"
3 hours ago
David Greenstein commented on K Schreiber's group New England Aquaponics
"Hi Everyone, I'm in the Boston area and would like to share ideas.I have an 8' x12' greenhouse and have been experimenting with aquaponics for a couple of years. Am thinking of attending the next Aquaponic Fest in July. "
3 hours ago
Jack Dunbar commented on Max Waghorne's blog post Getting ready to set up my 2nd aquaponic system
"Hey Max. I just watched your last video... Nice looking setup. Have you been keeping track of your electric bill? I'm just kind of curious as I'm finding that this hobby is a bit pricey. I look forward seeing your next setup."
5 hours ago

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Vlad Jovanovic replied to David Jones's discussion Sump Tank Size
"Hey there Robbie, Since I actually am a bit dyslexic...that would probably be me :) Displacement would leave room for about 38% water...and not the other way around.  So a 160 gallon sump (using an indexing valve) would be plenty... If you…"
5 hours ago
Max Waghorne posted a blog post

Getting ready to set up my 2nd aquaponic system

I have purchased a 100 Gallon rubbermaid stock tank and 5 buckets with net pot lids. I am going to stock the pond with about 10-15 Blue tilapia and be growing tomato plants in my basement.  I am excited about this new system, and I will post further…See More
5 hours ago

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JoAnne Bell replied to Pete's discussion Bunch of newbie questions.
"Hi Pete!   This is a tricky place to grow. Here's why:   In theory, given the limited number of hours of direct light on plants, you'd want to grow shade or cooler weather plants. These are plants that thrive in bright, indirect…"
5 hours ago
Max Waghorne posted a video

Basement Aquaponics Update 2

An update on my basement aquaponic system. Hope you guys had a Happy Thanksgiving and are looking forward to the holidays!
5 hours ago
Rob Torcellini commented on K Schreiber's group New England Aquaponics
"Eastford, CT."
5 hours ago
Robert Vinson replied to David Jones's discussion Sump Tank Size
"Hey Vlad, Robbie here not sure why it says Robert. One of us must be having a dyslexic moment. I was sure clay displaced more only leaving 38% available for water. Regardless all the math we each did is correct and I agree that this size of a system…"
5 hours ago
David Lindstrom commented on K Schreiber's group New England Aquaponics
"Hey Max.  Just saw your video.  Looks great.  I'm in Wolcott.  I just started my set up this January.  My basement looks like yours.. I'm doing an IBC tote for the fish and Cement trays for the beds.  I might…"
6 hours ago
philip Lau Wai-chung commented on philip Lau Wai-chung's album

Hydroponic System

"I have joining the Hydroponic system Exhibition it locaed at Hong Kong"
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philip Lau Wai-chung posted photos
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Gene Parbst replied to Gene Parbst's discussion after aged humonia reaches 9+ ph does it continue to produce ammonia? in the group Fish-less Systems
"Day 3 urease aged humonia: its still making ammonia, today it was 24 drops to get 4ppm ammonia in 64oz.  Vlad's figures for ammonia in fully aged humonia are 16.6 drops to get 4ppm in 64oz of water.  Only another day or two and the…"
7 hours ago
Max Waghorne commented on K Schreiber's group New England Aquaponics
"I live in Fairfield CT"
11 hours ago
Averan replied to ricardo restrepo-castaño's discussion Strawberries
"Same exact principle as dwc rafts, roots are always in running water. It's typically referred to as NFT. I have found that I can turn off the water to my pipes at night to save a bit of energy and reduce heat loss and the plants have plenty of…"
17 hours ago
David Lindstrom commented on K Schreiber's group New England Aquaponics
"Anyone from CT in this group?"
18 hours ago
 

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