"My ph is 6.4 and i was going to add some pellitzed lime. Anyone have experience with this? Suggestions on how much? Looking it up there is a lot of general info and I was hoping to get advise from the sages.
"Thanks for all the info. I've grown hydroponic plants in the past, thats how I found aquaponics. My system will be welcoming blue nile tilapia this week and I won't be adding any nutes beyond liquid seaweed that I can think of, maybe some…"
"Skretting seems like a better quality feed than Purina's AquaMax (less un-digestable fillers... in addition to the obvious fish benefits that brings, also means less solids to deal with in your system).
Michael, I'm no expert but there are…"
"Hi everyone. Thanks for the words of support (thanks Jim and Rob). I'm on the road right now and there's a bunch I'd like to address, but will (try to) keep it focused to Rob's water quality report (and hydro chart), which gives…"
"interesting BUT I'm teaching in the evening. wish could be there. trying to learn AP.
Can you possibly forward more info on desktop AquaFarm AP system ?
Is a single barrel AP doable at $100 to build including the grow media, test kit,…"
Hi all,There's a festival about water issues at McKinley Park tomorrow night, Thursday, August 21, 5 to 8 pm. I am providing a small informational table on aquaponics, including a desktop AquaFarm AP system. But I won't be able to stay for much of…See More
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Email me with your phone and contact info if you want to be in direct contact.
I can be reached - Michael - email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org and of course 808…"
Mahalo for your current status. It's sad you're not able to farm in the way you want at this time. Remember every closed door opens another new one.
I will stay in touch with you and maybe we can talk story from time to time…"
"To add my 2 cents on the fertilization of the plants:
I have had very good luck with liquid seaweed products (with iron added) to get the plants going strong, and it will not hurt the fish in any way."
"Thanks, Rob! Now, to find out if I can do an Ebb and Flow, from a tank that is higher than the growbed; it seems I'll need a rigid pond liner, to be able to connect the units. I want this setup to be decorative as well as functional.
"FTR- notice the 8.2ppm iron.,, i had been adding iron in the form of dry 13% (sprint 330) and the test kit that i used looks like it said 4ppm.. which is not too high in my book, but i have gone ahead and purchased the better iron test kit, with…"
"right on Vlad !.. im with you on the terminology ..and loss of integrity in the organic labeling issue.
Josh, I too apologize for the thread jack.. but i take every available opportunity to benefit from Vlad's input.. we all do :-)