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Scott Roberts replied to True's discussion Water Issues for New System: Mystery of the sinking pH!
"Alex - Calcium BiCarbonate does not exist as a solid compound, so we have to supplement with calcium carbonate. The CO2 in the water reacts with the Calcium Carbonate and converts it to Calcium Bicarbonate."
21 minutes ago
Jim Troyer replied to Del Roach's discussion heating fish tanks in the group Arizona Aquaponics
"Hi Arlene I build them and they work great.  Kim Roman who posts on this site, used one last winter, was happy with and has gotten it hooked up for this winter again. Mine makes about 10 degrees on a sunny winter day. If you are interested…"
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Tilapia Growers

Aquaponists who are growing their plants with tilapia
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Tilapia Breeding

A place to exchange information on breeding tilapia.  How to set up tilapia breeding colonies.  How to sex fish for breeding colonies. What foods are best for breeding pairs and fingerlings.
28 minutes ago
Jim Troyer replied to Pam DeLong's discussion Breeding Pair of Blue Tilapia for sale (Tucson) in the group Arizona Aquaponics
"Hi Pam The long and short of it is you can get what the market will bare.  I would think that the $100 range is fair for a breeding set the 4+1 formula of females to males is always in that range for young breeders. Yours are older so you…"
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Jack Dunbar's discussion Magnesium Deficiency? in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"57.5 grams of Epsom salt into 100 US Gallons of water will garner you 15ppm of Magnesium. 15ppm is about half (30ppm) of the total Mg you would want in solution. So it's a pretty low dose and assumes there is some amount of Mg already present…"
1 hour ago
Jeff S replied to Jack Dunbar's discussion Magnesium Deficiency? in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Try these videos. If I remember there's more discussion on how much to use in the comments after the Epsom salt video. You should watch all his vids. That's where I get my…"
1 hour ago
Phil Slaton replied to Jack Dunbar's discussion Magnesium Deficiency? in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"You guys all need o use Aqualife complete."
2 hours ago
Jack Dunbar added a discussion to the group Aquaponics For Beginners
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Magnesium Deficiency?

I have a cucumber plant that the leaves are turning yellow and the edges are drying out and dying. I thought at first that it was an iron deficiency but it's the whole leaf is blotchy yellow. I talked with a local garden center and she said it…See More
2 hours ago
David L. Eisenbrandt replied to David L. Eisenbrandt's discussion Gasket material
"I found some o rings that fit, problem solved. Thanks for the reply."
3 hours ago
Paul Smith replied to David L. Eisenbrandt's discussion Gasket material
"Go to Your local bike shop, they will be happy to give You old inner tubes.I then use a 6" X 1 1/2" pipe nipple and a big beater hammer on my anvil to cut gaskets."
4 hours ago
Jack Dunbar replied to True's discussion Water Issues for New System: Mystery of the sinking pH!
"Thank you Alex. This site is awesome... I learn more and more every day."
4 hours ago
Paul Smith replied to Joe Bifano's discussion redoing my setup and want to get this correct
"Do You have an update on Your system?How about pictures?"
4 hours ago

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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Rob Nash's discussion DIY Heater, build your own 2000 watt heater for $20 ***DONT USE COPPER OR NICKEL ELEMENTS!
4 hours ago
Kym roberts-Hardesty replied to Rob Nash's discussion DIY Heater, build your own 2000 watt heater for $20 ***DONT USE COPPER OR NICKEL ELEMENTS!
"I love this!  I have been trying to find a heater(s) for our system that wont break the bank.  How many of these would you recommend to heat a 300 gallon tank?"
4 hours ago
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Monster Aquaponic buds

Who ever tels you AP doesnt grow good herb doesn't know what there doing.
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Pam DeLong added a discussion to the group Arizona Aquaponics
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Breeding Pair of Blue Tilapia for sale (Tucson)

My breeding Blue Tilapia have given me an abundance of babies. So much so, that I now keep them in separate tanks...which I am very much needing the space of to winter a portion of the babies over the winter months. (They grow so fast!) I currently…See More
6 hours ago
Jeff S commented on Jeremiah Robinson's group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"I've seen a large boat (small ship) with a concrete bottom so I know concrete will float..... at least until it was rammed by the USS North Carolina LOL "
8 hours ago

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Vlad Jovanovic commented on Jeremiah Robinson's group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Hi Jeremiah, I'm not saying that Jeff's sump will float, but neither am I saying that it will not. Only that if certain conditions conspire to align, it can. I've seen a buried IBC sump do that. Two of them actually. The one sump had…"
8 hours ago
 

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