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Devoid replied to Devoid's discussion Fish Identification
"Thanks. I was reading about yesterday about large mouth bass, catfish or blue gill for keeping the tilapia breeding in check"
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Growbed flood/drain rate

Hi guysI'm new to aquaponics. Recently setup a system with two growbeds serviced by one pump.A few basic questions:1. My one growbed floods and drains at about 3 times the speed of the other. Is this acceptable or can it create imbalances and…See More
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Larry Miller replied to Devoid's discussion Fish Identification
"One thing you might want to try as a way to get rid of the eggs/fry getting into your grow beds is to put a few goldfish in the tank with your tilapia. The goldfish I have are voracious when it comes to mosquto larva, tilapia eggs or fry, and i have…"
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"Middag Pieter Met gemak sal net tonnel plastiek dan vervang met veselglas plate. Die rede hoekom ek PVC gebruik het is reeds vir sterkte sowel as roes met mosselbaai weer in gedagte die suidooster kan lekker waai daar op die kop. Ons plan is reeds…"
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Devoid replied to Devoid's discussion Fish Identification
"Thanks, that's where I got them. I had bought 200. I hadn't had too much loss except when I lost air to a tank. Then the ones that decided to jump out at night when I forgot to close the lid. I bought 200 fish. They were roughly graded. I…"
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Hi,guys I'm a newbie,I live in India,Bangalore and in Bangalore people sells cinder(lava rock) locally 20kg for $4 but I'm stuck to buy it bcz I'm confused it is inert or not so do I buy it
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Larry Miller replied to Devoid's discussion Fish Identification
"Devoid, I'm going to guess you bought these at Larry's Fish Farm or a similar place. They look exactly like the "Mozambique" I bought from there 2 years ago. From what I've been able to gather, they are really some sort of…"
David Marland replied to David Marland's discussion Worms
"Now I have a real problem! My daughter has acquired two axolotls. And now she feels the need to harvest my worms? To feed them! She went out earlier and left two worms in my fridge in a cup of water, their still wiggling? I think it’s the…"
David Marland replied to Devoid's discussion Filter Questions
"I designed this filter when I was just starting out, after watching hundreds of you tube clips on water features, coy ponds and then stumbling onto IBC aquaponics. I have been using it for over twelve months now, it works a…"
George replied to Devoid's discussion Filter Questions
"I plan to use it in that way but will leave a dry layer of gravel on top to ensure that moisture doesn't wick to the surface of the media. "
Devoid posted a discussion

Fish Identification

It's hard to get a good photo due to glare I'm afraid. I bought them as Mozambique tilapia but the more I look the more confused I get.…See More
Michael & Kristine Stoddard replied to Michael & Kristine Stoddard's discussion Growing curcuma longa (turmeric) in aquaponic system.
"Thank you!"
Jeff S replied to Devoid's discussion Filter Questions
"I looked into biochar before but for my dirt garden. Seems simple enough to make since I use a wood heater in my GH. I wonder if it could be mixed with growing media in a bed to increase filtering capabilities?"
George replied to BK's discussion Kelp fertilizer
"I do, along with everything else I supplement with.  "
George replied to Michael Quinones's discussion Sump Tank Size
"Media takes up 60% or so of the volume of flooded media, while water fills the other 40%, if that helps.  Generally, if you have 12 inches of media, only 10 inches of that will be flooded.   My tank is in the ground and I use an indexing…"
Larry Dale Smith replied to Larry Dale Smith's discussion "Gravel Pit Self Reclaiming Aquaponics System"I knew When I ordered the book that there must be more to Aquaponic Gardening than using waste water from my fish tank,
"I got given an old garden shed that will be a good coversion project for me transforming it into a better home for my ducks. The ducks finally started laying their eggs on the bank part of the time, still have to look for more of them in the pond…"
Kellrae replied to BK's discussion Kelp fertilizer
"Do you add the Epsom salt directly to the grow bed?"


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