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Jim Fisk commented on Chris " Wild Dog " S.'s photo
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"LOL, and that's why I built our AP system in a 22x24' greenhouse. My wife loves our AP but she would never put up with this. You must be a bachelor!"
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Jim Fisk commented on Chris " Wild Dog " S.'s photo
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"Hey Wild Dog, you should really stop using aluminum in your system. Highly reactive and very sketchy in terms of fish and human health. Loads of info point to the heavy use of aluminum cookware over the past 50-60 years resulting in the huge rise in…"
1 hour ago
Jim Fisk replied to Jeff Guykema's discussion IBC Tank Drain - Fish Screen in the group IBC Aquaponics
"Jeff, use that as a drain as it was intended and make a proper SLO. Problem solved."
1 hour ago
Leo White Bear replied to Jeff Guykema's discussion IBC Tank Drain - Fish Screen in the group IBC Aquaponics
"Jeff-   One idea is to attach a screen at the outlet end if the pipe in the fish tank.  You didn't state how big your fish are or what species.  I have installed a PVC drain guard in the end of my 2" PVC pipe outlet. …"
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Pam DeLong replied to Charles Cherry's discussion Help identify this on my tomato plants
"It looks to me like blight. It's a fungus. Cut these leaf branches with scissors and put them in your compost pile. If you see it starting on other leaves, mix one teaspoon of baking soda with a quart of water and in the evening, spray the…"
14 hours ago
Jeff Guykema added a discussion to the group IBC Aquaponics
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IBC Tank Drain - Fish Screen

I saw someone use the IBC drain as the solids outlet run out to a sweeping 90 to veritcal into a radial flow filter.  Thought that was a great way to go until it was time to put fish in...  hmmm, how do I keep the fish in the tank?Looking for ideas…See More
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Shane replied to Shane's discussion What would you define as Essential Reading
"Thanks George, maybe I should have added that into my initial query, I take for granted that a good many here would recommend Sylvia's book and have already sent an enquiry as to what's what in the store, your time in answering appreciated"
23 hours ago
Jeff S replied to Michael Brooks's discussion System Introduction
"Check out this video. I've done several tank in the traditional manner but I like this concept. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKqwcy7IJM0&feature=iv&src_vid=FXPvf2oBT3Q&annotation_id=annotation_2576495379 I put my sump in the…"
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Eva posted a status
"fishless cycling at end of 5th week, pH 8.2, NH3 0, NO2 2,NO3 40, why are my new leaves turning yellow and dying?"
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George replied to Michael Brooks's discussion System Introduction
"About Us What is Green River Greenhouse? My grandfather was an Indiana farmer and I wish you all the best. Perhaps I'll drop in on you someday. "
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George updated their profile
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George replied to Shane's discussion What would you define as Essential Reading
"The only book I've read is Aquaponic Gardening by Sylvia Bernstein and I recommend it.  Possibly we can overthink this stuff.  Once you get a system built and running, it's not difficult to maintain.  It will certainly help…"
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Shane posted a discussion

What would you define as Essential Reading

As a novice to AP and with about 2 years to go to early retirement and a serious desire to live as much off the grid as possible, AP has caught my attention in a serious way as a means to an end to self-sustainable farming. My problem is that there…See More
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IFEANYI NZEMEZIE left a comment for guillaume chastagnol
"WAO! Guillaume, that's great. You'll be my teacher soon."
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Vicky Tye replied to Michael Brooks's discussion System Introduction
"Would love your thoughts on not cutting the IBC - we have not cut as of yet.  We had planned to dig down at least 4 feet to allow the ground heat to help with insulation, etc.  Green house on top of course.  Thanks to everyone…"
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BK replied to BK's discussion Pest problem
"George, thanks for the response, and the link.  One less thing to be concerned with..."
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