"thanks for the quick reply. I was hoping that you are the one to reply because I have not seen any details of peeponics from other forums.
would it be safe to assume that the fish waste is essentially same or similar to humonia in regards to what…"
"No, it's not really adequate for many plants...but what you can do is use double the amount of water you use in the test...thereby bringing up detectable levels to 11ppm. (if you triple the amount of water you bring up the readable range to…"
"Yes, shake the bottles and use that too. Those white substances are mostly phosphate precipitates (calcium phosphate, and magnesium phosphate...both are quite plant beneficial). They are forming because the urea is hydrolyzing (turning into)…"
"not sure if this the right thread to ask this question but .....
So I have a few bottles of aged pee, about 2 weeks old, that I'm planning to use for fish-less cycling and might go peeponics all the way. there are "white substance"…"
"The 2013 United States Department of Agriculture Census of Aquaculture (PDF format): http://1.usa.gov/1rEe54RArizona: Farms – 13 - Sales: $5,900,000Tilapia in United State: Food size: 12,464,000 18,428,000 lbs. Avg size:…"
I know I'm skipping some photos for now but I feel like I'm going to have lots of time until the bacteria builds up so I will upload photos from when I was building the GB's stands and some other details on the…"
"Ok some thoughts ...
If the beetroot are deficient in phosphorous, its still not the cause of the problem, because the ones that are at the drip are not deficient. Its only those out of ideal nutrient access that are in trouble.
So, there is still…"
Thanks for the response.
I have a pond with 30 koi and goldfish, 2 filters, (1 bio filter and 1 swirl filter) Temperatures are still around 30 degrees CELCIUS, I live in south spain. Nights not below 20 yet. Will add 50 tilapias next week…"
"Hi Peter...assuming you have enough nutrients, light, and pre-filtering of solids (and good temps) you can probably plant 2 toms per 20 liter bucket. I've only done that in square buckets planting each tom in opposite corners and using support…"
"Gotcha. I've been thinking of adding some different filter styles to my basic design. The trick is figuring out how someone can build one with stuff they can get at their hardware store or by ordering online.
One easy addition I can…"
"Now I also have another filter online, although I am not running much thru it, (just enough to keep it aerobic along with an airstone in the bottom). It is the poly fill filter that I have posted before, and it is great at removing algae and I would…"
"@ Jeff, thanks, I wear way too many hats.
@ Jere: 5 media beds, swirl filter and 2 Bio-filters I would guess. Here is a pic I took while the grow out FT was empty showing the PU for the Bio (top) and for the SLO. Sorry about the graininess but it…"
"We have had numerous issues with aphids over the past two years including have them move in to my house when I relocated some habanero plants indoors. Terrible little things that they are we tried, clove spray, peppermint spray, soap and god…"