"My uncle grew them. Spanish peanuts was one type. He had two types. I can't remember what the other one was. So I had a clue what it looked like but I didn't realize they were actually the seed! mm I'd love to make my own…"
"I may get the book as well. I just haven't gotten around to it yet. I have made notes on a notebook from other things i've been reading and watching. I just am starting with a small system to see how it will work for me. And I…"
"Nestor, What is supporting the bottoms of those barrels?
Looks like you simply have them suspended between 1x lumber.
To support water let alone gravel, you need some heavy duty bracing under the barrels. A few screws in the plastic holding it…"
"I just added iron the the system yesterday...I usually add a splash of iron each month as well as foliar spray each week with an iron, fertilizer mix...
As far as planting the pepper in a system that cannot handle them, I just checked my nitrates…"
"Doug...we have high PH well water, we finally learned from an other individual that using a piece of drift wood from the lake or river (as long as it does not contain sap "pine or cedar" will lower your PH naturally. We have used…"
"Nitrites hit 0 yesterday. Ammonia also 0. I had resumed small feedings for several days now and wanted to make sure I do not get a later ammonia spike. Full feeding last night and another this morning.
My minnow fry are really growing. I had…"
"Is there a window that you could place the fish tank in front of, so the kids could view the fish from outside the building?
Even if you had to make a little "ramp up... platform in front of the window... ramp down" viewing area with a…"
"Doug, don't be in a hurry to change pH. A pH of 9 won't hurt anything, but plants won't do well until you get it down below 7.
It takes time for acid to find and react with carbonates (which precipitate into solids at 8.3), so just…"
"I've recently started my flood and drain aquaponics system using ibc tanks. My fish tank is 280 gal. and I'm using an ibc tank that I've cut in 2 to make 2 grow beds. My system is cycling about every 15 minutes. I've put 150…"
" Hello every one I was looking for some aquapons that are in the Ventura county to connect with. I live here in Thousand Oaks for 40 years and have seen many changes. I got in to aquaponics 4 weeks ago and receive 5 275 gal totes…"
Had the great pleasure of meeting a fellow CA Aquapon, Andy from Santa Barbara. Got me to thinking we shouldn't be left out. There is a Florida and Colorado group so there has to be one from CA. Besides we can share links, ideas and suppliersSee More