"Perhaps some of the delay is caused by the grower when introducing non-compatible, ,non-indigenous, and therefore non-beneficial bacteria and micro-organisms. I mean diversity strengthens in the long run but when introducing a…"
Cold weather is upon us even in the south where we normally are more concerned with high temps.I have been replanting my raft beds with new plants. I have switched to some cold tolerant types like broccoli, brussel sprouts and cauliflower as well as a couple types of lettuce. All my growbeds are outdoors and for now, my AP system is not going to be extended into the greenhouse.I am, however, trying to get a head start on spring production. One of the plants that come to mind is strawberries.…See More
"from what I saw, i would think it would work great in a system where the majority of the material being filteredwas soluble like in a nitrifying biofilter. In a system that was heavy in solids, I would imagine it would plug up quickly. My own system…"
"It's true. You often have a chain that happens. Example: A produces food for B, but A takes 4 weeks to mature, B produces food for C but B can't develop until A is developed and then it is 5 weeks later. C requires additional nutrients…"
"In my opinion it will clog quickly in an aquaponics system due to the high stocking rates and feeding rates. If you all ready have one you wish to re-purpose for an IBC I would construct a raft of sorts and let it free float rather than try to…"