"Actually, yes, it's intended for 2 things: 1) to serve as a better grow-area for lettuce (since my tiny 35 gal roughneck is barely big enough to be called a "raft bed". 2) I needed a bypass - basically my sump…"
"I'm not sure if you are looking for new IBCs or used, but when I was looking for used ones I saw some on craigslist for anywhere from $70-$150 depending on size and time of year. I just typed in IBC in the search bar. Good luck!"
Do you combine different media, methods or even culture species in such a way that no rules or system descriptions out there really applies to you? This is the place to share, ask questions, learn and refine.See More
There is now an extreme urgency in developing new systems to grow as much food in as little space as possible. The only problem with this is as man develops different systems they will develop less expensive methods but they will always sacrifice quality over cost, and I guarantee you this will be the case here.Look at today’s Agricultural system, they genetically enhance the seeds to provide strategic mutations that kill or disarms pests or blight, they produce quantity in less acreage too.…See More
This group is to explore aquaponics in the context of permaculture. So how is your system interconnected beneficially with your landscape? Polyculture. Water harvesting. Aquatic ecosystem design. Passive heating and cooling.See More
disregard anyone working at a pond/aquarium supplier that syas he is knowledgeable in aquaponics. i had a really bad algae problem in my tank, I was on the final stage of cycling my system. i removed the pellets once my water testing showed absolutly no ammonia, nitrite, or nitrates. after doing my own looking around i found out barley is great for clearing up water, but found out the hard way it is also great at getting rid of all my bacteria i was so fond of. dont make my mistake and use…See More
"Aggressive Tilapia and Breeding
I have several, maybe 4 or 5, very large, say 12"+, tilapia that are quite aggressive and territorial. They regularly take up residence in corners of the tank and obsessively chase away anyone that comes within…"