"I just meant that the Nitrobacter/Nitrospira were evidently abundant enough to at least keep pace with the Nitrosomonas, however the Nitrosomonas that made the transfer were not adequate to keep up with the processing of ammonia from your fish.
"honestly though, for children that young, planting seeds in soil would be my choice.
The learning opportunities offered by aquaponics are not really accessible for kids at that stage of their cognitive development (or whatever the psycho-talk…"
"hello everyone, i am new to this aquaponics thing, I have been doing research for about a month now and just finished building my system with some blue barrels. I haven't cycled it yet, i am very excited to start though."
From a Google search this product seems safe for use. Its not really hard but you do need to do some amount of study as with anything in life that's new. This way you educate yourself to the point where you can troubleshoot problems on…"
"Its Ph up. I bought it on Amazon. I've seen people on YouTube using it so I assume its ok please let me know if not. I didn't realize the learning curve for this was so steep lol. Its a lot harder than it looks."
Its not recommended that you adjust your Ph at this time, besides a Ph of 8 is better for cycling. The Ph tends to swing erratically during and soon after cycling. Also do you know if the product you're using for adjusting Ph is AP…"
"Will do as of today my ammonia level is at 4 ppm. My nitrites and nitrates are non existent and my water temp is staying at around 65 degrees. It should be rising soon because of the warm weather coming. I just received my Ph down today so I brought…"
Coming to this site was a good fist step. Knowledge of the good and the bad can be found here. A copy of Sylvia's book Aquaponics Gardening would help you figure out the goals you hope to achieve, but all the answers are here…"