"oh hey, before I forget. Does anyone know where I can pick up some decent netting to put over my fish tank? I have my tank covered during the day to keep the temp down, but when I come home and feed my fish I like to keep the top open…"
"@Samson, Yes we had our first "group hug" as we called it, a little over a month ago where we toured our systems and got to meet our group members - was a real treat. I believe there has been a talk about doing another tour for…"
Randall is right water changes will exacerbate your problem. 0.5ppm isn't enough to get freaked out about especially If you have no fish. Cleaning your filter could have been the issue, but I have completely cleaned filters on my…"
"I think I understand that there are many variables, but could you tell me the optimum flood time (using autosiphons)and drain time. I have multiple valves to control flow rates and I probably have twice the pump I need."
"Jim, This was not one of our breeders. We have nearly 50 3lb+/- fish in our main tank, so we're trying to pull them out a few at a time until we're down to a more reasonable 30 fish. The 3 pounders provide about 1.25 lb of meat, so…"
"George, I see no one more knowledgable has responded yet, so I'll pitch in what I've been able to comprehend. Your system is relatively new, right? It is my understanding that fruiting plants require much more of... everything, while leafy…"
"@ Bob Wohl
So glad to hear your die off has ended. Too bad it is a mystery, we should be able to learn from these events that seem to happen each spring to someone.
bummer on the eggs. Was that female from your grow…"
"Thanks George, I thought the tomatoes should have already been been blooming but they are not, that is probably why. I did the vinegar test on the gravel media after I could not get the pH down, and it was OK.
I'll just go with leafies for now…"
"Sweet, I came looking for the same thing. I just got done erecting some 4" pipes to use as a deep water culture. And i was curious was plants would be good in that short of set up. I have a bunch of lettuce plants ready to put it but i have 3…"