"@ Jim Troyer
... and as for making changes to the system, I'll never stop changing, adding, improving, working, extending, and 'fixing' it.
It's a constant shame when there's no room in the grow beds to plant…"
"@ Jim Troyer
The DWC bed is constant height.
Except... I use a small very cheap fountain pump to move water through the solar panel in the winter months. It used to sit in the bottom of the in-ground fish tank, but then I had a…"
"Hi John: nice to hear you too are still making changes to your system.
I was surprised to hear that your DWC bed is not constant height.
How is the water level set in there and do you allow it to rise and fall regularly?
"Radial Flow Filter Upgrade
I decided to raise the RFF so that it would be easier to empty the contents in to a 5 gallon bucket to be used in the garden. After turning off the water I dismantled the filter and built a nice 20" frame for…"
"I also did live in Beijing for two years. I must say, with only little knowing about your work and achievements I just consider myself a big admirer of your talent and work and achievements!!
I would love to become an Ecolonomists myself too.…"
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
I'm new to the group and live in Oakland. I'd love to chat sometime and talk about how your system is progressing. I have a nice backyard that is screaming for an aquaponic system. I've only begun the research…"
Just spent the day digging out holes for the foundation of a new greenhouse! I'm so excited to continue the build process tomorrow, and to move my system "outside". The larger space will mean that I can expand the size of my bottlefarm, and possibly…See More
"DJ, in my 2000g system I was using 1 CAP full at a time. Patience my friend. Always favor moderation. Who ever suggested cups? OMG. 1 cap full and test the next day. Slow and steady with any ecosystem. You are dealing with microbes, not cats (9…"
It's easy to over do the ammonia first time around, mark this as a learning experience. Try to keep the ammonia around 3 - 5 PPM, preferred level is 3-ppm. This gives the bacteria achance to grow slowly which you want. …"
"Dear Farmscape 001,
You mentioned about your work that is expandable. I also saw pictures from you in many other countries developing AQ systems.
I am willing to develop an aquaponic comercial farm for a mediterranean climate like spain.…"
Hello everyone,I haven't found information about clay balls influence on GH so I start a new topic.The thing is I have a GH problem since I started my system (four months ago) and I finally realized that the clay balls increase a lot the GH of my…See More
I hit my plants and a puff of white flies will fly around. Reading in the forum it seems like spraying with worm tea will help as well as a yellow paper trap with Vaseline on it. But how do you get rid of all the eggs that are on the underside of…See More