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
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
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
The truth is you don't make any money growing vegetables. To make money you have to sell the vegetables. At least 80% of a commercial aquaponic farm business has basically nothing to do with aquaponics. So instead of talking about commercial aquaponics, I want this group to be about selling produce.See More
I have 2 separate systems and moved my fish from 1 tank to the other, so I have double of what I should have in 1 tank. They are doing okay but I need to get them back as soon as possible.I have a new swirl filter on the system I am cleaning along with media beds that are being used for growing and filtering. I have worms in my beds but could use more.I want to remove the solids that have built up in the bottom of my rafts. There is decomposed brown matter in the raft bottoms and when I grow…See More
"Jon, How do you manage your tilapia over the coldest months? Do you just move a few breeders into an indoor aquarium? I'm not sure how cold my pool gets in the winter, but I would bet it is close to 50."