"Hey Dave, that looks really interesting - those entries in the top - are they to let water in and out? I have been using little plastic bottles stuffed with coir that look a bit like that. I'll post a picture if I can find. Thanks for the…"
"Below is a picture of my latest in ground wick bed for growing corn. Its a plastic rain gutter with ten 1.25 pvc tubes stuffed with coir. The sides will have a mixture of coir and vermicompost as the planting media for corn transplants.
"Why not try straw bales. I have been growing tomatoes in straw bales for a number of years with Great success.
I suggest that you go to: www.davesgarden.com and look up the strawbale community. There is a bunch of information.
"First Tilapia Fillet
Today was the big day: the day I killed and filleted my first aquaponics grown tilapia.
I got home from work and went to check the fish, and give them a good feed of the new food that arrived today. They were very grateful…"
"Looking at the size of the plant and the number of peanuts per plant, it seems like you would have to grow an awful lot of plants to get enough to eat. Peanuts are similar to potatoes in habit and growing season length. I would think…"
The temperature for optimum growth of nitrifying bacteria is between 77-86° F (25-30° C).
Growth rate is decreased by 50% at 64° F (18° C).
Growth rate is decreased by 75% at 46-50° F.
No activity will…"
"these sketches are incomplete and may not make sense - the extra comments are not needed for most of you, but what the hell, I like the sound of my own voice :)
Landscapes are mostly subjected to flood and drought situations, a multi-level…"
"I wouldn't bother with a green house. I'm in Ocala and don't need it here, I can't believe you'd need it there. You're more likely to need shade cloth, and as long as you have some way to hang the shade…"
Ibc tote system. 4 years old or more channel cats. I added 100 cat fingerlings few months ago. They are dead now and are starting to get to my old fish. I haven't had many problems that I couldn't figure out. Changed the water out twice. All water levels seem to be fine. The fish kinda hang out together and seem to barrel roll when swimming. My friend added 100 from the same company the same day and his are all dead from ick. It sounded like ick but these fish don't have spots or any different…See More