"As long as your Fish tank is higher than your grow beds you shouldn't have any issues gravity feeding your system. I was connecting some water hose one day to top add some water to my system (well water) and I stuck the hose (about 150ft) in…"
"I thought I killed every bit of the duckweed I introduced, I couldn't get it to grow anywhere in my system or separated from it. Then I added a new tank, which I had intended to make a DWC bed. I noticed a few pieces of duckweed had…"
"Zucchini! I thought the carrots grew fast, this monster grows while I watch it! The marigolds have really helped to cut down on my insect issues, but I still have some white flies buzzing around. The basil in the background is showin…"
Can you do an updated ammonia/nitrite/nitrate test and post the reading? Also what are your temps? Is you dechlorinator plant safe? What type of light are you using for plants.
You mentioned a concern being lack of minerals. Usually in AP…"
"Yup, liquid seaweed extract with iron will help the plants continue to grow. Is your fish tank 180 gallons, or your total system water volume? If it's your total water volume then we'll call that 180 gallons... 700 liters...
So at 700…"
"As you can see in this picture the water level is 1 1/2 inches below the gravel level. I put the plastic plants in the fish tank right before I planted and put the crawfish in, they are aquarium plants not decoration plants so they should have…"
At your suggestion, I have replaced my liner with a "Fish safe" liner from a local supplier. I have washed out my media beds and have started cycling again using ammonia. I added river water at a pH of 6.9.…"
Thanks for your info. I was asking questions on the forum and got a kind of rude comment to read that book I was talking about. I didn't get a kind response, like from you. I will try to add a lot more water to mine at least double it.…"
I hope this helps to fix your troubles, again my condolences.
Dosage Amount For Treating Parasites: There are two methods; you can either treat the whole tank or do a "dip." 1. Treating the Tank: Add 1 Teaspoon (not…"