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Dissolved Oxygen meter

Hello: I am considering purchasing a meter to measure dissolved oxygen in my aquaponic system with tilapia here in the Caribbean (temperatu…

Started by S.E. Bastian

4 yesterday
Reply by Ian Cameron

Expected tilapia growth in 55 gallon tank

I have a 55 gallon tank, with three tilapia (one 6-inch and two 4-inch) and another fifteen about 1.5-inch long. What's biggest size can I…

Started by S.E. Bastian

1 on Wednesday
Reply by Jeff S

PH Fluctation

To all the Boffins out there I need serious Help!!!! Equipment: 1x1000 lt IBC F/T 1x250 lt Clarifier 1 x250 Bio Filter 1x500 lt Sump 6 raft…

Started by Colin Fisher

15 on Monday
Reply by Moe

A bit of advice from a more expericed grower..

Hello everybody, our aquaponic system is in its second year and we have winter literally beating down my greenhouse door.  So rather than f…

Started by mark gordon

3 on Monday
Reply by Chris " Wild Dog " S.

How to start

I live in Florida on the Gulf of Mexico, but I bought 4 lots = almost 1 acre in an agricultural area with 3 wells can anyone give me advice…

Started by Lorraine Smith

1 Nov 13
Reply by Dave Lindstedt

What is the best design for a wicking bed?

In an effort to build a more sustainable garden, im trying to have as many things out side the ap systems as possible. Most likely i will n…

Started by Rob Nash

11 Nov 13
Reply by Joni Solis

Can I feed red wigglers to fingerlings

I have 25 new fingerlings and want to feed them red wigglers in addition to fish food. Will they eat them? Should I cut the worms into smal…

Started by Michael Welber

6 Nov 12
Reply by Converse

Sustainable stocking of tilapia fish tank(s)

Hello: Greetings! I am new to aquaponics. I am trying to figure out, how does one stock fish, Tilapia, such that: the 'weight' or 'size' o…

Started by S.E. Bastian

4 Nov 11
Reply by S.E. Bastian

DIY submersible water heater, build your own water heater

***Be sure to use a GFI plug with this!*** here is a link to the Through-Wall version

Started by Rob Nash

119 Nov 6
Reply by Kym Roberts-Hardesty

Do I need more aeration?

I'm adding 25 fingerlings into my tank this week and I put a 5 gallon floating bucket with many holes in the 300 gallon tank to keep them s…

Started by Michael Welber

3 Nov 5
Reply by Michael Welber


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