Home Despot and others have bird netting to keep birds out of fruit trees. Should work for your purpose too. Hobby lobby has some great net type material too. Check them out before going to HD...
How's that GB repair…"
"@ Bob Wohl
So glad to hear your die off has ended. Too bad it is a mystery, we should be able to learn from these events that seem to happen each spring to someone.
bummer on the eggs. Was that female from your grow…"
No cement ponds, the lime leaches out into the water keeping the pH too high for proper plant nutrition. Pond liner or fiberglass resin over wood is the way to go. In ground is the way to go here as well.
If you are…"
Your local hydro store will be happy to provide you with clay balls at a huge markup. While they are the standard of the industry, a good share of us are successfully using cinders /volcanic rock. I got mine at A&A…"
"Welcome aboard Samson
The biggest obstacle is going to be temperature control here in the valley. The water gets too hot for the fish right now, need shade cloth for sure. It's too cold in the winter, you'll need to figure out…"
"Hi there, this is Manfred and I will use this post to encourage anybody to take a break from the heat. The climate control in the green house works great. A big industrial fan on one end and a 5 X 6 foot water curtain on the other end keeps the…"
"Well, there are no real details or plans at this time.
I am hoping for a better response so we can move forward on this tour which was suggested by Manfred from Cornville during the BBQ at David's during the last tour.
I am hoping more system…"
"This is basically how my original system works now that I abandoned the raft system. Except the 2 liter bottles are standing in what was originally a raft bed. The roots got so tangled that it was an unmanageable mat. So I put the…"
Hi Jim, thank you for adding me. I too am very very new to this. In my message I discussed another type of fish other than tilapia. Fish and Game are particular where the tilapia are and I am just too close to Lake Roosevelt. Mr. Fitz at the college suggested catfish, but not channel. He felt Asian or African would be better. He is very active in the aquaponics gardening. So I will search for these guys. Have any ideas?