"Return to AP
After managing to kill all my large tilapia and all the new fingerlings, I decided to let the system sit for a while. Couldn't be bothered. Nothing likes growing in this heat and I didn't know what to do to save…"
"Fish die off. Very sad.
This week most of my large 2 year old tilapia have died, several a day. I'm pretty sure it's due to the heat, but am looking for some answers. The water, which is usually crystal clear became murky and the fish went…"
"I was a little less than careful when I put the fingerlings in to their new cage and a couple escaped in to the main tank.
OK - let's see how long they last playing with the big boys. The big fish are well over 14"…"
"Fish separation = cage
I just purchased a bunch of fingerlings from Jim Troyer (thanks Jim) and wanted to keep them separate from the very large tilapia that I currently have in my tank. Not wanting to go to the trouble of a aquarium,…"
"Water Use : Solving a problem
In recent weeks I've been going through a LOT of water. So much so that I concluded that I must have a leak in the system somewhere. I was losing well over 50 gallons a day, every day. What…"
"Kim Romen got me thinking about water temperature, so I checked the fish tank. Sitting just below 79F, which is about where I thought it might be, or even a little cooler than I expected. If Kim's temperature is truly 104,…"
"@ Bob Campbell
I watched for months for my tilapia to breed. Gave them pots for 'nests', played some Barry White, etc, etc,... There was lots of male region-staking and bravado, but no result. I finally came to the…"
"Memorial Day Weekend
We had some friends around for supper and I decided it was high time to thin the school of monster tilapia in my tank. Also, the tomatoes have begun ripening with a vengeance and the cucumbers are there if you look. …"
"Radishes have to be one of the easiest, and fastest, plants to grow in aquaponics.
I just sprinkle the seeds over the gravel, wash them in with a hose, stand back and wait.
There'll be a mixed bag of roots. Some will not develop at all…"
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