"Tomatoes, and peppers, don't like frost. At all. Ever. I discovered that the hard way in year on of AP when I lost a dozen bell pepper fruit to the first frost.
This morning I noticed that I had ice on the grass on my front…"
"I'm currently trying goldfish. Had no luck at all with tilapia this summer. Couldn't keep them alive. The cheapest goldfish from the pet store are a waste of money. They don't last long at all. Over 90%…"
"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,…"
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