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2 year system in East Texas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Keith Rowan Mar 12, 2013. 1 Reply

I am fishless, cycling up currently. Hope to have everything running by 4/1/2013. I already have the strawberries in the grow beds.I am using a timed flood and drain system. 2 in ground FT at about…Continue

Grasshoppers winning the fight

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jon Parr Aug 20, 2012. 6 Replies

There isn't a "bugs" forum, So I will put this here.  This is what I have been fighting the last few weeks (and 100+ heat). …Continue

Follow Up/Bragging

Started this discussion. Last reply by Paula Aug 20, 2012. 4 Replies

So it has been 100+ degrees for a week + in my part of Texas. My setup is three 55 gallon barrels. 1 is split to make grow beds, 1 is for fish and 1 for sump. It has worked great. I know I have about…Continue

Collecting Data

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Carr Jun 7, 2012. 1 Reply

I am just starting to look at data logging/data collection for my system. What are some of the options? I have a PC that will be about 10' from the end of my system in an enclosed shed. I have used…Continue

 

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Keith Rowan replied to Lance Rose's discussion 2 year system in East Texas
"crappie are a different species than "bream" - bluegill or sunfish.. i've heard that crappie are harder to feed train, but if you get them young you should be fine be careful bringing fish from a pond in.. i'd do a "salt…"
Mar 12, 2013
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2 year system in East Texas

I am fishless, cycling up currently. Hope to have everything running by 4/1/2013. I already have the strawberries in the grow beds.I am using a timed flood and drain system. 2 in ground FT at about 150 gals each, and four 2 X 5 X 9" growbeds. I will be using crappie and bream (is their a difference?) from a couple of local stock ponds.The point of having it in ground is to try and keep it cool in the summer. I am also going to put a canopy cover over the whole thing.The pics show it while still…See More
Mar 12, 2013
Lance Rose replied to D. Clark's discussion Just getting started in NE Texas
"Welcome! We about are you in East Texas? I am between Mt. Vernon and Winnsboro. I had about a 100 gal FT using blue barrels last year. It went pretty well. I started with strawberries and went through okra, peas, and ended up with tomatoes in the…"
Mar 12, 2013
coty replied to Lance Rose's discussion How to plant the plants
"I am about to plant some different plants and wanted to know how deep is should plant them? Should i plant them at the water lever or 1in or 2in above the water level? Ill beplnting broccli, kale, sweet peas and strawberries."
Mar 5, 2013

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Jon Parr replied to Lance Rose's discussion Grasshoppers winning the fight
"Awesome trap. I'll have to try one myself. Thankyou."
Aug 20, 2012
Larry Dale Smith replied to Lance Rose's discussion Grasshoppers winning the fight
"Here's one I found on the web: http://sam-aurelius-milam-iii.site50.net/Bright_Ideas/Grasshopper_Trap/Grasshopper_Trap.html I will probably make several of these! I was surprised none were mentioned in my book, but after all that…"
Aug 20, 2012
Larry Dale Smith replied to Lance Rose's discussion Grasshoppers winning the fight
"I have used Semaspore Grasshopper Control (takes time and works best when they are small), and EcoBran Grasshopper Bait (for immediate kill), they are organic approved and work well. I've also had good luck with Neem Oil…"
Aug 20, 2012
Paula replied to Lance Rose's discussion Follow Up/Bragging
"I grow blueberries in pots and they do great. I recall there being several online sites giving instructions. As for taking care of them, depending on heat and humidity, they need regular watering. (I water daily while they're producing and only…"
Aug 20, 2012
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"If that's almost biblical, I don't even want to know what biblical looks like."
Aug 17, 2012
Lance Rose commented on Lance Rose's photo
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"They're everywhere. It's almost Biblical!"
Aug 15, 2012
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"I second that!  WOW. "
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Jon Parr replied to Lance Rose's discussion Grasshoppers winning the fight
"No kidding. You need to devise a trap for those suckers and start selling them as fish and reptile food."
Aug 10, 2012
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"Very cool."
Aug 10, 2012
Chi Ma replied to Lance Rose's discussion Grasshoppers winning the fight
"Looks like good fish food to me :)"
Aug 9, 2012
RW replied to Lance Rose's discussion Grasshoppers winning the fight
"I'm in Texas too. I feel your pain. I heard NOLO bait is good for grasshoppers, but it works best when they're young. I plan on using it early next year. When i put seeds in my grow beds, they sprout then the grasshoppeers get…"
Aug 9, 2012

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Live in East Texas. Worried about the 3 months of 100+ heat and the two weeks of 40 weather.

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At 9:24pm on April 20, 2012, Sylvia Bernstein said…

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