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Matt Miskinnis commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Just saw Dr Brooks post about the greater phoenix pond society tour.  Got me to thinking if we should do another group hugs tour or maybe this time open it up for anyone who has interest in aquaponics this time.  Had a great time last…"
Sunday
Matt Miskinnis commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Hey Jim, Let me know when you get some fry's too or at least ones that are an inch long.  I'm gonna need to replace some fish as well - and I'll stay away from the hybrids for the time being. Kim,  I wouldn't swim in…"
Apr 4
Matt Miskinnis commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Jim is becoming quite the artist "
Apr 2
Matt Miskinnis commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"@Randy,  mine is similar to what Jim shows but my sump tank pumps into my Fish Tank, then my fish tank has a radial filter between the the Fish Tank and the grow beds, then the grow beds dump back to the sump.  Either way you are capturing…"
Apr 1
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Mar 28
Matt Miskinnis commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Good news, I haven't had a fish die on over a week.  I'm happy about that, I'm also paying close attention to how the fins and gills look in case I see that redness that the other fishes had."
Mar 28
Matt Miskinnis commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"@Tetsuzan, I have my fish tank and sump covered at all times I may get a bird pooping on the growbed bed, but I have little concern for that as the poop would have to travel well down or more inches of media, and the worms would take care of it, if…"
Mar 26
Matt Miskinnis commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Tetsuzan, I have a small size AP system - 275 gal IBC ft and a 100+ gal sump.  with two grow beds 2x8 and 4x4.  I use a radial filter before the water goes into my grow beds which takes out most of the big "particles' I then…"
Mar 25
Matt Miskinnis commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"I wouldn't go longer than a 24 hour period max myself, the ammonia will start building up and the plants will start to go into shock after not having nutrient water.  I got my pumps from home depot, cheap and easy and have lasted a long…"
Mar 13
Matt Miskinnis commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Had two more fish die yesterday, gonna start doing a water change today. Jim, I may need to pick up some fish if things don't change ...."
Mar 12
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Mar 7
Matt Miskinnis commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Don't waste your time with it, if you want to boost you system get some water from an established system and use that. "
Mar 3
Matt Miskinnis commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Well, I've had 6 fish die in the past week.  Tested my water each time and all the levels are normal.  I noticed that most of the fish that died were goldfish that I started my system with, they are about 4 inches long.  I'm…"
Mar 3
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Feb 24
Matt Miskinnis commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Hey Jacques, great job on getting those other beds in!  I read your entire blog, Your system looks very professional and aesthetic!  Got two questions if you don't mind, noticed you started using crawdads - how is that working out,…"
Feb 23
Matt Miskinnis replied to Gillian Burrus's discussion I think I want to move my system in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"I figure I would pass on this tip.  If you use water from the tap (hose) to get a de-chlorinator I use boogie blue which is good for 35,000 gallons and can be attached straight to a hose, I use this straight to my top up tank,…"
Feb 21

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How did you find us?
Search engine (Google)
If you found us through a search engine, what search words were you using?
Google
Are you an aquaponic gardener already?
No
If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
flood and drain media, vertical
How old is your system?
Just started
What type of fish do you grow with? (select all that apply)
Goldfish, Tilapia
How big is your fish tank?
300 Gallons
Name a part of a fish (spam blocking question)
fin
Please tell us something else about yourself.
I tried Hydroponics, and liked it. Want to up my knowledge and try Aquaponics!

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At 1:38pm on October 21, 2013, Robert Rowe said…

Matt

For growing red wigglers the best food I have found is fish waste.

 
 
 

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