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Jeff S commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Trial and error can be a fun part of aquapnics but not when the error requires so much work to rectify. Wouldn't be any fun if it were plug and play."
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Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"yes Jim you are correct I did get it from a landscape place. They offer pond supplies and water features too. This made me think when I told them I was making a bio-filter that they would understand what I meant by I need granite with no limestone…"
Tuesday
Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"yep and this last test I found the little culprits. I thought it was crushed river rock after I was cleaning it and tested some no bubbles but the ph would not go down. So I picked through the rocks and pulled the ones I thought looked not granite…"
Tuesday
Jim Fisk commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Jeff; The bubbles are a chemical reaction between the vinegar (acid) and the Limestone (alkaline). If you get bubbles you will never control the Ph. Simple test. Anthony says he did not test a large enough sample. There were limestone gravel pieces…"
Tuesday
Jeff S commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Isn't the media suppose to bubble if it's not good for pH?"
Tuesday
Jim Fisk commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"I get my granite directly from the quarry so there is very little chance of contamination form say limestone. Just a thought."
Tuesday
 

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pump question

Started by Michael Osman in Aquaponic Discussions. Last reply by julian on Sunday. 6 Replies

Hi, I'm building my 1st system. I'm using an IBC, pumping up to the grow bed on top with a submersible pump. Should I remove the filters to get the fish waist to the flood & drain grow beds?…Continue

Possible to have an AP system my dog and I can swim in?

Started by Ashley Denise Johnson in Aquaponic Discussions. Last reply by julian Jul 19. 6 Replies

I am new here but I need the advice of experts! I am wanting to build a huge "koi pond" that is decorative where I can grow tilapia and an AP system but I want it to be like a swimming hole that my…Continue

Tags: decorative, food, pond, pool, dog

how to clean zipgrow

Started by julian in Aquaponic Discussions Jul 18. 0 Replies

My question is how do you clean entangled roots in the matala or other media inside a zipgrow tower after harvest. Seems like a tedious job to me unless someone here had came up with a neat trick to…Continue

Biosand filter in aquaponics

Started by julian in Aquaponic Discussions Jul 18. 0 Replies

I am planning to use a modified biosand filter for my new AP system. I Have constructed a number of biosand filters and I can see some potential of it in AP system. Although I am new to AP and may…Continue

 
 
 


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