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Yaacov Levi replied to Yaacov Levi's discussion New to group in the group Bluegill or Bream Growers
"I have a 55 and a 50 now, but looking for a 75 , the other two I will use for grow outs. For the inside operation I will use a 50 gallon or bigger tote for the reservoir and build a 6' l by 3' wide grow bed with pond liner inside a frame.…"
5 hours ago
Leo White Bear replied to Yaacov Levi's discussion New to group in the group Bluegill or Bream Growers
"Hi Jake-   At the moment I also have two units going.  One small barrel-ponics in-house with a pineapple and some herbs.  The other is a larger unit outside that incorporates the grow-bed and trough set-up using a 250 gal milk bulk…"
5 hours ago
Yaacov Levi added a discussion to the group Bluegill or Bream Growers

New to group

HiyaI am new to the group, and looking forward to hearing what others are doing. I am putting together 2 small systems, an in-house one, with large aquarium, reservoir and grow beds. Plan to grow out a breeding trio in house, and some veggies, year…See More
8 hours ago
Yaacov Levi joined TCLynx's group

Bluegill or Bream Growers

The often overlooked fish option that can handle the high temperatures like tilapia but also the cool temperatures like catfish but still be small enough for a 100 gallon tank and acceptable to eat for people who refuse fish who lack scales.
8 hours ago
Leo White Bear commented on Jim Fisk's group IBC Aquaponics
"Yaacov   Check with any dairy or farm supply source, if you are willing to drive a bit, check out any dairy farms.  Here in Wisconsin, most dairy farms store their calves colostrum supplement in IBC totes.  I acquired 20 for 20$ each…"
8 hours ago
Yaacov Levi joined SW's group

Tilapia Breeding

A place to exchange information on breeding tilapia.  How to set up tilapia breeding colonies.  How to sex fish for breeding colonies. What foods are best for breeding pairs and fingerlings.
8 hours ago
Yaacov Levi commented on Jeremiah Robinson's group Cold Weather Aquaponics
"Hiya Thanks for the add, I am in Northern MI, close to Lake Huron. I am planning a small hoop house for some IBC aquaponics. Have a sheltered place for the hoophouse, main thing I am looking for is about 6 IBCs. Looking forward to ideas…"
8 hours ago
Yaacov Levi joined Jeremiah Robinson's group

Cold Weather Aquaponics

This group serves the needs of those who grow in the cold parts of the world.  We'll discuss greenhouses, insulation, air sealing, fish selection, heaters, etc...See More
8 hours ago


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Should I lower pH before I start cycling?

Started by Loretta Uriarte in System Cycling. Last reply by Yaacov Levi yesterday. 1 Reply

Hi All, I'm Finally ready to start cycling. I've been testing the water daily just to get in the habit and my pH is consistently 8.2. Should I lower it before I start cycling?Continue

Measuring TDS

Started by David Leithauser in Water Topics Jun 12. 0 Replies

I am trying to build a simple device to measure total dissolved solids (TDS) in water by measuring electric conductivity (EC). I have two metal plates in the water. I run a current through the water,…Continue

Tags: conversion, Electronic, TDS, EC


Started by Robert Weisbloom in Member System Introductions Jun 12. 0 Replies

Hi,My name is Robert Weisbloom and I spend my time between Canada and Bulgaria.My wife and I are planning to start an Aquaponics business in Bulgaria.Just finished Sylvia's grat book along with "The…Continue

automatic fish feeders

Started by steven w clark in Fish Topics Jun 6. 0 Replies

Looking for any ideas on automatic fish feeders and I'd rather build that by that way if it breaks I can fix myself.Continue


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