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Jeff S commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"The best I can come up with on hydroxides vs bicarbonates is the bicarbonates buffer the system and slows pH changes. My system is the same size as Anthony's and once they're established will maintain a more constant level of pH. In…"
2 hours ago
Randall Wimbish commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"I got scolded here for using potassium hydroxide so I now use potassium bicarbonate instead. I get that from Nuts.com. A spoon full in a glass of water works for indigestion also."
3 hours ago
Randall Wimbish commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"I buy soluble kelp from Kelp4less instead of Maxicrop. My local hydro AP shop sold me some Safergrow Biomin Iron but the recommend it as a foliar application."
3 hours ago
Jeff S commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"I'm not familiar with Maxicrop but even after your system cycles you'll need to add Epsom Salt (magnesium sulphate), potassium sulphate, calcium, and iron chelate to your system on a regular basis so you could start there. You could use…"
4 hours ago
Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Hay can anybody tell why maxicrop seaweed with iron is not good for food crops please. Is there another product I can use to give my plants a boost as I'm waiting on nitates to show up"
5 hours ago
julian replied to Michael Osman's discussion pump question
yesterday
Michael Osman replied to Michael Osman's discussion pump question
"Yeah Julian, I've been looking into that. Which one do you recommend. I've been leaning towards the Ben & Glen aqua zen system."
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pump question

Started by Michael Osman in Aquaponic Discussions. Last reply by julian yesterday. 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 on Wednesday. 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 on Wednesday. 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 on Wednesday. 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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