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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."
yesterday
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Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Thanks guys, Jim just ordered the Ph down will give it a go and see what happens."
Wednesday
Jim Fisk commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Anthony I got a bottle of PH Down from this sight back when we were starting up and it worked great in our @ 2400g system. Been using ashes from the GH wood stove since it was established and tends down on it's own as all seem to do. It should…"
Wednesday
Randall Wimbish commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"I can tell you that a well established system will constantly be causing the Ph to go down. In my two systems with a Ph neutral media, I am constantly raising the Ph.  In my system with crushed granite, there is enough limestone in the rock…"
Wednesday
Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"OK I have been cycling since 7-1. I added 3 oz ammonia system went to 3.5 ppm and now it's 0.00 ppm, no nitrites, no nitrates. My ph coming from the well is 8.2 used a gallon of vinegar did nothing. thinking of getting muratic acid now.…"
Wednesday
julian replied to Michael Osman's discussion pump question
"airlift pumps are better since it increase dissolve oxygen in water. "
Wednesday
julian replied to Ashley Denise Johnson's discussion Possible to have an AP system my dog and I can swim in?
"Natural pools consist of swimming pond and filter pond. Put the fish in the filter pond and make sure they dont go to your swim area. If you keep the level of water in the filter area just 2 inches deep then you have a huge biosand filter that will…"
Wednesday
 

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pump question

Started by Michael Osman in Aquaponic Discussions. Last reply by Michael Osman yesterday. 5 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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