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Joshua Segatto replied to Saleh Abbas's discussion Green worm!! eating my plants leaves
"Looks Like what's called a tomato horn worm, it's actually a moth caterpillar. I had 4 of them so far this year munch up a few of my tomatoes and plants this season. Just knock it off and feed it to some birds :)"
6 hours ago
Leo White Bear replied to Yaacov Levi's discussion New to group in the group Bluegill or Bream Growers
"another thing, remember ventilation.  Plants will express quite a bit of moisture.  Protect the walls and floors unless they are made of concrete or tile.  I did a 18 unit IBC system in an old barn that eventually had adequate…"
16 hours ago
Yaacov Levi replied to Yaacov Levi's discussion New to group in the group Bluegill or Bream Growers
"Hi Leo, Thats how I see it, its fun. The width of mine also has the factor of fitting into the room, 4' can just work, lettuce is about moot, as its one of my least favorite veggies. There are other greens like chard that will work as well, or…"
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Leo White Bear replied to Yaacov Levi's discussion New to group in the group Bluegill or Bream Growers
"  The width of your growbed will be influenced on how comfortably you can reach into it.  Remember as the plants mature, your reach will be shortened a bit due to the plant height and the intensity of your planting.  any support that…"
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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.…"
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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…"
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Yaacov Levi added a discussion to the group Bluegill or Bream Growers
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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
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Yaacov Levi joined TCLynx's group
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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.
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Green worm!! eating my plants leaves

Started by Saleh Abbas in Plant Topics. Last reply by Joshua Segatto 6 hours ago. 2 Replies

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Should I lower pH before I start cycling?

Started by Loretta Uriarte in System Cycling. Last reply by Yaacov Levi on Friday. 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

Introduction

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

 
 
 


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