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Measuring TDS

I am trying to build a simple device to measure total dissolved solids (TDS) in water by measuring electric conductivity (EC). I have two m…

Started by David Leithauser

0 Jun 12

How to handle Potasium/ Calcium supplimentation when Ph never goes below 7.4

Hello Everyone, This is my 7th year running my Aquaponics system. This is the first time I have run into a problem where the Ph has been ho…

Started by Richard Kowalski

0 May 17

Yet another heating question...

I see this new fish tank heating device that Sylvia's business is selling, but I have one concern regarding part of its design. Why is corr…

Started by Max Gfx

12 Feb 15
Reply by Zach

Tank leaked

Hi everyone, I am new here so I'll give a run down on my system. I have 60 gallon "homemade" tank. I have lettuce and a tomatoe plant, 2 ja…

Started by Timothy

7 Nov 13, 2016
Reply by Jeff S

What's in my fish water

I have a 600 gallon system and have nitrates as high as the API test will register. Ammonia is .25 and pH is around 6. The dissolved solids…

Started by Jeff S

4 Sep 17, 2016
Reply by Jeff S

Flood & Drain Cycle, Pump Operation

Here in Southeast Louisiana the temps range between 30's and 90'0, I'm on my second pump in three years. I have a flood and drain system wh…

Started by Gil

2 Sep 16, 2016
Reply by Frank Buffone

Water from system is groundwater

My system is medium sized – 2 IBC totes as fish tanks, 2 55 gallon drums as clarifier and demineralizer for each tote. My raft bed is 20 fe…

Started by Eric schmidt

1 Jun 20, 2016
Reply by Eddie Beuerlein

Using Fish Water To Fertilize Gardens

I read about adding nitrogen to soil gardens but there aren't any suggested levels for nitrogen in the form of nitrates. If I want to use f…

Started by Jeff S

0 Jun 13, 2016

water analysis results - can someone help please?

i have mentioned this on an old topic but no one has answered yet so i thought id try posting here, i had a lot of trouble of fish dying an…

Started by Ian Hawkins

14 Apr 21, 2016
Reply by Stephanie

Solenoids in Aquaponics

Looking for experience when using solenoids in AP. I am looking to automate water flow through solar panel and grow beds in the system.  I…

Started by StevedNETN

0 Feb 15, 2016

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