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Greenhouse skins

Started Dec 19, 2013 0 Replies

What is your greenhouse skin or panels made from? Is it clear, opaque? Is it durable? Do you like it? Would you use it again or find a different one.   Continue

Tilopia, Tilopia, Tilopia

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anthony Payne Dec 20, 2013. 30 Replies

I'm one that is in info stage and building, the picture is on paper and in the mind. Now the fish part is now needing to be fed. (no pun intended) I like trout, salmon, steelhead. Now the salmon and…Continue

The back bone

Started this discussion. Last reply by Max Gfx Feb 15, 2014. 15 Replies

Who make the best pumps? What I'm looking for is the brands and of pumps that people are loyal too or wish they would of found sooner. I believe that I will probably go with four times what is asked…Continue

What light is the best for supplementing light for northwest US

Started this discussion. Last reply by Keith Langdon Jun 4, 2014. 10 Replies

HI I'm new to this concept. I'm in the stage that I have a green house drawn out, I have a layout. But now I live in the northwest so I will need to supplement the plants in the gh to grow through…Continue

 

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Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"I could only get powder form. so I just put in two full teaspoons going to check is here in a bit. It seem powerful I took a gallon of the water put in a 1/4 tsp and it dropped of the chart so I'm feeling it out. "
Jul 31
Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"well that was a drive, but I now have found the muratic acid.Just added 1/2 tea spoon into the system dissolved  in 2 gallons of tank water. 1/4 tsp in 1 gallon then again. i'll let this cycle and see what is going on I'm pushing…"
Jul 31
Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"I'm a NW boy what does that do? I've just heard of this stuff you call okra. I've been told it's a southern thing along with grits."
Jul 31
Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"ok this will just be a waiting game thanks "
Jul 31
Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"well this just is not going well. My well water is at 8.2 ph temps running in high 90's topping off is not helping my Ph problem. Have spikes in heat of day 8.4 to 8.6. I'm reading that RO filters don't really lower PH. Just trying to…"
Jul 31
Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"yes Jim you are correct I did get it from a landscape place. They offer pond supplies and water features too. This made me think when I told them I was making a bio-filter that they would understand what I meant by I need granite with no limestone…"
Jul 25
Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"yep and this last test I found the little culprits. I thought it was crushed river rock after I was cleaning it and tested some no bubbles but the ph would not go down. So I picked through the rocks and pulled the ones I thought looked not granite…"
Jul 25
Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"well I'm S.O.L on the media I chose. I had checked some and it did not bubble on my test now I go through my grow beds and get really selective on rock and boom found the ones I was told were not in the gravel. The cost is not much the time and…"
Jul 24
Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"thanks guys"
Jul 24
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"
Jul 24
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."
Jul 19
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.…"
Jul 19
Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"thanks I will check them out "
Jul 8
Anthony Payne left a comment for Tim Plummer
"welcome Tim "
Jul 7
Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"thanks I guess this will be a battle every time I top off I will try it and get thing under control before the fish hit the tank. thanks again."
Jul 7
Anthony Payne commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Ok test kit came in. I have been running a fishless cycle, I have 455 us gal put in 3oz of liquid ammonia on the 1st, test today got a ph of 8.4, ammonia 4.0, with a 0 ppm on nitrite as to be expected. Testing my well water I have 8.2 to start with…"
Jul 7

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I'm into foraging for mushroom and other plants as well as hunting, fishing and all types of sea foods.

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At 9:13am on December 21, 2013, Tom Helmers said…
Anthony, I am using a 'U' siphon. I both fill and drain my barrels through the sane 2" pipe. It is very reliable.
At 8:46am on April 25, 2013, Linda Logan said…

I don't know if you are aware of the Northwest Aquaponics group.  We meet once a month.  So far always in WA generally around the Olympia area.  Lloyd Booth can connect you.

At 8:37pm on April 16, 2013, Derrick Kerr said…

Welcome to the site, I hope you find what you are looking for.  I highly recommend getting Sylvia's book it will answer most questions you may have.  Best of luck to you. 

 
 
 

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