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Edwin Mercado
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Finally cycling. What do these levels mean?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Edwin Mercado Apr 12, 2012. 7 Replies

Hi everyone,My system in finally cycling.  I have levels of Nitrites and Nitrates present, but my ammonia and ph are still pretty high.My numbers:PH - 8-8.2Amm - 4-6 ppmNO2 - 3-4 ppmNO3 - 5-6 ppmIs…Continue

IBC valve swap.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vlad Jovanovic Mar 23, 2012. 6 Replies

Hoping someone has experience with this.I have an IBC tote I was looking to add to my system as a sump, but the valve leaks quite a bit.  More than I'm willing to ignore.I have what's left of another…Continue

Adding a trough (pipe) for growing strawberries.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Averan Mar 15, 2012. 15 Replies

I have my one IBC system already set up.  It seems to be doing well, although it's still cycling of course.I'm already adding to it.  I cut up another IBC vertically to get two bigger grow beds out…Continue

How much hydroton for a single IBC?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair Jan 24, 2012. 10 Replies

I keep running my numbers and I know that they can't be right.  So I ask those of you with practical experience...How much hydroton did it take you to fill a single IBC grow bed?I know everyone's…Continue

 

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At 11:49am on January 8, 2012, Sahib Punjabi said…

Welcome Edwin :-)

God bless

At 11:24am on December 30, 2011, TCLynx said…

oh I bet Aquaponics would be a great way to maintain lots of bonsai set in a big tray to flood and drain several times a day.

At 11:08am on December 30, 2011, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Edwin,

Thanks for joining the Aquaponic Gardening community!  I hope you find it a fun place to explore aquaponics.  There is a real blend of experienced and new aquapons in this community, so please don’t hesitate to get in there and start asking questions.  Everyone is quite happy to help out new members – no question is too basic.

A great place to start is to read the “How to Use This Site” link on the upper right corner, “Start Here” section of the Home page.  You might also find the “Aquaponic Gardening Rules of Thumb” guidelines helpful.

Please add a profile image, participate and check in with us every day!  We are constantly posting news about aquaponics and the good food movement.

Thanks again for joining us, and I look forward to getting to know you.

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