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Alternative grow bed media

Started this discussion. Last reply by Henrique Miguel Feb 28, 2012. 2 Replies

Hi Every one:)I am trying to get my aquaponics system up and running. Where I live we can get gravel however it is limestone and from what I researched limestone affects the pH significantly.Hydroton…Continue

 

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"Hi Henrique, Is it that you're expanding your system with other components including a Floating Raft? If so you will need a mechanical filter to remove the fish waste buildup. You would need to cycle the new system before transferring the fish.…"
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Help!! Help !!! with new filtration and set-up.

Hi,I have a set up of 2 55 gal  blue barrel with Tilapia and  guppies separate.   I have young ones and they are growing well. Issue of overcrowding and feeding. 1. I would like to use a water storage container a 250 gal tank with top cut off. he black ones.2. I have a bio filter in place. I bought a little giant submersible pump. to use with the water 250 gal tank I am looking to use a pre-filter set up like mentioned here…See More
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Henrique Miguel replied to Henrique Miguel's discussion Alternative grow bed media
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TCLynx replied to Henrique Miguel's discussion Alternative grow bed media
"Durascrim liner is the white stuff. I would avoid perlite. I've tested a little bit of suretogrow but not sure if it would be appropriate as a long term media in auqpaonics outdoors.  It is kinda meant as a one use stuff. Being on an…"
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Alternative grow bed media

Hi Every one:)I am trying to get my aquaponics system up and running. Where I live we can get gravel however it is limestone and from what I researched limestone affects the pH significantly.Hydroton is one of the best, but it is so expensive especially to ship it to the Caribbean.I have been checking up on some alternative media such as Perlite, rockwool and sure to grow and many more such like theseCan someone please let me know if they used suretogrow and how it has worked for them?…See More
Feb 28, 2012
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Tilapia
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At 7:19pm on February 17, 2012, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Henrique,

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.

Sylvia

At 7:08pm on February 17, 2012, Dave & Yvonne Story said…

Welcome

Here you will find a bunch of friendly people. You can learn, teach and have fun

Dave

 
 
 

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