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Small White Mold Spots?

Started this discussion. Last reply by TheCopperHat Aug 27, 2012. 2 Replies

Hey Guys,So just starting to notice an issue in my new system.  The system is running off 2 - 20 gal aquariums.  Right now the system has cycled for about 7 weeks and I have 3 goldfish in one of the…Continue

Living Room Size

Started Jul 26, 2012 0 Replies

Good morning!I'm new to the forum so I thought I'd drop by say hey and toss up a few pictures of my first system.I've spent a lot of time researching and video watching everything I possibly could.…Continue

 

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TheCopperHat replied to TheCopperHat's discussion Small White Mold Spots?
"Sigh.  I figured I'd have to look into that bloody siphon again.  Should have gone with the aphnan in the first place lol.  Alright I'll see if I can't drop it a bit and go from there thanks."
Aug 27, 2012
Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair replied to TheCopperHat's discussion Small White Mold Spots?
"Pictures? You should do everything you can to drop the level of water in your grow bed. Moisture on the surface will give you problems with mold, algae and bugs."
Aug 27, 2012
TheCopperHat posted a discussion

Small White Mold Spots?

Hey Guys,So just starting to notice an issue in my new system.  The system is running off 2 - 20 gal aquariums.  Right now the system has cycled for about 7 weeks and I have 3 goldfish in one of the tanks.  I've got a few plants planted like peas lettuce spinach etc.  I'm noticing small white spots starting to cover my hydroton and the seeds I've planted showing a lot of white cottonie looking mold.  My bell kicks in and drains the system about 1.5 inches from the top however the top gravel…See More
Aug 27, 2012
TheCopperHat replied to Mike C.'s discussion Single Barrel Ponics
"Yeah these guys are... funny... lol.  They "accidentally" ordered 5 extra skids and had no room for it in the shop so it's beside the building with a blow out price.  I bought 6 bags, used 3 for my system and gave a buddy 2…"
Jul 27, 2012
TheCopperHat replied to Mike C.'s discussion Single Barrel Ponics
"Well that just fits to well, I've got a spare bag from my system.  The supplier had it on for $23 a bag so I bought extra!"
Jul 27, 2012
TheCopperHat replied to Mike C.'s discussion Single Barrel Ponics
"Excellent thanks Mike!  "
Jul 27, 2012
TheCopperHat replied to Mike C.'s discussion Single Barrel Ponics
"I'm going to fire off my email address as well, the super small school my wife works at really wants an affordable system setup in the corner.  I was just designing a 20 gal aquarium set but this looks like it might fit the financial bill…"
Jul 27, 2012
TheCopperHat posted a discussion

Living Room Size

Good morning!I'm new to the forum so I thought I'd drop by say hey and toss up a few pictures of my first system.I've spent a lot of time researching and video watching everything I possibly could.  My mother-in-law sent me Sylvia's book which is dog eared and well read now lol.  My wife and I live in an appartment so I had to build a system that would be safe for my lower neighbours while still giving me the maximum amount of output possible.  At this point had I of seen just a few more…See More
Jul 26, 2012
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Jul 25, 2012

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flood and drain media
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Less than 6 months
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Goldfish
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2 @ 20 Gal
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I'm a hobbyist and make my living specializing in traditional shaving supplies.

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At 8:55pm on July 31, 2012, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome!

 

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 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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