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any tips?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Casey Haas Oct 14, 2013. 1 Reply

Hello everyone,First of, I live in Sacramento, CA. I've searched on here and didn't see any discussions from anyone who lives in my area with same topic. Anyhow, I'm planning to add my first batch of…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert J Oct 4, 2013. 8 Replies

Could someone please tell me some of the plants/vegetables that their roots need to be submerged in water 24/7? And ones that need to be in flood and drain system.thanks in advance. TNContinue

just a friendly "Hello" to everyone here from a new guy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim N Sep 13, 2013. 5 Replies

Hi,I'm a newbie here and new to Aquaponics gardening, in fact I'm getting ready to build my first  system in couple weeks. So to everyone who lives in Sacrament area, let me know if you have any of…Continue

 

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Casey Haas replied to Tim N's discussion any tips?
"Hi Tim! I was looking for your discussion post on the Sacramento group page and didn’t find it, but I see you ended up here instead! If you aren’t interested in eating the fish in your system at all then I would suggest using goldfish.…"
Oct 14, 2013
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any tips?

Hello everyone,First of, I live in Sacramento, CA. I've searched on here and didn't see any discussions from anyone who lives in my area with same topic. Anyhow, I'm planning to add my first batch of fish into my tank this weekend. My system has been running for the last couple weeks, I tested the water and everything looked good I think I'm ready. I'm taking my time because I try not to kill as many fish as I possibly can.So today I'm asking for help from all the experts who live in…See More
Oct 11, 2013
Tim N commented on Paul Trudeau's group Sacramento Aquaponics
"My apologies. I'm still a newbie here   I wanted to post where mainly only Sacramento people can see since they live in the area and understand my concerns. I didn't know I shouldn't post it here.  I'll move…"
Oct 11, 2013
Tim N commented on Paul Trudeau's group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Hello everyone, I'm planning to add my first crop of fish into my tank this weekend. My system has been running for the last couple weeks, I tested the water and everything looked good I think…"
Oct 11, 2013
Robert J replied to Tim N's discussion Question
"I agree with George on the dry surface, only exception is when direct seeding to a flood and drain.  When I direct seed, i'll sprinkle twice a day until I have two primary leaves on most plants then let the system take over.  And as…"
Oct 4, 2013
George replied to Tim N's discussion Question
"You might get some algae if the surface of your gravel is damp, also more evaporation.  Dry surface is generally recommended.  "
Oct 3, 2013
Tim N replied to Tim N's discussion Question
"Cool. Thanks for the info  "
Oct 2, 2013
Sam Burton replied to Tim N's discussion Question
"The key is oxygen to the roots.  If the plants are in DWC you need to put air stones, or similar, in.  In a constant flow like you describe, the water needs to turn over at a quick enough rate to keep the water oxygenated.  Some…"
Oct 2, 2013
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"Thanks bro! now I just have to get some fish and start growing vegetables..."
Sep 23, 2013
Schaefer Myrick commented on Tim N's photo
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"That is pretty much the coolest thing I have ever seen."
Sep 23, 2013
Tim N replied to Tim N's discussion Question
"Alex I have set up two of my grow beds so that the water level stay the same all the time (to the surface of my gravels), water would drain out through a 1" pipe if it gets any higher "
Sep 20, 2013
Tim N replied to Tim N's discussion Question
"Thank you George!"
Sep 19, 2013
George replied to Tim N's discussion Question
"none that I know of need to be submerged nearly all plants will grow in flood and drain You might want to look at the media and raft groups - also many forum topics already "
Sep 19, 2013
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Could someone please tell me some of the plants/vegetables that their roots need to be submerged in water 24/7? And ones that need to be in flood and drain system.thanks in advance. TNSee More
Sep 18, 2013
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Sep 16, 2013
Tim N replied to Paul Trudeau's discussion OFFER: some large goldfish in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Hello Paul,   I would like to take some from you if you still have them in couple weeks. My tank wont be ready until this Sunday and I want to wait couple weeks before placing any fish in..   T"
Sep 13, 2013

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