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Underwater / Oxygenating Plants

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yaacov Levi Jul 9. 4 Replies

Can you put plants that grow under water into the system to oxygenate water as well as give smaller fish such as mosquito fish an area to live and hatch?Continue

Using Aluminum Piping

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rob Tolette Jul 3. 1 Reply

I found the plans to basically create a condenser out of aluminum pipe by running the pipe under ground, then back up and coiled in a 55 gallon drum in order to serve multiple purposes... 1) Draw…Continue

 

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Yaacov Levi replied to Problematic's discussion Underwater / Oxygenating Plants
"Lots of places for Gambusia with hornwort and duckweed. You could put this in with your catfish too if you have surplus. Actually Gambusia by themselves are fry safe but duck weed and hornwort will help you to have more, catfish will pick off the…"
Jul 9
Problematic replied to Problematic's discussion Underwater / Oxygenating Plants
"My primary fish will be channel catfish, But where I live there are a million mosquitos and I've read a post from someone else that their aquaponics system eradicated the mosquitos around their farm. I don't think catfish would eat the…"
Jul 9

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Rob Tolette replied to Problematic's discussion Using Aluminum Piping
"Our general rule of thumb is to never use metal components in aquaponic plumbing.  For any parts that will interact with water that fish will live in, use food safe plastic, vinyl tubing, and PVC pipe/fittings."
Jul 3

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Rob Tolette replied to Problematic's discussion Underwater / Oxygenating Plants
"I personally haven't done it, but I don't see any reason why you couldn't.  Depending on the type of fish you have, as they get larger they may begin eating the plant.  Also, you would want to be sure that pieces of the…"
Jul 3
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Underwater / Oxygenating Plants

Can you put plants that grow under water into the system to oxygenate water as well as give smaller fish such as mosquito fish an area to live and hatch?See More
Jun 29
Problematic posted a discussion

Using Aluminum Piping

I found the plans to basically create a condenser out of aluminum pipe by running the pipe under ground, then back up and coiled in a 55 gallon drum in order to serve multiple purposes... 1) Draw humidity out of the air and collect the water 2) cool the air to run to a green house 3) cool down the water in the aquaponics systemHowever I haven't been able to find a ton of information on using aluminum in an aquaponics system other than that it can corrode? Does anyone have any warnings or…See More
Jun 27
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Jun 27
Problematic replied to Saleh Abbas's discussion Green worm!! eating my plants leaves
"Looks Like what's called a tomato horn worm, it's actually a moth caterpillar. I had 4 of them so far this year munch up a few of my tomatoes and plants this season. Just knock it off and feed it to some birds :)"
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