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Tilapia don't seem interested in BSF larvae

My tilapia are about 5 or 6 inches long, having been put in the tank in late October. I have started feeding them black soldier fly larvae…

Started by Michael Welber

6 Mar 22, 2016
Reply by George

Duckweed produces no poop, no amonia

Hi, I want to feed my fish duckweed only. Three weeks into this, the SF had no poop, the ammonia, nitrite, and nitrate are all at zero leve…

Started by Moe

4 Mar 22, 2016
Reply by Derek

Are Honey Bees safe fish feed or can the stinger cause harm to an Aquaponic system?

A friend recently got into the beekeeping business and offered what seems like an unlimited supply of dead bees. Each colony has a natural…

Started by Glenn

1 Mar 21, 2016
Reply by Derek

lemon oil for ich

I purchased some bait goldfish as starter fish for my 40 gallon tank. They came down with ich. I used lemon essential oil and it worked! Si…

Started by Kellrae

2 Mar 18, 2016
Reply by David

mail-order fish suppliers?

How do you get your fish? Several years ago, when I first built my modified CHOP mkII system, I ordered tilapia, catfish, & bluegill f…

Started by Daniel Risacher

4 Mar 18, 2016
Reply by David

Types of fish for aquaculture

Hello! I am all new to this, and I am seriously considering starting my own indoor aquaponic system; a small one to start.  However, with r…

Started by Dylan Valentine

10 Feb 11, 2016
Reply by Alex Veidel

My tilapia are breeding on their own, whats next.?

While we weren't trying to breed them but hoping they would on their own, I just noticed that 2 of my females have bulging mouths, I for su…

Started by MikeH

27 Feb 3, 2016
Reply by Jeff S

Giant Malaysian Prawn

Anybody here have experience raising Machrobrachium rosenbergii? Thinking about getting a few for my system to keep my sump tank clean, may…

Started by Alex Veidel

13 Jan 21, 2016
Reply by Alex Veidel

Can Tilapia breed in a current?

Somewhat new to aquaponics, have dual tanks set up.. system total is about 300 gallons.. My blue tilapia are getting close to breeding age,…

Started by January Spencer

8 Jan 18, 2016
Reply by George

Where do I buy tilapia food from?

Hello everyone, I lost my supplier of fish feed. Can someone tell me how I can get fish food for tilapia? Hopefully I can order it online a…

Started by Moe

8 Jan 17, 2016
Reply by David Gallentine


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