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Denver Water raising our pH

I just saw this article that Denver Water is going to be raising the pH in the municipal system to between 8.5 and 9.2!  I am already strug…

Started by Suzanne Hayes

1 Mar 3, 2020
Reply by Rob Tolette

Stock tank coating

I have had my system up and running for about 2 1/2 years now. I have 2 galvanized stock tanks that I painted with 4 coats of roof coating.…

Started by Roy Adams

0 Jul 14, 2019

How to handle Potasium/ Calcium supplimentation when Ph never goes below 7.4

Hello Everyone, This is my 7th year running my Aquaponics system. This is the first time I have run into a problem where the Ph has been ho…

Started by Richard Kowalski

28 Feb 4, 2019
Reply by Kurt Fischer

High Nitrates NFT

I work in a restaurant that has a 800 gallon NFT aquaponics system inside the restaurant. We have been in operation for 4 years, and about…

Started by Rachel Schipull

0 Jul 25, 2018

Measuring TDS

I am trying to build a simple device to measure total dissolved solids (TDS) in water by measuring electric conductivity (EC). I have two m…

Started by David Leithauser

3 Nov 8, 2017
Reply by Tom Oliphant

Water from system is groundwater

My system is medium sized – 2 IBC totes as fish tanks, 2 55 gallon drums as clarifier and demineralizer for each tote. My raft bed is 20 fe…

Started by Eric schmidt

2 Nov 5, 2017
Reply by Tom Oliphant

water analysis results - can someone help please?

i have mentioned this on an old topic but no one has answered yet so i thought id try posting here, i had a lot of trouble of fish dying an…

Started by Ian Hawkins

15 Nov 5, 2017
Reply by Tom Oliphant

Using Fish Water To Fertilize Gardens

I read about adding nitrogen to soil gardens but there aren't any suggested levels for nitrogen in the form of nitrates. If I want to use f…

Started by Jeff S

1 Nov 5, 2017
Reply by Tom Oliphant

What's in my fish water

I have a 600 gallon system and have nitrates as high as the API test will register. Ammonia is .25 and pH is around 6. The dissolved solids…

Started by Jeff S

5 Nov 5, 2017
Reply by Tom Oliphant

Astronomical nitrate levels

I did a water change several months ago due to excessive ammonia. I put the water into a container, added a gallon jug of hydroton with an…

Started by Jeff S

0 Sep 9, 2017


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