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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

Vinegar barrel for pH adjustment?

I acquired a vinegar barrel and have been flushing it with rainwater from my gutters for a few days I just tested the pH in the barrel now…

Started by Jeff S

3 Dec 2, 2015
Reply by Alex Veidel

Low pH in a cycled system

Hi I have a 700 gallon system that has been slowly cycled with fish and plants for the past 4 months. The system is light on fish, I could…

Started by Deborah M Espie

8 Feb 8, 2015
Reply by Deborah M Espie

New AP System - pH and Nitrites are high(duh)

I've started my AP system on the 4th of September - the system is still cycling (with fish- tilapia). I've had a difficult time keeping my…

Started by Russ Grant

7 Jan 1, 2015
Reply by Ben Neal

Bad Batch of Plant !t Media (LECA)

Ok, so after using about 70, 45 liter bags of LECA (Lightweight Expanded Clay Aggregate) made by a few different companies, I've finally ra…

Started by Vlad Jovanovic

16 Nov 22, 2014
Reply by Jeff S

Water Issues for New System: Mystery of the sinking pH!

Hello All, Every expert started as a beginner, so here I go.... I am helping to start a new AP system at a high school in southwestern Oh…

Started by True

10 Oct 22, 2014
Reply by Alex Veidel

Tilapia Breeding @ lower pHs

Aloha Everyone! May I please get some input on this matter?  We have had our aquaponics systems for about 2 years now.  1  - 600 gl Fish Ta…

Started by Wayne Tajiri

2 May 19, 2014
Reply by Wayne Tajiri

Greetings from Ohio

Hi All - great to see that this is such an active site! I'm new to aquaponics and drawn to it for several reasons. From a community persp…

Started by Brian Grant

5 May 17, 2014
Reply by Keith Rowan

Saved for the day: a fish survival story…despite unexperienced owner

I am getting all set to build our first AP home system. In the meantime, I thought it would be a good idea to buy a traditional table top f…

Started by Carlos A. Gorricho

1 Apr 26, 2014
Reply by Favourite Aunt

Any recommendations for a reliable digital pH meter?

I have a Hanna Checker digital pH meter but I think the probe is at the end of its lifespan.  Before ordering a new probe, I wondered if an…

Started by David Mitchell

5 Mar 7, 2014
Reply by Jeff S


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