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Chlorinated Water

I'm having 3000 gallons of fire hydrant water delivered for use with my trout raising operation.  Never done this before.  I have commonly…

Started by Phil Slaton

8 Sep 22, 2013
Reply by Phil Slaton

Adding Glacial Rock Dust to media beds

I've been putting glacial rock dust on my dirt beds and wondered if this could be done in AP media beds.  Seems it would add some great stu…

Started by Linda Logan

7 Sep 9, 2013
Reply by Jon Paul

1001 questions

I have this crazy idea of starting a aquaponic system to keep in my barn this winter. I have the bell siphon thing figured out and the pump…

Started by Hélène Desilets

3 Aug 21, 2013
Reply by TCLynx

pH Issue

I have had my aquaponic system up and running for about two months. I regularly test the water. My pH has been at least 8.8 (max value of m…

Started by Roger Yerdon

15 Aug 11, 2013
Reply by TCLynx

Help in Thailand

I am a newbie in Chiang Mai, with a system under construction - grow beds, fish tank and reservoir plus greenhouse.  I would very much like…

Started by Jerry Nissen

0 Jul 29, 2013

How to deal with 100 degree heat??

We're in Kansas and have had about a week of 100+ temps.  Our sump tank is buried, and the fish tank is in the shade most of the day. The t…

Started by Cheryl Laird

16 Jul 26, 2013
Reply by Tradewind

Foliar Feeding

                  There are tidbits all over the Internet about Foliar. Some of us are new to raising vegetables assuming that everyone alr…

Started by Jay

8 Jul 23, 2013
Reply by Jay


Hello, I'm going to set up a IBC system with one grow bed. Can someone tell me what  I need for as  watts and power, and what light you wou…

Started by Gary Cotton

2 Jul 21, 2013
Reply by Gary Cotton

Adding on to cycled system

When you add on to a cycled system, will there be nitrite and nitrate spikes as when you were going throught he cycling? 

Started by Dan Bartlett

3 Jul 16, 2013
Reply by TCLynx

chemistry of cycling

Hi we just got our first barrelponic system up and running and I’ll be darned if I misplaced my book. Is there anywhere that I can get the…

Started by Kimberly Irene Lewis

2 Jul 8, 2013
Reply by TCLynx


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