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Ernest Fields
  • Judsonia, AR
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How did you find us?
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Aqquaponics
Are you an aquaponic gardener already?
No
If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
NFT
How old is your system?
Just started
What type of fish do you grow with? (select all that apply)
Tilapia, Other
How big is your fish tank?
300 gallon
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Just getting started

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At 7:34pm on April 17, 2012, Nate Storey said…

Hi Ernest, 

Yes, I have some common carp.  I'm groing mostly tilapia.  I would never recommend anyone run more than 0.25 lbs per gallon in an aquaponic system.  I don't have gill parasites that I've noticed.

the towers I use are my design (zipgrow.com).  they work really well for what I do.

Thanks for the comments!

At 8:42am on April 17, 2012, Nate Storey said…

Thanks Ernest, my BSA is extremely high and my ammonia conversion rates are 100%.  It's mostly just stress right now, and the fact that most of my fish are in the 3-5 lb range.

At 4:35pm on April 16, 2012, Nate Storey said…

Thanks Ernest.  Yeah, I've been having some deaths the last few months- I have around 200 lbs in each of my 485 gal. tanks which is WAY overstocked, but I'm waiting to move to my new system and I don't want to cull to many!  I'll just let the weak ones die off until I can move them into a larger, more spacious system where they'll be happier.

At 8:06pm on March 11, 2012, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Ernest,

Thanks for joining the Aquaponic Gardening community!  I hope you find it a fun place to explore aquaponics.  There is a real blend of experienced and new aquapons in this community, so please don’t hesitate to get in there and start asking questions.  Everyone is quite happy to help out new members – no question is too basic.

A great place to start is to read the “How to Use This Site” link on the upper right corner, “Start Here” section of the Home page.  You might also find the “Aquaponic Gardening Rules of Thumb” guidelines helpful.

Please add a profile image, participate and check in with us every day!  We are constantly posting news about aquaponics and the good food movement.

Thanks again for joining us, and I look forward to getting to know you.

Sylvia

 
 
 

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