"Blue Hiller, Just deconstructed a 650 gallon tank in a 16x24 GH on MDI and am building a +/- 3 tank 1500 gallon (culture tanks only) system at CCAR in Franklin as we speak. I enclosed my tank under a platform with a folding top that I wrapped…"
"I have a garden watering timer on a garden hose i have set to add water for 15 minutes three times during the hottest part of the day. Keeps tank at 60-65 with GH temps of over 100. May use more water but it keeps the fish happy. And it doesn't…"
"No there is no single definitive comprehensive list of commercial AP operations.Some people have tried to start one and I believe there are a few threads sort of on the subject here on the site.
Keep in mind that most of the commercial AP operators…"
"Been raising trout in my system for roughly five years now. Rainbows the the first year and a half or so, then brookies since. I have had rearing tank temps reach the 80s in my greenhouse. I had losses early but it was due to a growbed…"
"No need for the formality. Jeff is fine :-)
High 60s is the average, with occasional ventures into the 70s. I ran the plants up string to the top of the greenhouse where they got plenty of warmth. Both cukes and toms loved it. I am going to build…"
"I have been starting seeds like cucumbers and tomatoes in potting soil, rinsing them off and putting them after sprouting and putting them in hydroton. I have started them in vermiculite beds as well and transferred them to both soil and…"
"I have had good luck with lettuce, usually grow a mesclun mix, chards of any sort, spinach, basil, beets (for both greens and roots). My cucumbers and tomatoes grew very well this summer but alas that time has passed.
Last winter, when it got…"
650-gallon tank stocked with brook trout, six 6"x10-foot PVC NFT grow tubes (hydroton w/ spinach, collards, miner's lettuce), four 40-gallon totes (vermiculite w/ carrots, radishes). constructing 5x3" pvc grow tubes for baby spinach (special order crop for customer)
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I will also be integrating a slow drip worm tea system into the distribution manifold to add beneficial bacteria and micronutrients.
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Sylvia, thanks for the welcome and for starting this up. It should be a great forum for exchange! I will get some pics up shortly. I have some of last year but had a catastrophe in early winter that caused me to hit the "reset" button and have to replant. I have also made some changes to the system since then. Since it is sunny out today I may go and snag some shots.
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