Aquaponic Gardening

A Community and Forum For Aquaponic Gardeners

Jon Paul
  • Male
  • Pueblo, CO
  • United States
Share

Jon Paul's Friends

  • Casey Haas
  • Alex Veidel
  • Vlad Jovanovic
  • Rob Torcellini
  • Nate Storey
 

Welcome, Jon Paul

Latest Activity

Jon Paul replied to Jim Enterline's discussion Leaf Curl Problem
"A little advise on mesuring nitrate.  The biggist collar change for the API Nitrate Test kit occurs in the 20ppm-40ppm rainge.  If you belive that your PPM is between 40-80 you will need to make several deluted samples.  For 40-80…"
May 21, 2016
Jon Paul replied to Sunny Oettel's discussion Humanely Kill Tilapia for table
"Thank you Nick Paton for you nice write up!!!  I hope to hear more about this product."
Oct 8, 2013
Jon Paul replied to Pat James's discussion What do you do with waste?
"I am removing solids waist once a month out of my sump tank.  I use a gravel vacuum to suck what has settled at the bottom.  I end up with very dirty water that i pump outside onto the ground.  I noticed that they are 1000's of…"
Sep 28, 2013
Jon Paul posted a status
"Just Picked up A old UPS for $160. The batteries need replaced. It's rated to run 8 amps for 3 hours on stock sized batteries."
Sep 28, 2013
Jon Paul replied to Justin Schaeffer's discussion Nutrient indicator plants
"What a great idea!  I have not gotten that sophisticated yet, but i am leaning that different plant show different signs.  having a plant to tell you if something is lacking seems like it could work better than using all those test…"
Sep 27, 2013
Jon Paul replied to Robert Kyle Gress's discussion bland tasteing veggies
"I'm currently working on a write up about Glacial Rock Dust.  I could use some help if anyone is interested.   I have some time for a quick answer What is Glacial Rock Dust....       Glacial Rock Dust is made of non…"
Sep 27, 2013
Jon Paul replied to Brendan's discussion Aquaponics keepers in central California?
"Very Interesting Brendan!  I have not heard of anyone keeping tilapia so small.  It sounds like you have been doing your research on this subject.  If you fish do get to big you can always upgrade the size of your tank.  I hope…"
Sep 27, 2013
Jon Paul replied to Sunny Oettel's discussion Humanely Kill Tilapia for table
"Bob Thank you for correcting me!!!  Your 100% right that an ice bath is not an appropriate method."
Sep 27, 2013
Jon Paul replied to Sunny Oettel's discussion Humanely Kill Tilapia for table
"Clove Oil Has a very strong taste and odor so wouldn't it would affect the taste of tilapia.  Clove Oil works very well for putting goldfish and koi to sleep. I have used Clove Oil to sedate some of my goldfish before and it worked.…"
Sep 27, 2013
Jon Paul replied to Lorraine Kohout's discussion Sump tank questions
"a 12"-14" deep IBC grow bed with Hydroton as media will hold about 25 gallons of water.  "
Sep 27, 2013
Jon Paul replied to Brendan's discussion Aquaponics keepers in central California?
"Tilapia would not be appropriate for you situation.  You should buy some small Goldfish for your setup.  I'm very happy that your doing a school project on this subject. "
Sep 27, 2013
Jon Paul replied to Casey Haas's discussion UV Sterilizers in Aquaponics for balancing Redox?!?
"Good Post Casey!!! I have not found any new information regarding UV use in Aquaponics.  Most of my research was based around Aquaculture and Aquaculture with some plants in the water.   The information out there about aquaponics and UV…"
Sep 27, 2013
Jon Paul replied to Robert Kyle Gress's discussion bland tasteing veggies
"Glacial Rock Dust Type it into search engine and pick someone to order it from"
Sep 26, 2013
Jon Paul updated their profile
Sep 25, 2013
Jon Paul replied to Robert Kyle Gress's discussion bland tasteing veggies
"For One I noticed that my AP tomatoes were bland tasting.  I also noticed that my tomatoes leaves had deficiencies which resulted in molting on leaves.   After a 1000+ hours of research over the last 3 years i'm beginning to grasp…"
Sep 25, 2013
Jon Paul replied to Bart's discussion GH / KH / Carbonates / Bicarbonates trying to make sense of it all.
"$34 seems like one heck of a deal.  I bought a bunch of test kits but gave up testing after there was over 8 tests.  I spent like $200 on tests for Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, Phosphorus, potassium, iron, magneseum, caceum, general harness,…"
Sep 25, 2013

Profile Information

How did you find us?
Search engine (Google)
If you found us through a search engine, what search words were you using?
Aquaponics IBC
Are you an aquaponic gardener already?
No
If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
flood and drain media, combination
How old is your system?
6 mos - 1 yr
What type of fish do you grow with? (select all that apply)
Tilapia
How big is your fish tank?
2x250 Gallon
Name a part of a fish (spam blocking question)
Mouth
Please tell us something else about yourself.
9 months ago i started digging a hole in my back yard, it was the start of my new greenhouse, of corse it will be a aquaponics system. It has 6 IBC totes, 4 are cut in half making 4 sumps and 4 grow beds. The other 2 are the fish tanks. The project was a lot more expensive than i would have thought but of coarse i over engender everything.

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Aquaponic Gardening to add comments!

Join Aquaponic Gardening

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

© 2019   Created by Sylvia Bernstein.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service