"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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.…"
"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…"
"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…"
"$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,…"
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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.
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