I'm looking for some feedback while my system cycles up. Here's what I've been up to over the past few weeks: System: As you can see in the attached photo I set up an aquaponics system in a…Continue
Here's what I've been up to over the past few weeks:
System: As you can see in the attached photo I set up an aquaponics system in a greenhouse (it’s a tent, really). It has a 55 gallon blue barrel for the fish and several grow beds using expanded ceramic media (hydroton) with flood and drain valves for plants. There is a sump on the far end of the left trays. The system is currently cycling in preparation for establishment of fish and plants. I have several ideas for…
I THINK I've got the hardware system lined up although I'm waiting for some Ebayed stuff to arrive in the mail and I still need to go get some containers and shelving.... oh, and the green house itself. All in the next week or two. I'm also concerned about what type of fishies I'll use. This system will be outside and temperatures here range very very dramatically even over a 24 hour period. I'm thinking for Year #1 that maybe cheap gold fish... then sort out a stock that I can eat.