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Ralph Anderson
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  • Roosevelt, OK
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Patrick replied to Ralph Anderson's discussion grow media in the group Aquaponics Association in Texas/Oklahoma
"I haven't found a great place for bulk hydroton... but expanded shale is easy to find.  Most large mulching/soil yards cary expanded shale for mixing with soils"
Jun 2, 2015
Ralph Anderson commented on Vlad Jovanovic's group Fish-less Systems
"Thank loads folks lots to think about.  For now most of the berries go in the composting bin then tilled into the garden in the spring.  Tried small constant flow fish system last year.  Small fish tank to hot a summer all died.…"
Apr 30, 2013
Ralph Anderson commented on Vlad Jovanovic's group Fish-less Systems
"Thanks alot.  Let you know how thing shape up.  I already compost and worm bed alot of poo (50 bunnies).  Lost most of my worms to cold this winter small heater problem."
Apr 28, 2013
Ralph Anderson commented on Vlad Jovanovic's group Fish-less Systems
"Help I raise rabbits.  Compost out the manure. But when I clean out water, food, hay dishs I catch the runoff in a large tub.  My wife dips it out for her house plants but I'm thinking about adding a pump and grow bed to the…"
Apr 27, 2013
Ralph Anderson replied to Christopher Brickey's discussion Barrels in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Some car washes use barrels for their soap.  The soap has to be safe so I think the barrels would also be safe to use."
Jun 15, 2012
Ralph Anderson commented on TCLynx's group Catfish Growers
"I was thinking about using a sump tank just to keep the level in the fish tank from going up and down.  thanks for the advice I'll try and post some pic when I get it together."
Jun 15, 2012
Ralph Anderson commented on TCLynx's group Catfish Growers
"I was planning 1:1 grow bed to fish tank.  Sounds like with catfish more like 2:1. I'll revise my plans get back to you. Thanks"
Jun 14, 2012
Ralph Anderson commented on TCLynx's group Catfish Growers
"Hi I'm just getting started got a small system using a 44 gal water tank and half barrel grow beds.  just got hold of 2 IBC totes.  thinking about using one for fish.  I'm in SW Oklahoma wanting to use catfish but wondering…"
Jun 13, 2012
Ralph Anderson joined TCLynx's group
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Catfish Growers

That is a 12 inch air stone next to that catfish in the picture.
Jun 13, 2012
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Aquaponics For Beginners

This is a place where Beginners can post questions and find answers.Advanced Users are welcome to help the Beginners out.Please KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) .See More
Jun 11, 2012
Ralph Anderson added a discussion to the group Aquaponics Association in Texas/Oklahoma
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grow media

help where is the best place to find Hydroton in SW Oklahoma???See More
Jun 11, 2012
Ralph Anderson replied to Bob Vento's discussion Help from anyone who has painted their totes...
"Got the same problem I'm thinking about using Krylon Fusion.  Anybody have experience with it?"
May 24, 2012
Ralph Anderson updated their profile
May 22, 2012
SW left a comment for Ralph Anderson
"Hi Ralph & welcome!  Here in Central Florida aquapons use tilapia, catfish, bream, koi & goldfish.  I have some koi but mostly use tilapia."
May 22, 2012
SW and Ralph Anderson are now friends
May 22, 2012
Ralph Anderson is now a member of Aquaponic Gardening
May 13, 2012

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How did you find us?
Search engine (Google)
If you found us through a search engine, what search words were you using?
aquaponic gardening
Are you an aquaponic gardener already?
Yes
If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
NFT
How old is your system?
Less than 6 months
What type of fish do you grow with? (select all that apply)
Goldfish
How big is your fish tank?
40 gal
Please tell us something else about yourself.
This system is my starting point.

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At 4:19am on May 22, 2012, SW said…

Hi Ralph & welcome!  Here in Central Florida aquapons use tilapia, catfish, bream, koi & goldfish.  I have some koi but mostly use tilapia.

At 1:43pm on May 13, 2012, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Ralph,

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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