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Rattana Phomsouvanh
  • Carmichael, CA
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Oct 23, 2012
Rattana Phomsouvanh commented on Sylvia Bernstein's page Buy / Sell Marketplace
"I have a small system at home( currently without a fish tank). but I am looking for a blue print or a system for commercial size system that can be build? I have a acre in carmichael, california. Any Advice?"
Oct 19, 2012
Jon Parr replied to Rattana Phomsouvanh's discussion First system setup without fish tank in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Bob and Chris, I started another thread in the Fishless group to heal the jacking, please continue over there. http://community.theaquaponicsource.com/group/fish-less-systems/forum/topics/fresh-pee-in-peeponics-or-even-in-ap Rattana, the Fishless…"
Aug 27, 2012
Bob Campbell replied to Rattana Phomsouvanh's discussion First system setup without fish tank in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"@Rattana Phomsouvanh - I'd don't want to hijack your discussion.  How about telling us about your system.  Have you got any pictures? @Chris - I'll probably run up against the limits of my system first but I'd like to…"
Aug 26, 2012
Chris Carr replied to Rattana Phomsouvanh's discussion First system setup without fish tank in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"All fair points Bob. May I ask how you plan to apply your knowledge of how to kill your plants with nitrogen or are you just having some fun? :) Also I do apologize for jacking this thread "
Aug 26, 2012
Bob Campbell replied to Rattana Phomsouvanh's discussion First system setup without fish tank in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"@Chris - Thank you for your concerns about ammonia bombs, P and K.  But the experiment is designed to see what it takes to kill these plants, so while I acknowledge the added benefits of urine, it's not important any longer. I've…"
Aug 26, 2012
Chris Carr replied to Rattana Phomsouvanh's discussion First system setup without fish tank in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Keep in mind that adding straight nitrogen you are lacking many other things that your plants need and humonia has.  I believe I saw Vlad mention humonia has an average rating of 7-1-2 although it could vary quite a bit…"
Aug 25, 2012
Bob Campbell replied to Rattana Phomsouvanh's discussion First system setup without fish tank in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"I bought a 50# bag of Urea for about $22.00.  It's white and looks like 1/16" plastic balls. It's says 46% Nitrogen.  46-0-0.  After adding a small amount to distilled water it quickly dissolved.  I…"
Aug 25, 2012
Chris Carr replied to Rattana Phomsouvanh's discussion First system setup without fish tank in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"How do you mean urea? You mean fresh pee vs aged? How are you controlling the amount this way? Keep in mind I don't think plants or bacteria can do anything with urea so it just hangs around for a while in the system until it breaks…"
Aug 25, 2012
Bob Campbell replied to Rattana Phomsouvanh's discussion First system setup without fish tank in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"I'm switching over to Urea from hummonia in order to be more accurate about the amount of Ammonia I add each day to the system. "
Aug 24, 2012
Bob Campbell replied to Rattana Phomsouvanh's discussion First system setup without fish tank in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"you know... pee"
Aug 24, 2012
Rochelle Hopkins replied to Rattana Phomsouvanh's discussion First system setup without fish tank in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"I was wondering same thing, is this a raft system? Question for Bob, what in the heck is peeponic?    "
Aug 24, 2012
Bob Campbell replied to Rattana Phomsouvanh's discussion First system setup without fish tank in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Hydroponics is a good way to transition into aquaponics.  What type of system is it? Ebb&Flow, Drain&Flood, or raft.  What type of media are you using? What are you using for nitrogen?  I'm in Chico, and have a peeponic…"
Aug 24, 2012
Rattana Phomsouvanh added a discussion to the group Sacramento Aquaponics
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First system setup without fish tank

Hi all, Me and my husband build a aquaponic system without the fish tank. There is a 120 gallon tank that we use to drain and fill the tray which is 3x3 and 4x4. I grew garlic, shallots, onion, basil. So far it is going nicely. All we added was seaweed to the tank. But we will add the fish tank and the crayfish tank later on. We want to see if it how our first crop comes out without the fish tank. So far, it is going good. This is our first system and we are excited about it. We did use a…See More
Aug 24, 2012
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Wicking bed growers

This group is dedicated to those who are interested and growing in wicking beds. Wicking beds in conjunction with aquaponics can enable us to grow just about every crop that cannot be grown in standard aquaponics. Lets discuss deign, operation and whatever aspect of wicking bed growing you can think of.See More
Jul 2, 2012
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Red Claw Crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus) and Friends

This group is for those interested in Red Claw Crayfish and other species of crayfish.
Jul 2, 2012

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We are trying to set up a aquaponic system in our backyard. Hoping that it will provide organic vegetables and herbs year round. That would help us reduce our food cost. I want to learn what type of systems are best for my area which is california.

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At 9:07pm on June 27, 2012, Paul Trudeau said…

Rattana, welcome to aquaponics and to this forum!  I'm in downtown Sac, and there are a number of others here in the Sacramento area, including several in and near Carmichael.  Please see (and join) Sacramento Aquaponics under Groups in the green header at the top of the page.  There's an announcement thre about a free public aquponics event we're having July 3, and much more.  Best wishes.  Paul     joezbro@gmail.com

At 8:57pm on June 27, 2012, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Rattana!

 

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.

 

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