I've been out of town for the past week but I'm home now and can share some updates about my trip, I'll need to write up some stories to post in My site blog here over the next few days but just to wet your appetites...
I visited with Philip Wolf up near Chicago and his home system as well as the new System he has running at We Grow Dreams in West Chicago.
Then we went up to Milwaukee where we attended the tour at Growing Power and later that evening we went…Continue
My systems have normally run fairly high nitrate levels but in the winter when the fish don't eat as much, my nitrate readings do normally drop down into the orange.
Even after removing the bananas, a week of the fish not eating much quickly brings my nitrate levels down into an easily readable range and I suddenly don't feel like my system is too heavily loaded anymore.
I expect that if I didn't have the washed shells in my system (and therefore the high pH)…Continue
Added by TCLynx on December 18, 2010 at 6:34pm — No Comments