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Trout food

I made fishfood and am testing it on trout.  This was gross but they love it--I took a large pack of whole anchovies (6-8") and 3 whole crab.  4 cups whole wheat flour.  2 cups bulgar wheat.  4 eggs.  4 cups compressed duckweed.  2 cups corn meal.  Water.

 

I blended the fish and crabs  --Dan Ackroyd --ronco Bass Amatic on SNL  smelled great.

took a few goes to get that smooth texture.

 

then mixed it up like a cake with a hand mixer.

 

spread…

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Added by Luvandpeas Aquaponics on April 19, 2011 at 11:13am — 2 Comments

Trout food

I made fishfood and am testing it on trout.  This was gross but they love it--I took a large pack of whole anchovies (6-8") and 3 whole crab.  4 cups whole wheat flour.  2 cups bulgar wheat.  4 eggs.  4 cups compressed duckweed.  2 cups corn meal.  Water.

 

I blended the fish and crabs  --Dan Ackroyd --ronco Bass Amatic on SNL  smelled great.

took a few goes to get that smooth texture.

 

then mixed it up like a cake with a hand mixer.

 

spread…

Continue

Added by Luvandpeas Aquaponics on April 19, 2011 at 11:13am — 1 Comment

old school pump

So i hooked this thing up sitting above a 300gallon rubbermaid.  1 3/4" outlet pointed staight into the water about 1" above the surface.  When I turned it on the entire 300 gallons looked like the ocean frothy overflowing on all sides lost about 50 gallons of water on the floor of my garage.  I think it will run the 4000gallon pond out back--I was LOL. then had to shopvac and towel up the mess.  It filled 5 gallons in 21 seconds so i figure if my math is correct it is about 2000gph and 30…

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Added by Luvandpeas Aquaponics on April 19, 2011 at 11:02am — No Comments

Tilapia in Oregon--AAARRRGG.

Ok so here is the scoop in Oregon--There are 3 people Licensed to have Tilapia in the state.  Me being one of them.  The ODFW does not want them here.  The strains that I want I can not import without about 4-6 thousand dollars in fees testing red tape!!!  I am getting this next week a batch of mixed sex 100 blue nile tilapia.  Not the ones I want but I can not sell or gift any live fish under my aggreement to purchase… Continue

Added by Luvandpeas Aquaponics on April 16, 2011 at 3:57pm — 1 Comment

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