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A fish looks pregnant

Started this discussion. Last reply by TCLynx Apr 29, 2012. 29 Replies

 Yes, I know that koi do not get pregnant, but does it mean that she is full of eggs? what should I do? I posted this also in the koi group, but it did not seem that that group was very active. Also…Continue

 

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Tim Wilson replied to Christopher Brickey's discussion "worm friendly" media in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Hi folks; Please forgive me for my first post here not being on the subject of aquaponics which I do hold in high regard. I came upon this post by Converse by way of a Google search. Because it states things about me which are inaccurate I…"
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Jan 13, 2014
Christopher Brickey replied to Christopher Brickey's discussion A fish looks pregnant in the group Koi Growers
" No answer here, but my Aquaponics forum decided that it was probably dropsy. The fish were spawning and I got some babies, but, even after some time had elapsed, this fish was still bloated. I seperated it and stopped feeding for a while and…"
Jun 3, 2013
M reed B replied to Christopher Brickey's discussion A fish looks pregnant in the group Koi Growers
"i have the same question........ did no one answer you????"
Jun 1, 2013
Rob Nash replied to Christopher Brickey's discussion Bell Siphon in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
Jan 10, 2013
Rob Nash replied to Christopher Brickey's discussion Bell Siphon in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"well the link wont work,,, arrr...."
Jan 9, 2013
Roger replied to Christopher Brickey's discussion Looking for Aquapons in NWI/Chicago. in the group Midwest Aquaponics
"I live in Bloomington, IN....not exactly close.  I know there has to be more peeps in our area doing this!"
Jun 25, 2012
Vlad Jovanovic replied to Christopher Brickey's discussion "worm friendly" media in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"I'm pretty sure we're on the same page. I feel I've understood you point(s) and agree. I was just being a facetiousness, sardonic dick about the notion that someone in a home setting can kill all (or enough to matter) their…"
Jun 16, 2012
Converse replied to Christopher Brickey's discussion "worm friendly" media in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"   Vlad, I think you missed my point in all this.  Personally, I do not want to know how PETA feels about this.  Not gonna go there.    The point about the filtering is that there is a point at which there IS an optimal…"
Jun 16, 2012
Vlad Jovanovic replied to Christopher Brickey's discussion "worm friendly" media in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"That's all fine and well Converse, but how do the microbes feel about being strained then blasted out of a hand pump sprayer. And how would PETA feel about such treatment being perpetrated upon innocent bacteria? What I wrote above seems…"
Jun 16, 2012
Donna Windsor replied to Christopher Brickey's discussion Barrels in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
Jun 15, 2012
Sheri Schmeckpeper replied to Christopher Brickey's discussion "worm friendly" media in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Thanks, Converse. I've learned a lot from your posts!"
Jun 15, 2012
TCLynx replied to Christopher Brickey's discussion Barrels in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Ralph, how do you mean soap has to be safe?  Soap actually is NOT safe for fish.  Soap kills fish.  Now if you can rinse it completely away you might be able to render soap containers safe but rinsing soap containers completely free…"
Jun 15, 2012
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
Converse replied to Christopher Brickey's discussion "worm friendly" media in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"  Greetings,       I believe in keeping things simple yet, accurate.  In order to keep some of you from worrying abot negative effects of making worm castings tea, and then straining out all the good stuff ,…"
Jun 15, 2012
john tramell replied to Christopher Brickey's discussion Barrels in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"look for somplace that makes bbq sauce or sauces tomato sauce, paste, olive oil all come in plastic barrels ,also on carigs list place add under wanted"
Jun 14, 2012

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At 2:53pm on January 14, 2012, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Christopher,

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 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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