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Seedlings and grow out

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Jones Sep 27, 2010. 2 Replies

I have both of Murray’s DVDs, the first one shows cleaning the soil off potted seedlings to plant them in a clay media GB. The “Secrets” DVD shows the net pots with vermiculite for starting seed. As…Continue

Growing lettuce in hot weather

Started this discussion. Last reply by TCLynx Aug 1, 2010. 3 Replies

I'm awed by the lettuce growing I see in the pages of the AP websites.  Many AP'ers are in hot climates in Australia.  Can you grow lettuce on a raft system when the outside temps are 90+ degrees? …Continue

Newbie Questions

Started this discussion. Last reply by TCLynx Jul 25, 2010. 5 Replies

It's so hot here in North Texas that keeping my container and garden veggies from drying out is a problem. Since learning about AP, I’m thinking about using my Koi Pond Filter effluent (after the…Continue

 

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How did you find us?
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Are you an aquaponic gardener already?
No
If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
1500 gallon Koi Pond - Regular gardening at present. Want to learn about combining both.
Please tell us something else about yourself.
I was a Koi Health Advisor as part of a hobbyist program run by the Assoc Koi Clubs of America (AKCA). We learned to treat water quality problems and parasite issues to keep Koi healthy.

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At 7:36am on July 23, 2010, Sahib Punjabi said…
Thank you David,
You confirmed my suspicions. I was not thrilled at the idea of adding any "metal" (exepect perhaps small amounts of cheleted iron re phosphates), to my fish ponds.
At 5:56am on July 23, 2010, Sahib Punjabi said…
Welcome David,
Great so see another Koi keeper. Lots to learn from each other :-)
I came across this yesterday (via my local fish suppliers newsletter). Any experience and what are your thoughts (other than the fact it is rather expensive).
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUWuAxi4o4Y
At 2:21pm on July 12, 2010, Sylvia Bernstein said…
Hi David,

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 by checking out the forums, blogs and groups. If you are interested in a forum or blog topic, but don’t want to join in right away, just check the “follow” box to be notified whenever there is activity on that subject.

Here is a quick video that will guide you through some of the unique attributes of our Ning community http://creators.ning.com/video/getting-started. Please participate!

Thanks again for joining us, and I look forward to getting to know you.

Sylvia
 
 
 

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