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  1. Tadann posted a new thread.

    Dacron Filter issue

    I saw the idea about using Dacron to build a filter and decided to give it a try. I ordered Dacron on line it was 48" wide and about 1/2"...

    Forum: Equipment

    Mar 24, 2017 at 10:10 PM
  2. Tadann has a new avatar.

    Mar 24, 2017 at 9:40 PM
  3. Tadann posted a new thread.

    Greetings from Kansas

    I am in my third year of developing an aquaponic system. I have a greenhouse 64' long with three rows of Deep water rafts. I also built a...

    Forum: Introductions

    Mar 24, 2017 at 9:18 PM
  4. Jerry Pritchett attached a file to the thread Need Fishless Cycling Help - Desperate!!!.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] I have recently changed from the API kit to a Hanna Instruments Colorimeter for Ammonia and Hach Color Disc for Nitrites...

    Number Five.jpg Number One.jpg Mar 24, 2017 at 3:15 PM
  5. Terra replied to the thread Need Fishless Cycling Help - Desperate!!!.

    High levels of ammonia are actually anti bacterial As Rob said 3ppm is recommended Test equipment is a guide not a super accurate...

    Mar 24, 2017 at 12:45 PM
  6. uqji replied to the thread Fish not as active as before.

    PH=7.6 Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate = 0 Tested yesterday. My plants are doing really well so I am not too worried about the bacteria.

    Mar 24, 2017 at 12:42 PM
  7. Terra replied to the thread Fill, flood and drain all in one pipe.

    Perhaps a diagram Assuming (never assume ive learned) that your standpipes have a hole in the bottom to bottom fill while pumping and you...

    Mar 24, 2017 at 12:32 PM
  8. ReyZr67 posted a new thread.

    Fill, flood and drain all in one pipe

    Hi all Toying with the idea of using the flood and drain line to also fill the beds. Normally water is normally fed from the top and...

    Forum: Aquaponics Ideas

    Mar 24, 2017 at 11:22 AM
  9. Big B replied to the thread Nitrate Readings.

    Hi Yabbies4me I did as you suggested last night and slowly added 550g of salt as I actually have 550 litres of water I saw a line on the...

    Mar 24, 2017 at 9:31 AM
  10. Jerry Pritchett replied to the thread Need Fishless Cycling Help - Desperate!!!.

    On my original post I ended up at 5PPM Ammonia, .25 nitrite and 0 nitrates. Fast forward 5 days and the ammonia had dropped to zero,...

    Mar 24, 2017 at 3:38 AM
  11. paul.magni1 liked Mel Redcap's post in the thread Has anyone grown Ginger in AP System???.

    Yup, that's one of the ones in the playlist I linked :p

    Mar 24, 2017 at 3:35 AM
  12. Ringer liked TexaNAZ's post in the thread Pond system in need of help.

    Thanks Ringer that's practically the same pump as mine. I like separating the clean sump from the solid filter. I will have to figure out...

    Mar 24, 2017 at 12:37 AM
  13. Ringer liked paul.magni1's post in the thread How to circulate my water.

    Huge help. Im now ordering polystyrene sheets to do floating rafts but wonder what thickness to use. The channel (trench) is 5000mm x...

    Mar 24, 2017 at 12:34 AM
  14. Clive Denholm attached a file to the thread Aquaponics Ballarat Region.

    You are welcome to pop in and see my system if you are ever driving towards Melbourne, I am based in Whittlesea Vic [ATTACH]

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  15. Clive Denholm replied to the thread Bugger.

    Power back up wasn't the issue, I have 60 batteries in the solar system, problem was I had everything on one circuit breaker, should...

    Mar 23, 2017 at 9:25 PM