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Hi Guys! I live in Australia and while Tilapia are a very versatile and ideal fish for aquaponics, unfortunately here in Australia they are classed as a pest and are illegal to keep. Can anyone suggest for me an alternative species that are just as…Continue
I am getting ready to assemble a 275 IBC tote aquaponics and am debating between putting it in my garage or in the backyard. The con of the garage is I'll need a grow light year round. The con of the backyard is I'm pretty sure I'll need some way…Continue
How many plants are needed to filter one tilapia. I can't seem to get anyone to give me an answer. I am new to this and my goal to is grow veggies an fish to feed a community. Any help will be great!Continue
I am a Urban Farmer on a mission, a crusade...knowing the impact of people in need of food I started a Non-profit Corp. when I went for my 501.3.c it blew up in my face. they picked it apart. wanting to quit this entire endeavour. I thought that the…Continue
Hello everyone. I have just joined the community. I have a deep desire to live off the land and to Homestead. I feel that my current life style, the current state of our government and society as a whole, has become very destructive and it is destroying our families and our mental stabilty. I currently live in an apartment and I plan to move into a home in the near future. My question is, What can I do right now to better prepare my wife and I to live off the land? I know that it will be a…Continue
The soon to be ex decided she wanted to plant some fall vegetables. Of course she waited until the beginning of November to do so. So I gave her seeds and helped her plant them. Then all of a sudden she has interest in the aquaponics system that I started as a way for us to garden and grow things working together, to help our marriage (the one she gave up on). I'm still going to be moving out once I get the junker of a sailboat I bought on the cheap fixed up but it's going to be a few…Continue
Hey everyone! I am currently in Kolkata, India working as an English teacher for the U.S. Fulbright program. I will be here nine months and seem to have ample free time and am beginning to work with some local NGOs. My interests are spreading sustainable technologies, community building and sustainable income generating activities. I am sure there are experts here in many fields and I would love advice as I move forward with projects. One project I am particularly interested in is engaging…Continue
When growing with hydroponics there are many variable to take into consideration when growing different vegetables, and some require more or less of certain levels to be present in the water solution.These include PH, CF (Conductivity Factor) and PPH (parts per million) levels. These levels can be easily read with testing meters and adjusted according.
Here is a list of common hydroponically grown vegetables with their…