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I ordered everything I need for my system today. I should have everything on Saturday. That said I have a question about cycling the system. If I fill my system with pond water will I still need to cycle it? I would think the bacteria would already…Continue
I need some advice on my aquaponics system. I have a 900 gallon system w/tilapia fingerlings and lava rock in my growbeds. The tilapia are doing great but my pH is really high. I have hard water and my pH is 8.2 (not very good for plants to…Continue
I have alot more information on keeping koi and plan on doing so alongside some tilapia tanks. I have six IBC totes to start with and want to filter enough to keep about 60 tilapia in 2 totes and several koi as well. I want to use a settlement…Continue
I wanted to share this, but didn't really know where. This blog post is about organic fertilizers and hydroponic nutrients. I hope you find it interesting!…Continue
I saw a picture of a little girl holding a sign at some rally for gun control that said "the NRA is killing our children". I wonder how in the world they came up with that. The NRA doesn't hand out guns or ammunition, it offers training and lobbies for our second amendment rights. The NRA in no way condones arming criminals or the insane. The sign might as well have said "our country's founders are killing our children" since they wrote the 2nd amendment. A sick demented man commited…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…
The governor in Alabama just signed pro gun legislature into law that makes me happy. The new law extends the castle doctrine to cover a persons place of business. It also changes our carry permit laws to honor all other state's legally issued carry permits, so if you have a permit to carry in your home state, feel free to bring protection with you when visiting us. It changed our current "may" issue permit policy to a "shall" issue, which means that if you meet the requirements the…Continue