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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
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
Hi All, this is my first blog on this topic however I have been studying it for over a year. I want to invite anyone interested in sharing the excitement and work to build, maintain and live on 10+ acres here in Shelby County. My goal is to start basic with a 5 veggie crop and Tilapia setup. The crops are lettuce (bib, baby and red leaf), spinich, bell pepper (red & yellow), tomato and squash (zuccini & yellow). These will be our main crops for resale. We will also grow other foods…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 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