Hydroponics Online Home Home Store Blog Forums FAQs Lesson Plans Pictures

Go Back   Hydroponics Forums Discussions > Hydroponics Discussion Forums > Hydroponic Nutrients and Mediums

system used in conjunction with a fish farm


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 02-12-2009, 02:17 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 8
Default system used in conjunction with a fish farm

I'm new to this, and have great interest in this system as I'm a disabled Vet. and have 1/2 acre behind my home I could play with.

My question, can this system be used in conjunction with a fish farm, using no chemicals, just the water/waste product from the fish, and recycling the system?

Rick

Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 02-12-2009, 02:18 AM
Ron Ron is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 1,285
Default

Yes but you can only grow low nutrient plants like lettuce and basil. The problem with an Aquaponics system is that plants like a pH under 6.0 and fish like it over 8.0 so you have to compromise with a pH of 7.0 That way you can piss off both of them.

I will be showing soon on how to build a small low cost aquaponics system that members can experiment with.

Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:23 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1