Stocking auqaponic system

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Just wondering for those who who have an aquaponic system already, is stocking an aquaponic system the same with stocking an aquarium in terms of numbers of fishes and fish size?
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you will be needing a meter to measure how much ppm of the electrodes do you have in your tank to make sure it can sustain the growth of the plants... our 200 gal ibc hold 15 full grown tilapia to meet the plants requirements...
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What do you mean meter?
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turtle lover wrote: What do you mean meter?


in our aquaponics minifarm, we are using a gadget to measure the electrodes of our tank water to determine if the minerals and nitrates present in there can sustain the growth of the plants... if the paramaters is low, we need to feed the fish more to produced more bioloads...
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Rocksor replied the topic: Stocking auqaponic system

You need to make sure that you use the right fish for your environment to help determine how much heating is required if any.
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DRACO wrote:

turtle lover wrote: What do you mean meter?


in our aquaponics minifarm, we are using a gadget to measure the electrodes of our tank water to determine if the minerals and nitrates present in there can sustain the growth of the plants... if the paramaters is low, we need to feed the fish more to produced more bioloads...

What is the proper parameters or it depends on the plant species?
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DRACO replied the topic: Stocking auqaponic system

turtle lover wrote:

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turtle lover wrote: What do you mean meter?


in our aquaponics minifarm, we are using a gadget to measure the electrodes of our tank water to determine if the minerals and nitrates present in there can sustain the growth of the plants... if the paramaters is low, we need to feed the fish more to produced more bioloads...

What is the proper parameters or it depends on the plant species?


yes, different plants requires different level of minerals and nutrients... at some point, we tried to over dose the tomatoes, it wilt and died... electrodes ranges from 850ppm to 1500ppm.... for different plants
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turtle lover replied the topic: Stocking auqaponic system

So any suggestions on starting the aquaponic system?
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turtle lover wrote: So any suggestions on starting the aquaponic system?


aquaponics.com/page/recommended-plants-and-fish-in-aquaponics
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turtle lover wrote: So any suggestions on starting the aquaponic system?


aquaponics.com/page/recommended-plants-and-fish-in-aquaponics


Rocks give you a good link to start with...

thanks Rock .
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