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  1. Hi I just had to harvest some rowan berries ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rowan ) as the trees are really full of them around here, this year. They are really bitter and need to be frozen before use to release the sugar content . So I washed/cleaned them and got total 2,8kg berries for the freezer. Then I got on the net to find some recipes on how to make rowan jelly more to come cheers
  2. Hi Tam try this You can also use the search function (on the top right) just type in the word salt cheers
  3. Hi Tam When replying to posts, you do not use the report post button. That's for reporting spam abuse etc. , and can only be seen or read by moderators. I will copy your responses (in the 2 reports) to vkn & Toga here: Tam Submitted 5 hours ago Dear VKN, What temperature are you at? Do you have more turbidity due to the Silica dust? The temperature is 30 Celsius. I don't see turbidity from silicate dust so much. If it is not a lot, once essential microbes are established, the fish deaths rarely happen. What have you done to jump start the nitrification process? This picture show the way I used to raise bacteria. I use feed as source of ammoniac, bacteria I add in flour form. I add fish after nitrogen cycle is ok (nitrite is slow down 0.1; nitrate has increased more than 40 mg/l) on 7-Aug, Thank for your advice! Tam Submitted 4 hours ago Dear Toga, Thank for your help, Tomorrow I will follow your instruction, I will change water, add salt batch for cure fish, stop feeding, As I post to reply report to Vkn, I had create the nitrogen cycle before adding fish on 7-Aug, I willing to hear your help on my beginning small system, Thank Tam cheers
  4. Hi Tam Welcome to APN/HQ Hopefully @vkn @Aufin or some other member with hands on IAVS experience will see your post and chime in cheers
  5. Hi Gary Yes I'm still in to quail, but I have to "refresh" the blood lines so I'm down to a handful right now. I plan to hatch out a new badge in september cheers
  6. Hi richinC Welcome to APN/HQ Hopefully @bcotton will chime in, he has some experience with the species in Q cheers
  7. Hi Amazing journey https://polarresearch.net/index.php/polar/article/view/3512 Quote: The fox was under a year old when she set off west in search of food, reaching Greenland just 21 days later - a journey of 1,512 km - before trudging forward on the second leg of her trek. She was tracked to Canada's Ellesmere Island, nearly 2,000 km further, just 76 days after leaving Svalbard. https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-48824181 cheers
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    IBC Tote with.....

    Hi Wenger Welcome to APN/HQ I wouldn't worry at all cheers
  9. Hi My sister plan a family gathering mid July, she asked about the possibility of me fixing some crabs for the occasion. So I did a test/traping (first go this season) with 5 traps for 2 days. I got 90 and they where nice cheers
  10. If you live close to the sea you can make it DIY cheers
  11. Hi Ricardo Many members use maxicrop and it's safe to use, see link https://maxicrop.com You will find numerous discussion on how to use it here on APN/HQ by using the search function. I got 163 hits , here http://aquaponicsnation.com/forums/search/?type=all&q=maxicrop cheers
  12. Hi again Ricardo You'w got me a little confused with the above statement ? Any/all aquaponic systems, contain a hydroponic system of some sort(s) That is Aquaponics pr definition " Aquaculture + hydroponic ". If you by "hybrid" mean that they can be run separately from each other, that is a good thing and not uncommon. That gives you the opportunity, to easy isolate the fish/plant -sides, from each other for treatment if/when needed. If you by "hybrid" mean multiple type growing systems, that is fairly common at hobby level and you'll find many member systems of that kind posted here on APN/HQ. As for lack of plant nutrients from the fish waste, please read the full fact sheet (pdf/link) This quote is taken from the aquaponics factsheet : http://www.aquaponic.com.au/Fish to plant ratios.pdf The Rakocy approach was determined by taking a look at how aquaponic systems work. Rakocy quickly determined that fish feed contains the essential mixture of nutrients required for the healthy and maximised growth of the fish, but that fish have different nutrient requirements to plants. The key factors in this difference are: Fish do not require any where near the level of two main nutrients that plants do (Potassium – K, and Calcium – Ca). Fish metabolism relies on large proportions or quantities of protein that fish utilise via metabolic pathways that convert this protein into energy. The major waste products after this metabolism are Nitrogen (N) and Phosphorous (P). Fish do not need the same level of other key macro-nutrients that plants do (Sulphur – S, Magnesium – Mg and Iron – Fe, to name a few). The outcome, and what Rakocy determined, is that plants require a different mixture of nutrients than what fish feed contains and therefore, a method was required to account for this. cheers
  13. Hi Shrike Welcome to APN/HQ Your suggestion has been discussed in various threads earlier, like this: cheers
  14. @kellenw Hi Kellen The forum is loading really slow, and have for the last few weeks. It takes 22-25 seconds to load a new page/search, this does not encourage members to read, post, or respond in any way. Comparing with the other ap-forums where the same is done in 0,002-0,003 seconds about X 10.000 faster, than APN at the moment. I hope you find time to fix it cheers
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    Equipment Questions?

    Hi chris Welcome to APN/HQ Trafic is slow here these days, however you can easily find old answers to the Q's you ask by reading thru old posts in particular the Q/A section or the member system section. This doc/pdf https://www.aquaponic.com.au/Media beds and design.pdf describes in detail your Q#1. From here: https://www.aquaponic.com.au/fact sheets.htm cheers
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