Algae

Originally posted by TCLynx on AGC, June 8, 2010

Something that most people with fish tanks exposed to bright light are going to have to deal with is algae. Now if you are talking about a display aquarium or an ornamental fish pond, you may need to resort to chemical or UV means of killing . . . → Read More: Algae

Pee Ponics

Originally posted by TCLynx on AGC, June 6, 2010

Alright, I’ve broached the subject of Pee Ponics in my Fishless Cycling Post. Did you know that you can run a system indefinitely without fish? I ran a Pee Ponics system for quite a while. It was my original Barrel Ponics system I built and cycled . . . → Read More: Pee Ponics

Automatic fish feeders

Originally posted by TCLynx on AGC, June 5, 2010

Well, some one beat me to the punch about Automatic feeders with a discussion but I’ll post what I had started anyway.

When I started doing aquaponics I had no idea how much difficulty I would have finding an appropriate automatic fish feeder. And finding an . . . → Read More: Automatic fish feeders

It Was This Big!!!

Originally posted by TCLynx on AGC, May 30, 2010

Well Here is the blog post I promised about the BIG catfish. We had this girl for a little over two years and she was definitely an advanced fingerling when we got her. This one was from our very first batch of fish that we put . . . → Read More: It Was This Big!!!

Comming back around to the Earth

Originally posted by TCLynx on AGC, May 12, 2010

We are all different and yet, many of us find our ways back around to very similar points in our lives.

I am definitely not what many people would think of as “normal” at least once they know anything about me. My “Profession” is definitely not . . . → Read More: Comming back around to the Earth

Supplements

Originally posted by TCLynx on AGC, June 2, 2010

There is much comment about what might be needed to add to an aquaponics system to keep the plants happy. Once a system is mature, it will require less special attention, however, new systems do often need a little bit of something something to help get . . . → Read More: Supplements

Recommended Stocking Levels vs Max Stocking Levels

Originally posted by TCLynx on AGC on May 29, 2010

It has been brought to my attention that quoting the “max stocking levels” with system design information might be counterproductive with many people new to Aquaponics. It seems that many people take this number and figure it is standard and that they should stock their . . . → Read More: Recommended Stocking Levels vs Max Stocking Levels

Testing out Nate’s Towers

Originally posted by TCLynx on AGC on May 28, 2010

I don’t really have a “system thread” here but I wanted to share my excitement about testing out some of Nate’s vertical system components.

I’ve been trying to work out some good method of going vertical on my front porch and Nate finally provided a . . . → Read More: Testing out Nate’s Towers

I’d resisted blogging so far

Originally posted by TCLynx on AGC, May 8, 2010

Well, unless you count my forum thread over on BYAP but I never really thought of that as BLOGGING. If you wish to read through archives of my threads, I have them on my web site at least half way down the page http://www.tclynx.com/Aquaponics/

I discovered . . . → Read More: I’d resisted blogging so far

Solenoid Valves

Originally posted by TCLynx on AGC, Sept 25, 2010

I want to make everyone aware that those inexpensive solenoid valves like used for irrigation are not necessarily the simple way to control water flow to grow beds.

See those solenoid valve require a certain amount of water pressure to operate properly. If there isn’t enough . . . → Read More: Solenoid Valves