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Aquaponics by William Dommlesot - Mon, 12 Sep 2016 13:06:57 EST ID:h27eLkh4 No.143272 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Would it be possible to use aquaponics in a small closet grow. If not, could I just get a fish tank and use the water from it to water plants growing in soil? If I did water the plants with the fish tank water, would that mean I wouldn't need to feed them any other nutrients? What are your opinions or experiences with aquaponics?
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Matilda Trotlock - Tue, 13 Dec 2016 11:54:51 EST ID:FcMNkeSl No.143836 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>143272
lol ur room is going to smell like shit
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Nell Sopperfoot - Tue, 13 Dec 2016 17:37:16 EST ID:BXKZMySv No.143837 Ignore Report Quick Reply
you can do it but i doubt just fish shit water can carry a plant from seed all the way to flower. Weed sucks up nutrients like crazy you would have deficiencies eventually.
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Oliver Nickleshit - Wed, 14 Dec 2016 13:00:20 EST ID:d1m/+s5V No.143838 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The point is that it helps pretty sure u still add nutes, growing with the power of shitwater just sounds dumb as fuck
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Lydia Brookforth - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 04:54:34 EST ID:7lkeaV3U No.143846 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>143838
adding synthetic fertilizers to water with live fish in it sounds dumb as fuck imo.
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Nathaniel Fanstone - Thu, 22 Dec 2016 17:31:24 EST ID:qRkVHiFl No.143848 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>143846
http://www.farmxchange.org/fish-friendly-fertilizers/
'Fat faded fuck face"..
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Eugene Hozzlefoot - Sat, 24 Dec 2016 20:52:21 EST ID:MLReDINp No.143849 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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this is all I got. Anyone know if it will be dangerous for my fish?
Have 3 fairly large plants with about 25 freshwater tropical fish.
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Shit Drabberham - Sun, 25 Dec 2016 00:11:59 EST ID:LFPh87c8 No.143850 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>143849
The point with fish is their poop fertilize the plants and the plants purify the water
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Nicholas Hablinggold - Sun, 25 Dec 2016 12:34:15 EST ID:qRkVHiFl No.143852 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>143849
Look at the link on >>143848, those are the things you can feed your plants with and not kill all your fish. However if that box of fertilizer is just what you have on hand then pull 1 fish out into his own tank and poison him with it and find out
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Jack Doffingdock - Tue, 27 Dec 2016 03:20:11 EST ID:+feR4wOL No.143854 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Aquaponics is per definition a mid-scale to large scale system, because the equipment to process the water needed. You need what's called a bio-filter and unless you are smart enough to design one yourself for really small scale aquariums that's also suited to be hooked up to the hydroponics part of the setup you're out of luck. (If you are be sure to patent it and get rich.)
And if you don't know already know how to keep fish it's a bad idea.
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Edward Ganderfield - Tue, 27 Dec 2016 03:29:27 EST ID:tTWXGB4V No.143855 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>143854
Well I mean there are a ton of tiny 1 or 2 fish set ups but it is a dumb idea.
I'm not even sure why anyone would want an aquaponic system other than it's novel. You can't manage nutrients or additive, and it's more upkeep for an inferior products.

I used to work at a hydroponics store and the only people who wanted aqua set ups were people who saw about it and thought "NEAT!" and self suffient prepper wannabes with too much spare time. Growing cabbage and tilapia at the same time for food.

In short OP, dish out the 300-400 bucks for a premade 1 or 2 plant set up and realize how dumb it is, or just stop trying to find novel shortcuts and just start reading up on micro/macro nutes and growth cycles like everyone else.
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Clara Nongerfidge - Sun, 08 Jan 2017 16:49:25 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.143873 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>143855
This.
Aquaponics is great on large scale. But, just a PITA on a small one. Basically, you have to learn to keep an aquarium AND grow plants hydroponically. Then you have to wait for the fish to get big enough to eat. Lot of work for a couple of fillets ever year or so!

Plus, the PH issues....hydro weed loves acidic water. You'd have to have fish that also like the PH the same.
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Martha Hushfug - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:08:51 EST ID:rCHSss6Q No.143874 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>143873
It could work on a communal scale.
Oh no, GOMMUNISM!!
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Shitting Murdway - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 11:57:33 EST ID:lE51QiPd No.143877 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>143874
LOL!
Yes, it could. The main thing is, you have to think of an aquaponics system like an actual farm. What that means is that you won't be harvesting the protein nearly as much as the veggies. And you will need to keep a tight balance on the nutes the fish produce for the veggies. Unless you have multiple setups with multiple "ages" for the fish and veggies, you are talking about a system where vegetables come out of it every few months (I guess you could go 3-4 weeks if you grow greens...) and fish comes out every year or two. It is a lot of work for little return. Economies of scale really factor into this shit.
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Walter Goodman - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:48:10 EST ID:rCHSss6Q No.143886 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>143877
Sounds like potential for a 420chan community.
I have a couple of videos saved on my Youtube on hydroponic automation. This shit peaks my interest like no other because of the potential (albeit macro-scaled) it has. Weed and feed all combined in one.


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