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Starting with Aquaponic

Discussion in 'New Aquaponics systems - off-the-shelf ready to go' started by Paskov, Apr 4, 2015.

  1. Paskov

    Paskov New Member

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    Hello to all! Im new in this forum and im new in aquaponic too. I really like this kind of growing and i start learing more of the things from Internet. But there are a little bit things which i cant unterstand. When i need to start quaponic farm from where to start what need to be ratio between fish and plans? Water in FT need to be 1:1 with water in grow bed or 60gr. of food per day for 1 sq.ft. of plants? and how much plants are in this 1sq.ft? Yee sorry my questions are so stupid...but i dont get them... For my country Aquaponic is something new...and i will be the first which will start with it...This is why i need yours help. I want to start and i have 50sq.m. of land where i will place the system. I need to make system which will be most productive or to mix growing methods like growing with tower + DWC method (water from tower to go to the grow bed from there to the sumb tank and ect...)
    I know I can handle all system cuz i love to work, love fish and plants too...Can somebody from my side of the world help me with making this system? Certainly I sound like someone who is not familiar with anything in aquaponic but... i need a little bit help to start with plan of my AP system.
    I would be very grateful if someone paid me little attention.
    P.S. Sorry for my bad English :(
     
  2. Murray

    Murray Site Admin Staff Member

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    Hi Paskov,
    Welcome.
    Plants. Plant them as you would in a regular garden for a start.
    Forget the 60g of food per day for 1 sqf. Your new small fish will not eat that much anyway and you will be just wasting fish food.

    I will be in Pecs Hungary on July 1 to deliver a Master Class in Aquaponics. That is not too far from you.
     

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