The Scud is a freshwater shrimp and it is one of the most popular natural food sources for many fish, large and small. The Scud can reproduce several times a year and the female is able to carry about fifty fertilized eggs in her egg pouch. The eggs are ... Read More
Posted On 16 May 2012 By . Under BITs & PIECEs.
The lowly cucumber you say…not so and it can be grown quite well in an Aquaponic System. The cucumber has many uses other than for placement in fresh salads or canning to create pickles. Check out the list below:- 1. Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need Every day, just one cucumber ... Read More
Posted On 15 Apr 2012 By . Under Veggies Galore.
This list of basil cultivars is a comprehensive list of cultivated varieties (cultivars) of basil. They are used in a variety of ways: as culinary herbs, landscape plants, healing herbs, teas, and for worship. All true basils are species of genus Ocimum. The genus is particularly diverse, and includes annuals, ... Read More
Posted On 26 Dec 2011 By . Under The Fish We Grow.
This article, while short in length, is substantial in its content for those who are serious about raising Tilipia and the most fish for their time and money. This is the results I got from non-heat treated Nile Tilapia feeding floating Koi pellets twice daily with the fish being raised in ... Read More
Posted On 26 Dec 2011 By . Under Veggies Galore.
The Brussels Sprout is a cultivar group of wild cabbage cultivated for its small, leafy green buds, which are typically 0.98–1.6 in in (2.5–4 cm) diameter and visually resemble miniature cabbages. The sprout is Brassica oleracea, in the "gemmifera" group of the family Brassicaceae. Cultivation Brussels sprouts grow in heat ranges of ... Read More
Posted On 04 Dec 2011 By . Under Veggies Galore.
Some Common Diseases of Pepper in Florida Ken Pernezny and Tom Kucharek Pepper is an important commercial vegetable crop in Florida. During the months of November through May, the country is dependent on Florida for its supply of fresh peppers. Sweet bell pepper is produced in the highest ... Read More
Posted On 05 Nov 2011 By . Under Veggies Galore.
Cantaloupe (also known as the cantaloup, mushmelon, cantalope, rockmelon in the family Cucurbitaceae which includes nearly all melons and Squash squashes. Originally, cantaloupe referred only to the non-netted orange-fleshed melons of Europe; however, in more recent usage it has come to mean any orange-fleshed melon. The European cantaloupe is lightly ribbed, ... Read More
Posted On 04 Oct 2011 By . Under BITs & PIECEs.
OK folks, once again we have an article written and contributed by a member of our forum who shall remain anonymous and it states how he personally has fears of not being able to construct an Aquaponics system and keep it running properly. The issue here is "FEAR OF THE UNKNOWN" and ... Read More
Posted On 04 Oct 2011 By . Under Veggies Galore.
Pepper plants are picky about temperature. Their seeds germinate best in soil temperatures above 75°F, they prefer to be transplanted into garden soil that is at least 60°F, and they can't abide frost at all. Optimal pepper-growing temperatures range between 65° and 85°F during the day and between 60° and 70°F ... Read More
Posted On 04 Oct 2011 By . Under The Fish We Grow.
I live in Central Florida and we have a nice year round weather for raising blue tilapia outdoors. I became interested in Aquaponics recently. I just started with Aquaponics in April 2011. I am using an IBC tote system of my own design. I am amazed at ... Read More