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Join the (Farming) Revolution! - Part 2

 This article is Part 2 of “Join the (Farming) Revolution!” As promised in Part 1, our focus here is specifically on LifeNet Aquaponics, a start-up educational non-profit enterprise dedicated to the following mission: To grow food sustainably with methods that transcend environmental and climate caused limitations, destructive and unhealthy agricultural practices, government interference, disasters of all kinds, and the overwhelming demand on our natural resource base. 1,653 more words

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21. Communicating sustainability…in the beginning

OK Dear Reader, I am back to the blog! And yes, I know it has been a while, but this semester I hope to keep on top of things a bit better on a weekly basis, as a journal of stuff that is my passion: sustainability. 569 more words


Nitrite Spike

Managed to loose the card with the different levels and colours from the water testing kit. Luckily there is the internet and a replacement card can be found. 49 more words


Nitrites and Nitrates galore....

So after a week or so of slow building the system seems to be taking off. The nitrites are off the scale at approx 10ppm. I diluted 50/50 with water to verify this approximation. 87 more words


Aquaponics as a Hobby for All Ages

Aquaponic is the best hobby for all ages. This is the best way to spend a lot of time with your family

and you can get the experience of gardening. 387 more words


Aquaponics cycling update

Today’s tests show a continued spiking in nitrite levels along with a corresponding decline in ammonia as is to be expected. The nitrate levels have increased also showing that both required bacteria are increasing their number and the bio filter is forming well. 124 more words


Cycling full steam ahead

The pace at which the bacteria are colonizing the grow beds must be accelerating as evidenced by the two tests taken this AM and PM. 77 more words