Borrowed the underwater camera and let it run during a couple of different feedings to see how the fish were doing underwater. Added some of the soundtrack from The Life Aquatic. Enjoy!
Cascading Flood & Drain Gutterbed
5 weeks ago
A blog to document the trials and tribulations of starting a home aquaponics operation without any prior knowledge or experience of aquaculture or hydroponics or plumbing (or blogging!).
|Added the pea gravel only to the sides where the water flows around. You can see the algal mat covering the sand in the middle. Much of that sand "flooded" before when the mat built up enough around the sides when it was all just sand.|
|Things are looking good, despite the lack of sun.|
|This is one of the little buggers. They have a silk-like web that they spin around themselves, too.|
|Here is a close-up. Please let me know if you know what species this is.|
|You can see all the holes and fragmented leaves. I've pulled off about 30-40 of these daily.|
|Tomatoes are already as tall as my stakes. I'm going to have to figure out what to do about this.|
|Broccoli crowns coming in. I'm checking these multiple times per day to monitor for flowering. I have a feeling they will flower.|