Biological Filtration Explained | Ask The Aquaponics God

Biological Filtration Explained | Ask The Aquaponics God

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  1. Finally a video with a great visual display, valuable information, and actual science being put into it! Very easy to follow, and as someone starting out it gave me a great insight to the "why's and how's" of the system. Thanks and keep up the great work!

  2. I been watching your vids for a day & while im no pro & no experience yet, you have made it very easy for me to grasp & innerstand the concept of Aquaponics. Thank you brother!

  3. Hey, your videos are very detailed and informative. I'm in a process to setup a small commercial level aquaponic system, i guess I've figured out the basics, but for biofiltration, does the bacteria grow on its own or do we have to introduce initially?

  4. Awesome! Anyway you could follow up with how to add bacteria to the system? Or does that happen naturally? Also is the bio filter also used to remove large to small particulates? If you use a growing medium like gravel for the bacteria growth how do you manage waste particles?

  5. So you really want water conditions where ammonia is largely converted to ammonium. PH7 and 68 degree seems to work but that is to cold for most tropical fish. Does this mean that cold water fish are "hardier" because it can survive in conditions whereby ammonia is largely neutralized to ammonium?

  6. I want to know if anyone is using "Fresh Water Mussels" in their system to filter water would seem a very natural thing to be doing??
    >> Are there any of you doing this?
    >> How successful is it?
    >> What if any problems could occur by introducing Mussles.
    >> What are the best filter-feeding animals we could use in our Aquaponics systems.

  7. I have a biological filter but during the winter it seems to not work as well. I m looking at temperatures between 50 and 30 degrees Fahrenheit. During winter inwant to switch to a chemical or mechanical method. Do u have any suggestions.

  8. thank you very much for your very intelligent explication…could you please say what kind of bacteria you use and where to get them? or are they in the air like other kinds of bacteria? thank you

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