Any Advice On Aquaponics (Flood and Drain) With Tilapia?

Button Quail 123

Chirping
Dec 17, 2018
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Well, the title pretty much sums it up: Does anyone have any advice?

Thanks, and Happy Holidays, Button Quail 123 :)
 

Aufin

In the Brooder
Jan 2, 2018
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Lakeland, Fla
Depends on where you are. Being in Florida I dont worry too much about my tilapia. When the water cools down they lose their appetite. Tried once to provide a heated area, but that didnt work as well as I thought it might, so now they're pretty much on their own till the sun warms up the pool again.
BTW, gave up on F/D a couple years ago . Now doing iAVs style AP. Working out quite a bit better than my old F/D style.
 

enrgizerbunny

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Mar 7, 2016
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I haven't kept tilapia, but I did keep 8 goldies in a 75 gallon tub. Water temperature is as important to the plants as it is the fish. I kept it outside in Virginia and the cool spring nights here really stunted my plants. I sold the system and dug a pond for the fish.
 

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