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Posted in thread: PID controller setup ... for fish?! on 11-10-2015 at 10:09 PM
I'm actually running a test aquaponics system at home until we move to a new house, when I want
to go for a system in the 1000 gallon range. (I dream of being as close to self-sufficient as
Posted in thread: PID controller setup ... for fish?! on 11-10-2015 at 09:45 PM
They way my controllers work for my electric brewery setup is that either the heating element
is on or off. According to the program when it is within 5 degrees of my target temp it cycles
Posted in thread: PID controller setup ... for fish?! on 11-10-2015 at 06:40 PM
My experience with the ST-1000 is for a fermentation chamber. It just turns on the refrigerator
to bring the temps down to the proper fermentation temperature for my beer.The issue I see with
Posted in thread: PID controller setup ... for fish?! on 11-09-2015 at 04:15 PM
What kind of fish are you raising? I've thought about it, but don't have the space here.Maybe
my next place.I don't have schematics or anything right now (at work), but the ST-1000would
work. It's ver...
Posted in thread: PID controller setup ... for fish?! on 11-09-2015 at 03:47 PM
Ladies and Gentlemen, Long time homebrewer here, who recently got into the the fun hobby of
aquaponics, a system that has a lot of similarities to electric brewing, I swear. Aquaponics is
a system tha...
Posted in thread: How long can beer remain healthy in a fermenter? on 04-26-2013 at 04:47 PM
Due to some bad planning, I have a fermenter full of finished beer with no place to go - all my
kegs are full, and will remain so for a while longer. This is a pale ale in a 7G bucket that
has now bee...
Posted in thread: First custom beer - Canuckle Sandwhich on 01-11-2013 at 03:53 AM
Great job, but one huge mistake: you paid for empty bottles. Here's a little trick the pros
use: you can buy bottles in beer stores and they come filled with free beer!
Posted in thread: ABV too high - technique for "watering down" before kegging? on 12-11-2012 at 08:25 PM
If it makes you nervous, take a measured sample and dilute it with carbed water from the store
to the intended gravity and taste it. Keep in mind some carbonated waters on the shelf may have
a lower p...
Posted in thread: Father of the Year Award on 12-11-2012 at 03:52 PM
You can easily fit a plastic nipple over a can. Just a little tip.
Posted in thread: My recent Cream Ale on 12-11-2012 at 05:17 AM
Use this: the label using laser jet onto normal paper (send it to your local print shop if
you don't have a laser printer) - gotta be lazer so it's waterproof (ish)stick the labels onto
your bottle ...