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Azwildbill commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Hi has anyone ever been to the shrimp farm at Gila Bend?  I think it's parcel number 402-03-011w  on the http://maps.mcassessor.maricopa.gov/ web site. It's owned by az-wood holdings. It is listed as agriculture/vacant…"
17 minutes ago
Mr. Python replied to Mr. Python's discussion My 3 bed + 1 DWC system - Cape Town - South Africa
"Hey Alex, Actually i only fleetingly thought of snapping a pic then didn't, I was trying to prevent anymore deaths. My SLO was a 50mm 90° bend into the lid of one of the IBCs. I heated the end that poked through a cutout in the top of the…"
59 minutes ago
Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair replied to Carson Miller's discussion Auto Siphon Not Stopping
"Put an elbow at the bottom of the standpipe that goes from 3/4 up to 1 1/2 inch  and use 1  1/2 pipe for your long run under the grow bed. Air actually needs to enter from the bottom to stop the siphon."
1 hour ago
Jeff S replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
"Some how all this takes away the "hobby" aspect of aquaponics. But I'm just as guilty as anyone.I see an idea and I have to try it."
2 hours ago
Adam Dusen replied to Charlotte Seibert's discussion Hot weather plants
"I'm in The Bahamas, so heat and excess sun is a big issue here. I have a DWC system. I can grow basil and mint year-round without any problems, they don't mind the heat. I also grow lettuce year-round but whereas I can grow any variety I…"
2 hours ago
Adam Dusen posted a discussion

What to do with Used Rockwool?

I looked to see if a topic existed on this already, but could not find one through the search function. I am interested to know what uses people have come up with for their used rockwool. Any rockwool that is in decent enough shape I will usually…See More
3 hours ago
Carson Miller posted a discussion

Auto Siphon Not Stopping

Hi,I've created an auto siphon that does not stop siphoning water at a grow bed flow rate of higher than 62 GPH.  Is it possible that the pipe under the grow bed is too long?  The pipe has since been cut to the point marked in the picture in red -…See More
3 hours ago
Jack Dunbar replied to Stevan Covic's discussion Advice on hybrid setup
"What is a moving bed media filter?"
3 hours ago
Arlene Boyle commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"@Timothy: I'll try giving you a shout on Wednesday, since I am busy running errands and taking take of crap I couldn't get done while working. @Matt: video kind of dark, but hopefully, you have something left after the storm. The north…"
4 hours ago
Aquamaple replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
"I plan on geothermal heating / cooling for my water, and subterranean heating and cooling for the greenhouse."
4 hours ago
Jeremiah Robinson replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
"Do you mean geothermal using a heat pump, or subterranean heating and cooling using air?"
6 hours ago
Robert C. Wood replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
"has anyone considered using geothermal floor heating and cooling. the reason that I ask is that in winter it heats the floor and in summer it cools the floor. it is a lot cheaper than natural gas and more environmentally friendly then using…"
6 hours ago
Stevan Covic replied to Stevan Covic's discussion Advice on hybrid setup
" Hi Jeremiah, not sure what you mean by a moving bed media filter? I am not shying away from any option, just want to keep it as simple as possible. From what I've heard the media grow bed serves as a biofilter quite well.. "
9 hours ago
Japan Aquaponics - アクアポニックス 日本 commented on Japan Aquaponics - アクアポニックス 日本's photo
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JA Micro Aquaponics 4a

"Hey Joel, Actually, once you have them set up nicely.. tack them in so that they cannot move and I have found them to be no problem whatsoever, and easy to adjust if you need to.  Just cover the tube so as not to let light in (to stop algae)…"
17 hours ago
Aquamaple replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
"Jeff, My thinking is an angular aggregate (like crushed limestone) set to a minimum pack-able depth might work very well. While a smooth floor surface might possibly allow a more free flow of liquids on their way to the drain, the benefit of…"
19 hours ago
Jeremiah Robinson replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
"I don't have any special thoughts on them, other than that they store a lot of heat.  I wrote up the theory behind it here.  You might find some out there with a google search. I'm working on a PCM product that freezes at about…"
20 hours ago
Jeff S replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
" I figure something like gravel would allow water to drain through as well in the event of a spill or leak. Not sure how it would be for walking. I'll have to keep asking around."
20 hours ago
Aquamaple replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
"what are your thoughts about phase change materials?"
21 hours ago
Jeremiah Robinson replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
"I like the white gravel idea.  I've been kicking around in my head ways of covering a dark surface in the summer to avoid heat absorption.  That seems like the best one yet! You could use paint with some texture in it.…"
21 hours ago
 

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