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Randall Wimbish replied to Hunter Leaman's discussion Bell Siphon Design Feedback
"Jim. If only I could buy a swirl filter at a reasonable price with out having to build one............. or all the stuff minus the barrel."
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Hunter Leaman replied to Hunter Leaman's discussion Bell Siphon Design Feedback
"Thanks for the feedback, I have a lot of learning and improving to do on my design and aquaponic gardening in general. My gaol is to be an evangelist for aquaponics and selling bell siphons seems like a great and manageable way to dive into this…"
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Jim Fisk replied to Hunter Leaman's discussion Bell Siphon Design Feedback
"So Hunter I see you already have your untested siphon for sale on Ebay? When you have run it for 6 months to a year for reliable experience and have an actual picture of it to show buyers rather than a sketch-up you might get a sale. …"
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shahryar ahrestani commented on Alexandre Letellier's group Bharatponics
"Hi All We have been following AP since about 06 and last year, we finally started our system in Uran, near Mumbai. Its a CHOP2 design with constant volume of water in the fish tank. Total system size is 1500 lts and there are 3 media filled F&D…"
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Pam DeLong's discussion How harmful are API Products?
"Pam, all you need to do to get rid of the chlorine in your tap water is to put the water in a barrel or bucket (or whatever) and let it sit out in the sun for a few days. That's it. If you have an air pump and a diffuser (air stone) and live…"
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Pam DeLong posted a discussion

How harmful are API Products?

Does anyone know what is in most/all of the API products (Stress Coat+, Stress Zyme, etc.) that could be harmful? Most of their products apparently state "For ornamental fish use only; not to be used on fish intended for human consumption."I'm…See More
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Xpim replied to Xpim's discussion My First System - need advice :D
"Hi, thank you for your input! :D the "sand" I'm talking about is graded from 3 to 6mm in size. I've tested it in vinegar - no visible reaction, then I've washed some more "sand" placed with distilled water and…"
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Xpim's discussion My First System - need advice :D
"Hi Xpim...you might want to forgo the sand. The International Organization for Standards (ISO 14688) grades sand into fine, medium, and coarse (coarse being 0.64mm to 2mm). In the US they sub-divide these 3 grades into 5 grades (the largest particle…"
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Robert C. Wood replied to George's discussion Beans as living shade and a question about steel rebar stakes
"If you are going to use the rebar keep it out of the system. the rebar will last longer and rust less. using the plants as a cover for your fish tank sounds good if it is a small tank but if it is bigger that 4x4 them you have to think about…"
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Xpim replied to Xpim's discussion My First System - need advice :D
"Hi! hydrocorn is just ugly hydroton. Nice! I did not know this thing... I'll try to find it... nearly half the growbeds are going to be a coarse sand/pebbles that are used on water well drilling... clay aggregate are still on the list... "
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Suzanne Hayes's discussion Fish in Brdige Siphon
"They may very likely be 201 grade stainless steel (developed to be a cheaper stainless steel alternative to the 301 and 304 grades. So it's super skimpy on the Nickel). Many less expensive SS  items (like non-galv hose clamps) use this…"
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Suzanne Hayes replied to Suzanne Hayes's discussion Fish in Brdige Siphon
"Vlad, Will there be any issue using metal hose claps?  They are not galvanized but I am not sure exactly what they are made out of.  Nickle perhaps "
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Vlad Jovanovic replied to Suzanne Hayes's discussion Fish in Brdige Siphon
"There is a chemical compound (difloroethane)  used in some brands of duct tape (not all), and that chemical is toxic to fish at certain concentrations. Sorta how potassium chloride (KCl) is on the one hand used to execute prisoners on death…"
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