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Wicking bed growers

This group is dedicated to those who are interested and growing in wicking beds. Wicking beds in conjunction with aquaponics can enable us to grow just about every crop that cannot be grown in standard aquaponics. Lets discuss deign, operation and…See More
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Bluegill or Bream Growers

The often overlooked fish option that can handle the high temperatures like tilapia but also the cool temperatures like catfish but still be small enough for a 100 gallon tank and acceptable to eat for people who refuse fish who lack scales.
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Share Your DIY gadgets and systems

A place to show off and share Your DIY (do it Yourself) gadgets and systems etc. people need to know tricks that work, recycle, and save money, as well as help others build their own.See More
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Dr. George B. Brooks, Jr. posted a photo

the Aquapoonic STEM Classroom at the Brooks Community School in Phoenix Az Nears Completion

We are following the dream you see in this video (A school system unites around food) from Oregon. If we are patient and persistent we will get there. http://bit.ly/1HvTVxVForeground, DWC. Center left media bed.…
yesterday
Marshall Bishop replied to Chi Ma's discussion Red Claw Crayfish.
"Do us a favor and keep a log/journal on your progress. Make regular measurements on water chemistry and temperature. I know it is hard to do but we are explorers in this territory of aquaponics. We sorely need to share accurate data and experiences…"
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Larry Poe replied to Larry Poe's discussion Alternate or recycle media
"thanks George.  that's where all the ash from my wood stove goes, the garden, and I have a 1/4in hardware cloth "filter" I dump it through already. I also add a little here and there to the compost bins, and when I start tobacco…"
Tuesday
Gregor Sidler replied to Gregor Sidler's discussion Bioponic in the group Fish-less Systems
"Thank you Meir! I was thinking about your "one-way valve". Unless you would have a vacuum in the bottle we both know what goes in has to come out. Something has to make a place in your bottle so your urine is able to go in. The…"
Tuesday
Meir Lazar replied to Gregor Sidler's discussion Bioponic in the group Fish-less Systems
"Greg, yes totes are cheap. You can get as many as you need. I also use it in the garden by dumping aged urine in my rain barrel drip irrigation system for my perennial tire garden. Get yourself a few totes and you'll be set. One person's…"
Tuesday
George replied to Larry Poe's discussion Alternate or recycle media
"You can screen the charcoal through hardware cloth to get the desired size.  For example, screen first through 1/2 and then again through 1/4 to remove fines - fines could be used in a soil garden.  good luck"
Tuesday
Jeremy posted a discussion

Levels

I'm in the process of cycling my system and my levels at off the charts despite water changes.Ammonia 8+Nitrite 5+Nitrate 20-30Can not find any info on this issueJust wondering if it's normalSee More
Tuesday
Gregor Sidler replied to Gregor Sidler's discussion Bioponic in the group Fish-less Systems
"Meir......... I never used anything like that but what you are saying sort of does not make sense. Lets say your 26 liter is full and lets also assume you waited already four weeks so you are ready to use. Lets say you are using 1 cup per week. One…"
Tuesday
Meir Lazar replied to Gregor Sidler's discussion Bioponic in the group Fish-less Systems
"My pee storage system is a 26 liter tote with a funnel and hose. I should probably put a one-way valve to help with smell every time I use it, but other than that, it's pretty simple. When it gets full I leave it closed and wait a month. Done.…"
Tuesday
Larry Poe replied to Larry Poe's discussion Alternate or recycle media
"so far I have just been making bio-charcoal and crushing old ( as in back when bricks were handmade on site and came in 3 grades depending on rather they were the inside, outside, or middle of the temporary oven stacks)  bricks. there is no…"
Monday

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Vlad Jovanovic replied to mark gordon's discussion sump pump float switch failure seeking advise from communty
"Hi Mark, Any 'ol halfway decent float switch should do (110v)... https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=float+switch+sump+pump&tbm=shop Whether or not they use a mercury ball to make the…"
Monday
Profile Iconmohammad amin hosseini, Greg smith, David Kilbourne and 4 more joined Aquaponic Gardening
Monday
mark gordon replied to mark gordon's discussion sump pump float switch failure seeking advise from communty
"Anybody else want to add anything?  Can anyone recommend a solid replacement float switch I can swap out with my wasted one.  I plan on reuseing the pump until it dies,  The whole purpose of the forum is for an exhange of ideas and…"
Monday
Verna Gross posted a status
"While doing some housecleaning in the greenhouse today I found a new hatch of Talipia fry! Amazing how healthy our tank us with no effort"
Monday
Stacey King replied to Gregor Sidler's discussion Bioponic in the group Fish-less Systems
"Glad I could be of help:-) If you have any other questions, lets know!For the dialup ... it is remote, but it shouldn't be that bad.Superfast broadband is only 4 miles away, and ordinary broadband only 1 mile away.There are a total of 14…"
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