"Hi there Lloyd ! My name is Nick and I'm in Olympia. I'm very interested to hear how your record keeping figures are going. Perhaps more curious about what variables your monitoring and how regularly?
All the best in your growing :)"
"Hi Dan. I have not been signed into my account on this site for some time, and saw you wrote on my wall. I hope all is well with your projects!
I am in Olympia and working in Union, Wa. I developed and currently maintain a 750 gallon pond raising…"
"My fall GH update/expansion will have 2 heavily stocked FTs each with 2 14 cu. ft. gravel beds and a 12 sq. ft. raft. There will be 12 Zipgrow Towers adding more filtration to one of the systems. I just tested a tower with great…"
"I have a 3500 gal pool with 150 koi and 2 4x8 gravel beds and 1 30x4 trough. The pool and gravel beds have been great for the past 1.5 years but I've never had anything but muddy roots in the trough. I'm in the process of…"
"media beds are the best mechanical and bio filter combo available.
besides.. your growing options are very limited in a raft..
definitely go with a hybrid system when you can...
helpful info = a 4ft x 8ft bed services 150 gallons.."
"Some photos of the system:Four adult tilapia tanks, 740 gallons each in the background (only three visible in photo). Have four more in the foreground that will be plumbed in eventually and are just used to grow duckweed and store equipment at the…"
"I've been reading about sand grow beds... I might to for a mid-term. I can get a "sand" raging from 2 to 5mm sizes.its used on filling the empty space between the tube and soil when well drilling.I have a bunch of it to test it out…"
"Silicone does not work well on PVC. Been there, done that. It can actually make things worse. Most pvc fits so tight that I do leave some joints dry but never on the pump, pressure side. I have used bungee cord, available on Ebay by the roll, as a…"
"G Mo, Are you just doing DWC? if so you need a true biofilter in there with floaters and sinkers filtration as either one getting to your roots will rot them right off. This is why we suggest not going DWC as a starter system. Way too complicated…"
my pump is dying. I bought a $20 396gph pump last year and it is not pumping fast enough, it is causing the water to move very slowly in my tank. I am interested in this http://j.mp/1rNd5uS, but am not sure if it…See More
"I've tried 'building' a variety of filters but the plant roots in my dwc trough are still collecting solids. Any ideas where i could purchase a swirl filter or clarifier to help with this problem? Other suggestions?