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Jeff S commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Rob, Orchard netting doesn't seem to be filterish. How dense do you put it in the barrels to create a filter effect?"
24 minutes ago
Carson Miller replied to Carson Miller's discussion Wooden Growbed Sealing/Suggestions
"Rob - thank you for your generous response! I have already installed the system with gravel, FRP board, and caulk, but would be interested in the duraskrim for when the caulk starts to leak.  If you can provide dimensions, I'd be happy to…"
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Rob Nash commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
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Jim Fisk commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Hey Rob, perfect. I will plan for a final plate filter or polisher right before the DWC. Thank you as always!"
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Rob Nash commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
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Rob Nash commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"yes sir, gravity feed back to the FT  I installed a "polisher" (orchard netting in a 30 gallon tub) between my grow beds and raft.. works great, but needs to be cleaned now that its been in place for 2.5 years.. i would plan to clean…"
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Azoré H replied to Azoré H's discussion Pipe Glue
"Thank you jim, you are absolutely correct, that silicone does not work worth a crap...I will go ahead and use the regular pipe glue all around. Its going to be a few more weeks before I am completely up and running so by then the glue should be…"
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Jim Fisk commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Perhaps Rob Nash can give you the best review. Sounds to me like you are doing it right. I am only a month into my DWC so I may run into the same problem. I eagerly await Rob's take on it. I am already seeing some build up on the bottom of my…"
3 hours ago
Jeff S commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"G Mo, I am building the radial filters. Pretty simple to do. I just drilled my first hole in the barrel yesterday. You Tube is a wonderful/dangerous thing. I'm setting up the systems in my back yard to verify measurements and functionality…"
4 hours ago
G Mo commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Fish pond to grow beds to sump to dwc to sump to fish pond. "
5 hours ago
Jim Fisk replied to Danny's discussion Adding Fish and Plants in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Danny, I would do a search for those key words right in the search box above. They have all been covered in great depth on here. For example: Fish quantity to plant ratio"
5 hours ago
Jim Fisk commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"G Mo, we can help more if you give a better description of your system flow. Do you have a clear water sump after the media beds? If so, that is the water to send to the DWC bed. If you are draining from the media beds back to the FT and then…"
5 hours ago
Rob Nash replied to Carson Miller's discussion Wooden Growbed Sealing/Suggestions
"the calk would be about 1/3 of the cost DuraSkrim liner.. i recommend putting your money toward the right purchase and be done with it...   heck.. i have that much liner laying around... im willing to send it to you for free, just to see…"
6 hours ago
Maggie Culver replied to Maggie Culver's discussion High pH expanded clay
"Thank you to all of you for your help!  I feel like such a "dummy" for not even knowing my water was so alkaline!  But I guess I'm in a better position to help others in the future having gone through this.  I will feed…"
7 hours ago
G Mo commented on Chi Ma's group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Did you buy a radial filter or make it?"
7 hours ago
Rob Nash replied to Adam Dusen's discussion 40,000 liter DWC in The Bahamas (run by a newbie)
"hybrid with media beds is my personal favorite. "
15 hours ago
Nick Naselli left a comment for Lloyd Booth
"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 :)"
17 hours ago
Nick Naselli replied to Adam Dusen's discussion 40,000 liter DWC in The Bahamas (run by a newbie)
"Wow that's quite the situation you've gotten into! What an opportunity! I support all your proposed methods to deal with the heavy sediment. Thanks for the post, and the attached diagrams :)"
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Nick Naselli left a comment for Dan Vega
"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…"
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