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"instead of adding the coupler on the smaller pipe run the pipe straight thru "
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john landry replied to Chris Megison's discussion Five largest and longest running commercial aquaponics systems?
"Living in IL, I always wonder why greenhouses are so tall - I guess that is why people are going vertical in areas.  Just need to heat that space! I believe that someday soon LEDs will be price effective to not need the sun."
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Freshwater Fish Company - Kathy added a discussion to the group Sacramento Aquaponics

SAVE THE DATE: June 20th Freshwater Fish Co Open to the Public for Sales of Fingerling Fish

FRESHWATER FISH COMPANYWILL BEOPEN TO THE PUBLICJune 20, 20159:00 AM TO 2:00 PM  WHERE:11520 Bruceville Road, Elk Grove, CA  95757Directions: DETAILS:Please RSVP by email with your…See More
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Aquaponic Cannabis Growers

Dedicated to those of us luckily enough to live in areas with Legal or Medicinal CannabisSee More
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mark gordon replied to mark gordon's discussion sump pump float switch failure seeking advise from communty
"Thanks Vlad,  I have been looking at alternative pumps to move into as time allows; I took the old pump back yesterday, and it was still under warranty so I took home a brand new one, and  I do realize the pump from "harbor"…"
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Larry Poe replied to Larry Poe's discussion Alternate or recycle media
"jonathan, that is close to the method used when bricks were made here on my place in the late 1800s. clay was mixed with sand or finely crushed reject brick, then dried in the sun. once it had dried, they stacked them into temporary ovens 3 bricks…"
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Julien Griffe posted a discussion

No Ammonia in my system im confused.

I have this 20 gallons flood and drain system and its been about 1 month. I tried to cycle the system with seaweed extract but didn't get any ammonia at all so I added 5 goldfish after 2 weeks which I feed twice a day and now another two weeks later…See More
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Richard Kowalski replied to Richard Kowalski's discussion Pak Choy
"Well,  I piled up the gravel around the Pak Choy plants so that they are sitting up right. I was very gentile so that I didnt accidentally break the root or stem. They seem to be growing well. No problems to report. I figured it out! "
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paul burton replied to Jeremy's discussion Levels
"Are you using tap water for those water changes.? if so stop, only use pond water or rain water. stop feeding the fish, for now. And check for dead fish in the system, if you have a dead fish in the pipe or pump the dead body with give off ammonia.…"
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Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair replied to Larry Poe's discussion Alternate or recycle media
"THE OLD SCHOOL WAY: If you have a lot of clay and a supply of sawdust, dry leaves, twigs, brush and wood  you could 1) mix the sawdust into the clay 2) make the clay balls or cut up coils into beads and dry them in the sun 3) make a burn pit…"
Jeff Voelcker joined Chris Smith's group

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
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., DWC. Center left media bed.…
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…"


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    What bug is this?

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