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Philippe Pauvert replied to Heath Mitchell's discussion First build design with questions
"It´s advisable to introduce the worms once the system is totally cycled as the do not like ammonia at all."
1 hour ago
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April 6, 2015 to April 12, 2015
This April 6th-12th there is an online gathering of 30+ experts in backyard food production, homesteading, and off-grid living.  Presented by the world's leading researchers, organizations, and best-selling authors to help you become free of…See More
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David Muttscheler posted a blog post

Beginning of my build for 2105

I have started my build after a long winter of waiting. I have uploaded a few photos of my progress so far.  The first group is of the greenhouse setup and getting the sump tank set.  The second group of photos is the layout of Phase 1.I will be…See More
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Pieter Swanevelder replied to Heath Mitchell's discussion First build design with questions
"Hi Heath - I've started my system with plants (salad) - using fertiliser (Seagrow) and worms to kick start the bacteria. Once you've notice your plants are growing and you're happy your plumbing is working as expected…"
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Gil commented on Gil's blog post Power Failure
"Thank's for backing up my second thought. We live in hurricane country and we are at the start of a new season. Thanks to you and all our Aquaponic friends I've found another world. Have a Blessed Day, Gil"
4 hours ago
Raychel A Watkins commented on Gil's blog post Power Failure
"I have about 20 IBC tanks so if the power goes out it can be bad as the temp is always warm here in Hawaii.  I invested in a gas generator and if power goes off I just flip the breaker to the tanks put a 2 ened plug in to the generator and the…"
7 hours ago
Zach replied to Zach's discussion whats wrong?
"it was actually too low for a while, but now have adjusted the siphon to actually work better."
11 hours ago
Rich Koehler replied to Zach's discussion whats wrong?
"How high is your water level? If it's too high and the lettuce gets in the water, it will turn brown."
11 hours ago
Stuart Polkinghorne commented on Charles Kiplinger's photo

Airlift pump

"how many gallons and hour are you getting?"
13 hours ago
Aaron Hardiman posted a discussion


I am thinking of starting a small farm and trying to focus on making a sustainable ecological system.  Need some holes poked in my plan before they poke through my wallet:)…See More
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Philippe Pauvert 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
20 hours ago
Philippe Pauvert left a comment for Aaron Hardiman
"Very glad to be of some help. I see you watched my Picasa also. Sadely I didn´t find the time to document the Colombian period and both projects I undertake actually in Ecuador and Atlanta GA. Could you let me know what are your extended…"
20 hours ago
Profile IconAaron Hardiman and Philippe Pauvert joined Daniel E Murphy's group

Commercial Aquaponics

This is a place we can share and help each other in our new industry.  If you have already established yourself in the industry or are looking to this group is for you.See More
21 hours ago
Robin Roberts posted a photo

Aquaponic Unit

We are in Ocala, Fl partnered with Brian Donnelly of http://www.sunstateorganics This picture shows a new aquaponic unit that is brand new for the market by Esteban Garcia of…
23 hours ago
Don Bass replied to Don Bass's discussion Could use some help...
"No I sure haven't...never thought of mites. I'll check it out. "
Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair replied to Don Bass's discussion Could use some help...
"Have you gotten in there with a magnifying glass to look for mites?"
Byron Wooten replied to Byron Wooten's discussion Bell Siphon Question
"Thanks Suzanne.  All the pipes are clear, but I'm thinking the vent tube may be clogged so I'm going to take a look at it today. There may be some algae in it. Byron  "
Byron Wooten replied to Byron Wooten's discussion Bell Siphon Question
" Thanks Jonathan.  I've read Affnana's information before, but will give it another look with this problem in mind. Byron "
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Charles Kiplinger commented on Charles Kiplinger's photo

Airlift pump

"I ended up putting in a sunken sump style airlift pump that works great."


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    First build design with questions

    Started by Heath Mitchell in Aquaponic Discussions. Last reply by Philippe Pauvert 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

    whats wrong?

    Started by Zach in Water Topics. Last reply by Zach 11 hours ago. 3 Replies


    Started by Aaron Hardiman in Member System Introductions 18 hours ago. 0 Replies

    Could use some help...

    Started by Don Bass in System Problems/Issues. Last reply by Alex Veidel 19 hours ago. 8 Replies

    Bell Siphon Question

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    New start up

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