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Jim Fisk commented on Jim Fisk's group IBC Aquaponics
"@aquaman. I use every possible (plausible) method to heat the system water which in turn keeps the GH at least above freezing on most Winter nights. I also have 4 55g black barrels that sit in direct sunlight and of course absorb a good deal of…"
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Brent Shafer replied to Carrie J Tisdale's discussion aquaponics and lagoon wastewater recycling project
"My 1st few thoughts: a- waste water has pathogens  b- you would have to have "treated" "clean" water to use in the system c- "b" would mean that there is no benefit of using a aquaponics system to "treat"…"
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Brent Shafer replied to Donna Fielder's discussion Redleif Ranch's Aquaponics System
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Brent Shafer replied to Zach's discussion swirl tank or no swirl tank
"I am using red wigglers in my beds and been going 1 year with 1200 gallon FT with with 725 cubic foot grow media. I have some build up but you need to have a inch or so of nutrient filled sediment at the bottom of the grow beds. I assume at some…"
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dome up and growbeds cycling
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Croix Farmer added a discussion to the group Low Country Aquaponics
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Brent Shafer replied to Donna Fielder's discussion Redleif Ranch's Aquaponics System
"Sure would like to know how this set up is going? I have lots of advice! "
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Low Country Aquaponics

Aquaponic growers from the South Carolina low country. Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester county residents who have a aquaponic garden or who have a interest in or desire to start a system. Lets network and help expand Aquaponics in the Low Country.
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Zach posted a discussion

swirl tank or no swirl tank

I have read that some people don't use a swirl tank or any filter from fish tank to media bed, but use red wigglers in the bed to eat up the solids and add nutrients to the bed.Can anyone help me with the facts and information?Thank youSee More
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Zach posted a status
"Is a swirl tank needed ? I hear some people don't filter and use red wiggler worms.........does anyone have any guidance on this issue?"
1 hour ago
Carrie J Tisdale posted a discussion

aquaponics and lagoon wastewater recycling project

Im new to this concept, but excited enough that I proposed an idea to our city water board... an idea that I hope will enable us to be a frontrunner in the development of sustainable city resources by incorporating aquaponics with our…See More
1 hour ago
ray commented on Sylvia Bernstein's page Aquaponics Job Board
"my e mail is rbonuc299@yahoo.com i live in miami. i am going to washington state this june for vacation for 3 weeks and would?? be available at your site through october really. then return to miami.  as i said i need housing, food im ok.…"
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ray commented on Sylvia Bernstein's page Aquaponics Job Board
"hello.my name is ray, i have been studying aquaponics for 3 years now off you tube...lloll.... i am not lost in its fundamentals .. and workings. i am novice to the chemicals biology but not so much the science of light to energy. I have a great…"
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Bayy Quest commented on Jim Fisk's group IBC Aquaponics
"I live in the desert I see maybe 10 days out of the year that there is little to no sunlight it dropped in the low 30's maybe 3 days this winter in the valley. So I think I will be ok "
15 hours ago
Rex Follett commented on Rex Follett's blog post A Preliminary Study of Microbial Water Quality Related to Food Safety in Recirculating Aquaponic Fish and Vegetable Production Systems
"It was not a random suggestion as the subject matter pertains to water quality. A primary question that arises from the subject of water quality would be is it safe to drink therefore to reiterate, although "one" may not run the risk of…"
15 hours ago
Averan commented on Rex Follett's blog post A Preliminary Study of Microbial Water Quality Related to Food Safety in Recirculating Aquaponic Fish and Vegetable Production Systems
"Dude, your comment was totally random yet directed at me. I understand and speak English perfectly like the native American that I am. I get it now, you're just making random suggestions. Cool."
16 hours ago
Rex Follett commented on Rex Follett's blog post A Preliminary Study of Microbial Water Quality Related to Food Safety in Recirculating Aquaponic Fish and Vegetable Production Systems
"The water may not pose any real risk of E.coli however if you were to drink it you will want to use a separate filtration system to remove other things such as bacteria etc. from the water.  I don't know what you are going to do I was…"
16 hours ago
Averan commented on Rex Follett's blog post A Preliminary Study of Microbial Water Quality Related to Food Safety in Recirculating Aquaponic Fish and Vegetable Production Systems
"??? Wth? What made you think I was going to drink it?"
16 hours ago
Rex Follett commented on Rex Follett's blog post A Preliminary Study of Microbial Water Quality Related to Food Safety in Recirculating Aquaponic Fish and Vegetable Production Systems
"Your right Averan however if you are going to drink your aquaponic water it would be very wise to add a Reverse Osmosis water filtration system to the drinking line you have running out.  Because there is living bacteria in the water."
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