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Jeremiah Robinson replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
"I did a bunch of research on SCHS for a customer recently.  They're gangbusters for cooling, but heating gain is minimal.  The real winter advantage is that they heat up the ground earlier in the season, which doesn't do much for…"
14 minutes ago
Jeremiah Robinson replied to Charlotte Seibert's discussion Hot weather plants
"Tropicana - I'll have to try that.  Nelson Pade use Lollo."
17 minutes ago
Jeremiah Robinson replied to Stevan Covic's discussion Advice on hybrid setup
"It's basically a bucket that the water flows through that's filled with these with an air stone in the bottom.  It will do your nitrification for you (i.e. no media in your grow bed needed) if you have one of them, though,…"
18 minutes ago
Sonja Martin Young replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
"I chatted with our local guy about geothermal in our area. His take is that the systems that he uses would not be able to keep up with the temperature extremes in our area so I would still have to have a conventional heater and he ran some numbers…"
3 hours ago
Aquamaple replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
"I'm kind of thinking like Sonja where I plan to do it once. The structure I am planning will be too big to dig it all up a second time."
4 hours ago
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Azwildbill commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Hi has anyone ever been to the shrimp farm at Gila Bend?  I think it's parcel number 402-03-011w  on the http://maps.mcassessor.maricopa.gov/ web site. It's owned by az-wood holdings. It is listed as agriculture/vacant…"
4 hours ago
Mr. Python replied to Mr. Python's discussion My 3 bed + 1 DWC system - Cape Town - South Africa
"Hey Alex, Actually i only fleetingly thought of snapping a pic then didn't, I was trying to prevent anymore deaths. My SLO was a 50mm 90° bend into the lid of one of the IBCs. I heated the end that poked through a cutout in the top of the…"
5 hours ago
Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair replied to Carson Miller's discussion Auto Siphon Not Stopping
"Put an elbow at the bottom of the standpipe that goes from 3/4 up to 1 1/2 inch  and use 1  1/2 pipe for your long run under the grow bed. Air actually needs to enter from the bottom to stop the siphon."
5 hours ago
Jeff S replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
"Some how all this takes away the "hobby" aspect of aquaponics. But I'm just as guilty as anyone.I see an idea and I have to try it."
6 hours ago
Adam Dusen replied to Charlotte Seibert's discussion Hot weather plants
"I'm in The Bahamas, so heat and excess sun is a big issue here. I have a DWC system. I can grow basil and mint year-round without any problems, they don't mind the heat. I also grow lettuce year-round but whereas I can grow any variety I…"
6 hours ago
Adam Dusen posted a discussion

What to do with Used Rockwool?

I looked to see if a topic existed on this already, but could not find one through the search function. I am interested to know what uses people have come up with for their used rockwool. Any rockwool that is in decent enough shape I will usually…See More
7 hours ago
Carson Miller posted a discussion

Auto Siphon Not Stopping

Hi,I've created an auto siphon that does not stop siphoning water at a grow bed flow rate of higher than 62 GPH.  Is it possible that the pipe under the grow bed is too long?  The pipe has since been cut to the point marked in the picture in red -…See More
7 hours ago
Jack Dunbar replied to Stevan Covic's discussion Advice on hybrid setup
"What is a moving bed media filter?"
7 hours ago
Arlene Boyle commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"@Timothy: I'll try giving you a shout on Wednesday, since I am busy running errands and taking take of crap I couldn't get done while working. @Matt: video kind of dark, but hopefully, you have something left after the storm. The north…"
8 hours ago
Aquamaple replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
"I plan on geothermal heating / cooling for my water, and subterranean heating and cooling for the greenhouse."
8 hours ago
Jeremiah Robinson replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
"Do you mean geothermal using a heat pump, or subterranean heating and cooling using air?"
10 hours ago
Robert C. Wood replied to Aquamaple's discussion A Winter Greenhouse Construction Plan for Northerners
"has anyone considered using geothermal floor heating and cooling. the reason that I ask is that in winter it heats the floor and in summer it cools the floor. it is a lot cheaper than natural gas and more environmentally friendly then using…"
10 hours ago
Stevan Covic replied to Stevan Covic's discussion Advice on hybrid setup
" Hi Jeremiah, not sure what you mean by a moving bed media filter? I am not shying away from any option, just want to keep it as simple as possible. From what I've heard the media grow bed serves as a biofilter quite well.. "
13 hours ago
Japan Aquaponics - アクアポニックス 日本 commented on Japan Aquaponics - アクアポニックス 日本's photo
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JA Micro Aquaponics 4a

"Hey Joel, Actually, once you have them set up nicely.. tack them in so that they cannot move and I have found them to be no problem whatsoever, and easy to adjust if you need to.  Just cover the tube so as not to let light in (to stop algae)…"
21 hours ago
 

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