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Moe replied to Moe's discussion fish tank water is not circulating fast
"Hi Jim,i watched the whole one hour of the video. Very impressive.  it is so nice that you documented it with photos. it is a great idea.  the transformation of the landscape is awesome.  Now, back to my issue.  now, I need to…"
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Jim Maceda commented on Tom Helmers's blog post New start up
"Wish you the best.I'm heading down your path after completing a winter of operating in the North Country of N.Y. I will expand a little for the summer and decide how to proceed to commercial. I look forward to your post.  "
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Mike Beckman replied to Mike Beckman's discussion Water clear, tote has algae layer
"Paul, Thanks for your response and suggestions.  Certainly a learning experience.  I enclosed the tank and covered the exposed area of the top so that's done.  Will now start working on adding more grow bed, would adding a…"
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paul burton replied to Mike Beckman's discussion Water clear, tote has algae layer
"At first glance I notice your tank is not painted. Sunlight coming through the sides will encourage algae growth. Is that your only bed?, if so it's too small. A thousand liter tank, should have a thousand liters of grow bed. Put a screen…"
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Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair replied to Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair's discussion Introducing the EZ - T Siphon
"I am pretty sure it is a 396GPH pump which is just enough for 3 half inch siphons. So in theory it should be enough for 2 3/4 inch drains, but hydrology can be a bit more complicated. Water flows easier through larger pipes with less friction, so…"
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John Koger commented on Roger Pilon's group Costa Rica Aquaponics - French, English or Spanish
"Hi, I am in Alajuela and going to build an IBC system and am having a hard time finding the plumbing supplies I need for the project thus I am going to order from the States.  Does anyone know of an online hardware or other store that has most…"
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José Méndez replied to Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair's discussion Introducing the EZ - T Siphon
"Hello there, your video is very useful. Could you please share the power of your pump? I am having lots of issues with the siphons in my setup, and I have come down to the conclusion that the water intake is not enough, however I saw your video and…"
erin replied to Egyhome's discussion Help!!! Need Tips for PVC pipe based system
"we have a setup using gutter tubes and one with 6" vinyl fence  the gutter tubes have 2inch cups and the 6inch has 4 inch cups . also there is a bucket system going in. unfortunately there all. hydro systems . they all are running water no…"
Cedric Ragins replied to Cedric Ragins's discussion New to aquaponics
"Thank you very much Alex. Do you know how much fish I could stock into the system? Maximum but safe amount?  I can get more materials for the grow bed, as I can earn more money. That's just what I have right at the moment. I read your bio…"
Joe Faulks commented on Rick Stillwagon's group Northwest Aquaponics
"Hi everyone my name is joe faulks. I am new to aquaponics I been doing research online and in books. I haven't yet built a system. I live in Bellingham is their anyone around that I can see a system that up and running plz and ty."
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Mike Beckman posted a discussion

Water clear, tote has algae layer

Hi all,Have an IBC tote system with 50 goldfish and clay pellets in the media bed.  All has been well for the last month.  Plants look good and are growing, goldfish have been healthy.  This week…See More
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oscar ponce gonzalez replied to Kenny's discussion Buying an IBC, Intermediate Bulk Container that had a Liner
"I think that its god, they are made of HDPE, only make sure that it doesnt was used for toxic chemicals, buy a new one or some that contain food safe thinks "
Cedric Ragins posted a discussion

New to aquaponics

So I am 11, and I have managed fish tanks before (I fully set up, cycled, and stocked one for my sister, my family has a 72 gallon reef tank, and we've had 2 other tanks before too). I also live right by a trout hatchery, and I know it like the back…See More
oscar ponce gonzalez replied to Meg Stout's discussion Food Safety primary focus for Aquaponics Association - Looking for ideas for 2014 Conference
"Hi Im researching about Dow styrofoam and I find this: what do you think?? do you trust Dow? Regards  Oscar New Flame Retardant for Polystyrene-Too Much Like the Old? PBT…"


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