"Okay, the flow through my solar heater is about 6 gallons per minute.
That's 360 gallons an hour.
Guess I could bump up my flow rate some but I'm pleased with the results of my cheapo 1000' 1/2" drip tubing solar…"
looking for some submersible pump recommendations for an aquaponics system that will be running in my apartment.The setup will be a combination of grow beds and a tower type of setup that will require a head of at least 8' 6" and it should be…See More
I'm going to get bucket and see where I'm at for flow.
The portion of my water flow that goes through the solar unit is the only water flow through the fish tank so it is moving fairly quick. The water does heat up…"
Are you a gardener?
What kind of fish are you planning for?
How big is your garden going to be?
Not knowing your plan or experience, I would recommend using an IBC tote for your fish and and and maybe a second tote for a sump. both could be…"
Hello all. Just joined this group & I am about to put my first system together. I was planning to use few ibc totes, but I am tempted to use an in-ground pond in my backyard to keep the fish. It is fairly a large pond 30'x17'x2' and 30'…See More
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There is now an extreme urgency in developing new systems to grow as much food in as little space as possible. The only problem with this is as man develops different systems they will develop less expensive methods but they will always sacrifice…See More
I see this new fish tank heating device that Sylvia's business is selling, but I have one concern regarding part of its design. Why is corrugated stainless steel tubing used for the heat exchanger rather than PEX? I was once told many years ago that…See More
I started with a small aquaponics setup which has been working for over 6 months and it's producing quite well. I'm in the process of using it just to plant seeds until they are about three inches and then will…"
"There shouldn't be any problem as long as you factor in the fish type and density and the type of seaweed that you are going to use. do you know how heavy a feeder the seaweed is? what type of fish are you going to use, are they omnivores or…"
"I have been in the LED industry for 14 years. I am an inventor of many LED systems... but I have to say - LEDs are not for all applications. The more I read about aquaponics the more I realize that it is less about the intensity of light…"