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Bio char in aquaponics

Has anybody tried bio char in their system.? Thinking of trying it as a buffer medium. Too reduce acidity and release carbon into the syste…

Started by paul burton

3 on Thursday
Reply by George

aquaculture... is that what I'm doing?

I ran into this when researching whether tilapia would be a good idea for me to raise. It seems that the state of California wants its shar…

Started by Debra Colvin

14 on Tuesday
Reply by Frank Andrews

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 tan…

Started by Cedric Ragins

2 Apr 17
Reply by Cedric Ragins

Rafts for DWC

As suggested, I'm adding blog post below to "forum"..still need to learn how best to use this site.Thks.   Can anyone advise what the diffe…

Started by Michelle Silva

77 Apr 17
Reply by oscar ponce gonzalez

Spider infestation in hydroton

I am having a spider problem in the top layer of my media in my flood and drain grow bed. They are not spider mites, they are much larger.…

Started by Benjamin

7 Apr 16
Reply by Alex Veidel

SLO idea

Hey everyone, I was thinking of running grow beds down a line with the SLO running down the middle of them, there are exit pipes feeding t…

Started by Bob Siedel

0 Apr 11

First build design with questions

Good day all, I’m starting my first build. I had posted a question about using the pool pump I have currently but after lots of reading I d…

Started by Heath Mitchell

5 Apr 3
Reply by Heath Mitchell

Aquaponics is getting some viral traction on Facebook

Yesterday, the Homesteading/Survivalism Facebook page posted an old illustration about aquaponics using a Growing Power model - the source…

Started by Tom Cooley

6 Mar 20
Reply by ed tarbutton

DIY Friendly Aquaponics

I purchased the book "How To Do Aquaponics The Easy Way!" from Friendly Aquaponics and put my first Tilapia in the system 12/24/14.  It is…

Started by John Brock

8 Mar 16
Reply by John Brock

Vertical system

Hello all,  I am very new to this and am planning on making a 3ft vertical system made with PVC, with a 31 gal. tank.  From what i have res…

Started by Steve Polack

6 Mar 5
Reply by Luke Smith


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