Aquaponic Discussions (486)

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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

0 13 hours ago

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

space / price effective tanks

I want a 4 tank system, 2 for redclaw, and 2 for tilapia.  However I will be starting with goldfish and crayfish to learn the basics.  I ha…

Started by Robert Clark

13 Feb 28
Reply by Curry Benoit

Drinking Aquaponic Water

Someone asked in a comment on Sylvia's latest blog post about whether, in a disaster, aquaponic water is safe to drink. Given the floods we…

Started by Tim Day

8 Feb 25
Reply by Bob Siedel

media choice

Is there any benefit using gravel over, clay balls. Will the plants leech minerals from the gravel.

Started by paul burton

9 Feb 25
Reply by Rex Follett

aquaponics in Chile?

Anyone with info about where to source aquaponic stuff in Chile (preferably) or Argentina. Any help much appreciated, I have just read the…

Started by martin turner

0 Feb 19

How I built a gas water heater for the pond.

I have implemented a heating system for my 500 gallon partially inground tank that may be useful to some of you.  I've learned a lot readin…

Started by James H Clanton

9 Feb 13
Reply by Jeff S

Continue cycling or start over?

Ok, guys, here's the scenario...started my micro system just to get acquainted with aquaponics Jan 21. 10 gal aquarium with two feeder gold…

Started by Bill Edmonds

3 Feb 10
Reply by Brendan Van Epps


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