Aquaponic Discussions (474)

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Thoughts on recirculating wicking / sub-irrigated grow tower

Hey folks,I'm new to aquaponics, only having dabbled in it briefly before, and am considering my system options.  After much research and b…

Started by Robert Jack Meyer

0 Nov 16

Are tomatoes toxic to fish?

Half of a tomatoes was found floating in our tank. Could this be a cause for our fish dying off over the last two days?

Started by Jason Yahner

29 Nov 16
Reply by John Pink

incorporating a 50,000 gallon pond with aquaponics

Hello Friends! Over the weekend, I was invited by a nature farm to have a look at their massive pond. They plan to incorporate aquaponics i…

Started by Yron M. Retuta

4 Nov 11
Reply by Yron M. Retuta

Organic Certification for Aquaponics

Thought I'd share something I found. Turns out Oregon Tilth, an Organic certification agency, is fully on board with aquaponics. Here's a w…

Started by Scott Roberts

0 Nov 9

Problems with getting plants growing

I am in central Texas and built a raft system based on Friendly Aquaponics instructions. Water temperature is up to 92 ph 7.7 ammonia 0.5…

Started by Devoid

112 Nov 7
Reply by Devoid

New to site and planning system.

Hi All,   I will keep this short as possible. I have a pond with aeration, feed, and fish. I acre pond 6.5 acre ft. Will be Going solar wit…

Started by Mike Cross

0 Nov 4

Aquaponics In Las Vegas, NV

My Grandfather and I are finally building an aquaponics system in his backyard. Living in Las Vegas in the heat of the day where temperatur…

Started by Joel Berg

2 Nov 2
Reply by Sharonne Jaeger

pump question

Hi, I'm building my 1st system. I'm using an IBC, pumping up to the grow bed on top with a submersible pump. Should I remove the filters to…

Started by Michael Osman

3 Oct 28
Reply by Michael Osman

How long bacteria in trickle filter can last dry?

I am seriously considering moving from submerged simple biofilter to dry-wet trickle filter, after studying about trickle filter for a whil…

Started by Indra Gunawan

0 Oct 27

Can I clean my bioballs in my biofilter?

Hi, I am new, so forgive me if I am a bit unsure in asking question here. I have a very simple biofiltering system. I keep about 2100 bioba…

Started by Indra Gunawan

0 Oct 23


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