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plants dying in new system

Hi, i recently, about a month ago started my small aquaponics system consisting of a 200 gallon IBC container having 150 tilapia fingerling…

Started by affanehsan

4 1 hour ago
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Stumbling start, ammonia

Careless error, I put a 1/4 cup ammonia into sump to start cycle and later realized I used the wrong one. It has a surfactants. My ammonia…

Started by Jim Maceda

0 2 hours ago

Bell Siphon Design Feedback

Hey everyone! First post here! I built a 1-1/2" bell siphon with 3/4" drain pipe and its working great but I would love some feedback! Plea…

Started by Hunter Leaman

12 23 hours ago
Reply by Jack Dunbar

Beans as living shade and a question about steel rebar stakes

Can you tell me whether it is a hazard in any way to use steel rebar for stakes in a grow bed?  I have a supply on hand and would like to u…

Started by George

1 on Sunday
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Aquaponic Association is doing a photo contest!

The Aquaponic Association is starting a monthly photo contest! You can participate in this friendly competition by clicking on this link fo…

Started by Thomas Bassford

3 on Sunday
Reply by Rob Nash

Rafts for Sale

Hey everyone! I have a TON of unused rafts for sale!  Something like 250 of them.  They haven't been used, but are a little weathered.  I…

Started by Vonita Murray

0 Aug 25

Aquaponics calculator, Have ever used?

Hello folks!im new here and I would like to know if anyone has ever tried this calculator: see…

Started by Kel Felps

2 Aug 21
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Sprout spacing after broadcasting seeds

Hi, I used the 'broadcasting seeds' method mentioned on the aquaponic source website to plant leaf lettuce a couple of weeks ago and the r…

Started by Carson Miller

3 Aug 18
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maxi filter earthworms, can it work?

Hi, I built a plastic tank and fill this expanded clay and earthworms, I put it as a filter between the fish tank and the hot vegetables. I…

Started by gianni fasolo

4 Aug 17
Reply by Jim Fisk

Clean grow beds in flood and drain?

I read in Rebecca Nelson's (Nelson & Pade) book Aquaponic Food Production that those of us using flood and drain systems should clean o…

Started by Michael Welber

7 Aug 16
Reply by Gail Panzitta


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