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Any other preppers out there?

Started this discussion. Last reply by ray Oct 9, 2013. 49 Replies

I don't consider myself a hard core prepper but I do try to plan for potential disaster situations as I can. I think having an AP system is a great match for any survival plan. Wrote a blog post…Continue

Tags: prepper, disaster, plan, survival

Making a worm bin

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Nov 1, 2013. 13 Replies

I wanted to link to my latest blog post about building a worm bin, since there have been multiple discussions on this forum about using worm castings to create a tea for treating plants in an…Continue

Tags: box, castings, worm, vermicompost, worms

Amazing growth

Started Aug 5, 2013 0 Replies

Hi all - I just updated my blog with a photo comparison of my plant growth in the last 2+ months. Pretty amazing to see the growth possible in an AP system. This is leaf growth - since I had the…Continue

Tags: growth, Amazing

10 Reasons You Need an Aquaponic System

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Aug 4, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi all - I made a slideshow with my top 10 reasons why everyone should have their own AP system. So did I neglect to mention one of your top 10 reasons? This link is for the slideshow on my AP blog:…Continue

 

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Daniel replied to Daniel's discussion Making a worm bin
"Just wanted to note that I did make time to build a flow through worm bin out of a 55 gal drum. Details on my blog:http://www.whatisaquaponics.co/worm-bin-upgrade-a-diy-flow-through-bin/   I'm hopeful this will be a better bin than my…"
Nov 1, 2013
Daniel replied to Rob Nash's discussion DIY submersible water heater, build your own water heater
"Purdy :-) looks like you're ready for colder temps to move in."
Oct 18, 2013
ray replied to Daniel's discussion Any other preppers out there?
"by the way in a gov defualt     is not so bad its actually a very good thing. To me at least, I have my reasons. lloll..."
Oct 9, 2013
ray replied to Daniel's discussion Any other preppers out there?
"yea bu thats not as to say they could have some sort of station behind venus we dont know about: thats very possible.   or at least why would it not be..."
Oct 9, 2013
ray replied to Daniel's discussion Any other preppers out there?
"i think planes are on there own till workers come back.   what do you guys think about the solar oven I took a solar shower this summer the   sun heated the bag to 106 degrees good enough. Ohh do you guys know of any issues   with the…"
Oct 9, 2013
Jacalope replied to Daniel's discussion Any other preppers out there?
"And Jacalope: just keep your AP system under cover and the rain water out, in a GH or the like until we know more. I regret that our GH was open all Summer and I know what's in the rain and it ain't pretty. Had no time to replace the…"
Oct 9, 2013
Mark Hall replied to Daniel's discussion Any other preppers out there?
"Out of my expertise....I'd sure want to know what charge they are holding....how old...etc."
Oct 9, 2013
Jim Fisk replied to Daniel's discussion Any other preppers out there?
"Hey Mark, I have been offered 12 2v deep cycles for free that came off a system. At 2500 lbs. it would cost me 500 in fuel to go get them on Cape Cod with my Cummins PU. What are the chances of refurbing the "real" dcyc. bats? Never had…"
Oct 9, 2013
Jim Fisk replied to Daniel's discussion Any other preppers out there?
"Ray, for what you have to pay for solar panels I don't think you want to cover them with anything. If you have S facing window(s) perhaps you could hang it off the sill and below the sill aimed directly S and be able to adjust the angle to…"
Oct 9, 2013
Jim Fisk replied to Daniel's discussion Any other preppers out there?
"Thanks Bob, I figured you should know. I saw it for the first time this week looking sooo bright that I looked it up and people were getting a bit freaked out by it. Doesn't take much these days to set folks off. And Jacalope: just keep your AP…"
Oct 9, 2013
ray replied to Daniel's discussion Any other preppers out there?
"Are the batteries deep cycle the ac is tuff a cooler loaded with ice and fan can bring temp down. "
Oct 9, 2013
ray replied to Daniel's discussion Any other preppers out there?
"ow are you  Do you have wind system too  I had an idea to use a solar pannel as a table for Plants like a shelf for ppl living in Apartments  I mean how bad can it be the energy reduction with plants blocking it"
Oct 9, 2013
Mark Hall replied to Daniel's discussion Any other preppers out there?
"Hi Ray, 48 volt battery bank. 8 ...6volt 200 Ah batteries in series. 2 groups in parallel. Not enough capacity when running AC. But adequate during the cooler months."
Oct 9, 2013
ray replied to Daniel's discussion Any other preppers out there?
"Hey mark your ahead of us what type of battery bank do you have and are you able to run everything without breaks And what kind of batteries. Also was wondering for apt poeple like me can you place things on solar pannel using it like table there…"
Oct 9, 2013
Mark Hall replied to Daniel's discussion Any other preppers out there?
"I've got a Radian 8048 grid tie with battery backup and an enphase system. Total 9.5 kw. Not enough to go off grid yet. "
Oct 9, 2013

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Bob Terrell replied to Daniel's discussion Any other preppers out there?
"Rob, It is Venus,  Saturn is to the right of the Moon and lower.  mercury is above the moon at this time "
Oct 8, 2013

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Built a constant flooded media system with 1 IBC tote for fish tank/grow bed, 1 55 gal drum for sump, 1 split 55 gal drum for two more grow beds. Built another system indoors with a 50 gal fish tank. Posting updates on my blog: www.WhatIsAquaponics.co

Also running www.danielspromise.com with health and beauty products, but if my AP systems go well, may expand Daniel's Promise into selling produce at local farmers markets.

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At 10:06pm on June 25, 2012, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Daniel!

 

Thanks for joining the Aquaponic Gardening community!  I hope you find it a fun place to explore aquaponics.  There is a real blend of experienced and new aquapons in this community, so please don’t hesitate to get in there and start asking questions.  Everyone is quite happy to help out new members--no question is too basic. 

 

A great place to start is to read the “How to Use This Site” link on the upper right corner, “Start Here” section of the Home page.  You might also find the “Aquaponic Gardening Rules of Thumb” guidelines helpful.

 

Please participate and check in with us every day!  We are constantly posting news about aquaponics and the good food movement.

 

Thanks again for joining us, and I look forward to getting to know you.

 

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