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Need Help Settling A Disagreement-Sump Tanks

Hello everyone! I recently finished Sylvia's Aquaponic Gardening book and feel empowered to make my own system. My goal is to eventually ha…

Started by Darlene Cerullo

16 Jul 9
Reply by Jeff S

Using Aluminum Piping

I found the plans to basically create a condenser out of aluminum pipe by running the pipe under ground, then back up and coiled in a 55 ga…

Started by Problematic

1 Jul 3
Reply by Rob Tolette

Geyser Pumps

For the last six months I have been trying to get a geyser pump working. After some trial and error I finnaly got what I was looking for. I…

Started by Shawn Cruze

13 Sep 27, 2016
Reply by David

Introducing the EZ - T Siphon

This is a new kind of siphon I developed this year. In my own biased opinion it is much easier to use than a bell siphon, just as reliable…

Started by Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair

21 Jul 31, 2016
Reply by Greg Blakemore

System not working correctly

Aquaponics help Could someone with aquaponics Possibly meet me on Loyston Rd To look at my system and see what we are doing wrong. The inst…

Started by Milton Atkins

3 May 21, 2016
Reply by mark gordon

Leak in large dura-skrim liner at the bulkhead. Tape?

Hey everyone. I have a large DWC that is lined with Dura-Skrim. The bed is lined with 2X10, and I am using a 2" bulkhead fitting. I have tw…

Started by Richard Hasting

0 May 20, 2016

PVC pipe break down?

hello, i've been a member for a while, but finally got our greenhouse built and our first system almost-running (cycling now).  i can't see…

Started by Evergreen_AP

2 Nov 3, 2015
Reply by Evergreen_AP

Bell siphon- how to slow down the breaking of the suction

I have a bell siphon system and it's working great. My root system is overtaking by piping and I need to slow down the bell siphon from bre…

Started by Greg Gore

1 Oct 27, 2015
Reply by Pieter Swanevelder

pump problems

Hey y'all! I'm just starting but I'm having problems with pumps malfunctioning. I have a 30 gallon aquarium with a fountain pump in it. It…

Started by Kellrae

3 Sep 27, 2015
Reply by Kellrae

SLO or External Standpipe - Fish Tank to Swirl

Hi, First post.   I know that an SLO is the standard way to get solids laden water from the fish to a swirl filter, BUT, would an external…

Started by Shawn G

8 Sep 15, 2015
Reply by Jeff S

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