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Safe Pumps

I recently purchased a pump from Little Giant and noticed a California Prop 65 warning on it, so I decided to source a different pump, but…

Started by Ken Wynn

6 Dec 1, 2017
Reply by Murray Hallam

Pump Frequency

Hi All Just put together a simple flood and drain system with one grow bed above my 33 gallon tank. I am trying to figure out how frequent…

Started by Steve Chin

0 Nov 14, 2017

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

35 Nov 1, 2017
Reply by Tom Oliphant

Newbie needs advise.

Ok, I'll try to make this short. What I have here is a system made from three IBC totes. Fish Tank=250 Gal. Sump Tank=150 Gal 3 GrowBeds, …

Started by Frank

3 Oct 14, 2017
Reply by Jeff S

Best tool to cut slits in PVC?

What is the best tool to use to cut slits into PVC pipe? I am aiming to make several 0.20 inch (5mm) slits... I figure I can mark the pipe…

Started by Charles Sublette

5 Oct 14, 2017
Reply by Frank

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, 2017
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


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