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Suggestions About Where To Buy A 1000 Gallon Fish Tank?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Darlene Cerullo Nov 5, 2016. 9 Replies

Hello! I've been looking for a 1,000 gallon fish tank and haven't been able to find too many options. Does anyone have any suggestions? It would be great if you have used it yourself and could let me…Continue

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Need Help Settling A Disagreement-Sump Tanks

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff S Jul 9. 16 Replies

Hello everyone! I recently finished Sylvia's Aquaponic Gardening book and feel empowered to make my own system. My goal is to eventually have an Urban Farm using Aquaponics, but I would like to start…Continue

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Jeff S replied to Darlene Cerullo's discussion Need Help Settling A Disagreement-Sump Tanks
"Don't know if that's your final configuration but you're going to need some room on both sides if the grow beds so you can reach the rafts for harvest and planting. What type of lighting will you be using?"
Jul 9
Darlene Cerullo replied to Darlene Cerullo's discussion Need Help Settling A Disagreement-Sump Tanks
"That's great! Our fish tanks drain to a radial flow separator and biofilter and then goes to the sump tank. Here are some pics!"
Jul 9
Jeff S replied to Darlene Cerullo's discussion Need Help Settling A Disagreement-Sump Tanks
"That's good news. I'd like to see pics of your setup. My system runs from the fish tank to the radial filter then to my 2 media beds and DWC then to the sump where it's pumped back to  the FT. I feel this lessens pump problems…"
Jul 9
Darlene Cerullo replied to Darlene Cerullo's discussion Need Help Settling A Disagreement-Sump Tanks
"Hello everyone! My business partner and I went to a great seminar in North Carolina to learn about commercial aquaponics. Our system is now up and running-we are currently in the cycling process with about 80 tilapia. Yaacov, we have a 230 gallon…"
Jul 9
Yaacov Levi replied to Darlene Cerullo's discussion Need Help Settling A Disagreement-Sump Tanks
"What did you come up with? I would use the sump pump, which I do."
Jul 9
Darlene Cerullo replied to Darlene Cerullo's discussion Suggestions About Where To Buy A 1000 Gallon Fish Tank?
"Great, thank you Jeff and David!"
Nov 5, 2016
David replied to Darlene Cerullo's discussion Suggestions About Where To Buy A 1000 Gallon Fish Tank?
"Here is a link to my system using a 900 gal stock tank. I also found this to be a good source for large tanks. Maybe you can find something there and then search your area for a distributor or source."
Nov 1, 2016
Dan Vega left a comment for Darlene Cerullo
"Help support the future of sustainable farming and aquaponics by visiting: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1684507155/greenhouse-station-farm-smart-sustainable-farming"
Oct 21, 2016
Jeff S replied to Darlene Cerullo's discussion Need Help Settling A Disagreement-Sump Tanks
"Darlene, I admire your enthusiasm. However, I would suggest starting out even smaller to get a better understanding of what you want. The bigger you start the harder and more expensive changes are. My system is 1 330 gallon IBC fish tank, 2 12"…"
Oct 19, 2016
Pieter Swanevelder replied to Darlene Cerullo's discussion Need Help Settling A Disagreement-Sump Tanks
""alea iacta est" - good luck with the buikd! an interesting read https://university.upstartfarmers.com/blog/commercial-hydroponics-should-i-build-a-diy-system"
Oct 12, 2016
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Jeff S replied to Darlene Cerullo's discussion Suggestions About Where To Buy A 1000 Gallon Fish Tank?
"No I use IBC tanks. You could daisy chain 3 IBC's together and get the same result plus if in the future you wanted to isolate them (that's what I'd do) you would have that ability. Some growers do that to separate the fish in…"
Oct 11, 2016
Darlene Cerullo replied to Darlene Cerullo's discussion Suggestions About Where To Buy A 1000 Gallon Fish Tank?
"Thank you Jeff! I have looked at this website. Did you buy tanks from here?"
Oct 11, 2016
Darlene Cerullo replied to Darlene Cerullo's discussion Need Help Settling A Disagreement-Sump Tanks
"Awesome, thank you Pieter! We have actually now changed our system to a CHOP 2 so we are using gravity to return the water from the DWC & MB to the sump. Yes, I convinced my partner to put in a sump! Thank you for all your advise--we are…"
Oct 11, 2016
Jeff S replied to Darlene Cerullo's discussion Suggestions About Where To Buy A 1000 Gallon Fish Tank?
Oct 9, 2016

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