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Seedlings and grow out

I have both of Murray’s DVDs, the first one shows cleaning the soil off potted seedlings to plant them in a clay media GB. The “Secrets” DV…

Started by David Jones

2 Sep 27, 2010
Reply by David Jones

Adding Worms

I will be adding composting worms to a gravel bed filter that will be in line before my current raft system. The idea of adding growing spa…

Started by Chris Smith

2 Sep 27, 2010
Reply by TCLynx

Used 55 gal. for containers

Hi guys,  I am new to all this stuff.  I have a local dairy that told me I could have as many 55 gal poly drums as I wanted for free.  I lo…

Started by Brent

2 Sep 18, 2010
Reply by Earl ward


Has anyone tried bonsai in a media based system? I thought a koi ponds watering and feeding bonsai would be cool.

Started by Bradley C Taylor

4 Sep 17, 2010
Reply by Bradley C Taylor

UniSeals Bulkhead fittings and large PVC pipe.

Here are some real good deal sites for Uniseals, Bulkhead fittings and Hole saw kits.  These can be real expensive.  First a great deal on…

Started by M Cosmo

4 Sep 16, 2010
Reply by TCLynx

Urban Aquaponics Manual

Does anyone own this and if so what do you think.  Here is a link: name associated is Gary Donaldson.

Started by Daniel E. Fox, Jr.

3 Sep 14, 2010
Reply by Ken Richardson

Gallons per fish: does a sweet spot exist?

I heard a rule of thumb recently that you don't want to go much more dense than 4 or 5 gallons per full-grown fish.  I assume this has some…

Started by Ken Westervelt

21 Sep 5, 2010
Reply by TCLynx

Is normal to have algae growing in a hydroton growbed?

I've noticed that I've got some algae starting to grow in my growbed with hydroton. Is this normal? Also, my water with fish in it is start…

Started by Mark

7 Sep 1, 2010
Reply by Rob Browne

Can Aquaponics Pay for Itself?

Although this research paper was published some time back, "Treehugger" has just republished it. Interesting read. Does anyone have any num…

Started by Sahib Punjabi

1 Aug 24, 2010
Reply by Sahib Punjabi

Draining Time?

Recently i read an article on cycle time for draining grow beds. Apparently they were saying that, depending on the crop, drain times had t…

Started by Harold Sukhbir

6 Jul 28, 2010
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