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depth of IBC Grow Bed

hello, everyone.  I have bought IBC tanks.  I cut them where the top and the bottom will make grow beds.  each one is 20inches high.  I rea…

Started by Moe

17 Oct 31, 2014
Reply by Vlad Jovanovic

How long till it clogs

I'm trying to figure out how to quantify and estimate the media cleaning schedule for an all-in-one flood-drain media bed system. It seems…

Started by Jeremiah Robinson

17 Oct 11, 2014
Reply by George

Floating PlantIt Hydroton

Hi, Having just recovered from the mistake of adding gravel which contained limestone to my aquaponic grow bed, I recently purchased Plant…

Started by Carson Miller

4 Sep 17, 2014
Reply by Carson Miller

Cotton barrier for Dual root Zone

Has anyone used cotton as a barrier between the clay media and the soil-less mix when setting up dual rood zone pots?  I have old cotton pa…

Started by Suzanne Hayes

1 Sep 10, 2014
Reply by Sylvia Bernstein

Media Beds increase oxygen demand?!

Someone told me this the other day (not from a forum but from an email) and it doesn't sound accurate to me: [media beds] are great for nit…

Started by Adam Dusen

5 Aug 7, 2014
Reply by Jim Fisk

High pH expanded clay

Someone on here suggested that my media might be the culprit causing my high pH, so I tested some expanded clay from my beds and some that…

Started by Maggie Culver

15 Jul 28, 2014
Reply by Maggie Culver

White stuff on rocks

I've had my small system (8-10 gal) for a few months, my Ph is 7.6 and 9 drops for KH to turn yellow. I've had one catfish in it since the…

Started by Grant Fines

3 Jul 23, 2014
Reply by Grant Fines

Soil in aquaponics

Hey guys, first off I want to say that I love the blog and reading all the different posts.  I always find myself getting lost (in a good w…

Started by Zac Kind

8 Jul 19, 2014
Reply by Donald Holmes

sand or gravel for wicking bed media

Hi all. I'm new to gardening in general, but am interested in using AP water in wicking beds (any advice would be greatly appreciated). I'm…

Started by David Davis

2 Jul 14, 2014
Reply by Eric schmidt

Help!! Using an Indexing valve to increase growing area without adding a sump.

I have a few 300 gallon systems that are a bit too overstocked with fish so they are always on the borderline of being out of balance. I ha…

Started by Mathew Slattery

6 Jul 14, 2014
Reply by Jeremiah Robinson


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