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Bell Siphons, U Siphons, or Bucket siphons

I set up 6 grow beds, half barrels side by side.  They fit perfectly into a 12x3  space. I tried to use a bell siphon to drain the water fr…

Started by Alan Barnett

1 Jul 1, 2015
Reply by Scott Schrump

4 month System lacking nitrogen

I have a 55 gallon aquarium connected to a 30x14 inch grow bed.   In the aquarium is 4 x 8" blue channel catfish, 4 x 4" goldfish, and at a…

Started by Adam McMillin

2 Jun 3, 2015
Reply by Adam McMillin

Could use some help...

Hello all, I've recently built a new media bed/DWC system. It's supplied by an approx. 900 gal. pond system. I had great success with my i…

Started by Don Bass

16 Apr 6, 2015
Reply by Don Bass

tank size and price

I am looking at a 1000 gallon square plastic tank for $ 150.00 bucks, is that a good price ? I am looking to build a new system for my GH…

Started by Zach

0 Feb 21, 2015

Moss etc. growing in grow bed

Having trouble with moss and mosslike growth in my growbed.  Also not having any luck trying to grow plants in there either.  HELP

Started by Waneta E. Dalton

2 Feb 19, 2015
Reply by Alex Veidel

Algae and Nitrate fluctuation: Big problem or something that will work itself out?

Cross-posted from /r/aquaponics on reddit --- I am building an aquaponics system with my classes (I am a high school science teacher). Firs…

Started by Rick Garnett

2 Feb 13, 2015
Reply by Alex Veidel

Nothing's growing!

Help anyone please! : ) Back in Sept I rebuilt my entire setup. I went from one IBC tank to 2 55 gallon barrel's cut in half. I designed i…

Started by Brendan Van Epps

5 Feb 10, 2015
Reply by Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair

An attempt at Aquaponics in a lake

Hello, glad I finally found this sight, I am a new member and, boy do I have a lot of questions. I have been reading about aquaponics for s…

Started by Ben Elliott

9 Jan 28, 2015
Reply by Paul Smith

Syphin won't stop

Hi, I'm having issues with my system. I've built an auqaponics system using a converted IBC tank. I've got a little low power consumption p…

Started by Jeff Phillips

8 Jan 16, 2015
Reply by Pieter Swanevelder

Fish Dying... HELP!!!

New to the forum so I think this would be the ideal spot to post this... I am one of two teachers who is in charge of our school aquaponics…

Started by Patricia Brandenburger

13 Jan 15, 2015
Reply by Vlad Jovanovic


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