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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

Filters: Swirl, Sand, Radial Flow, Bio, and Mechanical

I've been using the swirl filter, but I'm starting to think that the radial flow my be a better filter.  Mechanical to hard and stinky to c…

Started by James Martinez

0 Sep 1, 2013

Experimenting with sand as a medium - flooding cycle

I have decided to experiment with course silica sand as a medium, and am wondering about the flooding cycle.  I first wanted to flood for 1…

Started by Kobus Jooste

9 May 15, 2011
Reply by Kobus Jooste

A combination media for dealing with rainwater alkalinity problems

Having been experimenting with rain water as the dominant water source in my AP unit has highlighted the need for improved management of th…

Started by Kobus Jooste

10 Apr 17, 2011
Reply by TCLynx

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