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Introducing the EZ - T Siphon

This is a new kind of siphon I developed this year. In my own biased opinion it is much easier to use than a bell siphon, just as reliable…

Started by Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair

23 Nov 14, 2018
Reply by paul burton

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

Fish in Brdige Siphon

When my fish had their first batch of babies several got into my sump through the bridge siphon, which was a great spot for them to grow an…

Started by Suzanne Hayes

6 Sep 14, 2014
Reply by Suzanne Hayes

Bell Siphon problems in paradise

Hello all. If there is anyone that can help me please I would greatly appreciate it. My bell siphon will initiate a steady, good flow withi…

Started by N.G.

26 Aug 19, 2014
Reply by Jim Fisk

Grow media and bell siphon baffling blunders

 have been building a ibc tote garden lately and yesterday I found myself at a bit of an impasse. After making my bell siphons and test the…

Started by Seth Lubben

7 Aug 12, 2014
Reply by Seth Lubben

Bell Siphon System

Hello all... So, I just finished my first bell siphon and have started testing it out and messing with some different variables.  Right no…

Started by CJ Dates

7 Jun 27, 2014
Reply by Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair

Custom DIY systems made from wood palettes and liner

I've been working for the past month to design a bunch of CHOP2 systems that use cheap and readily available materials, but that also look…

Started by Averan

0 Jul 18, 2013

siphon won't trip

I just started my first small system.  using 2 kids' plastic wading pools.  3/4 inch stand pipe with 1 1/2 inch funnel on top.  4 inch bell…

Started by Anthony Vore

16 Jun 18, 2013
Reply by Bob Vento

My tester system in freezing San Diego

Hello all!  Im new here and new to aquaponics.  Thought I would show off what I came up with for my first system.  I don't even have nitrit…

Started by HAYDUKE

12 Feb 2, 2013
Reply by HAYDUKE

Siphon won't initiate

Hello there!  I'm new to the group, but am excited to learn more about aquaponics here!I've got a small "Barrelponics" system that I've set…

Started by Michael Brewer

5 Dec 9, 2012
Reply by Michael Brewer


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