I am newbie in aquaponic. I just started 3 months ago. I love to see the plants are growing good.
But what I didn't expect is the electricity cost that come from the water pump.
I use 1 water pump that is rated 320 Watt 7000l/h. And I average for 1 month .... the electricity cost is so high. Much more higher than the price of the vegetables that we plant.
Can anyone help me how to lower the wattage ? or should I buy new pumps with lower watt ?
If I want to get a Solar Sun Powered water pump how much will it cost ? will it better choice to run on Solar System ? How many Battery that we must have ? How big is the solar panel ?
surely there are too many question.
hopefully that anyone in forum can help.
Thank you Jonathan Kadish.
I probably have mistaken to choose gutters as my house media. I thougt that it would be cheap and works normaly. Next time when I build or upgrade I will make sure that my media house is quite deep.
About the Egg Shells , I will try it in this weekend.
thanks a lot
A magnetic drive pump would be much more efficient with electrical use.