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Burying my fish tank

Is there any reason I shouldn't bury my IBC tank halfway in the ground? My reason for doing this is to lower the grow bed over the tank to…

Started by Jeff S

3 Dec 15, 2013
Reply by TCLynx

Water Change???

Our system is running great, tilapia are having babies, plants are doing great and we're loving it.  Recently, we bought and added a water…

Started by Dan Bartlett

12 Dec 15, 2013
Reply by TCLynx

Water quality and aquaponics

 I analyzed my water, and here are the results:Total Alkalinity                                   184         ppmTotal Hardness            …

Started by Dzira Aquaponique

2 Dec 6, 2013
Reply by Leo White Bear

Using soil, river sand, M-sand, etc. as grow bed media

Using soil, river sand, M-sand, etc. in Aquaponics grow bed along with or without gravel.  Has anyone done this before?    I understand clo…

Started by

9 Nov 13, 2013
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Growing Lettuce in Media

Hi all, I planted butter crunch and romaine lettuce in Hydroton. It started growing great then it started growing sideways and up again. Af…

Started by Neill Morris

17 Nov 11, 2013
Reply by TCLynx

adding nutrients to AP

I started adding some Maxicrop + Iron to my system (I have media beds) and it seems to make a difference.  I also add KHCO3 because I have…

Started by Linda Logan

5 Nov 5, 2013
Reply by TCLynx

the right lights for a year round garage setup

I just wondered about lights. I will be in a 9x9 room in our garage all year. I have one High Output light that holds 4 bulbs and it was th…

Started by Catherine Light

3 Oct 23, 2013
Reply by Catherine Light

time to get serious

Dave and I have been playing with a barrelsystem 2 grow beds a fisf barrel and a flushbarrel. so far all we have grown is LG. We use black…

Started by Kimberly Irene Lewis

10 Sep 27, 2013
Reply by Kimberly Irene Lewis

Grow Bed Media Questions

I'm put together my first AP system.  Got everything bought or ordered and will be putting it all together in the next week or so as stuff…

Started by Kerry McMahon

8 Sep 26, 2013
Reply by Kerry McMahon

Outdoor electric...

I search for this answer and couldn't find anything, so I figured I may as well start a new discusssion... How do you guys set up the elec…

Started by Kerry McMahon

3 Sep 25, 2013
Reply by Keith Langdon


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