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Austin Aquaponics

If you are in the Austin Tx area and would like to keep in touch with other aquapons, this is the place.

Location: Austin Texas
Members: 37
Latest Activity: Feb 6, 2017

Howdy Folks

Welcome to the group, Austin is quickly becoming known as the Aquaponic Hub of the South.

If you would like to join a meetup group to build a system, tour a farm or attend a hands on workshop, please visit the site for more detail and to RSVP.

http://www.meetup.com/austinaquaponics-sustainable-living/

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HannaLeigh Farm expansion

Started by Rob Nash. Last reply by Ruben Villarreal Jan 26, 2013. 1 Reply

Our little aquaponic farm is growing!     As more people and restaurants are looking for local organic produce, our phone is ringing and the emails are coming in, to the point we cant keep up. So with all that pent up demand, we decided to make the…Continue

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Comment by Rob Nash on April 22, 2014 at 6:54am

join us at Norcal Aquaponics for an incredible training event with Max Myers, Rob Nash and Jon Parr..   http://norcalaquaponics.com/

Comment by Bryan Acred on March 31, 2014 at 1:32pm

Hi Randall Wimbish, how are your systems doing buddy?

Comment by Rick Glover on December 29, 2013 at 9:45pm

I'm new to aquaponics, but I'm excited to get started! I will be setting up an IBC system, and hope there is some help on this site as I'm sure I will need it! Wish me luck!!

Comment by Neill Morris on November 2, 2013 at 6:09am

Hey Y'all, It is cooling off, should I be concerned about the temps for the plants? I can heat the water.

Comment by Jim Fisk on October 29, 2013 at 7:50am

Randal. that would be great. Thanx

They are really very independent but could use a pair of eyes every now and then.

Comment by Jim Fisk on October 28, 2013 at 8:29am

Hey Austiners, any chance one of you live near Kyle? I have been helping a great blind couple with their AP system and they could sure use a pair of eyes every now and again. They are fun, no hang-ups, and a real pleasure to deal with.

Please let me know and I can give you their address or I can put you in touch with them. They were sold a very basic siphon style system that was never going to work properly. I set them up with one of my siphons but their grow tray has a very convoluted bottom and will need a tweak in order for the gravel guard to ever sit properly. A very simple fix for the sighted.

Let me know. I'll watch for responses. Time to give a little back perhaps. How lucky most of us are.

Comment by Pat Chesney on October 20, 2013 at 10:57am

Sure, I know that area. I have lived in Waco about 35 years. We at opposite ends of Waco, but that isn't too far

Comment by Neill Morris on October 19, 2013 at 11:05am

Hi Pat,

I live in Surrey Ridge. It's Robinson/ Hewitt:) behind the Pilot Station at Sun Valley just off I-35.

Comment by Pat Chesney on October 19, 2013 at 10:38am

Neill,

I just noticed that you are in Waco. What part of town are you in? There are several of us aquaponeers (OR whatever we are) here in Waco. I would like to find out who we all are. I am located out North of town between Chalk Bluff and West. I am helping someone build a system today, so there will be another one of us soon.

I am moving to Blue Gill because I want native fish. I bought some from Larry recently. I buy from Overton in Buffalo too. I have seen (and owned) white, red and golden Mozambique Tillapia besides the greyish ones.

Comment by Neill Morris on October 19, 2013 at 8:50am

Is that A Mozambique Hybrid? see below

 

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