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Need Large Aquariums ...

I am switching over from raising Trout to raising Tilapia and Plecostomus (Plecos).  I intend to ship West of the Mississippi by over night…

Started by Phil Slaton

4 Oct 20, 2014
Reply by Phil Slaton

loop siphon

Hey All, I have a system that I am currently building (pictures attached). A total of 440 gallons of water. A pump that is moving water at…

Started by Joseph Michael Martino

8 Sep 15, 2014
Reply by Joseph Michael Martino

Wood Fired Boiler For Heating Water

Anyone know of a good one that can be fould in NW Washington??   Thanks, phil

Started by Phil Slaton

7 Aug 2, 2014
Reply by Jim Fisk


Anyone raising Tilapia on the fish side of their aquaponics project?   If so, how tolerant are they of water temperatures??   Approximately…

Started by Phil Slaton

6 Aug 1, 2014
Reply by Phil Slaton

Another Bell Syphon

Hey All, So its been a minute but I have finally been able to pull together some dimensions. The bell siphon is -11 1/8 in (1-1/2" id) Th…

Started by Joseph Michael Martino

1 Jul 16, 2014
Reply by Joseph Michael Martino

Two (2) and 3 Pound Trout Photo

In the tank.  We're brining in 1,000 - 1 to 1-/2 pound trout on Tuesday.  Come by and see them.

Started by Phil Slaton

6 Jul 11, 2014
Reply by Phil Slaton

Dissolved Oxygen/Tank Loading

One of the most important items to consider is Dissolved Oxygen and Tank Loading in your fish tank.  You overload a tank’s dissolved oxygen…

Started by Phil Slaton

0 Jul 2, 2014

PH too high!

The good news: My system has a healthy amount of nitrates for my plants to eat. The bad news: I have used a ton of PH down and my PH is sti…

Started by Jeremy Cook

16 Jun 12, 2014
Reply by Jeremy Cook

Bell Syphon

Simply put, my bell syphon keeps sucking in my medium despite the shroud cover around it meant to keep the medium out: My table has an inde…

Started by Jeremy Cook

6 May 28, 2014
Reply by Jeremy Cook


My pond is functioning and my medium is flushing!!! I'm almost ready to add fish!!! For all who offered advice, THANK YOU so very much!!! M…

Started by Jeremy Cook

5 May 14, 2014
Reply by Jeff S


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