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Compost Heating

Started by Kimberly Irene Lewis. Last reply by Jim Edmunds Feb 20, 2017. 7 Replies

Hi I am new and just researching my systems before I put them in. I plan on eventually having at least one large greenhouse full of aquaponics. I Live in Virginia and where as it doesn’t get too cold…Continue

Wind mills for aerators

Started by William Kohut. Last reply by Jim Fisk Jan 29, 2016. 8 Replies

Has anyone built a Windmill for aeration ? I am looking for plans to build a windmill and an aerator that runs off it.Continue

Failed on first attempt at off-grid. questions about voltage.

Started by Jeffrey Ihara. Last reply by Jeff S Sep 20, 2015. 29 Replies

So I bought a 45W photovoltaic kit from Harbor Freight which comes with its own charge controller ($139 on sale), a used deep cycle battery with 135 amp-hours, and a 1.6 amp DC pump that moves over…Continue

Going off grid with Solar in the new greenhouse

Started by Carla&Dave. Last reply by Carla&Dave Jun 25, 2015. 4 Replies

Pump power load on my SAP (Solar Aquaponics) system - rough calcs: I just put the system up last week, and just put in a kill-a-watt meter on Sunday.The meter is showing 200 watt hours in 24 hours…Continue

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Comment by Tom Orzetti on September 9, 2010 at 1:57pm
What type of windmill did you get. Is it a generator or pumper. What manufacture?
Comment by Terry Clark on September 9, 2010 at 1:43pm
Windmill arrived and was quickly assembled then I read the instructions and .... Now it will come apart and get a fancy paint job and reassembled. I'll try to post pics when it's painted!
Comment by Terry Clark on September 2, 2010 at 3:23pm
I do a lot of research and have found a business plan that might help?aquacultureloanBMPwisconsin.pdf
this pdf and many more are found at: http://www.aquanic.org/ a wonderful site to get to know!
Comment by Terry Clark on September 1, 2010 at 4:32pm
just got an E-mail from my supplier, wind mill and parts are on their way! Can't wait to start putting it all together! I will try to add pics as I can. I will try to add links to alt. energy suppliers.
Comment by Terry Clark on September 1, 2010 at 1:14pm
We can all learn something new! No doubt we all have the same questionsand someone will have the answers, lets share nicily please
Comment by Sylvia Bernstein on September 1, 2010 at 1:13pm
I"m not truly an "off grider" because I'm stuck with an old energy hog of a greenhouse, but I sure would like to know more for our next, empty-nester house!
 

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