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A short time lapse of a "different" application of DWC

Just an FYI. Here is the link to the youtube vid: Below is a still of the system.

Started by Dr. George B. Brooks, Jr.

0 Jul 2, 2017

Floating Raft above Aquarium

Hi everyone! I had some issues with setting up a grow bed's plumbing and it got me to thinking, in the interim, can I just set up a raft di…

Started by Courtney

2 Jan 4, 2015
Reply by kimlee kingston

polypropylene for "tray-ponics"-type "rafts"

Glenn Martinez has described a nice small raft system where he uses 24 inch x 36 inch x 8 inch-deep plastic masonry mixing tubs (trays) (av…

Started by Paul Trudeau

37 Nov 14, 2014
Reply by Joni Solis

Stll in business- Coastview Aquaponics

Aloha all, Just joined today. 2 years ago had taken a tour of Coastview Aquaponics operation. Going back to the big island IN 4 WEEKS to se…

Started by Michael Gough

3 Aug 20, 2014
Reply by Michael Gough

Potassium Deficent??

Hey all, first time on here. Leaves on mainly  fruiting plants have started to yellow with the veins still dark green, and edges of leaves…

Started by rick erickson

1 Feb 27, 2014
Reply by Jim Troyer

Should I add a DWC component to my system?i

My system has been running for a year now. I've enjoyed the process thus far, and have been thinking about how to expand.  DWC has caught m…

Started by Stalemate

7 Oct 15, 2013
Reply by Stalemate

Optimal Raft Width

What is the optimal design width for Deep Water Raft Construction? My concerns are ability to reach the plants; cost of construction; water…

Started by Mark Hall

21 Oct 11, 2013
Reply by Georg Parlow

pros and cons of using styrofoam as rafts

I bought the cheaper styrofoam insulation sheets from Lowes. I got some that were 3/4 inch on sale, and some slightly thinner ones later. B…

Started by Pat James

10 Sep 1, 2013
Reply by Ned Berndt

Algae in grow troughs

Goodmorning, I recently (system completed on 7/25) got my freindly style raft system going. I added nitrifying agents to the system to get…

Started by Todd Winton

11 Aug 20, 2013
Reply by Michael Silberstein

Adding on my first raft setup

 my idea is to come from a 175 gal tote ft, drain into a 5 gal radial swirl filter into two  14" tall rafts that I cut from a IBC tote.Cut…

Started by aubrey sloan

1 Aug 11, 2013
Reply by Jim Troyer


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