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Adam Vicknair
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Started Sep 15, 2012 0 Replies

So I don't know if anybody out there has even heard of these critters, I certainly didn't until just the other day. Archaea were viewed as prokaryotic bacteria until recent rRNA sequencing has shown…Continue


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Are you an aquaponic gardener already?
If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
flood and drain media
How old is your system?
6 mos - 1 yr
What type of fish do you grow with? (select all that apply)
Koi, Tilapia, Other
How big is your fish tank?
180 gallons
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I read "Aquaponic Gardening" and I was hooked on the concept instantly. After a year of conceptualizing and months of building my backyard system is complete.It consists of 6, half-55-gal barrel, barrel-ponics style grow beds and a 180 gallon stock tank in a timer based flood and drain system.I worked for an urban organic farm before venturing into aquaponics. I now work for a local mushroom farm, we're mainly growing Phoenix Oyster.

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At 9:02am on September 17, 2012, Jonathan Kadish NYC AA Chair said…

Archaea definitely makes you think about how amazing the evolution of life is.

At 5:04pm on August 21, 2012, George said…

Cool system.  Congratulations and I hope your garden grows well.  GT

At 11:19pm on August 16, 2012, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Adam!


Thanks for joining the Aquaponic Gardening community!  I hope you find it a fun place to explore aquaponics.  There is a real blend of experienced and new aquapons in this community, so please don’t hesitate to get in there and start asking questions.  Everyone is quite happy to help out new members--no question is too basic. 


A great place to start is to read the “How to Use This Site” link on the upper right corner, “Start Here” section of the Home page.  You might also find the “Aquaponic Gardening Rules of Thumb” guidelines helpful.


Please participate and check in with us every day!  We are constantly posting news about aquaponics and the good food movement.


Thanks again for joining us, and I look forward to getting to know you.




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