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Looking to get a new pump

Started Jul 27, 2014 0 Replies

my pump is dying. I bought a $20 396gph pump last year and it is not pumping fast enough, it is causing the water to move very slowly in my tank.  I am interested in this…Continue

Goldfish doing well, want to try out tilapia

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Jun 5, 2014. 1 Reply

Of the 30 fish i brought home a little over half have survived the month.  I think I had the wrong food for the size (pellets) i switched to flakes and the dying tapered off.  Should I wait to get…Continue

Do I need to buy ammonia?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alex Veidel Jan 18, 2014. 1 Reply

I have been cycling since October, i know right before cold weather, but i do not want to get fish until i get this science part down.  I bought maxi crop so I could begin growing veggies.  Well my…Continue

What kind of gravel is this?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Glenn Oct 12, 2013. 8 Replies

I am curious as to wether this will work in a drain and fill system. It passed the vinegar…Continue

 

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John replied to Gillian Burrus's discussion HELP! cant find a grow media
"I got the bigger size at their recommendation. It is bigger than hydroton but my plants love it. Also. Headquarters is on Indy but the plant and piles for pickup are in Mooresville. You can get as much or little as u want. Weigh car in and out kind…"
Feb 28, 2016
Mike R. replied to Gillian Burrus's discussion HELP! cant find a grow media
"Thanks so much for the info. I am new to aquaponics. This will be my first system. I am 2 hrs. away from Indianapolis. I only need enough for 4 half barrel grow beds right now but I am trying to keep costs down. I am building in my basement and hate…"
Feb 28, 2016
John replied to Gillian Burrus's discussion HELP! cant find a grow media
"The expanded shale is just plain awesome.  It hasn't broken down at all. Not one bit.  I have been using it for nearly a year inside ( pictured ) and outside in a couple of different setups.   It looks like the day I got it.…"
Feb 28, 2016
Mike R. replied to Gillian Burrus's discussion HELP! cant find a grow media
"Is the expanded shale still working well for you? What size did you get? The Brooklyn shale, or the north coast shale. I am interested in getting some shale for a new system I want to build"
Feb 27, 2016
John replied to Gillian Burrus's discussion HELP! cant find a grow media
"Update on the expanded shale.    It is awesome!!!     Seems about same weight as hydroton.  Very light.      I  went over to http://www.hpbhaydite.com  in Moorsville, IN and they scooped…"
Apr 22, 2015
Jack Dunbar replied to Gillian Burrus's discussion HELP! cant find a grow media
"Wow. I don't remember what size bag but I paid 1/2 that. I bought mine from Blue Seal up here in Rochester,NH"
Mar 18, 2015
John replied to Gillian Burrus's discussion HELP! cant find a grow media
"I have some hydrocorn too from when the hydroton ran out.    I like it but my new huge beds ( ok, maybe they are just too big ) will take lots and lots of those $64 bags to fill.       My small tubs worked great for 2 years…"
Mar 18, 2015
Jack Dunbar replied to Gillian Burrus's discussion HELP! cant find a grow media
"I used hydrocorn...It's like hydroton but quite a bit cheaper."
Mar 18, 2015
John replied to Gillian Burrus's discussion HELP! cant find a grow media
"Just posting this info for others.   I am making the switch to much larger grow beds and hydroton like products are going to be about $800!   That's out.      I came to the forum and found that folks are using expanded…"
Mar 18, 2015
Gillian Burrus posted a discussion

Looking to get a new pump

my pump is dying. I bought a $20 396gph pump last year and it is not pumping fast enough, it is causing the water to move very slowly in my tank.  I am interested in this http://j.mp/1rNd5uS, but am not sure if it will be too big in my 250gal tank.  I want to expand to some vertical grow towers over the winter and will need to be able to pump higher (this pump says it can do 20' high).  What do you suggest. See More
Jul 27, 2014
Andy replied to Gillian Burrus's discussion Goldfish doing well, want to try out tilapia
"I've tried adding one Nile Tilapia once and it attacked the other fishes (including two Mozambique Tilapias which I bought at the same time but later killed by the Nile Tipalia). It is a very territorial fish and probably best to be kept in the…"
Jun 5, 2014
Gillian Burrus posted a discussion

Goldfish doing well, want to try out tilapia

Of the 30 fish i brought home a little over half have survived the month.  I think I had the wrong food for the size (pellets) i switched to flakes and the dying tapered off.  Should I wait to get tilapia until my temps are consistently over 70F?  We are still cool in the am.  I also am unsure of how to care for fingerlings, and best heating (cost effective) ways during winter.  I plan to build a green house around the tank this fall. I have also see people painting the IBC tank black. Does…See More
May 21, 2014
Gillian Burrus replied to Wendell Ford's discussion Tilapia purchase in the group Low Country Aquaponics
"How long is the delay?  I live in Aiken, could we meet?"
Apr 28, 2014
Gillian Burrus commented on Wendell Ford's group Low Country Aquaponics
"hello guys! I live in Aiken, Sc.  I do not have any connections in my area to help with my growing.  I think I am going to buy some catfish from Souther State supply @.40 each.  How do you guys like cat fish?  I am a beginner, so…"
Apr 28, 2014
Gillian Burrus joined Wendell Ford's group
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Low Country Aquaponics

Aquaponic growers from the South Carolina low country. Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester county residents who have a aquaponic garden or who have a interest in or desire to start a system. Lets network and help expand Aquaponics in the Low Country.
Apr 28, 2014
Gillian Burrus left a comment for Harold (Keith) Davis
"hello, Welcome!  I like in Aiken, SC, so we are kind of neighbors!"
Apr 28, 2014

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How did you find us?
Search engine (Google)
If you found us through a search engine, what search words were you using?
hydroton and shale use in grow bed
Are you an aquaponic gardener already?
No
If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
flood and drain media
How old is your system?
Just started
What type of fish do you grow with? (select all that apply)
Tilapia
How big is your fish tank?
guessing 200+ gal
Name a part of a fish (spam blocking question)
gill
Please tell us something else about yourself.
I am just starting out. I have bought my IBC container and will be prepping it this fall. I have done lite gardening in the past, but love the idea of this system, as I rent and cannot plow into the ground.

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