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Gordon Wilder
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How big is your fish tank?
Will be 150 Gal
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Fin
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Wanting to get started with Aquaponics gardening. We just started Backyard Chickens and want to continue Moving away from the grid to be more self sufficient.

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Posted on March 20, 2014 at 9:31am 0 Comments

Just getting started and looking or information on Grow Bed size with 150 GA; Fish tank and how big does the Sump tank need to be.

Whaere can I get the expanded clay median in the St. Petersburg area? 

Also, the number of fish needed,  And anything else you think would be helpful!!  (-;

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At 6:33am on March 26, 2014, Max Ende said…

Hello Gordon. I've been aquaponic gardening since 2007. I tried Hydroponics and it was a good system but was way too stressfull trying to keep up with all the chemicals and Ph levels etc, etc. Aquaponics is much less stressful. In fact its relaxing. We moved recently to a larger home with an acre of land. We raise chickens, ducks and Fish. I am in the process of converting my pool into a natural pond for growing fish and aquaponic system. If you have questions I might be able to help you out. I have two separate systems going. I am dismantling one of them for the pool and keeping the other for my strawberries. I also do raised bed gardening. 

At 5:33pm on March 25, 2014, Renee Volk said…

I'm still only growing hydroponically & earth bucket systems.  I bought 5 acres in N FL and have been busy getting it suitable for sustainable farming (an old cracker house and a mobile home) though still in Pinellas.  Here are a couple links that would be helpful to you though.  This link is to a member on here"Gina Cavaliero's Page" Green Acre in Brooksville and has classes offered coming April  http://aquaponicfarmingcourse.com/green-acre-aquaponics-brooksville-fl/ 

This guy has great youtube videos on Aquaculture projects >>      http://www.youtube.com/user/backyardaquaponics/videos?view=0&flow=grid

   Hope it helps!  Lots of people use pea gravel as growing medium, I used it for my hydroponics set in cement mixer tubs both from home depot.  Hope this helps!

 
 
 

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