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Started this discussion. Last reply by ALM Apr 14, 2015. 2 Replies

Currently working with these guys and I have a few available at the moment. Soon I will have more!


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ALM replied to Jason Childs's discussion Redclaw
"Hi, are any of you aware of a source of the giant red claws anywhere near the Philadelphia area?? If nothing close, then any good recommendations for the best place to order some?? THANK YOU! alm"
Apr 14, 2015
David Gallentine replied to Jason Childs's discussion Redclaw
"Ever find any?"
Apr 12, 2015
Jason Childs posted a discussion


Currently working with these guys and I have a few available at the moment. Soon I will have more!
Jun 19, 2014
Carey Ma left a comment for Jason Childs
"Yes, wonderful! You have my vote and support. Break a leg."
Dec 11, 2011
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Aquaponics For Beginners

This is a place where Beginners can post questions and find answers.Advanced Users are welcome to help the Beginners out.Please KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) .See More
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Artificial Lighting

Grow light discussions; HID, florescent, LED, and anything else that isn't the sun itself.
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Tilapia Growers

Aquaponists who are growing their plants with tilapia
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Urban Aquaponic Outreach project

This group is for an open discussion on topics related to my thesis: I intend to create a system for cheaply growing high-quality produce year-round in an urban community using aquaponics to prevent “food deserts”
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Permaculture Aquaponics

This group is to explore aquaponics in the context of permaculture. So how is your system interconnected beneficially with your landscape? Polyculture. Water harvesting. Aquatic ecosystem design. Passive heating and cooling.See More
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Tilapia Breeding

A place to exchange information on breeding tilapia.  How to set up tilapia breeding colonies.  How to sex fish for breeding colonies. What foods are best for breeding pairs and fingerlings.
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The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

This is a place to both share good experiences we have with aquaponics vendors, and the bad and downright ugly experiences we have had.
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doing it with your own power
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Mixed Aquaponics Design

Do you combine different media, methods or even culture species in such a way that no rules or system descriptions out there really applies to you? This is the place to share, ask questions, learn and refine.See More
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Commercial Aquaponics

This is a place we can share and help each other in our new industry.  If you have already established yourself in the industry or are looking to this group is for you.See More
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College Aquaponics

This group is designed for Colleges or Universities to communicate about the research they are conducting.
Dec 11, 2011

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How did you find us?
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How big is your fish tank?
i have 30 tanks!
Please tell us something else about yourself.
Hello World!
My name is Jason Childs, i'm currently a participating part of PEPSI COLA's Refresh Your World project.
Every month PEPSI has judges who pick project submissions that they feel are good ideas that can help or improve to Refresh our world. This month my project was selected :o)
My submission is a Solar Powered Urban Aquaponics Farm, that uses abandoned homes and vacant lots for urban farming areas that will produce organically grown fish and produce and other green produced products.
We will offer these items to the community to help improve the quality & style of current eating habits, as well as teach people to produce their own at home. This project will sustain it's self by teaching the surrounding communities of all the techniques and procedures to sustain this project, selling and marketing the products to area Schools, Markets, and Restaurants, providing organically produced fresh food locally. Even more so we will provide jobs for people that need them. The plans are to establish our first location of many all over the city/country/world. We will offer scholarships to people who have a desire to pursue and sustain our mission & goals further.
I am reaching out to my Friends, fellow Aquaponic farmers, teachers, or just plain old fans of this movement, to help me establish the fist one of this level in the USA, Philadelphia, PA area. You can go to PEPSI COLA's website directly and follow links to vote for "EZ GROW GREEN" or you can go to this link directly and vote on the page they provided to me... you can vote everyday once a day! You can even power vote with special codes on pepsi products that will give you additional votes for this project!

I have 30 days to try to make it to the top 10 , if I get there I will get the funding needed to make this a reality! I am currently ranked #170 which is ok, I know that it can happen! Thank you very much if you decide to help, even if you don't please take the time to learn about this process as it can help you and your family and the world!
Thank you all in advance! "EZ GROW GREEN"

P.S. I am open to any and all help, and willing to work with other people and organizations!

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At 7:35pm on December 11, 2011, Carey Ma said…

Yes, wonderful! You have my vote and support. Break a leg.

At 10:24pm on August 3, 2011, Gina Cavaliero said…

Welcome Jason,


What an awesome project you have going!  You came to the right place to find a bunch of folks that know a lot about aquaponics.  Thanks for joining the Aquaponic Gardening community!    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.  Also, please keep us updated on your progress.  It would be great to hear the strides you are making to get to the top 10.


Normally Sylvia Bernstein, the community's founder, would be welcoming you, but she is enjoying a well deserved vacation and I am helping out by welcoming new members in her absence.  I am certain she would be excited to have you join and she will be looking forward to getting to know you upon her return.  Thanks again for joining us, and I too look forward to getting to know you too.  See you around the site!


Gina Cavaliero


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