"Hi Jeff, sounds like you're on the right track . I use ss for the heat exchanger in the fire box for durability,but as long as you aren't going to put it under the logs I guess copper is a lot easier .
I just shot and uploaded a…"
"I hear ya on the lack of sun my pv s only gearaned 400 kw in each of the last 3 months as opposed to 1600 for july .Thankfully vts net metering program allows me to use the excess capacity from summer for up to a yr from generation.
"Wow that is a lot of fish! How big are the largest?
Thanks for the link, I checked them out looks like you're making the most of your yard!
is your greenhouse double skin? i saw a video on YouTube about a Greehouse in canada , the guy…"
" Your wood burner retrofit was an Excelent idea I have a old 120 gal watertank over my wood fired boiler in my shop it lays horizontal with the inflow near the top and outflow near the bottom, they work great!
I am Guilty as charged on the…"
"Thanks for the excellent advice , if we were closer I would ask to see your setup.
my system is about 1700 gallons total and I built the 2 500 gal. Fish tanks to be self cleaning.
they have V bottoms ( pic during build below ) with spray…"
"About 120 bluegill, 6yellow bulkhead, 1 tench, 3 goldfish and a partraidge in a pear tree,ha ha.
All caught last Oct in a minnow trap in lake Champlain. It took 3 weeks to train them to eat the Ziegler finish silver 3mm food, at first I had to grind…"
"Thanks Jeff, new to Aquaponics not building, now retired from 35 years as a self employed contractor.
it was and is a fun project,lots of keeping my brain busy with research ,designing and building.
do you have pics of your setup you would…"
"Hi fellow Aquaponicers,
I,m I newbie in Charlotte,Vermont , water temp is set at 70 my tomatoes are blooming, but the older leaves are starting to show some intervenal clorossis . I have added cleated iron witch got everything growing like…"
have you resolved your issue with growth?
I started planting my system in Dec.of 2018. My nitrates are about 40 and have been picking lettuce, beat greens and swissschard for a few weeks.
when I was having trouble it was iron , it…"
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Builder, coach, have been organic gardening for 45 years creator of the firs combined Aquaponic greenhouse/ solar array that tracks the sun. This is a clip I sent to some friends on Christmas morning I talk a bit about the making of the project. https://youtu.be/gnPaUb7zH6M
This one shows the latest growth http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsw9QQ1rFLw
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