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Michael Garver Jr.
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  • Boonville, CA
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Single IBC tote system pumps and filter

Started Apr 20, 2015 0 Replies

I'm starting out small, with a single 30"x35"x47 FT and an 8"x 35"x47" GB. Hoping to build a system that can be built now and improved/ added to easily at another time. Because I don't know how big…Continue

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Profile Information

How did you find us?
a friend
Are you an aquaponic gardener already?
If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
flood and drain media, vertical
How old is your system?
Just started
What type of fish do you grow with? (select all that apply)
Goldfish, Catfish
Name a part of a fish (spam blocking question)
Please tell us something else about yourself.
I'm an Ag student in Mendocino Ca. I help install one system 4 years ago, he referred me to this site when an opportunity to design a greenhouse system arose. I am now beginning my design using single IBC tote method, hoping to expand vertically along the north wall of the greenhouse. I would, in the near future, start growing food for the fish to cut costs.

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Forward thinking

Posted on April 23, 2015 at 2:54pm 2 Comments

Well, deeper pockets opened up and I am allowed to get a solar system to operate the water and air pumps, as well as the potential heater needed to keep the water pleasant in the winter time. It means more research, but who minds that?

I've decided to leave out the swirl filter unless the GB isn't sufficient for filtering solids. I will still build it, just to prove I can, but I doubt it will even be an issue with worms in the medium.

ST has been rethought, and I will be using…


introducing myself

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 10:33am 1 Comment

I joined because I am about to begin my first solo design/build. I have seen two systems in operation, and helped build the first as a landscape focal point. Though the effect is nice, and the fish are fun and capable of feeding a few floating beds it is not what I want to design this time.

My friend built a make-shift system in his shed that successfully feeds three flush and fill beds in succession, it is exponentially more productive. I was not around for it's design and…


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