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Samson J. Loo
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Myrish25 replied to Samson J. Loo's discussion Beds With Benefits... Constant Flow vs Fill and Drain in the group Arizona Aquaponics
"What does the design of your constant drain media grow bed entail?  From what I'm picturing, the water would need to be delivered to the roots of each plant individually, and then trickle down through the media and out the drain.  I…"
Aug 16, 2015
Samson J. Loo updated their profile
Jun 22, 2015
Samson J. Loo replied to Phil Slaton's discussion New IBC Grow Out Tank System in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"nice setup! What are your plans for the tanks in back?"
Apr 1, 2015
Samson J. Loo replied to Jack Dunbar's discussion Magnesium Deficiency? in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Here's some hydroponics nutrition information I just stumbled up from our local University of Arizona extension. http://ag.arizona.edu/hydroponictomatoes/nutritio.htm"
Oct 22, 2014
Samson J. Loo replied to Jack Dunbar's discussion Magnesium Deficiency? in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Good point! I didn't even think about dissolving it first."
Oct 22, 2014
Samson J. Loo replied to Jack Dunbar's discussion Magnesium Deficiency? in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"Vald, Now that you have provided the information to the amount where abouts in my system shall I add the epsom? Should it be added furthest away from the fish tank?"
Oct 22, 2014
Samson J. Loo commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Keep in mind tilapia strive with warmer water temperatures. Temps below 80 degrees will have a impact on their growth rate and below 55 will be detrimental to their health. Dr. Brooks or Mark are best to elaborate on that but if your…"
Oct 7, 2014
Samson J. Loo commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"Does anyone have catfish in their ap system or will you swap out your tilapia for catfish for our cooler season? I know some of the folks in Tucson use catfish like @Local Roots & Tucson Aquaponics. I'm curious to hear from our Phoenix…"
Oct 5, 2014
Hector Acuna left a comment for Samson J. Loo
"Hey Samson. Sorry I didn't get back you. I was purging some old mail and I read your message.  All is going well. Summer was hard on the garden, but winter was great. I'll post some recent photos on my gallery.  --Hector"
Mar 31, 2014
Samson J. Loo replied to Tommy Dendy's discussion where to find ibc parts in USA in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"It is somewhat towards the bottom of the page."
Jan 13, 2014
Samson J. Loo replied to Tommy Dendy's discussion where to find ibc parts in USA in the group Aquaponics For Beginners
"There's a 9 in cap listed here: http://www.thecarycompany.com/containers/ibc/tote.html but it says it is for a schutz tote. Part# 26W9SP - 9" Solid Black Top Fill Screw Cap for Schutz Tote"
Jan 12, 2014
Samson J. Loo replied to Curt Decker's discussion Suitable Water Totes in the group IBC Aquaponics
"Curt, I think I picked up a few of those same totes possibly from the same company in Glendale. These contained ORGAL PST 65 which is STYRENE ACRYLIC COPOLYMER EMULSION and according to the MSDS there's no carcinogens or hazardous ingredients.…"
Dec 22, 2013
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Samson J. Loo commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"I can pick it up tomorrow afternoon or whenever you're available."
Sep 27, 2013
Samson J. Loo commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"I'll take it David. Let me know how much. "
Sep 27, 2013
Samson J. Loo commented on David Schwinghamer's group Arizona Aquaponics
"David I can use a 42" x 42" piece if you got it?"
Sep 27, 2013

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How did you find us?
a friend
If you found us through a referral or a newsletter, which was it?
http://www.meetup.com/Urban-Farming-Aquaponics/events/119431232/com...
Are you an aquaponic gardener already?
No
If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
flood and drain media, raft
How old is your system?
1 - 2 yrs
How big is your fish tank?
250 gallons
Name a part of a fish (spam blocking question)
fin
Please tell us something else about yourself.
I am an aquaponics newbie that is now an AP junkie.

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At 4:46pm on March 31, 2014, Hector Acuna said…

Hey Samson. Sorry I didn't get back you. I was purging some old mail and I read your message. 

Samson J. Loo added a comment to your profile on Aquaponic Gardening ------------
Hey Hector I'm just checking in to see how things are going?
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All is going well. Summer was hard on the garden, but winter was great. I'll post some recent photos on my gallery. 

--Hector

At 8:49am on June 18, 2013, Russell Weight said…

Here is my latest idea for a multi bed system.  One bell siphon for multiple beds.  Which means much less piping and more control over all - IMO.

I am currently working on building this one.

Click on the pic to see the animation.

At 10:55pm on June 17, 2013, Jim Troyer said…

Hey Samson

Good luck with your new AP system!

Jim 203.698.2626 cell/text

 
 
 

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