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November 2013 Blog Posts (9)

ready to piece together a SMALL system

I have been wanting to start an aquaponics system for over a year now, but we are very limited financially. Ideally, I would like to put an IBC tote system in my hubby's greenhouse ;)
But for now, I have to start with a small indoor system. I bought a used 20 gallon tank with a stand for $25. I will be using goldfish in this tank. I have been having difficulty finding a properly sized Food Grade container for the growbed that is not going to cost an arm and a leg.

Added by Deanna Perry on November 29, 2013 at 9:23pm — 6 Comments

I just planted a Flower!

 I just bought this flower today! I forget what kind it is, but I saw it at Imwalle Gardens today, and it told me it needed to live in Tower #3. When I went to transplant it, I learned a valuable lesson: don't rinse off dirt in the sink: the garbage disposal will (probably) eat the dirt just fine, but those white pebbles the proverbial 'they' put in with it will fuck that shit up! I don't think it broke mine though...after awhile the noise of pebble grinding on blade turned to like a…

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Added by Devin Solkov on November 25, 2013 at 5:32pm — 2 Comments

Carey's News Letter / Report on 1013

Hello to all my AP friends,

I sure have missed y’all! This has been an interesting and exciting year for me. Unfortunately we haven't been able to do any Aquaponics other than stock our new ponds. I just wanted to stop by and update anyone who might be interested, in what I have been doing.The following is a brief of what we did this year. *Pictures will follow later. Please look for them in Album named "TongZhao 2013".

 

As some of you may know, I am a self-proclaimed…

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Added by Carey Ma on November 19, 2013 at 4:35am — 3 Comments

California looks to cloud seeding

California looks to cloud seeding to bolster snow pack



SACRAMENTO (AP) With California experiencing a second straight dry year, water agencies are turning to cloud seeding to help pad the states snow ­pack.



The practice has been around for decades, but cloud seeding has gone mainstream as a result of new technology and research showing its reliable, the Sacramento Bee reported Monday.



In a report this year, the California Department of Water Resources…

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Added by Bob Campbell on November 12, 2013 at 2:22pm — 4 Comments

How do we sleep while our beds are burning

Added by Bob Campbell on November 6, 2013 at 9:42pm — 2 Comments

The Earthlings...

I spent four years as a vegan.  I'm seriously thinking about returning to that for both my health and for moral reasons.

This video is difficult to watch, I could not watch the entire video.

The section on food starts at about 17:45. 

Anyone who eats meat should be required to watch this video

Added by Bob Campbell on November 4, 2013 at 10:41am — 2 Comments

November the beginning of the cold season, getting it all sorted out.

Hello everyone, I live in North plains,Oregon. We got introduced to aquaponics in April, we liked what we saw. In June we cleaned up our backyard, built a few more raised beds, did a lot of Internet searching. Then by July first was able to start building a system.



I thought that we could do this with a bunch of mini projects, by making the budget of each project to stay in or below $40.00. So every month we add something to help keep it going.





I started out with an… Continue

Added by mark gordon on November 4, 2013 at 12:34am — 1 Comment

Behaving On Forums

Added by Bob Campbell on November 3, 2013 at 9:26am — No Comments

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