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Progress!

Well, it's been two months between blog posts, but I hope to increase the frequency to monthly and then gradually to weekly.

I bought a house and moved in February, then about a week after we moved, an hailstorm did a lot of damage to the plants in the system.  I'd been holding off on a lot of planting in anticipation of the move, but the ones that survived are doing fine.

Last week I added a third barrel to the fish system.  I still have the same 4 grow beds.…

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Added by Kirsten Udd on May 9, 2012 at 2:41am — No Comments

System surprises

Today I decided to clean my pump.  It's been in the water 3 months (5 Nov) and I'd noticed the water pressure slowing down.  I found a great cage for my pump at the thrift store, inserted the pump, wrapped that in old screen from a screen door, and then tied it all up with salvaged fishing net. The surprise came when I started unwrapping the screen and net.  I started noticing movement when I put the pump on the ground.  Upon closer examination, I discovered baby…

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Added by Kirsten Udd on February 3, 2012 at 8:09pm — 8 Comments

Lanai Aquaponics

OK, we've been up and running for two weeks now, bated breath, but starting to let it out, everything seems balanced in the system.

 

If you'd like to see one extremely conservative way to save space, search facebook (FB in future posts) for Lanai Aquaponics.

 

Added by Kirsten Udd on November 23, 2011 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

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