My setup consists of a 275 gallon IBC tote for the FT, 5 half barrels (free) for grow beds, and a 100 gallon Rubbermaid tank for the sump. I used river gravel for media. All of this is in a re purposed portable garage frame turned greenhouse. I added 50 comets yesterday, no floaters yet!
I have several of the grow beds planted with different types of lettuce, grape tomatoes, chives, etc, I need to wait a little more for some of the seedlings to get a bit larger before I move them. Now just to keep an eye on the water and see how things go from here,...