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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.

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Comment by Brent Smothers on December 18, 2013 at 9:21am

Check out mine. I'll bee making modifications and adding a floating raft when it gets warmer.

Comment by Deanna Perry on December 4, 2013 at 9:51pm

I think I will give them a try. Thanks, guys. :)

Comment by George on December 4, 2013 at 4:13am

I had in mind the many smaller containers available at big box stores.  Food grade?  I don't know but it's generally considered here not to be a problem since you won't be using hot liquids.

Comment by Keith Rowan on December 3, 2013 at 2:00pm

small rubbermaid totes..

Comment by Deanna Perry on December 3, 2013 at 10:38am
IBC totes in this area are selling for $150 and they are way too big for the indoor system I have in mind.
Comment by George on December 2, 2013 at 7:31pm


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