Aquaponic Gardening

A Community and Forum For Aquaponic Gardeners

Ed Hall
  • Male
  • Cocoa, FL
  • United States

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  • Al Green
  • Rob Boone
  • Gray Farm Life Inc.
  • Christopher
  • Urban Hillbilly
  • SW
  • TCLynx

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Latest Activity

Ed Hall commented on Matt Graham's video

Cheap efficient small simple Aquaponics system prototype 2 test

"Great idea.  That said, will this not limit the growth of the fish??? Or is this not a consideration???"
Mar 26, 2017
Ed Hall commented on Jim Hall's blog post Women in business, aquaponics and Mitt Romney
"I would be willing to bet that there are more "Ladies" involved in this Hobby than area actully showing up on these web sights.  In my case, I built the system, my Lady Friend tells me what she wants to see grow.  She also helps…"
Sep 3, 2012
Ed Hall replied to Randy Turner's discussion Using renewable energy for heating and cooling in the group fish tank heaters
"Has anybody tried to run 1/2" black poly tube underground and then pumping water thru the pipe to maintain temperature?  The average ground water temperature in Cocoa Fl. is @ 68-72*f year round.  May be a little to cool for some…"
Jun 24, 2012
Ed Hall replied to TCLynx's discussion TCLynx Bought the Farm in the group TCLynx
"Good Day Marty, Sorry about the delay, been at sea and working the ship.   As far as the Loofa Spounges, we use them to filter mircoscopic oil and dirt particles in our two 'Low Pressure Donkey Boilers'.  It is supprising…"
Jun 24, 2012
Ed Hall joined Darrin Charbonneau's group

Automation and Remote Monitoring

Designs, Experiences, and Ideas for automating an AP greenhouse.Alerts, Webcams, Temperature, Ventilation, PH, Logging, Graphing, Triggered Responses, Notifications, Remote Control, etc...See More
Jun 24, 2012
Ed Hall joined Rob Torcellini's group


Got a greenhouse? This is the place for you! Share your trials and tribulations on packing your plants and fish into a confined space!See More
Jun 22, 2012
Ed Hall commented on SW's group Free Fingerlings for Aquapons
"Good day all,  As I live in Cocoa, I am a little concerned about keeping these fish alive during the 3 weeks of winter that we experience in Central Florida.  So Mr. Sam, do you heat your tanks at all, or just let Mama Nature hve her…"
Apr 11, 2012
Ed Hall replied to TCLynx's discussion TCLynx Bought the Farm in the group TCLynx
"Good Day TC,   You should sell your Louffa Sponges to the US Goverment.  We use @ 100 spounges each quarter in the ship's Aux Boiler Plant, times that buy 14 ships minimum, and you can sell a whole bunch of sponges. We just changed…"
Apr 11, 2012
Ed Hall and Rob Boone are now friends
Apr 10, 2012
Ed Hall joined Randy Moss's group

fish tank heaters

best way's to heat fish tank water, different types of heaters,diy heaters, correct water temp
Apr 10, 2012
Ed Hall and Gray Farm Life Inc. are now friends
Oct 20, 2011
Ed Hall and SW are now friends
Sep 28, 2011
Ed Hall and Christopher are now friends
Sep 7, 2011
Ed Hall joined SW's group

Tilapia Breeding

A place to exchange information on breeding tilapia.  How to set up tilapia breeding colonies.  How to sex fish for breeding colonies. What foods are best for breeding pairs and fingerlings.
Aug 27, 2011
Ed Hall and Urban Hillbilly are now friends
Aug 17, 2011
Ed Hall replied to Robert McClellan's discussion In greenhouse or not? in the group Florida Aquaponics
"Just an idea for cooling or heating.  I did some research on alternative sources of cooling, and one method I found was to run say 250 ft of cheap black plastic hose say 18-24 inches under ground where the ground temperature stays @ 75*F…"
Jun 20, 2011

Profile Information

How did you find us?
Search engine (Google)
If you found us through a search engine, what search words were you using?
Aquaponics in florida
Are you an aquaponic gardener already?
If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
flood and drain media
How old is your system?
Just started
What type of fish do you grow with? (select all that apply)
How big is your fish tank?
375 gal. IBC tank
Please tell us something else about yourself.
I am a Marine Engineer, working overseas mostly. Looking for fresh fish and veggies on a small plot of land

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At 8:51am on May 12, 2011, Sylvia Bernstein said…
Thanks for that, Ed.  Pretty interesting story you have!  Welcome aboard.
At 7:54am on May 10, 2011, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Ed,

Thanks for joining the Aquaponic Gardening community!  I hope you find it a fun place to explore aquaponics.  There is a real blend of experienced and new aquapons in this community, so please don’t hesitate to get in there and start asking questions.  Everyone is quite happy to help out new members – no question is too basic.  

A great place to start is to read the “How to Use This Site” link on the upper right corner, “Start Here” section of the Home page.  You might also find the “Aquaponic Gardening Rules of Thumb” guidelines helpful.

Please add a profile image, participate and check in with us every day!  We are constantly posting news about aquaponics and the good food movement.

Thanks again for joining us, and I look forward to getting to know you.



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