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Eoin Ross
  • Dayton, OH
  • United States
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How did you find us?
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Are you an aquaponic gardener already?
If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
flood and drain media, vertical
What type of fish do you grow with? (select all that apply)
Tilapia, Trout
How big is your fish tank?
Two IBC to start with? ~500 gallon
Please tell us something else about yourself.
Grew up on a sheep/cattle farm and have been trying to get an outside veggie garden going for two year, but my workload will not allow one to keep up with the weeding needed here in Ohio.

Contemplating having the two IBC tanks run separate grow bed systems. I think this will quarantine waterbourne disease to some extent.

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Regulations affecting aquaponics in New Zealand

Posted on February 3, 2012 at 9:53pm 10 Comments

It appears to be a strict environment to attempt the practice of aquaponics in my homeland. Chinook Salmon and Koura (Fresh water crayfish) appear to be on the (Very) short list.

I suspect there would not be a large market for khoi in NZ, and it is a long way from export markets if one could manage live shipment.

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IBCs in the driveway

Posted on November 21, 2011 at 10:36pm 0 Comments

I've scored six IBCs and they're sitting in the driveway. Still working on the plan for my basement in Google Sketchup. There is a lot of planning still to do - and cleaning out the basement!

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At 10:11pm on January 21, 2012, Jason Blanchard said…

Thank you so much for your comment.  I actually just came back from the store earlier with some TSP.  I have seen a few forum post about using this. Do you see a problem with this.  I should also be able to use your vinegar suggestion to neutralize the phosphate, correct?

At 8:10pm on October 31, 2011, Sylvia Bernstein said…
Welcome Eoin,

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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