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Don Gibbs replied to Geost's discussion Goal zero Escape 150 in the group OFF GRID
"I am also interested in any 12VDC pumps that are reasonably priced for running a system that I am planning on adding in the future. The only pumps readily available to me are bilge pumps at the local WalMart. While I can find one with the desired…"
Jun 2, 2012
George replied to Geost's discussion Goal zero Escape 150 in the group OFF GRID
"I'm about to begin testing a 12-volt pump but it will likely be months before I will know whether to recommend it.  I'm going to run continuously from my solar system with 12-volt for aeration only and pump from tank to beds…"
May 24, 2012
Jason Eaton replied to Geost's discussion Goal zero Escape 150 in the group OFF GRID
"I currently run with no inverter but am also only aerating at night and pumping during the day. I see the same results as George, with two 175w panels and two 6v T105 trojans, and 50w charge controller. I believe to work correctly I will need…"
May 3, 2012
George replied to Geost's discussion Goal zero Escape 150 in the group OFF GRID
"I've just now seen this.  Will do but it might be a while before I get to it - going out of town tomorrow.  Check out mad german on this site - he is a proponent of 12-volt systems with no inverter. "
Apr 10, 2012
Geost liked Jon Parr's discussion Sacramento Perch and Sacramento Blackfish
Mar 28, 2012
Geost liked Paul Trudeau's group Sacramento Aquaponics
Mar 25, 2012
Geost replied to Jon Parr's discussion Sacramento Perch and Sacramento Blackfish in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Jon thanks for the info and guidance. Please do update me when the perch breed. Sorry to hear about the blue gills and minnows, I hope you will recover from this episode and come up on top. George"
Mar 25, 2012
Geost replied to Jon Parr's discussion Sacramento Perch and Sacramento Blackfish in the group Sacramento Aquaponics
"Hi all I'm still building my system with plans to keep native species for outdoor AP and live in the bay area as well. Like the idea of not needing to heat tanks for native species/cold water fish. Jon would be interested in sac perch…"
Mar 24, 2012
Geost joined Paul Trudeau's group
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Sacramento Aquaponics

Connect for info sharing, group purchases, etc.!See More
Mar 24, 2012
Geost joined Chi Ma's group
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Aquaponics For Beginners

This is a place where Beginners can post questions and find answers.Advanced Users are welcome to help the Beginners out.Please KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) .See More
Mar 20, 2012
Geost replied to Geost's discussion Goal zero Escape 150 in the group OFF GRID
"Thanks for your response George. Would you mind including your entire set up/ brands for panels, inverters and pump? :D"
Mar 20, 2012
George replied to Geost's discussion Goal zero Escape 150 in the group OFF GRID
"I'm using three 195 watt panels with two 12-volt AGM batteries, inverter, 50 watt pump, pumping continuous and I've yet to go more than a week or a little more without putting a charger on my batteries.  In case of power outage,…"
Mar 20, 2012
Geost added a discussion to the group OFF GRID
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Goal zero Escape 150

Hi all, new here and looking for solar pump, battery backup as options for AP.Been searching for DC 12V pump solar combo but having a hard time sourcing a robust system. Looked at Oase Nautilus line of solar products but it's been discontinued. Perhaps you can recommend a system that works well for you?As another option:Anyone use the Goalzero Escape150 solar battery system for AP? Plan using for 300g tank, pumping 24/7, will this work?Thanks in advance and looking forward to hearing your…See More
Mar 20, 2012
Geost joined Terry Clark's group
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OFF GRID

doing it with your own power
Mar 20, 2012
Geost joined Jeff Givan's group
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California Aquaponics

Had the great pleasure of meeting a fellow CA Aquapon, Andy from Santa Barbara. Got me to thinking we shouldn't be left out. There is a Florida and Colorado group so there has to be one from CA. Besides we can share links, ideas and suppliersSee More
Mar 20, 2012
Geost is now a member of Aquaponic Gardening
Mar 18, 2012

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At 9:19pm on March 18, 2012, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Geost,

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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