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Ibc tote

Started this discussion. Last reply by Randall Wimbish Apr 15, 2012. 12 Replies

Is $60 a good price for ibc toes

Tank ideas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fishy McFisherson Apr 12, 2012. 3 Replies

Does anyone have an idea of what to use for a fish tanks that will be cheap but big enough to support at Least 4 halved plastic barrels and 5 strawberry towers and Be fairly shallow

Settling tank ?

Started this discussion. Last reply by TCLynx Apr 20, 2012. 4 Replies

What is the use of a settling tank?

Gph

Started this discussion. Last reply by TCLynx Apr 11, 2012. 1 Reply

How to know how many gph is needed for 4 barrel growbeds and at least 5 strawberry towers

 

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TCLynx replied to Hailey weber's discussion Settling tank ?
"Jonathan,     Keep in mind that the fish poo harvested from a swirl filter is not fish emulsion."
Apr 20, 2012
Jonathan Hall replied to Hailey weber's discussion Settling tank ?
"To remove solids. Usually used in conjunction with a DWC or NFT system. It is less commonly used in media bed / biofilter systems. However, if there is a high density of fish stocked it would make sense to utilize one (and others) to help remove…"
Apr 18, 2012
Pam Allen replied to Hailey weber's discussion Ibc tote
"Thanks both good input"
Apr 15, 2012
Todd Sowell replied to Hailey weber's discussion Ibc tote
"Rubbermaid will make no claim to the saftey of your fish in those tubs. I think you have an aquaponic shop in Portland, talk to them. I would use an IBC before rubbermaid."
Apr 15, 2012
Pam Allen replied to Hailey weber's discussion Ibc tote
"Wow my craigslist has absolutely nothing and the only prices I can find are around 300-700. depending on how large they are.  I was considering just going small with Rubbermaid tubs from Target but maybe it would be worth shipping it here from…"
Apr 15, 2012
Charlotte Seibert replied to Hailey weber's discussion Ibc tote
"Where do you find IBC totes???  "
Apr 14, 2012
Bob Vento replied to Hailey weber's discussion Ibc tote
"Depending on what was in the tote? 275 Gallon tote for $60 is the best price I could find here in Miami. Just make sure to clean it very well before starting any life in it."
Apr 14, 2012
Bill Bradley replied to Hailey weber's discussion Ibc tote
"I just paid $65 each for 5, and new they cost around $200. So sounds like a good deal."
Apr 14, 2012
TCLynx replied to Hailey weber's discussion Ibc tote
"If you can find out exactly what the IBC used to contain and don't mind it, then $60 is a good price.  Food grade ones are generally a bit more $$"
Apr 12, 2012
Fishy McFisherson replied to Hailey weber's discussion Tank ideas
"I'm planning on about as many grow beds. Currently, I'm working with two of these Tractor supply steel stock tanks (advertised volume: 169gal, 6' long, 2; wide 2' high), and an additional wood/pondliner…"
Apr 12, 2012
Fishy McFisherson replied to Hailey weber's discussion Ibc tote
"if it is the standard 275-300 Gal size, it is a decent price indeed ."
Apr 12, 2012
J Shocklie replied to Hailey weber's discussion Ibc tote
"How many gallons?"
Apr 11, 2012
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Apr 11, 2012
TCLynx replied to Hailey weber's discussion Tank ideas
"Is that 4 barrel halves or is it 4 barrels cut in half to make 8 half barrels? Are the 55 gallon barrels? Will this system have a sump tank or will it just be grow beds above fish tank and thus why you need the tank to be shallow? If 4 barrel…"
Apr 11, 2012
TCLynx replied to Hailey weber's discussion Settling tank ?
"They are often used between the fish tank and other forms of filtration to let the solid wastes settle to the bottom so they can be removed from the system.  The usually require very regular cleaning to remove those solids before they become…"
Apr 11, 2012
TCLynx replied to Hailey weber's discussion Gph
"How big is the fish tank? The rule of thumb is to pump at least the volume of your fish tank each hour. To figure out big the pump needs to be, you want to find a listing that will show how many gallons per minute or per hour the pump will move at…"
Apr 11, 2012

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At 8:17pm on March 22, 2012, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Hailey,

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