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Michael Silberstein
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Water Heating

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Silberstein Oct 7, 2013. 3 Replies

Hello everyone.  I was wondering what everyone else has done to increase their water temps. Photos would be nice. with all the people here we must have come up with ingenious ways to heat your…Continue

The Organic Family Farm Canby OR

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean Maxwell Jun 3, 2014. 20 Replies

We are the fist Commercial Aquaponics Farm in the PNW located in Canby Oregon. . We are centrally located with more then 2.5 million people with in one hr from farm 30 min to downtown Portland and 45…Continue


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Jet stove 1.0

Posted on February 3, 2013 at 7:00pm 1 Comment

so made a rocket stove to act as a water heater. used 4 inch thin metal pipe AC duct., Worked well first day test run.  ran for about 3 hrs.Today was working the a little better due to a shorter up pipe witch lowered the water pipes. After about 2 hrs running 30 min at max fuel scrap wood chopped up to the size of large kindling. I was able 150 gallons a hour up about 40 degrees (from inlet to output). 

Then disaster.

The metal lining melted and the…


Making an in tank heater

Posted on January 11, 2013 at 9:22am 2 Comments

So after seeing someone that turned a deep fryer into a tank heater, I thought I can do that. So  Here is the build

Looking around my garage i found a wall paper steamer that i got and used once to remove car window tent. I also went to the pluming store and got some  parts. (listed at bottom)

After cutting the top off the steamer I Removed the…


TOFF has taken over lease.

Posted on December 13, 2012 at 3:34pm 0 Comments

Our Starting System will consist of
18 count 1400 gallon fish tanks.
2 count 700g sumps tanks
20000 gallons of grow beds
1000 gallon raft tank
400 sq-ft of Fodder growing.

We have both water rights to the well on sight and the pond. the pond is feed by a spring and run off. both water sores have been tested and are clean.

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At 10:18pm on February 18, 2013,
Bob Terrell

Yea, too much sbnow in  Org for me  lol

At 9:45pm on July 28, 2012, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Michael!


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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