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Stan Harwell
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Hiya from Tennessee (patron state of shoot'n stuff)

Started this discussion. Last reply by wes Nov 13, 2012. 8 Replies

I started an Aquaponics grow in August using a 55 gallon plastic barrel as the tank and a 9 inch deep concrete mix tray for a grow bed. This is my proof of concept test grow. I have built a…Continue

 

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Noah Howard commented on Stan Harwell's blog post Finally back healthy
"Did you figure out what was causing the fish deaths?  "
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"I am having a hard time finding grow beds in Hawaii.   where can I go."
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Finally back healthy

After a month of dealing with fish deaths and ic, I think I have gotten the system healthy. See More
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"Thanks for the request! Im pretty new to the whole world of AP. Im even more new to this page!....but now that im having some problems Im finding myself here in this cummunity a lot more."
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"I'm workin' hard on getting the new setup going. I finally got the gravel and plumbing in and working. Now it's cycling time."
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"I finally got the greenhouse in the dry this weekend."
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Stan Harwell replied to Carl Smith's discussion Low Cost DIY greenhouse design
"I used this design as well, here's my progress (attached Pics). I have a friend who works with autocad and worked up the measurements for me."
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22 x 30 greenhouse construction
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wes replied to Stan Harwell's discussion Hiya from Tennessee (patron state of shoot'n stuff)
"Just a thought of something to check on??? what was in those IBC totes before you got them?? Also goes for what was in the 55 gal barrel???"
Nov 13, 2012
Daniel replied to Stan Harwell's discussion Hiya from Tennessee (patron state of shoot'n stuff)
"Hi guys - I'm in Memphis, and just got my AP system setup this summer as well. 1 IBC tote cut for a fish tank/grow bed and two more grow beds made from cutting 1 55gal barrel in half lengthwise.   My PH has been slowly rising also - went…"
Nov 13, 2012
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"Good pictures Stan.I am just North West of Nashville.I haven't started my system yet, but hope to soon."
Nov 4, 2012

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If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
flood and drain media
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I have a 300 gallon tank in the wings to upgrade to the next phase, hopefully this coming spring. And plans for a 18 x 30 PVC hoop greenhouse to put it in.....if all goes well.

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Finally back healthy

Posted on September 7, 2013 at 10:59am 1 Comment

After a month of dealing with fish deaths and ic, I think I have gotten the system healthy.

 

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At 6:31pm on June 5, 2013, KoiKush said…

Thanks for the request! Im pretty new to the whole world of AP. Im even more new to this page!....but now that im having some problems Im finding myself here in this cummunity a lot more.

At 7:33pm on November 4, 2012, Elmer Paul Allen said…

Good pictures Stan.I am just North West of Nashville.I haven't started my system yet, but hope to soon.

At 10:18pm on October 15, 2012, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Stan!

 

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 left 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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