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Remind me again "Why Fish"????

Started this discussion. Last reply by StevedNETN Jul 7, 2016. 30 Replies

Hello Aquaponic World,I hope someone might take a moment and remind me why I'm doing this....I have now had plants growing since last October in the the AP system and the volunteers growing in the…Continue

Tags: growth., slow, plants, Die, Catfish

Solenoids in Aquaponics

Started Feb 15, 2016 0 Replies

Looking for experience when using solenoids in AP.I am looking to automate water flow through solar panel and grow beds in the system.  I am planning to increase PSI on system with a better pump.…Continue

System Automation Arduino???

Started this discussion. Last reply by StevedNETN Feb 15, 2016. 1 Reply

I am approaching my first growing season and as I plan my system growth, I can't help but think that we as a community must have some simple and inexpensive automation solution out there.  I have…Continue

Tags: Control, Controller, Programming, Solar, Pi

water heating advise

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff S Nov 18, 2015. 3 Replies

Hello,I have built a system that I believe contains about 600 gal of water.  My grow bed contains 3 tons of gravel and is 4*16' and a dwc  bed 4*8'.  My greenhouse is 24*32 and single ply plastic.  I…Continue

Tags: Tennessee, heating, temp, water

 

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How did you find us?
referral from another website
If you found us through a referral or a newsletter, which was it?
Bright agro
Are you an aquaponic gardener already?
Yes
If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
flood and drain media, raft, combination
How old is your system?
6 mos - 1 yr
What type of fish do you grow with? (select all that apply)
Goldfish
How big is your fish tank?
250 gallon
Name a part of a fish (spam blocking question)
Fin
Please tell us something else about yourself.
4 kids

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System Update

Posted on December 2, 2015 at 11:22am 0 Comments

Well, I installed a 55 gal drum solid filter into my system last night.  Have a lot of green slime on the roots of my DWC plants.  I have decided to not attempt to heat the water or greenhouse this winter if possible.  I did however build a simple black poly solar collector.  Had it installed outside the greenhouse and was getting considerable heat collection from it. Have moved it inside the plastic to attempt to insulate it from the air temp outside but still collect IR heat.  Will let you…

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At 9:16pm on August 3, 2016, Ryan Guinn said…

Thank you! Going on 2 months. I have mostly aquatic plants as the system balances out along with gold fish and rosy red minnows. I am hoping to start lettuce using a raft this fall but still need to learn more on the procedure of starting from seed and transplanting into the raft. Any tips??  Ryan.

 
 
 

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