Pam DeLong's Videos (Aquaponic Gardening) - Aquaponic Gardening 2020-12-01T15:45:04Z https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/video/video/listForContributor?screenName=2wdjmf3zatt1t&rss=yes&xn_auth=no BellSiphonsDraining tag:aquaponicgardening.ning.com,2015-04-22:4778851:Video:603668 2015-04-22T19:17:11.989Z Pam DeLong https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/profile/PamDeLong <a href="https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/video/bellsiphonsdraining"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="143" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2780369945?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=143" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Bell siphons are simply a length of PVC for the outlet, and a V8 Fusion jug with the bottom cut out with 3 flanges plus additional holes punched about 1/2" up from the bottom. The pea gravel holds it in place. If I want the levels of the water to be higher, I can remove and replace the PVC through the jug opening, or pull the gravel back,… <a href="https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/video/bellsiphonsdraining"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2780369945?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=143" width="240" height="143" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Bell siphons are simply a length of PVC for the outlet, and a V8 Fusion jug with the bottom cut out with 3 flanges plus additional holes punched about 1/2" up from the bottom. The pea gravel holds it in place. If I want the levels of the water to be higher, I can remove and replace the PVC through the jug opening, or pull the gravel back, etc. AquaponicSetUp tag:aquaponicgardening.ning.com,2015-04-22:4778851:Video:603748 2015-04-22T19:16:56.869Z Pam DeLong https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/profile/PamDeLong <a href="https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/video/aquaponicsetup"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="196" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2780370081?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=196" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Finally realizing the resemblence of a garden this year! During the first year, due to a productive pair of Blue Tilapia, I needed to convert some of the beds into holding tanks for some of the fingerlings (too small to put with the bigger fish). A friend wanted to see how I had my swirl filter and bell siphons set up, so this video and the one on the sipons alone are the result of… <a href="https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/video/aquaponicsetup"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2780370081?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=196" width="240" height="196" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Finally realizing the resemblence of a garden this year! During the first year, due to a productive pair of Blue Tilapia, I needed to convert some of the beds into holding tanks for some of the fingerlings (too small to put with the bigger fish). A friend wanted to see how I had my swirl filter and bell siphons set up, so this video and the one on the sipons alone are the result of that. TilapiaFingerlings_08-30-2014 tag:aquaponicgardening.ning.com,2014-09-03:4778851:Video:577280 2014-09-03T19:23:18.675Z Pam DeLong https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/profile/PamDeLong <a href="https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/video/tilapiafingerlings-08-30-2014"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2780386184?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />These fingerlings were hatched around the first of August 2014. I'd sold about 50 before taking this video. Guesstimating there were 300 or better originally. <a href="https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/video/tilapiafingerlings-08-30-2014"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2780386184?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />These fingerlings were hatched around the first of August 2014. I'd sold about 50 before taking this video. Guesstimating there were 300 or better originally. Babies-Algae_Buffet tag:aquaponicgardening.ning.com,2014-09-03:4778851:Video:577278 2014-09-03T19:17:19.932Z Pam DeLong https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/profile/PamDeLong <a href="https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/video/babies-algae-buffet"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="135" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2780369140?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=135" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>During the summer, my large outdoor tank develops a lot of green algae, which these babies absolutely love! I place a mesh back packed with filtering fiber under the pumped water from the tank. By morning, I have enough algae to feed babies for a couple of days. Sure saves on the feed… <a href="https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/video/babies-algae-buffet"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2780369140?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=135" width="240" height="135" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />During the summer, my large outdoor tank develops a lot of green algae, which these babies absolutely love! I place a mesh back packed with filtering fiber under the pumped water from the tank. By morning, I have enough algae to feed babies for a couple of days. Sure saves on the feed bill! MamaTilapia-full_mouth_Sep-2-14 tag:aquaponicgardening.ning.com,2014-09-03:4778851:Video:577161 2014-09-03T19:11:10.744Z Pam DeLong https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/profile/PamDeLong <a href="https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/video/mamatilapia-full-mouth-sep-2-14"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2780369209?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />She has probably less than a week before the eggs hatch. This is the fourth batch of babies for her. The last 'school' produced about 250+ babies! <a href="https://aquaponicgardening.ning.com/video/mamatilapia-full-mouth-sep-2-14"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/2780369209?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />She has probably less than a week before the eggs hatch. This is the fourth batch of babies for her. The last 'school' produced about 250+ babies!