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Ferrocement Concrete tank

From Eric Friesen’s facebook page. Project is in Nicaragua. Thank you Eric! The system in a nutshell, spacers holding the reinforcing —- not attached to forms, — filling in the base of the wall, forms are raised on bricks to … Continue reading

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Tilapia Population Control

Here are some ideas, from The Aquaponic Source: “Tilapia will reproduce to the point of danger and even overwhelm the bio-filter if your adults are well fed, and the young can find any refuge in the tank. If hungry, the … Continue reading

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Growing Power Aquaponics System

Growing Power’s AP System Design is soil-based… “We fill our growing pots with a mixture of coir and compost.  The coir is made from discarded coconut husks and helps wick water to the plant’s root system.  The compost provides extra … Continue reading

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Aquaponics Water Testing Manual

A free manual From the Center for Tropical and Subtropical Aquaculture. Testing your Aquaponic System Water: A Comparison of Commercial Water Chemistry Methods Introduction: Aquaponics involves the dynamic interaction of fish, plants, bacteria, and their aqueous environment. The fish and … Continue reading

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Aquaponics Media Sizing Tool

New Aquaponics System Design Tool Dr Wilson Lennart, of Aquaponic Solutions has developed a new aquaponic system design model for all those people who wish to design and build their own backyard/hobby/domestic media bed aquaponic systems. This model allows you … Continue reading

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Homemade Vertical Aquaponics Setup

A very cool website showing a homemade vertical aquaponics setup using what looks like a standard home aquarium and some 4″ PVC sewer pipe. There are some nice how-to instructions and photos. The guy made the plant holders by cutting … Continue reading

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Aquaponics Experimenter’s Kit

Aquaponics Experimenter’s Kit It is made from used 55 gallon plastic drums and $100 or so worth of PVC piping & fittings. Both the name and the concept were inspired by / adapted from Allpower lab’s GEK (Gasifier Experimenters Kit). … Continue reading

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