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The grow bed media provides the plants with a foundation in which to grow and anchor their roots, serves to moderate the temperature around the plant roots, provides a surface area for the nitrifying bacteria to colonize, facilitates the mechanical filtration for the solid waste, and provides a home for beneficial worms in aquaponics systems.
Grow Bed media should be pH neutral and includes:
Expanded Shale, Lava Rock = (Pumice Stone), River gravel, Pea gravel and Aquarium Stones.
Read the comments on each video for more information.
Additional videos by each producer/contributor may be of value to you.
Many of these systems would be appropriate Indoors or Outdoors.
Think wheels on your Units.
Dustinsfishtanks provided the video on YouTube.
Indoor Aquaponics - 20 gal. Tank #2 * 3:41 mins.
Kitchen Aquaponics Initial Setup (1/2) * BrianF * 9:09 mins.
Indoor Aquaponics Setup #2/3 Claude Saundeers * 9:56 mins.
Indoor Aquaponics Setup #3/3 * 6:30 mins.
IndoorAquaponic Garden * urbangardenfarmer * 4:54 mins.
Erich’s videos range from outdoor in-ground, to hydroponics, aeroponics, to aquaponics, including rainwater collection, worm farm, and his booth at a farmer’s market.
All the measurements and directions on the video ! Doesn’t include plumbing.
CPS Aquaponics #1 * Saeid Momtahan * 17:22 mins.
CHOP = constant height one pump.
Aquaponics construction * Aceman307 * 14:55 mins.
Aquaponics construction 2, tuning the system * Aceman307
Note: The following series is a visual of Northern Monkey Mayhem's British set-up based on Travis's instructions.
Budget DIY Aquaponics * Northern Monkey Mayhem
Aquaponic Grow Bed Construction * [Step-by-Step]
Aquaponics, Simplified Plumbing design
Aquaponics "U" Syphon Operation
Aquaponics Auto water top-up
Aquaponics, The Pump and its Plumbing
Aquaponics, Simple Climate Control
Aquaponics Site preparation and Polytunnel [Kit] erection
100 Page PDF providing similar information
Note: Every little detail with pictures!
Aquaponics System Setup - Part 1 *enonewpower * 9:21 mins.
Al and his wife have set-up a mini system with most of the bells & whistles that they would use should they decide to build a larger commercial system in the future. Follow along with their considerations and changes made as they progressed.
Aquaponics System Setup - Part 3 * 8:14 mins.
Aquaponics System Setup - Part 4 * 10:24 mins.
Aquaponics System Setup - Part 5 * 11:15 mins.
Aquaponics System Setup - Part 6 * 8:43 mins.
Aquaponics System Setup - Part 7 * 11:10 mins.
Aquaponics System Setup - Part 8 * 6:12 mins.
Aquaponics - Up and running Part 1 * 11:58 mins.
Aquaponics - Vegetables Week 2 * 5:38 mins.
Aquaponics System Week 4 * 10:02 mins.
Aquaponics update week 6 - WOW! * 6:40 mins.
DIY - IBC Totes
The Australian Backyard Aquaponics website
How to build a really simple IBC aquaponic system using a minimal amount of tools. An overwhelming amount of information in the 187 page PDF Manual.
Rob Bob was having 'heat' challenges on Jan. 11th, 2013...
Solar Powered Aquaponics * Urbanfarmingguys * 8:18 mins.
How to Build a solar powered IBC tote Aquaponics System CHEAP and EASY.
How to build a basic Aquaponics System * Aquaponic * 3:43 mins
This is sytem is based on the barrel ponic and S&S setup and was built in the summer of 07'.
Aquaponics (The Build) [off-grid] Paul McHugh * 22:03 mins.
Aquaponics in Arizona * bkudell 8 videos * 6:29 mins
I used 1 330 gal tote for the fish tank and 3 275 gal totes for the grow beds and sump tanks.
Aquaponics - Growing Food without Dirt * Roxy Cross * 5:33 mins.
This is one of the videos of the project my sons are running in northern California although you could do this anywhere under the right conditions.
They are using no potting mix or any chemicals at all. This entire project is organic, reusable and sustainable…… Note: Vertical Towers incorporated in grow bed at 1:30 mins.
mhpgardener demostrates his Dutch Bucket Hydroponics set-up - How It Works & How to Make Your Own Buckets. Included here because he points out many fine points and his use of perlite as media with a paint strainer liner.
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