Kiddie pools on pallets

I posted a while back about how I often test out ideas to see how they are going to work out. Sometimes it takes a little time to discover what might not work so well. Last spring I tested out kiddie pools as grow beds for my duck-a-ponics system.

Well, I’ve got some results . . . → Read More: Kiddie pools on pallets

Duck Yard Time Lapse June 2011

This is the June installment of the Duck Yard Time Lapse Videos. Not too much to say about it other than there will be more changes coming to the Duck-a-ponics system in July.

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Duck Yard Time Lapse May 2011

And here is the May installment of the Duck Yard Time Lapse Videos. I missed deleting the shots with myself adding a new small grow bed up at the far end of the duck river by the duck tank. This month we also have an addition of a side pool to the duck-a-ponics system . . . → Read More: Duck Yard Time Lapse May 2011

Duck Yard Time Lapse April 2011

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Continuing the monthly time lapse video compilations with April 2011. The Duck-a-ponics system doesn’t have any drastic changes through April but I expect it to get more exciting when I stitch it all together.

Duck Yard Time Lapse March 2011

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Another quick time lapse video of the duck yard. I hope to have several more of these done up shortly so I will be able to stitch the whole year together. Now I just need to get a few more . . . → Read More: Duck Yard Time Lapse March 2011

Duck Yard Time Lapse take 2

Ok still trying to get something better working. I’ve managed to get a time lapse going from the pictures taken Back in Feb 2011. Let us see if the video is better. I will work on doing this for the rest of the months I have pictures for and Hopefully I can stitch something . . . → Read More: Duck Yard Time Lapse take 2

Duck Time Lapse

trying to set up time lapse video [Show as slideshow]

Duck-a-Ponics update July 7 2011

Duckaponics Diagram

Not too long ago some one asked for a diagram of the Duck-A-Ponics So I’ve finally done one up. I’m currently in the process of upgrading the Duck system to provide more filtration. Since I’m unwilling to spend too much extra money on this system I picked up cheap kiddie pools . . . → Read More: Duck-a-Ponics update July 7 2011

Duck-A-Ponics Update 5-22-2011

So I talked about Duck Muck but I’ve made some progress upgrading the duck system.

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I’ve added a grow bed above the pump so the water gets filtered and then siphons down into the big duck tank which seems to . . . → Read More: Duck-A-Ponics Update 5-22-2011

Duckaponics Muck

Now in a normal aquaponics system, provided it is properly designed, the gravel doesn’t get clogged up and it doesn’t need re-washing.

However, Duckaponics is a different situation. Or should I say I didn’t design my duckaponics right. Now you get to learn from my mistakes.

Duck tank

1st, my duck tank is . . . → Read More: Duckaponics Muck