Vertical Aquaponics

And No, I don’t mean the fish part of it. But vertical Plant Growing, Vertical Aquaponics usually means that the Hydroponic component is vertical as in some form of towers.

There are Pocket tower where one cuts 3 or 4 inch or bigger PVC pipe and heats it to push in and create pockets . . . → Read More: Vertical Aquaponics

New Catfish Fingerlings

It took a really long time but we finally got our new batch of catfish fingerlings.

I know I’m strange but I can be mesmerized watching water flow and watching fish is even more fun. So, I thought I’d share some video.

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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

May 25 Feeding the Catfish

So I’ve had some requests for more video posts. Well here is one I hope you will find fun even though it is kinda tricky to understand what you are seeing.

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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

Testing Station

Some Tips and Tricks to help make testing your water quality easier.

First, find a place that will be out of the way but still easily accessible. You will need a surface to do your testing and I recommend having an old towel to keep there over your work surface. This will wick up . . . → Read More: Testing Station