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.
1st, my duck tank is fairly . . . → Read More: Duckaponics Muck
Originally posted by TCLynx on AGC, June 9, 2010
Many people will ask “What’s with this Gravel Washing?” The answer is you don’t really want the random unknown sediment settling into your system and possibly damaging your pump or clogging up your grow beds and plumbing.
Now some media is fairly clean and some people . . . → Read More: Gravel washing
Gravel and washing stations
In earlier posts I may have mentioned gravel washing. Let me elaborate on this. First you might ask Why? Why would one wish to wash the gavel before putting it into an Aquaponics System? First, because we want to keep our grow beds fairly free flowing and having sand and . . . → Read More: How to Wash Gravel