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DIY Aquaponics

Back in the Aquaponics Saddle

Ok Folks!  After quite a long hiatus from any blog posts I’m hoping to get the time to keep y’all updated.  First thing’s first… it’s been about  one month since the arrival of all the bits and pieces I used to cobble together my aquaponics setup… and at this point I now have a growing garden, stocked … Continue reading »

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The Eagle has landed

Ok, so i think we finally have everything we need… here’s what arrived in the last few days: All Ikea Broder parts and pieces – it took two trips to our local Ikea (Stoughton, Mass) but we finally have what we need.  We’ll be working from the shorger (39″) poles since the 7′ wouldn’t fit … Continue reading »

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Day 2: Gathering Materials Continued

Ok, so the quest to gather everything else we need is moving along… as is the price tag.  I had the dreaded wife comment today… “this better work!”… “Ok honey”.  That being said, I think by the coming weekend we’ll be ready to start assembling.  Here’s what I ordered today – (all through Amazon.com with … Continue reading »

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Prep Work: Our favorite aquaponic design

Here is a design we found through Ikea Hacks and Conceptual Designs As designers we give ideas a form and we transform them into things. We can’t certainly solve the world’s challenges, but what we can do is to create a concrete storytelling about them. A narrative. Malthus is one of these tales. It is an in-home … Continue reading »

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Day 1: Gathering Materials

Well, after a great deal of scattered research we decided today to start gathering materials for our project.  We decided to use a modified “Ebb and Flow” strategy for our first attempt.  We are dealing with a limited, indoor space in a house that we rent so we’re looking for something compact, clean, efficient, and … Continue reading »

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