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Tagged With: apartment aquaponics

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 with … Continue reading »

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How Aquaponics Works

How Aquaponics Works Aquaponics is the ideal answer to a fish farmer’s problem of disposing of nutrient rich water and a hydroponic grower’s need for nutrient rich water. Essentially, aquaponics mimics every natural waterway on earth. It is used to grow food crops in a concentrated, yet sustainable manner. The main input to an aquaponic … 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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