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Practical Aquaponics Discussion Forum. A place to discuss every aspect of Aquaponics.

    1. AQUAPONICS MADE EASY interactive discussion forum.

      Welcome to our website. It is important to read this before you attempt registration. If you use a user name that does not make any sense, or does not look and sound like some proper name, and/or your email address is also of a similar type, your membership will not be approved. Existing members ......If you have difficulty logging in email me at murray@aquaponics.net.au Best wishes for your Aquaponic adventures. Murray........Admin.
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    2. Forum Issues

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    3. Site Guidelines.

      Guidelines to use of this discussion forum.
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      Murray Latest: New IBC system April 2016 Murray, Apr 26, 2016
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    4. Introductions

      Please give us a short outline about yourself. One posting only please. Start your own thread in NEW AQUAPONICS SYSTEMS when you want to start posting about your Aquaponic system or system plans..
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    1. Commercial Systems

      Commercial Aquaponics and small scale farm systems
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    2. New Aquaponics systems - off-the-shelf ready to go

      Aquaponic kits from any manufacturer. Share photos of your new system and show us how well it is going.
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    3. New Aquaponics systems - DIY

      DIY Aquaponics systems made from recycled materials, or from new materials that you have obtained from a variety of sources and the system design is your own.
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      Bryce duke Latest: My new(ish) IBC Setup - Bryce duke, Sep 26, 2016 at 8:54 AM
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    4. TotePonics - IBC - CHOP Systems

      Systems built using Tote tanks, IBC's, with CHOP and CHOP 2 operating system.
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      John Vakidis Latest: Parking Garage Farm John Vakidis, Jul 30, 2016
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    5. Established Aquaponics systems

      Systems that have been operating for longer than six months.
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      Mike West Latest: tomatoes can you help? Mike West, Aug 8, 2016
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    1. General Aquaponics discussion - Aquaponics system

      Want to say something about Aquaponics....but but not sure where to post....This is the place. See where Aquaponics systems are located around the world.
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      yoodles Latest: Aquaponic Science Fair Project yoodles, Sep 19, 2016
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    2. Aquaponics Ideas

      The place to explore your latest brainwave.
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    3. Equipment

      Tanks, filters, grow beds, pumps and other AP fixtures and fittings.
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      Sideshow Latest: Greenhouses and poly tunnels Sideshow, Sep 18, 2016
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    4. Greenhouse - Shade house.

      Discuss greenhouses, types, construction. Off the shelf or DIY.
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      Terra Latest: To Greenhouse or Not to Greengouse Terra, Sep 23, 2016 at 9:40 PM
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    5. Filters - How to build - What type -

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      tonillecarr93 Latest: Bucket Filter tonillecarr93, Aug 24, 2016
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    6. Heating or Cooling of your AP system.

      Discuss heating or cooling of Aquaponics systems.
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    7. Fish

      Anything to do with fish.
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      Ringer Latest: Salt Bathing Fish Ringer, Sep 27, 2016 at 12:17 AM
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    8. What Fish is that ?

      A list of fish suitable for AP. Descriptions and housing requirements.
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      Ringer Latest: Trout or non trout Ringer, May 19, 2016
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    9. Fish Food

      This thread is to discuss various types of fish food - commercially available - or various ways to gather natural food for our fish.
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    10. Hatcheries - fish suppliers - Trout - Perch - Cod

      Where can I get fingerling supplies.
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      Murray Latest: estuary perch Murray, Apr 6, 2016
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    11. Plants

      Plants that can be grown in Aquaponics systems =
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      chitn18 Latest: Avocado Trees chitn18, Sep 27, 2016 at 3:32 AM
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    12. What plant is that ?

      A place to identify garden plants. Photos and descriptions.
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      Murray Latest: Tomatoes Murray, Jan 20, 2015
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    13. Fertiliser - mineral supplements. Aquaponics syste

      What can be used to improve or supplement the natural output from the fish waste - Is it even needed ?
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    14. Water Chemistry

      Water chemistry . Discussions on pH, Nitrite, Nitrate, Ammonia, Hardness and the like.
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  1. Aquaponics in the USA & Canada

    A place where members from the US and Canada can post. You can post anywhere you want in the forum, but you may like to discuss particular local issues here.
    1. New Aquaponics Systems USA & Canada

      New systems in kit form or DIY
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    2. General Aquaponics Discussion USA & Canada

      Discussion - General
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      Mel Redcap Latest: My first AP set up Mel Redcap, Aug 15, 2016
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  2. Aquaponics in the Tropics

    Discussions around tropical AP
    1. Tropical Systems

      Established systems in tropical areas.
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    1. Gardening Discussion - Other gardening systems.

      There is Aquaponics, then there is the other part of the garden.... A place to discuss your regular dirt garden, your no-dig garden, your square foot garden, or your Mitlider garden...Permaculture....Chooks...Goats.
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    2. Chooks

      All about Chooks....
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      Gbanger Latest: Chooks, foxes and rats Gbanger, Apr 12, 2014
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    3. Permaculture.

      Aquaponics really fits in well with Permaculture principles. Running my entire garden the Permaculture way. Tips and Ideas.
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    4. What Pest is that ?

      A Place to show photos and descriptions of garden pests.
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    1. Lounge Area

      Somewhere for you to chat about non-Aquaponic interests. Express an opinion about anything.
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    2. Notice Board

      Notices about upcoming events and other happenings.
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      Yabbies4me Latest: Darwin Aquaponics Workshop - Sunday Sept 25th Yabbies4me, Sep 24, 2016 at 10:28 PM
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    3. Downloads - Magazine - Kit Assembly Instructions -

      Your FREE Aquaponics e-Zine - Kit Assembly Instructions - "How to" Instructions.
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    4. Tell good yarn..... have a giggle or two...

      Tell a that joke or story. Remember, keep it clean and everything else.
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      Yabbies4me Latest: Watch out for the bees! Yabbies4me, Jun 10, 2014
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    5. For sale - Lost - Found - Wanted - and such stuff.

      Notices about stuff you want to get or move on. Used equipment or wanted equipment and the like
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