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

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      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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    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. INDY 23 System Builds

      Group area for INDY 23 Builders to post progress shots, ask build and operating questions.
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      Murray Latest: First timer in Austria Murray, Feb 28, 2015 at 3:51 AM
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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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      Yabbies4me Latest: Aquaponics reached us in Holland Yabbies4me, Mar 1, 2015 at 12:32 AM
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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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      keechy Latest: Keechy's System keechy, Mar 6, 2015 at 8:44 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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    5. Established Aquaponics systems

      Systems that have been operating for longer than six months.
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      Murray Latest: CERES Honey Lane Aquaponics Murray, Jan 19, 2015
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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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    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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    4. Greenhouse - Shade house.

      Discuss greenhouses, types, construction. Off the shelf or DIY.
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    5. Filters - How to build - What type -

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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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    8. What Fish is that ?

      A list of fish suitable for AP. Descriptions and housing requirements.
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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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      Danscraft Latest: pellet size fish food Danscraft, Feb 24, 2015
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    10. Hatcheries - fish suppliers - Trout - Perch - Cod

      Where can I get fingerling supplies.
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      bobbyd Latest: Hatcheries in Victoria bobbyd, Jun 9, 2014
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    11. Plants

      Plants that can be grown in Aquaponics systems =
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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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      Barry Wilson Latest: How am I going Barry Wilson, Feb 24, 2015
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  2. 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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  3. 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

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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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      Bo_Vine Latest: The True Cost of Farming. Bo_Vine, Mar 2, 2015 at 2:38 PM
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    2. Notice Board

      Notices about upcoming events and other happenings.
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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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      karlfk Latest: Nutrient Chart karlfk, Sep 18, 2013
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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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