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  1. Mel Redcap replied to the thread Wicking Beds.

    I handled the "gravel doesn't wick" problem by lining the bottom of my reservoir with geotextile, then folding it over the top of the...

    Feb 26, 2017 at 12:18 AM
  2. Danscraft replied to the thread Solar Powering for home and Aquaponics..

    Well my panels went on the roof today. 14 X 270w = 3.78kw with a 5.2kw inverter. I could have stuck with just 12 panels with a 3.2kw...

    Feb 25, 2017 at 8:31 PM
  3. Danscraft replied to the thread Wicking Beds.

    The thing about course gravel though is that it doesn't wick very well. Finer medium will wick much better. If its too course it may not...

    Feb 25, 2017 at 7:38 PM
  4. Yabbies4me replied to the thread Perth One Day Workshop - Sunday Feb 26th.

    . Three places still available for tomorrow's workshop. Cheers! .

    Feb 25, 2017 at 6:30 PM
  5. Eric Moran replied to the thread Wicking Beds.

    thanks both - i appreciate the advice. i've never worked with vermiculite so this is solid info.

    Feb 25, 2017 at 2:40 AM
  6. Ringer replied to the thread Wicking Beds.

    Hi Eric , Vermiculite is messy stuff (it has its applications) , but thick layers once wet and dirty will clogs and turn anaerobic . I'd...

    Feb 24, 2017 at 9:37 PM
  7. Mel Redcap replied to the thread Mel's Big System (plans and questions!).

    Today's tomato harvest! :D [IMG]

    Feb 24, 2017 at 1:06 PM
  8. Wee liked Quite_Frankly's post in the thread Wicking bed construction into AP.

    Really like your WB idea in your AP system. Just looks a little less harsh. The gravel gives it a different look. Quite Frankly

    Feb 24, 2017 at 12:49 AM
  9. James Doerflinger liked madbill's post in the thread Growing RICE in AP.

    Starting another thread about growing rice. I supplied rice seeds to Murray many years ago. I tried to import them but was not able to,...

    Feb 23, 2017 at 6:24 PM
  10. Yabbies4me replied to the thread Wicking Beds.

    Hi Eric, Most of the wicking beds that I've seen have a coarse gravel (1/2"-3/4") or expanded clay in the base to a level that just covers...

    Feb 23, 2017 at 3:39 PM
  11. Eric Moran posted a new thread.

    Wicking Beds

    Hey all, I'm going to be building a greenhouse setup with wicking beds instead of AP since running electricity is going to be a pain. I've...

    Forum: Equipment

    Feb 23, 2017 at 9:30 AM
  12. DanieP set their occupation to Commissioning Superintendent.

    Feb 22, 2017 at 9:47 PM
  13. Yabbies4me replied to the thread Perth One Day Workshop - Sunday Feb 26th.

    . There are a few places still available, but if you are thinking of attending please don't leave it to the last minute to book as we have...

    Feb 22, 2017 at 9:16 PM
  14. Yabbies4me replied to the thread tomatoes can you help?.

    I missed your reply back then Mike, how did everything work out?

    Feb 22, 2017 at 9:08 PM
  15. Yabbies4me replied to the thread Balcony Kit - F/ling Tank & 2 Growbeds - ColinW Melbourne.

    . ...:thumbsup2: .

    Feb 22, 2017 at 9:04 PM