HD Aquaponics Ep.30 – Advanced Barrel Aquaponics, swirl filter, floating raft, u-siphon, indoor

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This is the new Barrel Aquaponics system equipped with three stages of filtration, a floating raft or DWC system, along with two, five gallon grow beds. Thes…

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25 Responses to HD Aquaponics Ep.30 – Advanced Barrel Aquaponics, swirl filter, floating raft, u-siphon, indoor

  1. What lighting are you using? I’m trying to grow both tomato plants as well
    as leafy greens indoors and you have one of the few videos where it appears
    you were successful. Please fill me in on the lighting. Great job by the

    Paul Sweeney
    May 19, 2014 at 10:12 pm

  2. @S0nny1984 That is a good comment, thanks for watching!

    Edward Pozek
    May 19, 2014 at 10:17 pm

  3. it may be complicated like red says but like you say it really makes
    maintenance and long term feasibility much better, great job bud, really
    great ideas here and designs

    May 19, 2014 at 10:49 pm

  4. @gorem13 Thank you, I’m glad you’re enjoying the videos.

    Edward Pozek
    May 19, 2014 at 11:45 pm

  5. @edpozek Cool! Thanks!

    May 19, 2014 at 11:55 pm

  6. @UnitedFarmersOrg Sounds awesome! Would love to see some pics and videos.
    Come join the Facebook page!

    Edward Pozek
    May 20, 2014 at 12:43 am

  7. I am reading and reading and watching videos and more and more.. Every time
    I see one video another video contradicts the other one.. Can I just pay
    someone to come build one for me and teach me how it works?? sheesh

    May 20, 2014 at 1:20 am

  8. How much is your electric bill each month?

    May 20, 2014 at 2:06 am

  9. in the floating raft section what growing medium do you use? Right now my
    system is hydroponic and I am using rockwool. But I am starting to build a
    aquaponic floating raft system, but I have been told not to use rockwool
    with fish.

    May 20, 2014 at 2:30 am

  10. @edpozek love the vids keep em coming!

    May 20, 2014 at 3:14 am

  11. I have not. I’ll have to look into that more.

    Edward Pozek
    May 20, 2014 at 3:48 am

  12. Thanks for posting

    May 20, 2014 at 4:34 am

  13. not all types of plants do great in the floating raft technique because of
    that and some other things i know lettuces are often used in floating
    rafts, but ive personally never heard of stuff like tomatoes or cucumbers
    in those

    May 20, 2014 at 4:39 am

  14. Have you thought about adding freshwater muscles to your settlement tank to
    supplement solid waste breakdown and to “polish” your water filtration

    May 20, 2014 at 4:53 am

  15. hydroponic systems.. and all the related systems are so fun.. I have become
    a little addicted to watching these types of videos, made of people that
    comes from all over the world.. I am just learning and observing the
    different systems.. I got my head in, on all of it.. I know the vitals, and
    the basics to make a system go around perfectly.. but.. it ´s a really nice
    hobby.. and I think that too little people use this amazing knowlegde of
    agriculture.. :) thanks for posting :) and keep it up..

    Andreas Mathiassen
    May 20, 2014 at 5:49 am

  16. @TheJr420420 Lol I think you’re right.

    Edward Pozek
    May 20, 2014 at 6:30 am

  17. hey thanks for uploading all these videos ect. been looking around and
    wanting to get some more fish.. while i was looking for a new filter to get
    saw this.. just watched most of your videos haha. but at the moment just
    pretty much looking around and thinking about how to set it up :) i think a
    aquaponics setup would be a nice addition to what i have now ( just a few
    medium tanks ) with some tomatoes and lettuce (: guess time will tell also
    subscribed :)

    May 20, 2014 at 6:30 am

  18. Really nice system. I’m a bit confused on how the Raft system works. With
    the roots of the plants in water at all times, won’t they be O2 starved?

    Saeid Momtahan
    May 20, 2014 at 6:42 am

  19. That’s true but this gives it a little bit more and gives us a way to
    collect fish waste at nutrient for our garden. It’s really not that
    complicated and works perfectly.

    Edward Pozek
    May 20, 2014 at 7:03 am

  20. Nice job man. I’m a huge fan of your work.

    May 20, 2014 at 8:03 am

  21. Where do you buy the growing media? Also what is the growing media? Lastly,
    how big of a net pot would you need to grow lettuce or herbs? Thanks!

    May 20, 2014 at 8:23 am

  22. this system is OVERKILL, far too many filtration systems you really dont
    need that much

    May 20, 2014 at 8:57 am

  23. @BigBearHuskyMusher Actually the fixture only runs 192 watts and the pump
    I’m sure isn’t too much either. The bill actually went down since we took
    out our earlier design and put up this new one.

    Edward Pozek
    May 20, 2014 at 9:02 am

  24. @edpozek I check back here just about everyday now since my friend told me
    about aquaponics. Really interested on how the new indoor system is working
    for you. I thought I would start with an indoor system first and if all
    goes well, start an outdoor system. Awesome videos!

    Scott Henseleit
    May 20, 2014 at 9:45 am

  25. unable to find those Uniseals in Italy anyone can find it in EU ? thanks

    Stefano Zamprogno
    May 20, 2014 at 10:21 am

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