Monday, May 11, 2015

Water plants, Aquaponics solids, Zipgrow Towers

Home made solar hot water trials. 
The panel is 34"x34" and  contains 1.5 gallons of water
Small 1.5gal panel heats 5 gal of water from 60F to 130F in 4 hours
1.5gal =12lbs water
12lbs x 80F = 960btu

Solids in media bed after 10 months, never cleaned.. I never clean my beds

Lots of solids, the duckweed, cress, bugs, worms and algae
Media bed on top level

Salvinia water fern

Azolla water fern, fish love it

Tomato plants in 7", 6" and 3" compost pots in 3.5" deep media beds

Zip grow towers with basil and Strawberries

 Alexandria Strawberry
Atilla strawberry, runners ta booot

Outdoor aquaponic example/model

Compost pots in 3.5" media bed

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