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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Aquaponics Redesign Revisited

It’s been a couple weeks since making the changes to the filtration in the system. We used to have a clarifier with a baffle which truly provided baffling clarification. It didn’t really do a good job of filtering out the…

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Cricket or the Egg?

In our case, the cricket definitely came before the egg. For awhile there, I couldn’t even see the eggs they’re so small! The baby crickets just kind of showed up and I completely missed the eggs in the first habitat due…

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That’s a lotta larvae!

Walking past a pile of partially composted horse manure, I noticed the pile was moving. Going in for a closer look, I found a heck of a lot of larvae. I wasn’t too sure what they were so I contacted…

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Aquaponic Filtration Redesign

Last week, we were lucky enough to have our friend Jon Parr of SchoolGrown come by for a visit. I had mentioned that our system design didn’t filter the water as nicely as I’d hoped. He suggested a swirl filter…

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