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Day: October 8, 2013

Home Project – Basement Aquaponics Test System (Part 2)

Post Views: 561 Hello!   I just want update you all about the changes I have made to my Aquaponics system.  So, I’m going to post a graphic with the items I want to discuss numbered and I’ll talk about the points in order. The first thing I want to discuss is a couple problems we had the system. As I noted my last blog post the first problem we had was that the standpipe was not perfectly vertical. The problem is that if the standpipe is not perfectly vertical then the water surface is not perpendicular to the top of the standpipe. This means that as the water starts to flow into the standpipe, it doesn’t “overwhelm” the mouth of the pipe, causing a siphon to form.…

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