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Month: July 2018

Notes on the 2018 Backyard Aquaponics Build (Part III)

Post Views: 1,937 Hello, and welcome to the third article in my series about my Backyard Aquaponics Build.  The idea is to raise 25 or so rainbow trout to right around 1Kg / 2lbs each to put into our freezer for suppers over the winter.  If all goes well, the system will recover its set-up costs over three summers, and will yield all the ingredients for sizeable batch of a good tomato-based pasta sauce each year as a bonus. In the last article, I talked about the “Grow-pipes” I am using instead of standard deep-media beds.  In this article, I’m going to touch on what I’m doing with air and power for the system.  I hope you find something useful! Disolved oxygen, known as “DO”, is crucial to…

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