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I built my first aquaponics system in Palm Harbor, FL several years ago. I did about six months worth of research and design before I started my build. The effort paid off. I mainly use solid grow media. Most of which is clay pellets. Some of which is a combination of clay pellets, shell, and river pebbles. I've added red worms into my designs in order to keep my system clean and provide worm castings tea. I ordered my red worms online and had them delivered to my home. I've never had to buy more worms since they have multiplied to the extent that I have them in abundance for new grow bed builds. I've read numerous posts, articles, and books in which the authors have stated that they build their systems w/out adding in red worms. They've stated that the grow beds will populate themselves with red worms. My question is how do these red worms work their way into their systems w/out being added? I imagine most systems like mine are up on stands and most tanks do not appear that they would provide much of a surface for a worm to climb. This has always been a mystery to me. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Regards, Dan Jerome - Palm harbor, Florida
I have found some nice 55 gal barrels that had vinegar in them. They have cleaned up nicely. Most people use the blue barrels, so I am wondering if it is a problem to use the clear/translucent barrels. I am concerned about the light and if that will be a problem. Thanks,
Hey all, Edward here, just joined the board and I wanted to show you my systems that I have been working on for the past few months. This is my finished indoor system: And this is my 55gal outside barrel system: Anyway I'm trying to get active on the boards and I'm really active on youtube. I Just wanted to introduce myself.