How To Build A Gravity-Based PVC Aquaponic Growing System… – Eco Snippets

How To Build A Gravity-Based PVC Aquaponic Growing System…

How To Build A Gravity-Based PVC Aquaponic Growing System...

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This is a short how-to-video showing how easy it was to build a gravity-based aquaponic system with pvc, and two fish tanks. There are fourteen spots for plants on each system. You can setup a system like this anywhere and let the fish provide all of the nutrients for the plants you want to grow. Here’s a brief overview of how this works and you’ll find the video below…

Lengths of PVC piping are connected together and rest above the tubs that will support the fish…

How To Build A Gravity-Based PVC Aquaponic Growing System...

…holes are drilled uniformly along the PVC pipe that will hold the cups, which hold the plants…

How To Build A Gravity-Based PVC Aquaponic Growing System...

…rocks for the bottom of the fish tubs, small fountain pumps to pump water up into the PVP pipes, and tubing to make sure it gets there…

How To Build A Gravity-Based PVC Aquaponic Growing System...

…rocks in the tubs, pumps connected to the tubing…

How To Build A Gravity-Based PVC Aquaponic Growing System...

…holes are drilled into the bottom of plastic cups…

How To Build A Gravity-Based PVC Aquaponic Growing System...

…the plastic cups are placed in the holes in the PVC pipe, and the plants are planted in the cups (with a growing medium). The water flows up from the tubs providing nutrients for the plants…

How To Build A Gravity-Based PVC Aquaponic Growing System...

Here’s the video that goes into more detail…

…there are plenty of ways this can be modified to suit your needs and available space. If you’d like even more information about setting up your own successful Aquaponics growing system click here.

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Irena Boguszová koukej

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Adam Carriedo probably already know all this but still pretty dope

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Roof Top Gardening and Urban Pipe Farming.

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This would look pretty funky with your little pod creation! XD Vic Westbury

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    This is so great!! I’ve been thinking of ways to try do it without electricity… grand idea!! Yaaay!!

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    You better come back and coexist one day :p

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Cian ODriscoll Donna Gartland

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Basam TabetRodrigo Tortilla this reminded me of the aquaponic system you guys were building in Cronin St

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Alexandra Doe ?

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PVC is toxic, or have we forgotten ? ??????????

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