Aquaponics Koi Pond . . . Progress

Had a little time yesterday to work on the second grow bed.  Placed an 8x16 foot liner in the grow bed area that sits a foot above the pond.  After leveling it out and dropping the liner, I transferred my 1" siphone over and plugged it in.  I filled the grow bed with water and … Continue reading Aquaponics Koi Pond . . . Progress

Algae Bloom in the Koi Pond

The electrician came during the week and got my Sequence 9700 pump up and running.  Initially the water began to clear, but because I was running two much smaller pumps, I think I had an algae clog in the end of my grow bed piping because the bed wasn't filling very fast and the pond … Continue reading Algae Bloom in the Koi Pond

Aquaponics . . . A Work in Progress & A Great Hobby!

"Aquaponics . . . what in the world is that?" It is the question that I get all the time when people first see the raised garden grow-beds sitting above two 50 gallon water tanks powered by eight beautiful little Koi.  I'm about two and a half months into my aquaponics gardening experiment.  Aquaponics is a system … Continue reading Aquaponics . . . A Work in Progress & A Great Hobby!