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Using a waterfall for aeration

Discussion in 'General Aquaponics discussion - Aquaponics system ' started by john kenworthy, Nov 7, 2019.

  1. john kenworthy

    john kenworthy New Member

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    Perth
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    Hi,just joined so this is my first post,
    Ive got a large tilipia fish pond here in Southern Thailand,needs aerating/filtering.Thinking of making a waterfall system where the pond water is pumped over a tower of plastic bottles ( thinking of an IBC ) so the water is aerated before it filters thru my grow beds and back into the pond.
    Thinking of running the pump for 12 hrs and make the grow beds from sand,coconut coir and maybe rice husks and red wrigglers and grow Morning Glory in the grow beds as it can cope with water.
    Does this make sense?
     

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