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Luna, our company mascot

Sylvia
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March 16, 2014

Last week we lost our friend and company mascot, Luna, the Tibetan Terrier.  When we first got her twelve and a half years ago, the breeder said that she was the runt of the litter, but also had the most … Continue reading

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10 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Aquaponics System

Sylvia
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February 10, 2014

Purchasing an aquaponics system can be a daunting and expensive venture, and, unfortunately, there are a lot of big claims being made by other aquaponics businesses about their systems.  Before you buy a “cheaper” aquaponics system that you may regret … Continue reading

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The Carbonates Controversy in Aquaponics

Sylvia
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February 02, 2014

Last May I wrote a post titled “pH and Water Hardness in Your Aquaponics System”. In that post, I explored the relationship between pH movement, alkalinity and KH or carbonate hardness.  Since then, there has been some swirling controversy about … Continue reading

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Looking back on Aquaponics in 2013

Sylvia
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December 22, 2013

This is the time of year – between Thanksgiving and the year end – when I feel the need to reflect on what has taken place over the past year.  I started by putting myself in the mindset of where … Continue reading

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Aquaponic Grow Lights

Sylvia
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October 31, 2013

I’ll let you in on a secret.  When we first started The Aquaponic Store website in the spring of 2010, I had very little interest in carrying grow lights.  Yes, I knew grow lights were critical to indoor growing.  Yes, … Continue reading

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Colorado Aquaponics Center Opens in Longmont

Sylvia
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October 11, 2013

The Aquaponic Source officially opened the doors of our new 7600 sq. ft. Colroado aquaponics center in Longmont Colorado on Saturday, October 5 in a Grand Opening celebration.  The event ran from 2 – 5 with over a hundred enthusiastic … Continue reading

Tim Day

Aquaponics Education Program

Sylvia
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September 25, 2013

by Tim Day When I first got started in aquaponics, I went straight to youtube. Then Google. Then a couple of dodgy sales pitch sites. Then back to google and youtube. Eventually I found my way to Amazon and got … Continue reading

Aquaponics Disaster Preparedness

Aquaponics Disaster Preparedness

Sylvia
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September 16, 2013

To say this past week has been a tough one for the communities where I live (Boulder, CO) and work (Longmont, CO) would be an extreme understatement.  Record rainfalls causing major floods have forced us all to focus strictly on … Continue reading