How To Build a Gravity-Based PVC Aquaponic Garden Very Easily


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If you haven't been introduced to Aquaponics, the idea is simple.  You want to create a sembiotic relationship between fish (namely talapia are used) and plants.  The fish poop, creating fertilizer for the plants.  The plants act as a filtration system, cleaing the poop out of the water.  It's simple and fabulous!  You can start small, and add more and more as you desire.  

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In this version, it's soooo cheap to do.  If you have the ability to play a video, skip to the end and watch the great video.  Otherwise I'll explain here.  Just buy a couple buckets and line them so they don't leak.  Get some pvc.  

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Buy a hole saw and drill them out in succession.  

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Connect the pvc with elbows.  Make sure the holes face upwards, and you have a continuous slope downhill.  

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Cups make great planters, because they will sit right down in the hole snugly.  Drill holes in the bottom so the plants roots can grow through into the water.  

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Plant to your hearts content!

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Now watch this:  

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