Aquaponics using ducks. Duckuaponics.

Discussion in 'DIY / Self Sufficiency' started by deputychicken21, Aug 3, 2014.

  1. deputychicken21

    deputychicken21 Chirping

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    Here is my new duck aquaponics systems. I have been running it about a month now, the water is so much cleaner. I have lettuce growing in the beds. I will post more photos when it grows more.[​IMG]
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  2. Papas Chickens

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    Thats a interesting set up you have there. [​IMG]
     
  3. deputychicken21

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    Thanks, I have updated it a little, will post new pics soon. I am amazed at how much cleaner the water is and how fast the lettuce is growing. I aint going to eat it but the ducks will.
     
  4. Papas Chickens

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    lol [​IMG]
     
  5. RichnSteph

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    That's pretty neat! And here I thought I was doing something new by using deer to break down leaves for my compost... I would think you could eat the lettuce or grow kale or something in there that would be fine to eat.

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  6. deputychicken21

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  7. Aquajunky

    Aquajunky In the Brooder

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    Pretty cool idea. I have an aquaponics system in my garage.
     
  8. Aquaponics in Paradise

    Aquaponics in Paradise In the Brooder

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    any updated on this project? I'm about to start my own duckyponics
     
  9. rlbrand

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    x2 very interesting!
     
  10. Copper Creek

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    Great set up! Just one question, do the ducks feathers or anything other gunk, mess up the filtration/plumbing system?
     

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