Added by on 2021-02-22

G’Day Folks. Decided I wasn’t happy with the small static pack biofilter that’s in the aquaponics system so have upgraded to a Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor. Am fairly happy with the build but might add a drain valve to it yet if I have issues cleaning it out in 6-8 months time. Hope you enjoy this quick update & your gardens are booming. Cheers all. 🐟 🌱🍅 Rob Uniseal prices & ordering information for Aussies can be found here, https://www.bitsouttheback.com/uniseals Folks in the US can purchase Uiniseals via our **Amazon page, https://www.amazon.com/shop/bnbob01?listId=7XUW22JNCA00 HELPFUL AQUAPONICS PLAYLIST Starting an Aquaponics System, 2020 Aquaponics System Videos, Subscribe Here► https://bit.ly/Subscribe2Rob Would be great to see you come along & say “G’Day” when we post a clip. Our Bits Out the Back Aquaponics store ► https://bitsouttheback.com/store/ My Amazon Influencer page where you’ll find the gear I use around the patch & Aquaponics listed ► https://www.amazon.com/shop/bnbob01 FARM YOUR OWN YARD Supporters site. https://farmyourownyard.podia.com/ “Farm You Own Yard” is a dedicated Supporters/Members site where I host my exclusive, supporters only content for folks that would like to support the channel. One-off contributions can be made to PayPal ► https://www.paypal.me/RobertGrayAU Thanks to all our YouTube & Supporter page members for your support & friendship. A HUGE THANKS needs to go out tho these Super Supporters for supporting our channel, Rick Campbell from PineSeed Computer Repair – Data Recovery https://pineseed.com.au – Computer Repair and Data Recovery Servicing the Toowoomba Area (QLD Australia) Ben from Ben’s Chicken Racing Tambo (QLD Australia) Ben runs Chicken Races raising money for charity, and has an aquaponics farm too! You can check out Ben’s Facebook page here https://goo.gl/A2evmp Bo from One Rock Farm Tina from BS Ranch & Stich 6 to 6 https://goo.gl/x0O4SZ https://www.etsy.com/shop/stitch6to6 MRWS Instruments – Cigar Box Guitar Emporium Specialising in parts […]

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17 Comments

  • Charles Wieand 3 days ago

    Got half of what i need greenhouse lying in the weeds,
    tore down a hog barn.
    1 inch plastic 160# pressure water pipe 100s of feet.
    the auger to distribute food 3 Inch plastic 400 ft

  • Michael silberstein 3 days ago

    Do you use bio carbon in you filtration?
    Have you ever? Do you know how to make it or use it?

  • TheLastKnight 3 days ago

    Do you have a book ? If not you should write one.

  • broodovermind 3 days ago

    what type of plastic does the media need to be? could you upcycle some chopped up plastic bottles or something?

  • GAKS! 3 days ago

    Hello may i know the air pump spec on this build? Thank you!

  • Raymond Beadle 3 days ago

    Hello Rob how much fall do you have on the pipe running between the radial flow filter and bio filter ? please

  • The Apprentice 3 days ago

    just put a tap in your air line and use it to bead off the excess air

  • Thomas Edin 3 days ago

    Does that mean that i could have a lower temperature in the fish tank and then heat the water in the biofilm reactor so the bacteria kicks in?

  • Aamir Khan 3 days ago

    Hello Bob…
    I have some questions… could you please answer that…
    Is there any culture of bacteria in the bio filter(media)? If have then what's the bacteria name…?
    Can i make this bio media by myself using plastic straw? Or I need special kind of material to make it?

  • Andrew Zwieg 3 days ago

    Apologize If i missed it. Great Video! What did you put on the end of the air tube? Just a single Air Stone, or the Junction bar so you can do many air stones?

  • Swee Yong 3 days ago

    how do you size the bioreactor to water water volume? is there a ratio or is it based of flow rates?

  • Wendy Wiggs 3 days ago

    Love your videos. All very helpful here in Northern California!! Could you please advise the name of the little things that look like pasta? I know you mentioned it but can not seem to find it

  • Matthew Ricco 3 days ago

    why did you stop using venturis?

  • Javinkay 3 days ago

    Great video

  • Ralph David 3 days ago

    Hi Rob, I have setup the IBC chop and flip, I have followed the bell siphon as per video with the exception of using a 50mm pipe for the bell, the issue that I'm experiencing is that the siphon does not stop after the grow bed drains. Could this be linked to the size of the bell?

  • Mike McKay 3 days ago

    Good build Rob and another great video mate.

  • Happy Pond 3 days ago

    Hey Pal thanks for sharing this brilliant video, we are thinking of setting up a moving bed soon for our koi fry pond soon!