Aquaponics Solids Lifting Siphon Overflow Box AKA Johnny Jump Box

It all started with a chat on the homepage of aquaponicscommunity.com with Johnny and Paul. Johnny¬† said he was trying to figure out how to make a solids lifting siphon overflow box. Now, at first I didn’t think it could be done – having built a weir siphon overflow box in the past. But than […]

Tearing down a 75 gallon tank to clean up water

My Overflow box strikes again! This thing is the bane of my carpeting! This time, it caused a flood in a different way. The drain tubes fell out of the tank. They stayed put for over a month, then fell out twice within 6 hours. I don’t get it. Trying to dry out under the […]

The trouble with water

The trouble with water is that it likes the lowest point it can find. In my case, it’s the carpeted floor. I am struggling with the overflow box. I found a small pin hole in the top part of the siphon. This only showed when the hole was dry. I guess when it was wet, […]