1 Plate Aquaponics Grow Bed
by IWorkInPixels, published
This isn't done yet (I still need to add connectors for hoses and to attach each tray to the frame of the aquaponic garden), but it's a proof of concept of a printable tray with integrated bell siphon. This grow bed is big enough to hold some decent sized plants, but totally printable on a Replicator 1 build platform.
I design things in my free time, just for fun. If you like my stuff, send me some DOGE. It'll totally make my day! Thank you.
1: Print as many of these as you would like grow beds in your aquaponics setup, in opaque PLA (algae growth = fail), and at 8 shells. Make sure these things are waterproof!
2: Place each bell into the little slot provided for it.
3: Fill each grow bed with expanded clay spheres.
4: Hook up an input hose to the first tray, which will carry water pumped up from the fish tank(s).
5: Stack the trays so that the drain from one becomes the input for the next.
6: You've got yourself some grow beds! Cycle your system a few times, and then get some plants in there!