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Robert Ray
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I'm thiking about adding worms to the growing media of my ebb and flow aquaponic system. 
Has anyone had any experience with this?
 
josh brill
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many people put worms in there beds for aquaponics. it helps break down solids and recycle nutrients.  there is a post on backyardaquaponics about using just worms i believe.
 
Tyler Ludens
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I would worry about them drowning. 
 
Robert Ray
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Me too, and having to clean the bed up if they did die would be a mess. Maybe I'll try it with a small container first.
 
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They dont drown in the beds because of the high dissolved oxygen in the water.  There are plenty of people with very happy worms in their systems.
 
jacque greenleaf
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Hmmmmmm. Does it make a difference what the growing medium is? I.e., clay pellets vs. fine gravel?
 
Robert Ray
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Don't know yet, most you tubes I've seen show gravel.
 
I agree. Here's the link: https://richsoil.com/wood-heat.jsp
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