AST is making a name in aquaponics! The system featured in these photos is the same Small Scale Aquaponics system explained in one of AST’s many educational YouTube videos, see video. This de-coupled aquaponics system runs on two separate loops, one for the fish tank and filter and one for the grow beds and aerated … Continued
AST is offering small Bubble Bead filters for purchase on Amazon. This makes the filters easily accessible to everyone. With our videos on YouTube, customers have a much easier time setting up and operating their new filters. See what some of our customers have said about their filters ordered through Amazon: BBF XS 500 Reviews Nina … Continued
Featured here, our AST Systems Designer Paul Begue, and one of our distributors, Ken Rust, whose company is Small Scale Aquaponics, traveled to Hartford, CT for the 2018 Aquaponics Association Conference, where they were able to share their industry expertise and learn from international industry partners about their applications for aquaponics. The conference demographic ranged … Continued
The PolyGeyser filter is a breakthrough in filter technology. It is very different from most filters on the market due to its auto-pneumatic backwash mechanism. Water enters below the bed of enhanced nitrification media and travels upward through the filtration chamber where mechanical and biological filtration take place. Simultaneously, air is introduced into the charge … Continued
How to Easily Get Pipe Through a Uniseal! Struggling to get a pipe through a uniseal hole? It needs to be tight to hold water, but it does you no good if you can’t get the pipe through. Check out our installation video and learn how to taper the pipe and reduce friction so you … Continued
The School of Aquaponics came to visit us in New Orleans to meet with our team. They started the day meeting with AST System Designer Paul Begue, and then traveled down to LSU to meet with the Inventor of the Bead Filters – Dr. Ron Malone. For more from The School of Aquaponics, check out their YouTube … Continued
Brooklyn, from the School of Aquaponics, decided to visit us at AST. This video is a quick introduction to Brooklyn and his Youtube Channel, The School of Aquaponics. We ask him a few questions about his background and why he got into aquaponics. Stay tuned for a tour! See Paul picking Brooklyn up from the … Continued
Setting up a pond or tank? Learn how to join PVC pipe by following along in our video. You need clear PVC primer to clean the pipe and Medium clear PVC glue. A couple of tips and tricks make leak free pipe install easy to do!
Have a new tank and aren’t sure how to install uniseals? No problem, Paul walks you through how to select your hole size and drill the tank.
Paul shows you how to install a pressure gauge on your plumbing. To measure hull pressure, the gauge should be installed after the pump but before the filter inlet. A rise in pressure indicates that your bead bed needs to be backwashed. Remember, AST filters should not be overpressurized; this can cause shortened filter … Continued