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
Paul, an AST Systems Designer, went down to The School of Aquaponics and demonstrated the Bubble Bead Filter’s features and capabilities. Here is what they had to say… “Wow! What an amazing filter and demonstration done by Paul from AST Filters! He flew all the way from New Orleans just to give you guys … Continued
Dear Aquaculture Systems Technologies, LLC: I have had a fish pond in the back of my studio for many years and I have raised Koi in the pond. I have always had a problem with the clarity of the water and it was always brown or green and I could not see the fish. Kenneth … Continued
Using our patented Polygeyser automatic backwashing technology with our new Endurance filter design, a special assembly called the pneumatic sludge discharge (PSD) can lift the previously backwashed solids up and out of the filter to breakdown in mineralization for Aquaponics. Watch videos to learn more.