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PostPosted: Feb 20th, '18, 06:41 
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will potatoes and or carrots grow in wicking beds.

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Beaudy....wicking beds ....sometime in the agenda of things

This helps in planning second system....
IBC F/T flowing into 300L G/B, siphons into sump.

from here the return pump will split 2 different ways... back to F/T, other way into RFF (I think) then into small holding tank/barrel that will pump up to 2m height NFT and gravity feed back to sump

somewhere in there ( this is still in my head not even on paper) a hose will run to X number of wicking beds...

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though if you have a spare barrel a potato barrel may be better.
Just as productive - if not more so.
Google 'potato barrel' - common approach uses manure and straw, but other options as well.

and leave the wicking bed for other things.

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and leave the wicking bed for other things.
Depends on how many wicking beds you have :oops:

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