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Oceanside Tilapia Aquaponics

I started my recent trip to the USA at Oceanside California.   We participated in an Aquaponics seminar there organised by Richard Fox.   It is a bit of a trek getting to the USA from Brisbane. After 15 hours sitting in … Continue reading

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Aquaponics CHOP Mark 2 Operating System.

CHOP or Constant Height One Pump has been adapted by Aquaponics enthusiasts around the world now for the last few years since we coined the term.  The other variant Chift Pist runs in a similar way.  I noticed a problem … Continue reading

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Filters for Home Aquaponics Systems.

When do I need to add a particulate filter to my Aquaponics system? The first question I would ask is, Are you operating a Home media based system or a commercial system? Home based Aquaponics systems are usually configured using … Continue reading

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Seasonal Aquaponics – and watch out for the deer!

I arrived in Denver on Frontier Airlines Saturday night.. great flight.   I found my way to the baggage collection via a driver-less electric train that takes you from one side of the terminal complex to the other. What a … Continue reading

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Aquaponics – 12 minute DVD – view now…

Please view a trailer introduction to my full length DVD “Aquaponics Made Easy”. (this trailer runs for 12 minutes) [s3mv]appromo.flv[/s3mv] The full length DVD runs for 90 minutes and is packed with Aquaponics information. “Aquaponics Made Easy” is my first … Continue reading

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Aloe Vera in Aquaponics.

Here is yet another plant that does well in Aquaponics flood and drain media based systems. I planted this group of Aloe Vera around 9 months ago as small suckers I obtained from a neighbour. Several visitors and friends have … Continue reading

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The World Food Supply….Best Justification for Aquaponics Yet!

The food crisis goes far deeper than the latest crop of droughts and floods and rising prices. Wheat crops are in real danger of being wiped out. New outbreak of a deadly “Rust” that depletes and destroys wheat crops known … Continue reading

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Afternoon in the Greenhouse. August 29.

The afternoon in the greenhouse for August was a great success.  The session was fully booked.  People came from all over, as far south as Shepparton, north from Hervey Bay and two attendees from Malaysia. Initially there is combined session … Continue reading

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Sylvia Bernstein: America’s Aquaponics Dynamo!

A guest post by ECO Films. “Don’t trust anyone who tells you that aquaponics isn’t addictive. It is. It’s like a drug habit where you just have to keep getting more and more to be satisfied. If you don’t believe … Continue reading

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Pest Control and Aquaponics

A warning for anyone considering growing fish in any backyard pond or aquaponics system is to be very cautious when dealing with pest control people spraying chemicals in and around your home. Recently Rod from Queensland got a reminder phone … Continue reading

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