Monthly Archives: August 2010

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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Australian Stingless Bees in your Garden.

Bees are an important part of maintaining an eco friendly backyard. They play a significant roll in pollinating flowering plants and it is estimated that one third of our food supply depends on insect pollination, most of which is accomplished … Continue reading

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How does Aquaponics compare with Soil Gardening?

by Frank C  at ECO FILMS Although we do produce both Permaculture and Aquaponics videos we were asked recently to compare the two methods and which one we preferred using ourselves – in our garden? Notice the caveat – in … Continue reading

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Aquaponic grown Jade Perch at the EKKA.

The annual Exhibition or EKKA as it is fondly known is on again. We are exhibiting a Aquaponics system with one part a traditional media based grow bed and also a floating raft bed filled with lettuce. Once a day … Continue reading

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The Perfect Aquaponics Fish – Jade Perch!

Hard to find outside of Australia, it’s described as the perfect beginners fish. Why? Because it comes with a number of pluses that are hard to fault. Barcoo Grunter or Queensland Jade Perch is the ideal fish to get started … Continue reading

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Aquaponics – it is getting easier than ever !

It is even easier to get into Aquaponics with the new web site layout I have just switched on. Our old website has served us very well, but it has not grown in an organised manner.   Little gems of … Continue reading

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