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Aquaponics – First fish introduced

After a week of cycling the system, planting a few veggies and tuning the timing of flood and drain to each of the grow beds I am just about to introduce 35 colourless goldfish. As we are in the midst … Continue reading

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Aquaponics – Finally we have lift off

I’m sorry for not posting for quite a while but I’ve spent most of my waking hours for the past month setting up my Aquaponic’s System and this is a report on my progress to date. The grow beds and … Continue reading

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Aquaponics – Getting closer to lift off

Now that the concrete slab is hard enough I’ve been able to position the fish tank, grow beds and sumps. Tomorrow I start on the piping. The 2300 litre fish tank is at the far right back. Notice the sumps … Continue reading

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Aquaponics update 13th April 2013

Today is a milestone in my Aquaponic’s setup. The slab has just been poured. Yippee! Now I can start to put the system together. Stay tuned. See also; Aquaponics update 28th March 2013, Aquaponics Kit – (The Eagle has Landed), … Continue reading

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Aquaponics update 28th March 2013

The basic structure for my greenhouse is now complete though it still requires a concrete floor, windows (thinking of twin walled polycarbonate plastic), electrics and the plumbing of a 4000 liter water tank. Then I can start setting up the … Continue reading

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Aquaponics Kit – (The Eagle Has Landed)

Well after much planning and deliberation my Aquaponics kit has finally arrived from Queensland. Below is a series of photographs showing the size and weight of the beast. I am so excited to see it all starting to take shape, … Continue reading

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Aquaponics update 28/12/2012

My plans for an Aquaponics system in my back yard are now well and truly underway. Just before Christmas I received a building permit to erect a 6 meter by 7 meter carport which I will turn into a greenhouse. … Continue reading

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