Aquaponics

The Right Pump For You

There are several different types of water pumps available so here is a video to help you decide which is best suited for you and your pond, or come in and visit us to get specific advice for your situation.

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Planting Timeline for Vegetables in Aquaponics

Most seedlings are now available all year round, but this often doesn’t mean they will grow successfully when planted out of season. The following list should assist you in planting out at the right time year. A good tip to assist newly planted seedlings is soak the entire punnet in a bucket of seaweed solution…

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Introducing New Fish and Plants into a Pond

Should I do anything special when introducing new fish or plants into my pond? Generally most pond fish are hardy and tolerate moving well When you get your fish home, if in a plastic bag, float the bag on top of the pond for 5 minutes, then open the bag and release. If it is…

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Aquaponics in your Backyard – Pond to the Plate

Marron

You can set up your own backyard aquaponics system that grows fish and plants together in harmony: Your fish produce natural fertiliser and nutrients for your plants. Your plants consume the nutrients and filter and clean the water for your fish. You can grow edible plants in your aquaponics pond –  a wonderful array of edible…

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What Fish to Grow

The most popular varieties for your back yard fish farm would have to be Silver Perch, Trout, Barramundi, Marron and Yabbies. The following information and advice is going to be based on the assumption that you have a 1,000lt tank, that has been set up with a correctly sized pump and filter, be it a…

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Fish for your backyard

Extend the benefits and delights of growing your own backyard fruit and vegetables to include growing our own edible fish.

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