December 30, 2016

Aquaponics: Culling the Older Fish

Our aquaponics system is now approaching its fourth year since we installed it here at Ecofilms and over the years a multitude of vegetables and fish have gone through it.

What Tank should you get for Aquaponics?

Choosing a tank suitable for aquaponics is probably a no brainer. Many people grab the first thing that suits their budget, but not all tanks are the same and some can positively damage your health and kill all your fish. We take a look at choosing the best tanks for your budget with Aquaponics guru […]

Growing Basil Vertically in Aquaponics

Recently we were talking to someone who wishes to remain anonymous who say they invested more than $250,000 in their commercial aquaponics business and it wasn’t working to plan. Sure they grew plants. The fish grew fine. They had 1,000 Jade perch in their tanks that were coming up for harvest. The system was running […]

Raising Aquaponic Seedlings For The Lazy

Ask most people why they got into Aquaponics and they’ll tell you that its about “food security” or eating “healthy food” or to maintain an interest in an “unusual hobby” and these are all valid points but the real answer when you dig a little deeper is that most people are bone lazy when it […]

Small Space Aquaponics Feeds The Community

n a corner of a typical urban shopping centre tucked away in Florida sits what looks like a tiny service lane way. Except behind the timber gates is an entry into another world. 

DIY High Protein Fish Food From Algae

Growing your own fish food for aquaponics is the holy grail for many folk wishing to be autonomous and not dependent on commercial fish food pellets.

Aquaponics: Getting Your Plants to Thrive

Over the last three months we’ve been trialling a little additive called potassium hydroxide with the regular stuff we’ve been putting into our aquaponics system and – boy has the plant growth taken off!

Aquaponics and Goldfish Pond Systems

Recently in Sydney we met Charles Bacon from Ecolicious who builds Aquaponics systems that are cleverly disguised to look like natural ponds. A pond builder for many years, Charles likes to use as many easy to find components as possible.