About the Aquaponics – Moore Group

By: Moore Group  05/12/2011

It appears from the hits that we get, that there are still a lot of people out there that are interested in aquaponics and the good news is that for those of you who are, but weren’t sure how to go about it, life just got a whole lot easier.  Backyard Aquaponics, from Perth, Western [..]

By now some of you may be wondering how the aquaponics systems are doing. It’s winter, aquaponics and cold temperatures do not go well together, plants don’t grow, fish don’t grow and if it gets too cold the nitrogen fixing bacteria die. Commercial aquaponics systems (and aquaculture and hydroponics systems) are designed to run at [..]

Jan 23, 2009 | Categories: | Tags: , , |

Nigel’s fled to the warmer climes of Western Australia for a well deserved holiday, so this is just a quick photo-update on our small experimental backyard aquaponics facility. After the introduction of our perch, both the primary ponds cleared rapidly, with, as you can see below, a resultant healthy crop of green leaves… all going [..]

Yesterday we got our shipment of 250 perch fingerlings for our ‘aquaponics research facility’/our backyard aquaponics tanks. The perch were supplied by a hatching facility in Co. Roscommon – Quay Water Fisheries – and all for free as well (and very gratefully accepted they were). The whole thing was arranged by Bórd Iascaigh Mhara.  So [..]

Aug 13, 2008 | Categories: | Tags: , , |

Progress Report on Aquaponics Things are moving slowly as we only have a few goldfish at this stage. Soon after adding the goldfish we went through the ‘pea soup’ phase as the tank was ‘bedding in’ making it impossible to see more than a few inches into the water. The plants in the grow bed [..]

Jun 29, 2008 | Categories: | Tags: , , |

Posted by Nigel Here’s the reason there’s been very little recent activity on the blog – we’ve been working hard on our new side project – our Headford backyard aquaponics system …. Put simply, aquaponics is the integration of hydroponics and aquaculture, a recirculating method of sustainable food production. The process basically entails pumping nutrient [..]

May 29, 2008 | Categories: | Tags: , , , |

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