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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

WEDNESDAY 15th DECEMBER



Busy, Busy. So straight into the fray.

And the first one is:
Trout don’t like hot water, nigh, trout don’t even like warm water. From my experience somewhere around 25 degrees C and they start to struggle. It’s not actually the temperature that gets ‘em, it’s the Dissolved Oxygen (DO) level. See as the temperature of the water rises, the saturation level of DO goes down. And trout are....

Aubrey Parsons, Richard Robotham and Aaron Stachowski, all seniors at Judson, studied the feasibility of an aquaponics operation — raising fish and vegetables in an urban environment.
They talked to two organizations already growing fish and food — one in New York City and one in Milwaukee, Parsons said. They also reached out to grocery store chains and found few willing to...

Enter aquaponics, a system of food gardening that has a small but growing following, not least because its advantages seem almost too good for being true. An aquaponics installation requires no soil, scant water (two-ten percent of that which is employed in usual vegetable garden), a modest financial outlay and minimal maintenance.

  by The Aquaponic Source

Olomana Gardens / In a concrete jungle, green dreams are made of aquaponics. How it works: Aquaponics combines aquaculture (fish farming) and hydroponics (soil-less farming in nutrient-rich... 

ELGIN — If run as a non-profit and with the right marketing, an aquaponics business could be successful in Elgin.
However, turning the second floor of the Tower Building into a for-profit shared office space for small businesses likely would lose money

We’ve grown accustomed to hearing about sustainable endeavors like urban farming around town, but fish farming? Who knew? Thanks to the Massachusetts Avenue Project’s ambitious aquaponics (aquaculture plus hydroponics) system, fresh fish raised locally and sustainably on Buffalo’s West Side is...
Read more: http://artvoice.com/issues/v9n49/five_questions#ixzz18BOWde1l
Aquaponic systems need a fish tank and a separate plant tank. I had to choose between buying an existing, prefabricated tank or building my own custom tank. I couldn’t find an existing one that would fit into the space available....

Voices from the Good Food Movement: Aquaponics at Our school at Blair Grocery...

 

The Urban Conversion Visits Colorado Aquaponics

The great folks at The Urban Conversion recently paid a visit to JD Sawyer, of Colorado Aquaponics. JD has set up 3 different aquaponic systems in The GrowHaus, and he's showing Rodman the ropes.

From 120 thingsAquaponics Cheese Handmade fishing lures Mold making Solar hot water

To add clarity to the previous post, here is a side view animation of the duckweed auto feeder.

Which is better Hydroponics or Aquaponics?Posted on  Which is better to have, considering maintenance, yield, costs

Fishy Farm Creates Polyculture System for Home Use:Fishy Farm out of Hillsboro, Oregon has created both an indoor and outdoor aquaponic-horticulture-vermiculture system that can grow food and raise fish all within the comfort of your humble abode or backyard

Planting a vegetable garden is a great way to save money on grocery bills, enjoy fresh, healthy, and delicious foods, and reduce your carbon footprint, but across much of the United States, 

Affnan's Aquaponics: Conceptual 3D Rendering of Aquaponics - Abhar Amir...: "Receive pictures from Abhar Amir Alias The following picture are interesting 3D rendering by Abhar Amir Alias. The siphon below is an impr..."

 That will do for today
All the Best
OZZIE

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