Aquaponics Made Easy
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Solar Powered GroPockets. Watch this two-minute video on solar powered GroPockets. Solar Powered Aquaponics GroPockets. from Murray Hallam on Vimeo. See the next post down for more info re the GroPockets. Get your GroPockets In the USA = HERE In Australia and elsewhere = HERE . . .
18 reasons why air lift pumps make so much sense and why you should seriously consider this methodology for your Aquaponics system. (Yes your home Aquaponics system will benefit as well) Here is the list. 1. No more submersible pumps. 2. Lower install cost. 3. No need for additional Earth Leakage Safety cut out switch. (GFI outlet) Higher safety threshold. 4. So simple even school children can do the install. 5. Virtually maintenance free. 6. No moving parts. K.I.S.S. 7. Easily pump solids. 8. Stock separation. 9. Increase water lift. 10. Save electrical energy cost. 11. Go way beyond common lift provided by a regular submersible. 12. Pump higher than ever before. 13. Turbo drive your water pump. 14. Turbo drive aeration. 15 . . .
Pumps like sucking up filth and dirt. This ultimately leads to total destruction. Look at this disgusting mess. The possibilities of killing everything in the Aquaponics system is very high starting with pump failure, quickly followed by fish deaths. OK, it will take a bit longer to kill the plants but not too long to kill all the fish. The possibilities of killing everything in the Aquaponics system is very high starting with pump failure, quickly followed by fish deaths. OK, it will take a bit longer to kill the plants but not long at al to experience fish deaths. So, what is the problem? Very simple, = poor maintenance regime. So many home systems in particular, suffer from poor pump maintenance. The pump should be looked at weekly . . .
The area needed is arbitrary because it depends very much on how well you manage your Aquaponics garden, the types of crop grown and so on. Also, efficiency improves as the garden gets bigger. What crop to grow, how many to plant, when, how often? Your local climatic conditi . . .
The question is often asked if there is a need to add mineral and nutrient supplements to Aquaponics systems. The answer is yes if you want to have nutrient dense vegetables. Seasol seaweed extract. In the very beginning, I advocate the use of a seaweed extract such as Sea . . .
Striped Lady Beetle at work on a Komatsuna leaf. Komatsuna is an Asian style leafy green used in salads and stir fry dishes. See the large aphid to the left bottom of the photo Pest Management Methods. Aphids are one of the more difficult plant pests to deal with in an Aq . . .
A premier Aquaponics event will be held in Spring Texas, Sat - Sun 9/14/13 - 9/15/13 and Mon - Tue 9/16/13 - 9/17/13 Discover Aquaponics Extended. Spring Texas. Aquaponics Institute team with Murray Hallam will present Home Aquaponics instruction at its best. There will b . . .
Grid Power is very convenient for powering our every need including Aquaponics, but how reliable and affordable will it be into the future? Grid power is very convenient. It is the desire of almost every Aquaponics operator to ultimately run their system independently of t . . .
Murray Hallam believes we need to eat clean unpolluted fish and vegetables. Choosing the right tank is something that needs careful consideration. Choosing a tank suitable for aquaponics is probably a no brainer. Many people grab the first thing that suits their budget, but . . .
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Solar Powered GroPockets. Watch this two-minute video on solar powered GroPockets. Solar Powered . . .
Posted By Murray Hallam on Sunday 16th August 2015
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18 reasons why air lift pumps make so much sense and why you should seriously consider this methodol . . .
Posted By Murray Hallam on Monday 23rd February 2015
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Pumps like sucking up filth and dirt. This ultimately leads to total destruction. Look at this disg . . .
Posted By Murray Hallam on Thursday 5th February 2015
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