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Practical Aquaponics and Integrated Aquaculture Technology
Murray Hallam is probably the best-known face in the world-wide Aquaponics movement. Murray is by nature an innovator and in his Research & Development facility has perfected many new methodologies for commercial farm Aquaponic systems.
At Practical Aquaponics, we have a range of information suitable for the novice to the expert. Browse our blog, register for our Aquaponics Courses, Workshops and Seminars or buy kits, books, DVDs and many other aquaponics necessities in our shop.
Proven and tested, there are hundreds of our kits in operation in every state of Australia and we have exported our kits to the USA, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Nassau. The wonderful thing about Aquaponics is that almost anyone can participate and get to grow some clean, healthy vegetables and fish.
Everything you could possibly need to set up an Aquaponics farm or home system is found in our online store. Whether you are looking to do Aquaponics in Brisbane, Perth, or anywhere in between, we’ve got you covered with the best range of products Australia-wide.
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Our Blog contains a wealth of information spanning a wide range of Aquaponic topics, from general news to some of the well-kept secrets to success. This is a must view area for everyone interested in Aquaponics from the budding beginner to the seasoned aquaponics farmer.
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We have put together a short video clip to show the amazing difference between plants from the exact seedling batch, planted in different systems.
One system is young and new and has not yet built up a good solid nutrient bank. Obviously the nutrient does not yet extend across the full spectrum of that needed for good plant health. This is so important for the follow on effect this has for the food consumers personal health and well being.
Nutrient in a well found Aquaponics system comes from a variety of sources but principally from the fish waste. There is a variety of ways that nutrient can be provided, all of them relatively easy and very effective.
Nutrient capture and distribution is vital to ensure the system produces well.
Our FloMedia methodology, utilising media beds together with raft systems connected in the right configuration and proportions provides good plant nutrition across the plant side of the Aquaponics system.
This is evidenced by the plants we grow in our research and client systems. Good examples of wonderfully healthy plants can be seen in the video clip. I have visited on Aquaponic farms where, frankly, the growth of commercial crops was poor. This is due to insufficient balanced nutrient properly distributed across the farm systems. A successful Aquaponic operation needs to maximise the output from the farm, community or home system while working within good cost structures.
Learn about these and other very practical methodologies from those with the actual practical experience on farms from all climate zones.
The next Practical Aquaponics Workshop will be held in Pescadero California Feb 24 - 28, 2013
See here for the course outline.
This course is heavily biased toward a practical hands-on experience. Not hours and hours of boring monologue but useful, practical how-to-make-it-work information.
There will be an excellent info filled comprehensive Manual for the attendees to take away with them......
Posted By Murray Hallam on 20th August 2012
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Murray, you are a ray of light in this field. Thanks a lot. This is really informative. I learned a lot from you and continue to learn. I pray that you realize what is best for you in here and hereafter.
Very much appreciated work and video.
Posted By KHALED on Wednesday 22nd August 2012 @ 08:31:55
Hi Khaled,I am glad you have found this website useful.
Posted By Murray on Wednesday 22nd August 2012 @ 08:31:55
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