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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.
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DO I NEED TO WORRY ABOUT EC MEASUREMENTS?
TREATING SICK FISH.
An EC meter (Electrical Conductivity) is a device that measures the electrical conductivity in the water and therefore is an indication, usually of salts in the system waterEC measures salts, or total dissolved solids ...
Posted By Practical Aquaponics on 2nd May 2018
Views : 65292
Food Purity Food purity is one of the main reasons a lot of people get into aquaponics. Every time I run my 4-Day Aquaponics MasterClass, I ask students what their interest is in learning about aquaponics. And without fail, Food Purity is always one of the main reasons. People ...
Posted By Murray Hallam on 30th December 2017
Views : 62306
How to Cycle a new Aquaponics System.
Have your system built and the water circulating, the auto siphons are functioning and adjusted well. If you have decided to use a timer system for flood and drain, then your timed cycles should be functioning well. You have run the system ...
Posted By Murray Hallam on 29th April 2015
Views : 4306 | Comments : 19
Do you want to build your own home Aquaponics system but not too sure where to start? What materials to get or even what tools you will need
Book of Plans available in hard copy or as an instant download
This book of system plans is just what you are looking for.
All plans, ...
Posted By Murray Hallam on 31st December 2014
Views : 61778
SCOPE: To discover the important parameters and better understand the role of natural processes in an Aquaponic System.
Aquaponics System Biology…1
We understand that in Aquaponics system produces fish and plants together in one symbiotic system, and we now know that there ...
Posted By Murray Hallam on 30th July 2014
Views : 3137
The ultimate Aquaponics filter. - Patent pending !!!
The ultimate Aquaponics filter. It has many essential elements in this elaborate design. Look at all the innovative elements, especially the fish centrifuge. That will get the solids out of those little critters whether they ...
Posted By Murray Hallam on 16th October 2012
Views : 4795 | Comments : 22
The fish will die if chemicals or artificial fertilizers are applied.
If a little "cheating" happens....we will know....the fish will all die.
Many are very dissatisfied with the quality of food available. The widespread use of chemicals in food production is worrying. Studies ...
Posted By Murray Hallam on 8th August 2012
Views : 3160 | Comments : 2
Gina Cavaliero is expanding her 1,000 square foot floating raft system to cater for demand
Gina Cavaliero of Green Acre Organics who is expanding her system from a 1000 square foot DWC “floating raft” system to a mix of NFT and Media Bed systems to take advantage of different ...
Posted By Murray Hallam on 31st January 2012
Views : 3266 | Comments : 1
Large Educational FloMedia system being installed at Clontarf High School in December 2010
Aquaponics floating raft systems an Aquaponics media based bed systems have been successfully combined by Practical Aquaponics to form an even more dynamic AP growing system. Now you ...
Posted By Murray Hallam on 2nd January 2012
Views : 2987 | Comments : 4
Clontarf High Aquaponics Educational system under construction December 2010.
Clontarf High has completed the first 12 months operation of its FloMedia Aquaponics System. The system is based on CHOP 2 making use of auto siphons to provide the ebb and flow action that is so important ...
Posted By Murray Hallam on 15th December 2011
Views : 3789
The GROW BED is the multi function centre of the Home Aquaponics System.
The Grow Bed performs several very important tasks, and if we were to try and describe those functions in a simple way, one suitable description would be, it is a Bio-Filter in which we grow plants.
Posted By Murray Hallam on 13th December 2011
Views : 3542 | Comments : 10
Sea salt harvest in France.
Salt in your Aquaponics system
The addition of small concentrations of salt to your Aquaponics system is a practice that you may read about as you surf the net gathering information. As with all things, there are advantages and disadvantages.
Views : 7063 | Comments : 7
Murray Hallam's new flomedia hybrid aquaponics system is installed
Aquaponic Education in schools is taking off around the world but its not often you see a new hybrid technology installed that combines two very different aquaponics systems – floating raft and gravel media ...
Posted By Murray Hallam on 12th December 2011
Views : 3582
The use of UREA as a method of cycling a system should be done with caution. Steady as she goes.
Use very small amounts. Some members have got into a real mess by getting heavy handed with the UREA.
If you must use UREA in your new Aquaponics system...just once only....half ...
Views : 4101 | Comments : 2
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DO I NEED TO WORRY ABOUT EC MEASUREMENTS?
TREATING SICK FISH.
An EC meter (Electrical Conductivity . . .
Views : 65292 | Comments : 0
Food Purity Food purity is one of the main reasons a lot of people get into aquaponics. Every time . . .
Views : 62306 | Comments : 0
Do you want to build your own home Aquaponics system but not too sure where to start? What materials . . .
Views : 61778 | Comments : 0
Our 585 Litre Grow Bed Is Back! Manufactured Specifically For Aquaponics. Made In Australia From Fibreglass With Marine-grade Gel Coating And Resins. ...
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Feed Four People Year-round With The Indy 23 Aquaponic System! Build Your Own, Using This Step-by-step Instruction Set. ...
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If You're Working On An Aquaponics Project (or Thinking Of It), A One-hour Consultation With Murray Hallam Can Help Clear Up Some Of The Questions You ...
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