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Plants With Wet Feet

An Aquaponics Papaya or Pawpaw tree heavily laden with fruit. I want to be able to grow fruit trees as well vegetables. As you can see, I am having wonderful success with the Paw Paw (papaya) trees. I’ve got a good friend who is a retired Paw Paw (papaya) grower from way up in North Queensland and he came and told me that we simply could not grow Paw Paws (papaya) in this environment because, evidently, Paw Paws (papaya) don’t like wet feet. Have you heard that expression, “you can’t grow that plant in those conditions as it doesn’t like wet feet”? It would be more correct to say that the plant does not like lack of oxygen around its roots! If we are running a flood and drain system, where we flood t . . .

Posted By Murray Hallam on Monday 11th August 2014 @ 20:39:38

Updated : Wednesday 26th June 2019 @ 20:29:22 | Words : 256 | Views : 2298 | Comments : 0

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Aquaponic Tomatoes, Lettuce and EC

A run through our greenhouse where we are in the process of building out a new section .  The growth of the tomatoes and lettuce is remarkable.   This was filmed early April 2012. Feel free to share on your Facebook page. . . .

Posted By Murray Hallam on Friday 27th April 2012 @ 14:17:38

Updated : Friday 4th May 2012 @ 18:19:58 | Words : 47 | Views : 2230 | Comments : 2

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Video Clips....Various

Interview at Orlando just after the Aquaponics Association conference. In this segment Murray discusses the fish and plants in his Aquaponics system. In this clip Murry tells how the first DVD was made and what kind of information is available in the DVD's. Murray on the Aquaponics Association Conference. Aquaponics is Easy. Are there any problems? . . .

Posted By Murray Hallam on Monday 2nd January 2012 @ 07:02:42

Updated : Tuesday 3rd January 2012 @ 06:13:43 | Words : 76 | Views : 2189 | Comments : 8

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How to get started in Aquaponics – Rules-of-Thumb

First posted on November 19, 2010 It is often pointed out that it would be a good idea to have some basic rules-of-thumb for Aquaponics gardening. Why? Because they will help in getting started without needing to spend weeks researching. The finer points can be studied a . . .

Posted By Murray Hallam on Friday 23rd December 2011 @ 20:51:56

Updated : Wednesday 26th June 2019 @ 23:00:04 | Words : 1571 | Views : 2412 | Comments : 8

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Aquaponics CHOP Mark 2 Operating System

CHOP or Constant Height One Pump has been adapted by Aquaponics enthusiasts around the world now for the last few years since we coined the term. The other variant Chift Pist runs in a similar way. I noticed a problem with water levels whilst working on a small commercial CH . . .

Posted By Murray Hallam on Sunday 18th December 2011 @ 11:53:50

Updated : Wednesday 2nd October 2013 @ 08:50:42 | Words : 1063 | Views : 2458 | Comments : 29

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What Do I Need To Get Started in Aquaponics?

It is a bit difficult to know where to start when tackling your first Aquaponics project, but here is a list that might give you a few ideas. 1. Find out all you can about Aquaponics. There is lots information on the web. Conduct a search on Google for “Aquaponics”, an . . .

Posted By Murray Hallam on Tuesday 13th December 2011 @ 19:05:12

Updated : Thursday 31st July 2014 @ 00:27:39 | Words : 1176 | Views : 2195 | Comments : 2

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Does Aquaponics offer all the Nutrients that plants need?

Q & A format. An edited extract from my Aquaponics Discussion Forum where very experienced Aquaponics and regular gardening practitioners contribute. Frank. Here's a question that gets asked of me privately by a lot of Permaculture people of Aquaponics. "Are all the n . . .

Posted By Murray Hallam on Sunday 11th December 2011 @ 05:32:42

Updated : Friday 11th July 2014 @ 02:10:48 | Words : 1121 | Views : 2266 | Comments : 15

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What is Aquaponics?

Broccoli growing in an Aquaponics System.

Practical Aquaponics Aquaponics is the creation of a complete cycle of symbiotic relationships where the fish help plants and the plants help fish. It uses no chemicals, requires one tenth of the water needed for field plant production and only a fraction of the water that . . .

Posted By Murray Hallam on Thursday 8th December 2011 @ 07:45:31

Updated : Friday 28th June 2019 @ 00:16:27 | Words : 500 | Views : 2421 | Comments : 8

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Plants With Wet Feet

An Aquaponics Papaya or Pawpaw tree heavily laden with fruit. I want to be able to grow fruit trees . . .

Posted By Murray Hallam on Monday 11th August 2014

Words : 256 | Views : 2298 | Comments : 0

Aquaponic Tomatoes, Lettuce and EC

A run through our greenhouse where we are in the process of building out a new section .  The growt . . .

Posted By Murray Hallam on Friday 27th April 2012

Words : 47 | Views : 2230 | Comments : 2

Video Clips....Various

Interview at Orlando just after the Aquaponics Association conference. In this segment Murray discu . . .

Posted By Murray Hallam on Monday 2nd January 2012

Words : 76 | Views : 2189 | Comments : 8

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