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Aquaponics Fundamentals Course

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Aquaponics Fundamentals Course

Time: September 27, 2014 from 8am to 4pm
Location: The Aquaponic Source
Street: 1860 Lefthand Circle, Suite E
City/Town: Longmont
Website or Map: http://www.theaquaponicstore.…
Phone: 303 720-6604
Event Type: 1-, day, course
Organized By: Sylvia Bernstein
Latest Activity: Nov 25, 2015

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Event Description

Just heard of Aquaponics and want to know more? This course runs for a single, highly-focused day and yet will cover all the basics in a way that Google and the internet just can’t do. You will learn the theory, have the chance to ask questions and participate in the hands-on build of a straight-forward one bed system using our Aquaparts S1 Plumbing Kit. At the conclusion of the course, you will take home the course materials you used throughout the day and an aquaponics t-shirt.
  • Learn the basics of you need to know to set up, start up, and successfully grow an Aquaponic Garden in your home (inside or out)
  • Only $150 for an entire day of expert instruction!
  • Couples are $270 - $30 off! (You may be asked to share course materials)
  • Small class size - maximum of 16 participants
  • Actually build an aquaponics system during this class
  • Taught by experts in home, media-based aquaponic gardening

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Workshop Agenda
  • Morning – classroom
    • 8:00 – 8:30 Group Introductions
    • 8:30 –1:00
      • Introduction to Aquaponics.
        • What is it, how is it applied, differences and benefits to traditional methods
        • System types, introduction to various aquaponic techniques
      • Hardware
        • Grow beds
        • Fish tanks
        • Sump tanks
        • Grow media
        • Pumps
        • Aeration
        • Plumbing grow beds – timers
        • Plumbing grow beds - bell siphons
        • Hands on training in all aspects of system design and assembly including
          • Hands-On Build Sessions
          • Plumbing and pump installation

        Lunch (included)
  • Afternoon 1:00 - 4:00
    • Software
      • Fish. Species selection, feeding and care
      • Plants selection, starting and care
      • Bacteria and worms
    • Integration
      • Cycling
      • Water testing
      • pH
      • System maintenance
    • Hands on training
      • Water testing

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