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Lets make the "fishing capital of the world" the Aquaponics capital. Invite every florida aquaponics farmer you know to this list

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Started by Melissa O'Callaghan-Weber. Last reply by Jorge G. Nov 6, 2015. 17 Replies

Hello I'm new to tilapia farming. I just bought a 10 acre farm in punta gorda with 16 large ponds. I need to find a good test kit and fingerlings to start stocking. Anyone know where to get a good…Continue

south florida farmers unite (or at least put yourself on the member map)

Started by chuck. Last reply by Michael Welber Oct 9, 2015. 18 Replies

i realy feel like i am on my own down here. i have a decent set up and know of a few people who are trying to get started. but we realy need to pull together and act like a comunity or we never will…Continue

Looking for fingerlings way down south

Started by JRComito. Last reply by JRComito May 2, 2015. 14 Replies

Hi all,I am looking to buy some fingerlings. I have tried contacting three different fisheries with no luck, as well as mail order. I'm sure the problem is the small amount I want(50-100). I only…Continue

The Central Florida Great Aquaponics Tour

Started by M Cosmo. Last reply by Jeff S Nov 7, 2014. 75 Replies

So It is the slow season for growing in florida. How about planing a one day tour to a few of our sites in Central Florida. We could go to Morningstar, my place and some others in the general central…Continue

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Comment by TCLynx on October 1, 2011 at 5:42pm

There is a map that you can look at.  Not everyone has added themselves to it but it may help you find some people close to you if you like.

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Comment by Robert C Beck on October 1, 2011 at 4:43pm

I haven't found any organic feed close to us... Although, I understand that Black Water Creek Koi food is pretty high quality stuff and it's produced here in florida. I have yet to try it.

Comment by Miguel Afonso on September 30, 2011 at 7:02am
I am Pompano Beach if you need any help.
Comment by David Hart on September 30, 2011 at 6:47am

Ronald, Check out Larry's set up. It should fit in your FL room. You could always put something around the tubs....

http://aquaponicscommunity.com/forum/topics/a-simple-system?comment...

If 'looks' is a priority...Jon and Cat Billings are members here in the FL group (palm bay)...they make and sell some really nice fiberglass AP systems.

Comment by George on September 30, 2011 at 6:34am

This struck me as funny because it seems to describe many of us, possibly most of us.

Comment by B. Pearcy on April 3, 2011 at 7:54am
Even in my very small urban backyard, I'm growing quite a bit of food and will grow a lot more next year.
Comment by Ronald Holley on September 30, 2011 at 6:30am

Thanks for the responses, and David L, thanks for the link.

Maybe I can drive up to see your setup some day.

I moved from an acre in Ohio to a condo here, so I don't have any outdoor space to grow, but I do have a small Florida room, where I'm thinking of putting a small system, to at least get my feet wet, grow some strawberries herbs and lettuce, and a few fish.

Hoping to get a small house in the next year or two, with a yard where we can grow more stuff.

Really miss a yard, we grew all sorts of things in Ohio.

Can someone point me in the direction of starter setups, about 15-20 square feet?

I'm very handy, and was looking at the IBC Backyard Aquaponics video, but would prefer something with a little more curb appeal, for an indoor living space, combo greenhouse/man cave.

Comment by David Lindemann on September 30, 2011 at 6:26am
What's up Dave H!?  It's been a busy week after being away for a whole week! Time to go tend to the fish
Comment by David Hart on September 30, 2011 at 6:09am
Hi Dave L...
Comment by David Hart on September 30, 2011 at 6:08am

Hi Dave R...Hi Ron. ...You should get some kind of a response...there sure are alot of us in FL  I'm in  central FL, just south of Orlando.

Maybe my post will be enough of a 'thread bump', that the right aquapons , see it !

Also, this page shows all the FL members...it will take a little time...check through the list, and send a 'friend request' to someone near you. It is nice to meet and see other peoples systems ! Good luck guys !

Comment by David Lindemann on September 30, 2011 at 6:01am

I'm in south Melbourne off State Road 192 and a few miles from I-95 - about 2 hours from Delray Beach and 3 hours from Miami.  I have 544 square feet of floating raft - lots of construction photos on my website:

http://www.sweetleafaquaponics.com

 

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