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Vertical Aquaponics

Any and all Vertical Aquaponic growing systems and research

Location: Florida and elsewhere
Members: 188
Latest Activity: Nov 13, 2017

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Vertical Aquaponics systems and methods to be taught at Florida Training

Started by M Cosmo. Last reply by Ben Neal Dec 15, 2014. 1 Reply

We will be covering in our workshops and in the field a variety of Vertical systems at the upcoming Training in Florida on Sept 16-19th. The Practical Aquaponics Florida Training will be held at the…Continue

Zipgrow Vertical Aquaponics

Started by TCLynx. Last reply by TCLynx Jan 16, 2013. 18 Replies

Just thought I'd start a discussion here.  This group has been a little slow lately. Anyway, I've got a growing Zipgrow tower system going and I thought to share some of what I'm discovering about…Continue

Tags: Aquaponics, Vertical, Towers, Zipgrow

backyard/cheap vertical systems?

Started by Kate Mink. Last reply by TCLynx Dec 5, 2012. 24 Replies

Hi, Anyone have experience with inexpensive homebrew vertical aquaponic systems? I saw a writeup somewhere on one using 2-liter pop bottles for vertical grow tubes:…Continue

Hanging Pipes

Started by Sahib Punjabi. Last reply by TCLynx Oct 31, 2011. 5 Replies

We can use this section to post pictures and information of Vertical Aquaponics via hanging pipes.  Here is an interesting article: …Continue

Tags: Aquaponics, Hanging, Vertical

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Comment by Aquaeroponía on April 6, 2012 at 5:02am
Aquaponics mixed in Brazil - aeroponicas towers built with PET.
This technique mixed aquaponics, baptized in Brazil Aquaeroponía.

Comment by Sahib Punjabi on September 28, 2011 at 8:22pm

A short video of the recently hung Vertigro pots in my system - shared here for this group :

Comment by Sahib Punjabi on April 13, 2011 at 12:00pm


The beauty in this is that not only is it an affordable entry point, you give them a huge benefit by giving them a cycled system and hopefully build repeat business. Well Done !

Could you possibly post some photos / plans on how you construct the towers. Are they PVC Fence posts formed with a heat gun the same way as Chris and Ron do their "pocket" towers?

Comment by Chris Smith on April 13, 2011 at 11:32am

My barrel systems include the barrel(s) filly plumed, filled with cleaned media, timer unit, pumps, worms, aquaponic water from my big system, and fish. Basically the customer takes it home and plants it.

The first picture is of the single barrel with the high rise option(tower). The single barrel unit sells for $150 and the high rise is an additional $100. The saecond picture shows shows the single barrel with the high rise, the basic single barrel and then the basic double barrel. The high rise can be added to the double barrel system as well.

The barrel systems are selling so well that I cannot get enough barrels to keep up with demand. I am playing with other simple designs constructed with more readily available materials.

I will soon elaborate on this new revenue stream for our farm, and others, in our group Coastview Aquaponics.

Comment by Sahib Punjabi on April 13, 2011 at 7:30am

Beautiful :-)

What do you retail this for and what is included?


Comment by Chris Smith on April 13, 2011 at 12:01am

Here is a shot of one of my turnkey barrel systems that I am selling. This is a single barrel with the high rise option.


Comment by Sahib Punjabi on February 13, 2011 at 11:52am

Sorry...sleepy Sunday corrected below...


Thank you for pointing out TCLynx :-)

Comment by TCLynx on February 13, 2011 at 8:33am
uh, that link takes us to the beginners group?
Comment by Sahib Punjabi on February 13, 2011 at 6:59am

This may be of interest to Aquapons looking into growing Vertically...especially in an Urban Commercial setting:



Comment by Sahib Punjabi on January 29, 2011 at 9:58am
I found this article very interesting...Not bad investment given what it offers :-)

Singapore has successfully developed a vertical farming system prototype, which could help the land-scarce Republic maximise its production of leafy vegetables.

Vertical farming is a technique of producing agricultural products at multiple levels, conserving land space in the process.

A six-metre tall structure rotates at one millimetre per second, distributing sunlight to all the plants.

Water powers the system and is constantly being recycled, keeping energy consumption low.

The system is also affordable too. One of the frames costs about S$10,000.

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