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Derick Sinden
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  • Cape Town, Western Cape
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Sylvia's book "Aquaponic Gardening"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sylvia Bernstein Nov 2, 2011. 3 Replies

The question of course is when will this book be available to us in South Africa?  Continue


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How did you find us?
Search engine (Google)
If you found us through a search engine, what search words were you using?
Aquaponics flooding
Are you an aquaponic gardener already?
If so, what type of system? (pick all that apply)
flood and drain media, vertical
How old is your system?
Less than 6 months
What type of fish do you grow with? (select all that apply)
Please tell us something else about yourself.
Used to keep Koi.
All wiped out by a disaesed fish purchased.
After 5 years started with fancy Gold fish.
Noticed that where I was hosing of my filters mats that the grass was growing better than any where else on my lawn. Googled the subject and came across aquaponics. Got 21 fish in pond and busy experimenting with growing Lettuce, brocolli, chives, brussel sprouts.

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At 12:39am on July 18, 2011, Kobus Jooste said…
Hello Derick.  I've started trying to pull all the South African members together in a SA group.  Feel free to join and add to it.
At 8:07pm on July 12, 2011, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Derick,

Thanks for joining the Aquaponic Gardening community!  I hope you find it a fun place to explore aquaponics.  There is a real blend of experienced and new aquapons in this community, so please don’t hesitate to get in there and start asking questions.  Everyone is quite happy to help out new members – no question is too basic.  

A great place to start is to read the “How to Use This Site” link on the upper right corner, “Start Here” section of the Home page.  You might also find the “Aquaponic Gardening Rules of Thumb” guidelines helpful.

Please participate and check in with us every day!  We are constantly posting news about aquaponics and the good food movement.

Thanks again for joining us, and I look forward to getting to know you.



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