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Started this discussion. Last reply by TCLynx Jun 7, 2011. 4 Replies

Hi everyone, the system has been running for 5 weeks now its a 1000 Ltr fish tank and 4 x 250 Ltr grow beds planted with seedlings of lettuce, bok choy, kohlrabi, celery, leeks and a lot of seeded…Continue

 

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Just started
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1000L
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My husband and I are conventional organic soil gardeners, we saw a Murray Hallam DVD recently and it really captured our imagination. As we are no longer teenagers (in body) the idea of incorporating the production of fish with vegetable gardening without all of the digging and weeding and bending etc sounded too good to be true. We have just (today) picked up our first kit a 1000L fish tank with one grow bed that we will expand to about 5 grow beds. We need all the help and information about getting started so this site seems to be the way to go. I think the preferred fish at this point in time will be the Silver Perch. We love our gardening so will not be giving up the soil.

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At 2:45pm on March 3, 2011, TCLynx said…
Ah aquaponics is definitely a good addition to the garden, more diversity is always good.
At 6:10am on March 3, 2011, Sylvia Bernstein said…
Aren't Murray's videos great?  I was laughing about your comment about no longer being teenagers - boy can I relate!  I quoted you on our Facebook page today - hope you don't mind. You'll find that while most of us are very passionate about aquaponics, we generally keep (small) dirt gardens as well.  I use mine mostly for sub-terraneans (potatoes, onions, carrots, etc) and asparagus.
At 6:06am on March 3, 2011, Sylvia Bernstein said…

Welcome Maureen,


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 Main page.  You might also find the “Aquaponic Gardening Rules of Thumb” guidelines helpful.


Please add a profile image, 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.


Sylvia

 
 
 

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