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Latest Blog Posts

  • Filter options for small scale aquaponics

    I mentioned in a post a while back that I wanted to cover off on a number of standard aquarium filter options that have been on the market for years and that may have a lot to offer the small scale aquaponics gardener. As a general rule of thumb the greater the Biological Surface Area […]

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  • Lettuce talk aquaponics

    Lettuce thrive off the moist nutrient rich environment that aquaponics provides. They are also able to be grown in a range of different aquaponic growing conditions like deep water culture, channel or flood and drain, see here. This makes lettuce a versatile and relatively inexpensive choice for the aquaponic gardener. We have a kit set […]

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  • Bright ideas

    A frequent topic of discussion at Foodqube (largely because we have differing opinions and Rob refuses to concede until I write a blog) is the use of solar cells to deliver electrical power to pumps and heaters used in aquaponics systems. I come down squarely on the side of ‘don’t bother’ where you are looking […]

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  • Bio-filtration in aquaponics – contributing factors

     Biofiltration is the process of utilising bacteria to convert fish wastes into plant food. Biofilters are used to maintain a healthy water quality in your system allowing for the same water to be recycled over and over. There are many different types of bio filters and they rely on certain environmental conditions to flourish. This […]

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  • Foodqube in the news

    This blog post will be used to keep our readers up to date with news, articles, stories and any other related endeavors. Aquaponics in Permaculture Design – Written by Robert Armstrong – Posted on the Permaculture Principles website – June 12, 2014. The Rouge Plantation pops up in South Brisbane – Written by Lauren Barker […]

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  • The marvel of goldfish

    A couple of weeks ago my wife and I spent some time in Vietnam and we were fortunate enough to visit U-Café in Hoi An. Not only does U Café boast some of the best food and beverages in Hoi An (great café sua da / iced coffee) but it is also a showcase of […]

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