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Category: Aquaponics and closed systems

This category covers examples of aquaponic projects in several countries. Also, closed aquaculture systems are included in this category

Aquaponics in Namibia

Photos credit: Kaulo Salushando (Namibia) – Review: Kaulo Salushando and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) The inserted pictures were taken in aquaponics project in Namibia. The project is located in Groot Aub, Khomas Region, Namibia. This project is suited inside a greenhouse. As shown inside the greenhouse, the fish pond is located …

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Use of red wiggler worms in aquaponics in Egypt (Video)

Red wiggler worms (Eisenia fetida) are known by its vermicomposting efficiency for organic wastes. Through such action, the red wiggler has been recommended for aquaponics not only because of its vermicomposting efficiency but also because of its low cost as well as its growing easiness whether on the aquaponics project itself or acquired from specialized farms. …

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Intensive culture of tilapia in aquaponic in Egypt – Video

The video was filmed in December 2014 in an aquaponics project located along Cairo-Alexandria Desert road in Egypt. These grow-out tanks are the component of a larger integrated and aquaponics project. Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus is the species cultured in this project. The aquaculture component consists of nursery and grow-out concrete tanks. The nursery tanks are …

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Use of Black Soldier Fly larvae in fish feeding in Egypt (Video)

I filmed this video during my visit to an aquaponic facility owned and managed by Dr. Hisham Haggag. The visit took place on 2 November, 2017. Introduction: The larvae of the Black soldier fly (SFD), (Hermetia illucens) have been proposed decades ago as an efficient converter of organic wastes into live and highly nutritional biomass …

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A small-to-medium aquaponic project in California (USA) – Video

I filmed this video during my visit to this facility that took place on the 6th of January, 2015. Description: Paul Trudeau (owner of the this project) and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)     The operation is established in a greenhouse with the dimensions of 3.7m x 3m x 2.4m. …

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Adding Azolla to tilapia feed in aquaponics in Egypt

      The easiness of Azolla cultivation as well as its richness in key nutrients such as proteins, essential amino acids, vitamins and minerals has encouraged the utilization of Azolla in the feed of livestock and poultry. Moreover, Azolla has also been suggested as food stuff for human consumption. In regard to aquaculture, and …

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Adding iron to aquaponics

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     Iron deficiency is common in aquaponic system and may lead to several adverse effects on the plants which turn pale and yellow as the iron deficiency compromises the plants ability to make chlorophyll. Iron deficiency could be detected through visual inspection. In new plant …

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Desert recirculating farming system of Nile tilapia in integration with agriculture in Egypt – Video

Video credit: Ismael Radwan (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   This one-greenhouse farm is located in Nubaria (Egypt).  The size of the greenhouse tank is 8×30 meters with a depth of 60 cm making a volume of about 200 m3 of water.  The tank is furnished with a harvest …

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Aquaponic Manual (in Spanish)

Credit: Edwin Gómez Ramírez (Colombia) The authors consider the attached manual a basic one and hope the beginners in aquaponic technology can find useful information in this manual. [gview file=”http://fishconsult.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Aquaponic-manual-in-Spanish.pdf”]    

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Family aquaponics from porch to kitchen (Video)

This video was filmed on January, 6, 2015 during to my visit to Sacramento (the capital of California), USA. As shown in the video, this mini aquaponic has been established in the front porch of Mr. Paul Trudeau, house, my host who toured me two more aquaponic projects.     The one shown in this …

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