Category Archive: Aquaponics and closed systems

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

Feb 19 2017

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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Jan 27 2017

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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Jan 14 2017

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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Jul 25 2016

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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Jun 13 2016

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.    

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Mar 11 2016

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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Jan 23 2015

Before my departure from USA,  a vote of thanks to friends for allowing my visits

  Before my departure from USA, I owe many friends in California a big word of thanks even if they do not read this message. They hosted me during the field visits to their aquaculture facilities in different locations in California. To you all: Thank You Mr. Thomas Grim (CEO, Carlsbad Aquafarm) in San Diego area …

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Jan 04 2015

Launching aquaponics in Egypt – Video

Video credit: Manuel Cano (Guatemala) Credit for inserted photos and project details: Ashraf Goda (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel) This 7-min video skims the features of first aquaponic project in Egypt. The filmed project is affiliated to the National Institute of Oceanography and Fishery (NIOF). This project is located …

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Dec 17 2014

A model of vertical aquaponics in Colombia

Credit for photos: Edwin Gomez (Colombia) Review: Edwin Gomez and Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)   It has been claimed that by growing vertically (shown in the photos), one can produce about twice the amount of plants compared to a hydroponic system of the same area. As in typical aquaponic projects, the …

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Sep 22 2014

Lettuce (Lactuca sativa); a common plant in aquaponic system

Many plants have been successfully tested in aquaponic systems in which fish wastes provide the nutrients which are required by the plants in the system. These plants may include lettuce, pepper, tomatoes, kale, broccoli and others. However, lettuce as a leafy plant is widely used in most aquaponic systems. The advantage of lettuce in such …

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