Tag Archive: aquaponics

Jan 19 2018

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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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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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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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 16 2014

Vegetable production in a recirculating aquaponic system using Nile tilapia with and without freshwater prawn  

Photo credit: Kevin Fitzsimmons (USA) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website) Note: The information below has been distilled from the reference paper   The photo shows a pilot aquaponic unit installed at, the University of Arizona (Tucson), (USA). The study was conducted and included three species of leafy vegetables that are namely …

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