Tag: aquaponic

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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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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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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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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Development and outlook of Egyptian aquaculture (Production – trade – consumption – institutional framework)

This lecture has been delivered during October, 2014 as the preliminary lecture in the Fish Culture Development training course. This course is annually organized by the “Egyptian International Centre for Agriculture – EICA”. The purpose of delivering this lecture is to share the Egyptian experience in aquaculture especially in the light of the remarkable development of …

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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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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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An aquaponic project in Egypt – (Video)

Clip and information: Ashraf Gouda (Egypt)                                                 Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The attached file shows the construction and management of the project components. This slide show reflects the operation of the …

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Integrated aquaculture (Oreochromis mossambicus)- agriculture (lettuce) in an aquaponic system in Peru (in Spanish)

This project proposal has been developed by a group of Fish Culture Development training course participants under the supervision of Dr. Abdel Rahman El Gamal. The team propsed the establishment of an integrated aquaponic system in Peru. The project document started with document components. Project features included project location as well as the criteria for selecting the integrated …

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Small-scale aquaponic pilot project in Colombia

Credit: Edwin Gomez (Colombia); Edwin_biologia@yahoo.com Aquaponic is the integration of hydroponic plant production into recirculating aquaculture systems. These photos show an experimental project for a small-scale aquaponic system in a greenhouse in Colombia. This system is simple in regard to construction, cleaning and management. Results are encouraging towards potential applications in rural communities especially in …

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