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Aquaponics Grow Lab Update – Dual Root Zone

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July 30, 2014

One of the experiments that we’ve been running lately was inspired by my friend, Vlad Jovanovich. I met Vlad through the Aquaponic Gardening Community site a few years ago, when he was still living in his home country of Serbia. … Continue reading

Aquaponics Fest 2014

Aquaponics Fest 2014

Sylvia
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June 02, 2014

The Concept Aquaponics Fest 2014 on August 9 & 10 in Longmont, CO will be a fun, “grass roots” gathering for aquaponic gardeners, designed so that we can met each other, learn together, and share ideas.  While there are other Aquaponics … Continue reading

Charles and Brent

Abundant Harvest Aquaponics and Brent

Sylvia
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May 19, 2014

One of my greatest joys as a business owner is providing employment to wonderful people who truly love their jobs.  One of those employees is Brent Evans, who moved from Pennsylvania to Colorado a year ago with his wife, Beth, … Continue reading

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Selling Aquaponics to Women

Sylvia
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May 05, 2014

Are all you men out there listening? Let’s face it.  The typical aquaponics / hydroponics gardener is just like you.  My customer base is 75% male.  Why is that, especially given that gender is split evenly in outdoor, soil based … Continue reading

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Aquaponics in Australia

Sylvia
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April 22, 2014

(Guest post by Robert Armstrong of foodqube – www.foodqube.com.au) Aquaponics in Australia has had an illustrious beginning. Given Australia’s comparatively small population, it is surprising to note that Australia, alongside the U.S, leads the world in backyard aquaponics adoption. In … Continue reading

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Luna, our company mascot

Sylvia
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March 16, 2014

Last week we lost our friend and company mascot, Luna, the Tibetan Terrier.  When we first got her twelve and a half years ago, the breeder said that she was the runt of the litter, but also had the most … Continue reading

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10 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Aquaponics System

Sylvia
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February 10, 2014

Purchasing an aquaponics system can be a daunting and expensive venture, and, unfortunately, there are a lot of big claims being made by other aquaponics businesses about their systems.  Before you buy a “cheaper” aquaponics system that you may regret … Continue reading

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The Carbonates Controversy in Aquaponics

Sylvia
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February 02, 2014

Last May I wrote a post titled “pH and Water Hardness in Your Aquaponics System”. In that post, I explored the relationship between pH movement, alkalinity and KH or carbonate hardness.  Since then, there has been some swirling controversy about … Continue reading