Foodqube

Aquaponics in Australia

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Looking back on Aquaponics in 2013

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December 22, 2013

This is the time of year – between Thanksgiving and the year end – when I feel the need to reflect on what has taken place over the past year.  I started by putting myself in the mindset of where … Continue reading

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Aquaponic Grow Lights

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October 31, 2013

I’ll let you in on a secret.  When we first started The Aquaponic Store website in the spring of 2010, I had very little interest in carrying grow lights.  Yes, I knew grow lights were critical to indoor growing.  Yes, … Continue reading

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Colorado Aquaponics Center Opens in Longmont

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October 11, 2013

The Aquaponic Source officially opened the doors of our new 7600 sq. ft. Colroado aquaponics center in Longmont Colorado on Saturday, October 5 in a Grand Opening celebration.  The event ran from 2 – 5 with over a hundred enthusiastic … Continue reading

Tim Day

Aquaponics Education Program

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September 25, 2013

by Tim Day When I first got started in aquaponics, I went straight to youtube. Then Google. Then a couple of dodgy sales pitch sites. Then back to google and youtube. Eventually I found my way to Amazon and got … Continue reading

Aquaponics Disaster Preparedness

Aquaponics Disaster Preparedness

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September 16, 2013

To say this past week has been a tough one for the communities where I live (Boulder, CO) and work (Longmont, CO) would be an extreme understatement.  Record rainfalls causing major floods have forced us all to focus strictly on … Continue reading