Discover Aquaponics Extended – a Premier Event in Texas.

A premier Aquaponics event will be held in Spring Texas, Sat - Sun 9/14/13 - 9/15/13  and Mon - Tue 9/16/13 - 9/17/13

Discover Aquaponics Extended.  Spring Texas.

Discover Aquaponics Extended. Spring Texas.

Aquaponics Institute team with Murray Hallam will present Home Aquaponics instruction at its best. There will be two x two day sessions.   Choose the two day session that suits you best.

Discover AQUAPONICS Extended -
2_DAY TRAINING PROGRAM ….TEXAS

Course content. – Day #1

Discover Aquaponics –

Includes;  What is Aquaponics. Aquaponics description/history. What you can grow. Plants. Fish. The Aquaponic advantage. Comparison, Hydroponics, Aquaculture.  Is Aquaponics Organic.

Cycling a new system –
The nitrogen cycle. Cycling without fish. Cycling with fish.
Recycling nutrients. Environmental parameters.

System Parameters –
pH. Dissolved oxygen. Temperature. Conductivity (EC)

Water Chemistry –
Managing system chemistry.  Nutrient origins.

Protected Aquaponics –
Why protect. Protection criteria. Climate control. Structure types. Geodesic domes. Hoop houses.  Heating and cooling methodologies.  Layout and planning.

Dragon Heaters –
Wood burning combustion chamber technology.

Practical Workshops –
Dragon heaters.  Greenhouse system inspections. Backup systems.

 Discover AQUAPONICS Extended -
2_DAY TRAINING PROGRAM ….TEXAS

Course content – Day #2

Types Of Aquaponic Systems-
Media Grow Beds. Nutrient Film Technique. Deep Water Culture. Wicking Beds.

System Design-
Pumps. Plumbing. Siphons. Timers.   CHOP. CHOP 2. FloMedia. Filters. Clarifiers.
Swirl filters.  Canister Filters.

Fish and Plants-
Fish diseases. Treatment.
Integrated pest management. Common plant diseases.
Nutrients balance/shortfall. Compost. Vermiculture. Grow bed health.
Which species of fish. Fish food.

Practical Workshops –
Home system build. Plans. Liner. Specifications.
Water testing. Aeration devices. Fish handling.
Seed raising. Planting. Pruning. Buffering the system.

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Aquaponics Institute team with Murray Hallam will present Home Aquaponics instruction at its best. There will be two x two day sessions.   Choose the two day session that suits you best.

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