Hi Folks. Have been asked MANY times over the past few years if I could post a clip on building a basic aquaponic system & have finally found the time to knock one together.
This is a basic aquaponic system made from a recycled IBC tank that would take the average handyman a day to build & set up. The beauty of this Chop & Flip system is that it can be added to over time, after you’ve gotten the bug & want to grow more tasty fish & veggies in your own backyard.
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The cost for this build was just under AUD $240 for the tank, pump & all the required plumbing which was bought from retail stores. It would work out a fair bit cheaper if bought from wholesalers & online stores.
The clay cost an extra AUD $150 but rock & other media would be a lot cheaper.
Quick links to parts of the build,
2:48 Stripping down the IBC
3:25 Cutting up the cage
4:05 Marking & cutting up the IBC
6:05 Setting up the fish tank & grow beds
11:00 Pump & plumbing into the grow bed
14:32 Bell siphon
20:20 Adding media to the grow bed
22:15 Pump flow rates & a look at a finished system
25:58 Fish stocking rates for this system
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