Category Archive: Aquaponics

Mar 13

Our First Harvest

[Article and photos by Dr Abner Tlakula, owner of Ribola aquaponics facility in Limpopo, South Africa] Deep Blue Aquatic Systems (Pty) Ltd installed the “Ribola RAS” in mid 2015. The people of Elim, a village in the Vhembe District of Limpopo, were very sceptical when they learnt that the whole thing was to grow fish …

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Oct 29

Hotel Verde the “green hotel” in Cape Town gets Deep Blue Aqua aquaponics systems

We were fortunate to be part of the Hotel Verde development process some months back. A number of our stand-alone aquaponics units were delivered to the new Green Hotel just outside the Cape Town International airport. The systems are being used as holding for fresh salad plants that are used by the hotels restaurant. A …

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Oct 01

Deep Blue Aqua on show at AgriMega Week

Deep Blue Aqua were out on show at the AgriMega Week agricultural show in Bredasdorp from the 18th to 21st September. The AgriMega Week is the second biggest agricultural show in South Africa. Hennie and Willie from Agribusiness Development Corporation arranged a shared plot. We were fortunate to  share the plot with Agriplas, Senter360, Power …

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Jul 23

Aquaponics System at Moyo shown on Espresso

Jason from Moyo Urban Farms got an opportunity to showcase the aquaponics systems we built and installed at Moyo in the Waterfront in Cape Town. He was interviewed on Espresso Breakfast Show on SABC3 (www.espressoshow.com). Some nice video clips of the system which is holding trout for the winter while the water is nice and …

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Jul 23

Aquaponics on Espresso Breakfast Show

We have been working with Moyo Urban Farms (part of the Moyo restaurant group, www.moyo.co.za) over the past couple of months putting together a variety of systems for aquaponics home use. They are an exciting extension to the work we did with Moyo at their Waterfront restaurant. I will put something up on this a …

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