Tag 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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Mar 26

Selling Tilapia in the Informal Sector

Some weeks ago we needed to free up some space in one of our tanks for smaller fish that were growing beyond the capacity of their tanks. We harvested two hundred plus tilapia around 180 grams each. These were standard grey mozambique tilapia that had not been growing particularly fast. We gave them to one …

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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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