Aquaponics is a combination of Aquaculture (growing fish) and Hydroponics( growing plants without soil).
It is totally organic and no chemicals are used. Its arguably one of the few eco-friendly and sustainable farming methods around and it can be done from the comfort of your backyard.
This workshop is an introduction to Aquaponics and will cover subjects such as the Nitrogen cycle, the fish (and what they eat), the plants, the grow media for the plants, biofiltration, the different types of systems that can be used, and a lot more information to WOW you into action.
Covered in the Aquaponics Training Workshop:
1. Introduction to Aquaponics
2. Theory: Nitrogen cycle, aerobic and anaerobic bacteria and there uses in aquaponics
3. Sizing and proportions of aquaponics systems
4. Happy fish environment (Water quality, temperature and testing)
5. The Gear: Tanks, planters, pumps and piping, siphon and timers, backup equipment and heating
6. The building and making of an aquaponics system (practical) and much more!
Venue: Valverde Country Hotel, Lanseria/Cradle ,Gauteng, South Africa ( http://valverde.co.za/ )
Date & Time: Saturday, 3 November 2018, 08.30am (Workshop begins at 8.45am sharp), we will end at 15.30pm (Thats 7 hours of Aquaponics FUN)!!!
TICKETS are only R1 400 per person and include a mid-morning teabreak, lunch and Aquaponics Information Notes. Please make payment directly into our account as per details below. Payment is due within 24 hours of online registration or we will remove your name from the list.
Account Name: MyAquaponics Pty Ltd
Bank: First National Bank
Account Number: 62409997270
Branch Name: Melville
Branch Code: 256 505
To ensure a more personal learning experience only 30 Tickets are available!
This course has been organized by MyAquaponics.co.za - South Africa's leading aquaponics and Hydroponics resource.
Please contact Henri on 083 2265599 for more information. Payment receipts can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
The event is being held in Johannesburg, Lanseria, however 'out of towners' are more than welcome to attend. If any information regarding accommodation close to the venue is needed, please contact us and we will email you through a list of possible accommodation venues- Of course you are more than welcome to book at room at Valverde Country Hotel where the workshop is being held. Please note, should the event be cancelled or post-poned, your ticket will be refunded (we unfortunatley cannot refund your travel costs should you be travelling to Johannesburg for this event).
***Once payment has been Confirmed. We will notify you via email. We will confirm your ticket and provide you with an address and a map.***