diagram showing aquaponics system.

At our first summer social (every 4th Friday of the month), we had a really interesting talk from member Matt Kellet all about aquaponics.

This is a system of growing plants and fish a recycling water/nutrient system, often with the plants growing in a media bed.

Matt showed us the system he’s set up on his own plot (to many oohs and aahs at the sight of lovely healthy looking chard and tomatoes) and also shared the following links for anyone keen to learn more:

Rob Bob’s Aquaponics and backyard farm:


Rob Bob’s Aquaponics & Backyard FarmHi folks. On our backyard farming channel we post clips on aquaponics, water saving wicking beds, raising chickens, composting & other urban faring practices. There are “How To” playlists covering Aquaponic systems, Chicken Feeders, Worm Farms, Seed Saving, How to Grow Plants, Air Pruning Root Pouches & Self Watering Wicking Gardens of all shapes & sizes. If you would like to get in touch via snail mail you can send it to Rob’s Backyard Farm Po Box 2045 North Ipswich QLD 4305 Australia You can also find my videos at https://www.minds.com/RobBob 👍 If you enjoy the clips & their content you can subscribe to receive notification so you don’t miss out on any upcoming clips. Hope You’re well & happy, Rob. Robs Backyrad farm & Aquaponics is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.www.youtube.com

How to cycle a fish tank/pond: