Large Aquaponics Grow Bed for a Thriving Garden
Our Large Aquaponics Grow Bed offers a spacious and durable solution for all your aquaponics gardening needs. Made from water tank quality PolyEthylene in Australia, this grow bed is built to last with a 5-year guarantee. Its versatile design allows for use with Floating Rafts (60 x 120cm) or as a regular media-filled grow bed, offering 800L capacity and measuring 2.4 x 1.2 x 0.3m. The grow bed provides optimum water filtration and a healthy environment for your plants, while the optional treated pine frame is sold separately.
Features and Benefits
- High-quality material: Made from UV stabilised, food-grade polyethylene to ensure durability and safety for your plants and fish
- Large capacity: 800L volume for ample space to grow a variety of plants
- Multiple gardening options: Suitable for both Floating Rafts (4 rafts fit perfectly) and media-filled grow beds
- Easy maintenance: Designed for either Flood and Drain or DWC (Deep Water Culture) methods, allowing ease of care and maintenance
- Australian-made: Produced within Australia and guaranteed for 5 years, ensuring a long-lasting investment for your garden
How to Use
- Select either the Flood and Drain or DWC method for your Aquaponics Grow Bed, based on your gardening preferences and goals
- Assemble the grow bed in the desired location, following the included instructions, and ensure it is placed on a level, stable surface
- For Flood and Drain, fill the grow bed with your chosen inert growing media (e.g., Clay Balls / Expanded Clay) and install a pump and bell siphon for water circulation
- For DWC, place the floating foam rafts on top of the water, ensuring there is an air compressor or bubbler providing oxygen to the roots
- Introduce your chosen plants and fish, following the correct guidelines for species selection and compatibility
- Maintain the grow bed by regularly monitoring water levels, pH balance, and caring for both plants and fish
Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For
This Large Aquaponics Grow Bed is ideal for gardening enthusiasts, urban farmers, and those wanting to grow their organic produce using sustainable and eco-friendly methods. The large capacity and versatility of this grow bed make it suitable for various plants and fish species, ensuring a thriving ecosystem in your home or backyard.
Notes from Aqua Gardening
- Ensure the grow bed is installed on a level, stable surface to prevent any damage or stress on the structure
- Treated pine frame for the grow bed is sold separately and recommended for better support
- Floating Rafts for DWC method are available for purchase separately
FAQsWhat materials are the Large Aquaponics Grow Beds made from and what is the warranty period?
The Large Aquaponics Grow Beds are made in Australia from water tank quality polyethylene, which is U.V. stabilised, food grade, and 100% BPA free. The manufacturer offers a 5-year warranty on these grow beds.What are the outer and inner dimensions of the Large Aquaponics Grow Bed?
The outer dimensions of the grow bed are 2.4 x 1.2 x 0.3m (2414mm long, 1214mm wide, and 310mm overall height), while the inner dimensions at rim are 2400mm long, and 1200mm wide, with a depth to the top of the rim of 300mm.What growing methods can be used in the Large Aquaponics Grow Beds?
The Large Aquaponics Grow Beds can be used with two types of watering methods: Flood and Drain, or DWC (Deep Water Culture). Both methods have their own unique advantages and requirements, with the Flood and Drain method using inert growing media like expanded clay and needing more maintenance, while the DWC method has lower maintenance, easier care, and doesn't require growing media.Are the Large Aquaponics Grow Beds suitable for floating rafts?
Yes, the grow beds are designed to accommodate floating rafts, specifically sized at 60 x 120cm. Four rafts can fit in the grow bed, and Aqua Gardening also sells DWC Foam rafts compatible with these grow beds.Do the Large Aquaponics Grow Beds come with treated pine frames included?
No, the treated pine frame is sold separately from the grow beds themselves.Are there any specific requirements for the installation of the Large Aquaponics Grow Beds?
To ensure the grow bed functions optimally and lasts longer, it should be installed on a level and stable surface. If placing it directly on the ground, ensure proper compaction before installation.
Still Unsure if This Product is Right for You?
Enter the quantity of product and your Australian suburb name to calculate the shipping costs for multiples of this item only. You can calculate the shipping costs for your entire order, including international orders, on the Cart Page.
Shipping Dimensions & Weight
Dimensions: 2.40m (Length) x 1.20m (Width) x 0.31m (Height)
Free Shipping Eligibility
Aqua Gardening offers free shipping on most orders above $249 that are not bulky items. Once you place all the items you wish to buy in the cart, the combined shipping price will be shown in the cart, including Free Shipping if you are eligible. For full details please see our free shipping eligibility here.
Back Order products
These are products we usually carry in stock but are temporary out of stock. These products will be back in stock within a few days. We can send you an email notification when they are back in stock if you click on the “Notify me when back in stock” link. See the full details here.
Click & Collect Only products
These products can only be collected from our Brisbane showroom as we can not ship them. If you place any of these products in your cart, you will only see the Click & Collect option at the checkout.
Fast Dispatch products
These are products that we have in stock in our Brisbane showroom, and they are available for immediate Click & Collect or Shipping. Keep in mind that if you have a product which is not listed as a Fast Dispatch product in your cart, there might be a delay on your order. See the full details here.
Special Order products
Special Order products are products that we do not regularly stock. These products will be ordered specially for you, or dispatched directly to you from our supplier. See the full details here.
Products marked with ship-to-store can still be shipped to us to collect in-store! Simply check out with the shipping address: 3/4 Billabong Street, Stafford, QLD, 4053. Once your order arrives, we’ll email you to let you know that it is ready to collect.
5 Years Repair Warranty - Manufacturer warranty, this product needs to be returned to Aqua Gardening and then sent to the supplier for testing and repair.
60 Day Returns - We will provide a refund, exchange or store credit where you have decided you no longer want the product and it is in new, unopened condition. More details...