Grow Your Own Food with the Medium Aquaponics Kit

Experience the joy and convenience of growing your own vegetables, herbs and fish in your backyard with our comprehensive Medium Aquaponics Kit. This system features everything you need to establish a fully functioning, sustainable and robust aquaponics garden in a compact, easy-to-install package.

Features and Benefits

  • Complete Aquaponics System: This all-inclusive kit provides all necessary components, including a 500L fish tank, 240L grow bed, 225L clay pebbles, water pump, air pump, irrigation fittings, timer, water tests and starter nutrients for plants, and water conditioner.
  • UV Resistant Food Safe Poly: Both the fish tank and grow bed are made of durable UV resistant food safe poly to protect your plants and fish from harmful UV rays.
  • Quality Components: The kit contains premium components, such as PondMAX PV1200 Water Pump with fountain attachments and a 10m cable, and high-grade clay pebbles.
  • Easy-to-Follow Instructions: The kit comes with comprehensive instructions, including our Aquaponic Startup Procedure to ensure the health of your fish and plants.
  • Space-Efficient Design: The dimensions of the system are designed to fit comfortably in a space measuring at least 92cm x 130cm.

How to Use

  1. Select a suitable location with at least 3 hours of direct sunlight daily.
  2. Assemble the fish tank and grow bed as per the provided instructions.
  3. Install the water pump, air pump, and irrigation system according to the guide.
  4. Fill the grow bed with the supplied clay pebbles and add water to the fish tank.
  5. Follow the Aquaponic Startup Procedure and add the starter nutrients and water conditioner as directed.
  6. Introduce your choice of fish, such as native perch or goldfish (not included in the kit).
  7. Plant your desired vegetables and herbs in the grow bed, monitoring water levels and following maintenance instructions provided.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

This Medium Aquaponics Kit is ideal for homeowners who want to start their own sustainable food production system in their backyards. It's perfect for those who value fresh, homegrown produce and self-sufficiency, as well as anyone interested in learning about aquaponics as a hobby or educational tool.

Notes from Aqua Gardening

  • Fish are not included in the kit; we recommend starting with 12 native perch or goldfish.
  • Ensure to monitor water levels, pH and ammonia levels, and perform regular maintenance to keep your system healthy and productive.


What is included in the Medium Aquaponics Kit?

The Medium Aquaponics Kit includes a 500L rectangular fish tank, 240L grow bed, 225L of clay pebbles, PondMAX PV1200 water pump with fountain attachments, irrigation fittings and timer, outdoor rated Pondmax PA10 air pump and air stones, water test strips, API Ammonia Test Kit, and starter nutrients for the plants and water conditioner.

What size of fish tank and grow bed does the Medium Aquaponics Kit come with?

The kit comes with a 500L rectangular fish tank measuring 120.5 x 81.5 x 51cm high and a 240L grow bed measuring 106.5 x 75.5 x 31cm, including a heavy-duty stand.

How many fish can I start with for this kit?

We recommend starting with 12 native perch or goldfish. Please note that fish are not included in the kit.

What kind of area is needed for the Medium Aquaponics Kit?

You will need at least 92cm x 130cm of space to place the kit comfortably. It is also recommended to place your system in a sunny position with at least 3 hours of direct sunlight a day.

How much can I expect to save with the Medium Aquaponics Kit?

You can expect to save up to $1000 per year on your grocery bills for fish, herbs, and vegetables with this kit.

Does the Medium Aquaponics Kit come with instructions and support?

Yes, as with all Aqua Gardening kits, the system comes with instructions and our Aquaponic Startup Procedure to ensure the fish remain healthy.

What type of clay pebbles are included in the kit?

The kit comes with 225L of the best quality clay balls available, which are suitable for use in an aquaponics system.

Are the fish tank and grow bed made from safe materials?

Yes, both the fish tank and grow bed are made from UV resistant, food-safe poly material.

Do I need to buy additional pumps for the kit?

No, the Medium Aquaponics Kit comes with a PondMAX PV1200 water pump and an outdoor-rated Pondmax PA10 air pump, as well as all necessary irrigation and air fittings to run the system.

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