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N.I. Teijin Shoji’s Aquaponics Fish Tank Grows Fresh Vegetables Indoors
Posted By Mark Boyer On August 1, 2012 @ 2:20 pm In Gardening,Reader Submitted Content | 4 Comments
This small aquaponics system , designed as a therapeutic indoor display has been developed by N.I. Teijin Shoji, grows fresh lettuce and fish. The aquaponics system consists of a fish tank and a vegetable planter, which are connected by pipes. As in other aquaponics systems, the plants are fertilized by the fish effluent in a symbiotic, closed-loop system. The compact design, where the water, ornamental fish, and vegetables can all be seen together, was created by a.a.c., an aquarium production company. This version will be priced at 300,000 yen ($3,800). N.I. Teijin also plans to offer custom-made versions.
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