Land narrow home page did not make Asriyadi Alexander Mering, Tanjung Hulu Village residents, District East Pontianak, it failed to grow crops. “No need to dream big produces something meaningful for the family.” So said the man who had been active in the world of journalism is.
How do I? Mering make aquaponic farm in a narrow home page. As a result, the house became cool, and green. Family food needs are met even produce. “Affairs of the kitchen, was safe. Vegetables we eat all organic matter. Want to eat catfish or tilapia, we’ve cultivated, “he said.
Mering juggle the front yard and side of the house into a small-scale aquaponic farm. At the bottom, there is a fish pond of concrete. The top of a double Decker four-inch PVC size as a container plant a variety of vegetables.
Actually, this kind of plantation system has long adopted a number of countries with limited land resources. He sort of integrated aquaculture technology between fish and plants. Applied technology is economical land and water, to be easily applied in urban areas with a narrow area.
Many advantages can be gleaned from the application of this aquaponic. Low production costs and high returns. This system can reduce the rate of environmental pollution. “The initial cost than the cost of the purchase of cement, PVC, and others. Some needs can be met with second-hand goods such as glass of mineral water. “
Mering start applying aquaponic about five months. Initially, only the first harvest kale. Now, other vegetables such as leeks, mustard village, chili, and beans were planted.
He also cultivates tilapia and catfish. Maintained catfish brood stock, and breed. Mering make some ponds of concrete. Then build the kind of rack at the top of the pipe buffer size as four inches. At the top of the pipe body riddled with adjustable size requirement. The hole was as a container plant a variety of vegetables.
Mering efforts not only reduce the cost burden kitchen, also other effects. “The sound of gurgling water from the pool can be a means of entertainment in itself. Comfortable, especially when resting at night. “