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  • Kristen Hess

    This is very cool indeed. 2 sq,ft of growing space, what do you recommend growing in there? Should it be 1 crop per pod or a mixture to optimize symbiosis of companion planting? Is there a certain type of fish that's best to use? I can't wait to see food growing all over the place with this product.

    • Aqualibrium

      Thanks Kristen! The great thing about having so much space and having the nutrients deposited so that the plants are not all competing for resources as much as they normally would is that you can really grow anything! We have had great success with arugula, peppers, scallions, radishes, and beyond!

      Thanks so much for your enthusiasm!!

  • debichan

    rock'n'roll guys. You have my $300 + shipping et all if you can convince me that I can plug the thing in in my appartment in Japan. The fish is such an added bonus for the kids! Would love to hear more of your stories too about Haiti or any other experiences that contributed to this design. While I'm here, can you explain about the production process, what sort of materials are used, are there provisions to offset environmental impacts?

    • Aqualibrium

      Hey debichan thanks for the support!

      If you wanna see some pictures of the Haiti projects and some other cool projects we've built in the Dominican Republic check out

      Sure! Its plastic injection molded all of the plastics will be food grade and BPA free. The main base piece we cant make out of sustainable plastics (yet!) because it isnt strong enough to hold the weight of the garden and would make the unit crazy expensive. But were working on finding a solution! For all of the smaller pieces we are going to use eco-friendly plastics.

      The unit will be made here in the USA (actually the Bronx!) which greatly reduces the carbon footprint of our operation.

      Thanks so much for the questions and please let us know if you have any more!

    • Aqualibrium

      Thanks Alessandra! Getting people to grow their own veggies at home is the future, we hope to see more and more of these types of projects for all different environments so that we can get on a sustainable path for the planet.