Aquarium Garden transforms any fish tank into a lush ecosystem

May 24, 2016 by  
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The Aquarium Garden by Home Ecology transforms any fish tank into a lush ecosystem with herbs, plants and flowers on top – a perfect decorative and culinary addition to any home or work environment. The Aquarium Garden kit consists of a plastic planter box, Aqua Biofilter growing material, hooks and suction cups. Just add 3 seedlings per planter, and your tank will start growing plants. The home aquaponic system improves fish health, naturally filters the tank by growing plants above and below…

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Toyota announces return of the stair-climbing iBOT wheelchair

May 24, 2016 by  
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This week Toyota revealed plans for its second generation iBOT prototype, a wheelchair so adaptable it allows people to climb stairs. The comeback is great news for people who feel limited by conventional wheelchair mobility and could usher in a whole new frontier for how balancing technologies are used to improve people’s lives. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBQvEJJBY-A The iBOT originally appeared on the scene in 2001, yet with the hefty price of $25,000 it was out of commission…

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DIY: Make your own tiny terrarium garden that’ll stay green all winter long

January 9, 2016 by  
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AquaSprouts’s Stylish Aquaponic Garden Lets You Grow Fresh Veggies on Your Kitchen Counter

March 12, 2014 by  
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If you like the idea of aquaponics but aren’t sure how to get started, you’re in luck: AquaSprouts just launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund their brilliant home system, which allows anyone to grow vegetables right on the kitchen counter. Imagine having lettuce and other summery greens growing right in your kitchen in the middle of winter, or a wide selection of fresh herbs at your fingertips for all your culinary needs. Sure, you could keep a few potted plants here and there and hope that you’ll remember to water them regularly, or you could get on board with sustainable growing techniques for a far more efficient way to garden indoors. Read the rest of AquaSprouts’s Stylish Aquaponic Garden Lets You Grow Fresh Veggies on Your Kitchen Counter Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aquaponic , aquaponic gardening , aquaponics , AquaSprouts , fish , fish tank , fish tank garden , Gardening , herbs , indoor food , indoor gardening , kickstarter , lettuce , Urban Farming , urban gardening , water garden        

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Aqualibrium: Miniature Modular Ecosystem Grows Fresh Vegetables Indoors

October 25, 2013 by  
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The Aqualibrium is a closed-loop aquaponics system that offers city dwellers and renters an exciting new way to join the urban farming movement. The system incorporates plants, fish, and LED lights to produce a steady source of food indoors all year round. The Aqualibrium ‘s modern and modular design can be connected to other units and scaled to fit almost any abode. Read the rest of Aqualibrium: Miniature Modular Ecosystem Grows Fresh Vegetables Indoors Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aqualibrium , aquaponic system , closed-loop ecosystem , fish tank , hydroponic system , jacque fresco , kickstarter campaign , modular unit , organic gardening , organic produce , Urban Farming        

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Surreal Echappée Aquarium Lets Fish Escape the Tank

October 16, 2013 by  
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The Echappée aquarium by designer Sebastien Cordoleani resembles something out of a Salvador Dalí painting. Something that would easily fit in with a collection of melting clocks, the French artist’s latest project elevates the traditional fish tank with a pipe and air pressure adjustment that allows the aquatic inhabitants to break free from an otherwise confined space. Read the rest of Surreal Echappée Aquarium Lets Fish Escape the Tank Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aquatic habitat , echappee , fish tank , glass tank , materials for thought , salvador dali , sebastien cordoleani , surrealist design , vincent breed        

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Back to the Roots’ Aquaponics Kit is a Self-Cleaning Fish Tank that Grows Veggies

February 8, 2013 by  
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N.I. Teijin Shoji’s Aquaponics Fish Tank Grows Fresh Vegetables Indoors

August 1, 2012 by  
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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. + Diginfo The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to  see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following  this link . Remember to follow our  instructions  carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aquaponics , aquarium , fish , fish tank , Gardening , hydroponics , lettuce , N.I. Teijin Shoji , Organic vegetables , sustainable food

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