VIDEO: First crop of fish-poo tomatoes ready to harvest at west Cumbrian aquarium



The first crop of fish-poo tomatoes grown at the Lake District Coast Aquarium is ready to harvest.
Although the name fish-poo is not very inviting, senior aquarist Paul Sloan assures people they are no different from vegetables grown with the help of manure as fertiliser in the soil.
The aquarium, in Maryport, has been growing aquaponic plants for three years.
Paul said: "Growing aquaponics is quite a big thing in places such as America and Asia.
"Because we keep fish in tanks we are able to use fish poo to help grow the plants. We currently have tomatoes, strawberries and mint.... read more

 
1 August 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 35
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