KSBA72 Lodge & Training System

Ideal for:

Community, NGO, school, farm, lodge or hostel projects for food supply.


 Total in systemHarvest per monthHarvest per year
Nile Tilapia1 500 fish100 kg (@400g/fish)1 200 kg
Gravel Barrels (Tomato as sample)72 barrels288 kg3 456 kg
Deep Water Culture (Lettuce as sample)720 holes720 plants8 640 plants

Quick facts:

Size:18 m X 8 m
Total water in system:25 000 litres
Daily water use:50 – 100 litres
Fish feed:38 kg/month
Power use: 1,2 kW without heat pump4 kW with heat pump

Capital cost:    (VAT Excluded)    

Complete system:(No optionals) R167 000
Item prices: With optionals included in total:
Wicking beds x2R8 000R175 000
Starter packR17 000R192 000
TunnelR158 000R350 000
*Prices subject to change


· Fish section with filtering, mineralisation, and nitrification system

· Gravel Barrels section for fruiting crops, such as tomato, pepper, cucumber, and brinjal

· Deep Water Culture section for leafy vegetables, such as lettuce, spinach, kale, and herbs

· Water pump, air pump, pipes and fittings


· Wicking beds for root crops, e.g. carrot, onion, potato

· Starter pack with seed, grow  medium, seedling trays, pest management, nutrients, fish, fish feed.

· Tunnel/net house with net/plastic covering

· Training and support package


· Gravel for Gravel Barrels

· Paving or bricks for pathways and cement slab under dam

· Terrain preparation

· Transport of system, travel and accommodation costs for construction team

· Labour on site to assist with construction