KSBA24 Family System

Ideal for:       

Homes, hobbies, businesses to provide food for workers, training and educational purposes.


 Total in systemHarvest per monthHarvest per year
Nile Tilapia600 fish45 kg540 kg
Gravel Barrels (Tomato as sample)24 barrels96 kg1 152 kg
Deep Water Culture (Lettuce as sample)180 holes180 heads2 160 heads

Quick facts:

Size:                                   6 m X 5 m

Total water in system:  7 600 litres

Power use:                        4 kW max (with inline heater)                                                         


Cost to build:                  R49 000 (Excl. VAT and optionals, e.g. a tunnel)

Cost to run:                     R12 000 / year


· 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, heating unit, pipes and fittings .


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

· Tunnel/net house with net/plastic covering

· Starter pack with seed, grow  medium, seedling trays, IPM package, nutrients, fish, fish feed.

· 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