Family System

The solution for growing a wide variety of good, healthy food naturally in your back yard is here! The Kleinskuur Aquaponics Family System can provide enough vegetables and fish for 6 to 8 people all year round. It fits in an area of 6 m X 5 m, and various optional extras are available such as a tunnel, wicking beds, and fish net cages for different sizes of fish. 

What you get in a basic system with optional wicking beds
Kleinskuur Family System

The basic Family System includes:

  • A fish dam for 500 tilapia fish – enough protein for the whole family, and some fish to sell if you want the fish to pay for their own fish feed!
  • A gravel section with 24 Kleinskuur Auto-syphon Gravel Barrels for all your fruiting crops, e.g. tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, brinjals, baby marrows, patty pans, cauliflower, strawberries, and herbs, such as mint and rosemary.
  • A deep water culture section with floating boards with 200 holes for leafy vegetables, e.g. lettuce, spinach, kale, celery, and herbs such as parsley, basil, rocket, and coriander.
  • An efficient filter system
  • A low energy-use water pump
  • A heater for the winter
  • An air pump and air lines with air stones
  • All the pipes and fittings
  • Instructions to build and run the system

Price for basic system: R45 000


  • A tunnel covered with net or plastic
  • Fish cages for the different sizes of fish
  • Wicking beds for rooting crops, such as onions, beetroot, carrots, ginger, etc.
  • Training
  • Transport to site and installation

Prices on request

Located in Pretoria, but can service the whole country and cross-border.

We can also provide:

  • Training and technical support
  • Seed or seedlings for the system
  • Grow medium
  • Seedling trays
  • Fingerlings
  • Fish food
  • Heaters for the fish dam
  • Additional nutrients
  • Net pots and special Kleinskuur “pacman” foam cubes
  • Packaging material
  • Special pruning and harvesting scissors
  • Measuring tools (pH, EC, temperature and DO)
  • All the spare parts of the system in case of disaster

All prices are VAT Excluded

Experience phenomonal growth

The Shere Homestead build


First plants & fish


Shere Homestead Tunnel complete


Enjoying the growth

Colin Bremner and Yulia Olivier enjoying the growth at Shere Homestead

Chris Pieterse System
near Waterkloof Air Force Base

First plants


First pruning lesson three weeks later