Ichthys Aquaponics

- Our Farm

Ichthys Aquaponics, started in 2004, was one of the aquaponic pioneers in Africa and industry front runners. Our farm currently supplies a variety of specialty vegetables like mint, chives, garlic chives, basil, red salad onions, and lettuce to major chain stores in Southern Africa. We also provide organically fed trout and tilapia. Our hatchery ensures that local farmers have a consistent supply of both trout and tilapia fingerlings.

The Plants

We currently grow the following

  • Garlic Chives
  • French Chives
  • Basil
  • Mint
  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Lettuce
  • Red Spring Onion
  • Green Spring Onion

- Our Hatchery

The Fish

Our hatchery guarantees some of the best genetics of our fish and is also disease free. At Ichthys we have 3 hatcheries

Trout – we hatch rainbow trout at our farm and sell fingerlings to the public

Tilapia – we breed both tilapia rendalli and also tilapia sparmanii