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GroPonix Mini Aquaponic Aquarium kit

Posted by Ryan Coghlan on November 25, 2013  /   4 comments
Betta in GroPonix Mini

Hello everyone. I realize it has been a while since my last update about the GroPonix and Goldfish Garden systems. I have had a long winding summer/fall of dead ends and small failures, but everything is (finally) starting to come together to get these a number of these kits sent out before Christmas. Goldfish Garden […]

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Recent Developments and the release of the GroPonix Aquaponic System

Posted by Ryan Coghlan on April 02, 2013  /   4 comments

Goldfish Garden Aquaponic Aquarium Kit Developments Over the last few weeks and months the Goldfish Garden has gone through some changes. The design of the planter has been changed slightly to be more streamlined, a removable plate has been designed so that individual net pots can be inserted into the system, and manufacturing materials have […]

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Looking back at my Kickstarter campaign

Posted by Ryan Coghlan on January 08, 2013  /   3 comments

On Dec 28th, 2012, the Goldfish Garden Kickstarter completed without reaching its funding goal of $50,000. Overall a total of $9,288 via 111 backers was raised over a 30 day period, generating ~18% of the funding needed to create this Goldfish garden product professionally. Sadly, this means that all those who backed the Goldfish Garden […]

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Kickstarter campaign is LIVE!

Posted by Ryan Coghlan on November 28, 2012  /   1 comment

Hello all! Starting today the Kickstarter campaign is finally LIVE!  It has taken quite a while to get everything in order for the official launch of the Goldfish Garden™ product, but today is the day! All purchasing buttons on this site now link to the Kickstarter campaign for discounted early-bird prices for a limited amount […]

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The Goldfish Garden™ Development Blog: Chapter 1

Posted by Ryan Coghlan on November 09, 2012  /   2 comments

The Beginning Let’s start at the end of my old life and the beginning of my new one. In 2009 I quit my job as a Senior Production Scientist to pursue a Masters degree in Molecular Biology and Business from Oregon State University. This program required an internship rather than lab work as is typical […]

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