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Fish Farm

Property Location

Pittsworth, South East Queensland

Near Toowoomba and Darling Downs region.

Property Type / Size

This is a commercial aquaculture (fish farming) operation on an 80 acre rural property, just 2 kilometres from Pittsworth CBD.

It features a quality 4 bedroom family home, sheds, silos and large infrastructure able to produce up to 100 tonnes of quality fish per annum.

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Property Information

‘Calgara’ is a very well developed property with a lovely home and potential to provide a substantial income from an easy to operate aquaculture and farming operation.

Large Indoor Operation
Large Indoor Operation


This is a brick veneer split level home, fully landscaped and ideal for family living. It features:

  • 4 bedrooms (upstairs) with views
  • Modern kitchen
  • Large modern bathroom
  • Large living areas
  • Entertaining area
  • Double Lock Up Garage
  • Verandahs on both upper and ground floor levels
  • 55,000 litre rainwater tank

This is a quality home, built approximately 30 years ago.

It offers a great lifestyle and ample space for family living.

4 Bedroom House
4 Bedroom House

Aquaponics / Aquaculture Operation

This is a large indoor operation with:

  • 960,000 litres of recirculated water
  • Purging tanks
  • Fingerling tanks
  • Anaerobic digester
  • 1 mega litre storage pond
  • 26 mega litre irrigation licence
  • Bore equipped with submersible pump (pumps approximately 1,600 gallons per hour.
  • Approximately 48,000 litre water tank (bore water)
  • Approximately 76,000 litre rainwater tank (collected from roof of aquaculture shed)

Potential for combining the 2 operations together ie Aquaculture and Aquaponics.

Grow Out TanksIsolation TanksGrow Out Tanks
Grow Out TanksIsolation TanksGrow Out Tanks

Filtered WaterMarket Ready FishFingerling Cages
Filtered WaterMarket Ready FishFingerling Cages


This is 30m X 40m fully enclosed with a 3” thick insulation panel.


  • Plant alarms and security monitoring 24hrs days.
  • Hand nets and crowding net
  • Trolleys
  • Commercial packing scales
  • Feed weight scales
  • Photometer (water quality measurements)
  • O2 meter
  • Secci disc
  • Fingerling cages
  • Hand graders for fingerlings (35,40,45,50,60,80,100,120)
  • Hand graders for grow out fish (140 & 180)
  • Feed bins and buckets
  • Transfer bins
  • 1 High volume sand filter
  • 3 purification plants for purging and isolation tanks
  • Hoses, airstones, fittings and various spare parts
  • 150 KVA backup generator with automatic startup and shutdown

Air BlowersShedsAmple Water
Air BlowersShedsAmple Water

FingerlingsMarket Ready FishBackup Generator
FingerlingsMarket Ready FishBackup Generator

Property Details / Improvements

The property has:

  • 55 Acres of cultivation
  • 20 Acres grassed country
  • Gently undulating black to chocolate basalt soils

Sheds / Etc

  • 60ft X 30ft machinary shed with fully enclosed workshop
  • 200 bale hayshed
  • 3 phase power connected
  • 3 silos of approximately 150 tonne capacity (2x 40 tonne,  1x 75 tonne)


The property is fenced into 2 paddocks.

Aquaculture OperationFingerling CagesClose to large markets
Aquaculture OperationFingerling CagesClose to large markets

Best Features

  • Fully operational fish farm on Darling Downs
  • Includes lovely 4 bedroom family home
  • Ample water from bore and sheds
  • Close to large markets @ Brisbane, Gold Coast or Sydney
  • Includes other sheds plus cultivation area
  • Potential for marketing via “Farmers Markets”
  • Great machinary shed with workshop
  • Good soils and climate
  • Easy drive to Brisbane. Toowoomba or Gold Coast
  • Potential for combining the 2 operations together ie Aquaculture and Aquaponics.

Additional Information

This is a rare opportunity to own and operate an aquaculture operation with good potential.

It is an ideal husband and wife operation close to the lovely city of Toowoomba (shops, schools, sports and medical facilities).

Contact Details

Contact:Stephen and Jennifer Downes
Phone:02 6723 0262
Email: Please use the form provided below

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