Aquaponics: How does it work?

How does Aquaponics work? You combine aquaculture and hydroponics and it creates an ecosystem that passes fish water through plant bedding material. This makes aquaponics a ‘closed system’ and one where water will not be wasted.

Beginner Hydroponics Tips

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Aquaponics is a specific form of hydroponics. Hydroponic grow systems can be very tricky if you are new.  Even some advanced gardeners will have problems now and then.  Trying to replicate an outdoor environment for your plants to thrive in hydroponic grow systems is…

What is Aquaponics?

Aquaponics is the combination of hydroponics and aquaculture. Hydroponics is the cultivation of plants on the water while Aquaculture is raising aquatic animals such as fish in tanks. Both aquaculture and hydroponics have some disadvantages. Aquaculture systems replace water frequently. On the other hand,…

Fish for Aquaponics

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Which fish are best for Aquaponics? Your choice of fish for aquaponics depends on the size of your aquaponics system, your climate and whether or not you are going to eat your fish.

Best Plants for Aquaponics

Traditional farming is starting to lose ground in favor of new ways of growing plants. Most people have directed their attention to hydroponic farming. This type of farming enables them to grow vegetables in their own house or their garage. All you need is…