How to Set Up a Hospital Fish Tank (Quarantine)

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WHAT IS A HOSPITAL TANK? I don’t like the word quarantine. For this reason, I am going to refer to the tank used to treat sick fish away from your main system as a hospital tank.  It is important to have a hospital tank…

Hydroponics: Benefits and Challenges

Hydroponics is an innovative technique of cultivation. Hydroponic gardening has adapted itself quickly to many conditions. These conditions range from outdoor field culture and indoor greenhouses to highly specific culture in atomic submarines and space stations. The improved control over the growing environment in…

What is Aquaponics?

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

Is a Hydroponic System Organic?

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Are hydroponic systems organic? This question has generated a great debate in many countries. This debate has arisen from the disputed ideas on the meaning of “organic”. In many parts of the world, the system is certified as organic if soil is used as…