Aquaponics is the “perfect synergy”, using fish that will eventually be used for our consumption

Empowerment through Self-Sustainability & Food-Security Training, using Aquaponics & Integrated Growing! Aquaponics is the “perfect synergy”, using fish that will eventually be used for our consumption. These produce ammonia and solid waste. Beneficial bacteria then break down the fish waste and convert it to nitrates. The nitrates are then used by the plants as a […] Read more »

Aquaponics: Growing Fish & Vegetables Together

Nice article from   http://www.realfarmacy.com/introduction-aquaponics-growing-fish-vegetables-together/ you can never have to much info on aquaponics each is different so you can always pick up something new.       Introduction to Aquaponics: Growing Fish & Vegetables Together What if I told you that you could catch fish for dinner in your very own backyard? What if I told […] Read more »

Aquaponics: a brief history

The idea of combining fish and veggie production into an integrated system is far from new. Ancient precedents for integrated aquaculture include the chinampas of Mexico and the integrated rice paddy systems across parts of Asia. But how did we get from these sorts of ancient land-based systems all the way to backyard aquaponics? Aquaponics is […] Read more »

TILAPIA, PERFECT FOR AQUAPONIC SYSTEMS!

The number one issue in aquaponics is the uncontrolled reproduction of Tilapia in the system, which eventually leads to overcrowding and stunted growth. Additionally, if newborn fry somehow get in the grow trays they will start eating the roots of the plants relentlessly and will not stop until the plants are dead. Due to the […] Read more »