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Aquaponics Research

Sleep with the fishes…

Do’s and Don’ts of choosing fish for Home Aquaponics DO: Let your tank fully cycle (2 weeks should be perfect) before adding fish. Get your water fully tested both prior to adding fish and on an ongoing basis once the tank is stocked. Buy your fish from a reputable pet store . Choose a hardy … Continue reading »

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Back in the Aquaponics Saddle

Ok Folks!  After quite a long hiatus from any blog posts I’m hoping to get the time to keep y’all updated.  First thing’s first… it’s been about  one month since the arrival of all the bits and pieces I used to cobble together my aquaponics setup… and at this point I now have a growing garden, stocked … Continue reading »

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Aquaponics FAQ

What is aquaponics? Aquaponics is the combination of recirculation aquaculture and hydroponics. In aquaponics, you grow plants and fish together in one integrated system. The fish waste provides a food source for the growing plants and the plants provide a natural filter for the water the fish live in. This creates a sustainable ecosystem where … Continue reading »

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How Aquaponics Works

How Aquaponics Works Aquaponics is the ideal answer to a fish farmer’s problem of disposing of nutrient rich water and a hydroponic grower’s need for nutrient rich water. Essentially, aquaponics mimics every natural waterway on earth. It is used to grow food crops in a concentrated, yet sustainable manner. The main input to an aquaponic … Continue reading »

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A great Aquaponics design by Nelson Pade – Aquaponics design

Build a Mini-Aquaponic System A select article from the Aquaponics Journal by Rebecca Nelson A mini aquaponics system is an excellent means of demonstrating aquaponic principles and the nitrification cycle in a recirculating aquatic environment. Following are instructions for building a small system that is ideal for a teacher, students of hobbyists who wants to … Continue reading »

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Prep Work: Our favorite aquaponic design

Here is a design we found through Ikea Hacks and Conceptual Designs As designers we give ideas a form and we transform them into things. We can’t certainly solve the world’s challenges, but what we can do is to create a concrete storytelling about them. A narrative. Malthus is one of these tales. It is an in-home … Continue reading »

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