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How Fish Waste Is Used In An Aquaponic System

Are you looking for a great way to grow your own fruits and vegetables? Would you love to raise your own fish? If you answered yes to these questions, aquaponic gardening may be what you’re looking for. Aquaponic gardening is a form of system that utilizes fish waste as a fertilizer for your plants. It’s […]

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How To Use Fish To Grow Fresh Vegetables with Aquaponics

In an Aquaponics system, the fish and the plants reside in two separate containers but they are a part of the same ecosystem. The fish regardless of their type, size or age will produce waste that is rich in nutrients and nitrogen. If the nitrogen levels increase to a certain level it becomes harmful to […]

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What Are The Best Suitable Aquaponics Fish

When deciding to take on the adventure of aquaponics some thought must also be given to what type of aquaponics fish will be raised in this environment. Some fish are raised for the purpose of eating while others are more ornamental. There is a wide variety of fish species that can be grown in an aquaponic environment […]

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Aquaponics System Kit Versus DIY Aquaponics System

Aquaponics system kit or DIY aquaponics system? I am asked this question all the time. Of course, it is a valid one. My answer is your final decision will ultimately be a matter of your budget. If money isn’t a big issue, then you will want to have an aquaponics system that runs without needing a […]

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Getting Started With Aquaponics Gardening

Getting Started With Aquaponics Gardening is not hard. But before setting up an Aquaponics garden, it is very important that you understand the basic elements of aquaponics. I created the video below to walk you through 3 steps that are critical to starting an aquaponics garden. We will also discuss planning and setting up an […]

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Aquaponics DIY Swirl Filter

In Home DIY Aquaponic systems, an aquaponics DIY swirl filer, which is also called a solid filter, is often used. One of their main purpose is to help with removing fine particles that fish waste produces in the aquaponics fish tank. It is especially true when it comes to fully commercial and semi-commercial aquaponics systems that have hundreds of fish […]

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Nitrogen Cycle From Fish Excretion In An Aquaponics Systems

The image above shows a typical nitrogen cycle that occurs in an aquaponics system. For any aquaponics system to effectively and properly function, it will highly rely on the bacteria present and their function in the system’s nitrogen cycle. For starters, Nitrogen is basically the fundamental element in all living things. In essence, every single […]

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The Importance of The Chemistry of The Water In Your Aquaponic System

An aquaponic system is made up of a number of chemical processes. But, you don’t need to know formulas or theories to make your system work. By understanding a few chemical processes you can better understand how aquaponics works and how to make your system more productive. Nutrients in your Aquaponic System Ammonia in fish […]

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How To Manage Aquaponics Water Chemistry

A well-managed and mature aquaponics water chemistry system will help you grow almost anything you have ever dreamt of growing. This is made possible by three factors and these are: the best pH range for your fish and plants, biochemical filter, and feeding fish with quality food. The Best pH Range For Fish and Plants […]

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Aquaponics or Hydroponics – Which One Is Right for You?

Are you having trouble deciding between an aquaponics system and a hydroponic system? There are some similarities between the two, but even more differences. Let’s take a look and see what makes each system unique and spell out the clear advantages of one system over the other. Hydroponic systems are designed only for plant growth. […]

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