Category Archives: Aquaponics Gardening

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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Germinate Seeds With Oasis Horticubes For Aquaponics Garden

When starting seeds for aquaponics gardening, the process is similar, however different compared to germinating seeds in a cup of water or even potting soil. When using Oasis Horticubes, the seeds are planted directly into cubes where they will later sprout. What are Oasis Horticubes Oasis Horticubes are used for planting seeds and allowing them to […]

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How To Make Aquaponics Work For You

Aquaponics is a unique class of farming that works by building a steady supply of food by combining the raising of aquatic creatures like fish with the growth of plants. An advantage of Aquaponics is its fusion of hydroponics and aquaculture. In order to make aquaponics work for you on a scale that can easily be maintained and […]

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Power Your Aquaponics Garden With Solar Energy

For people interested in having a sustainable lifestyle, aquaponic gardening is a very hot topic of conversation.  With aquaponics one can grow a fresh vegetable garden and raise fish at the same time; with this system clippings from the garden can be used to feed the fish, the waste excrement from the fish can provide fertilizer for […]

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