What is a good nitrate level in aquaponics?

Nitrate are the last nitrogen molecule of the nitrogen cycle and are directly available by the plants. They are beneficial for the plants but we must keep them below a certain limit as they can affect your fish health in aquaponics.   How Nitrate appear in the...

Aquaponics design

Let’s review few aquaponics design options… A simple and classic backyard aquaponics system is a flood and drain growbed aquaponics. Advantages of this aquaponics design: Easy to put in place, cheap, simple and convenient inconvenient: Water level in fish...

Where to buy fish fingerlings for aquaponics?

Finding aquaponics fish fingerlings can be challenging. When you start your aquaponics system you will go through a cycling process which generally last for a month. Then, the ecosystem will be ready to receive your first fish. If you do your homework you will know...

How to lower the pH in aquaponics

In an aquaponics system the biologic reactions are constantly bringing the pH down. I developed this point in other videos and explained how to maintain the pH in the desired range. However, I still receive the question “How can I lower my pH in aquaponics?”...