Aquaponics Plants after minerals application

Few weeks ago we saw how to add minerals in aquaponics. I had an eggplant also called “aubergine” showing a severe mineral deficiency. The leaves were not green but yellow/grey. It was obvious, this plant was not in good health… Deficiencies even in aquaponics pots...

Should we use plastic in aquaponics?

Is plastic ok to be used in aquaponics? I received a number of questions about the type of material to be used for the aquaponics pipes and liners. It puts me in a difficult situation as I don’t really know how to respond to those questions… Obviously I can tell you...

Manage ammonia and nitrite in aquaponics

Water parameters are massively important for your fish health. Fortunately, in the aquaponics nitrogen cycle the bacteria are transforming the fish poo (ammonia) in nitrite and nitrate. One of the main difference between backyard aquaponics and intensive...

Why should we add minerals in aquaponics?

Let’s see why, how and when to add minerals in aquaponics. “Essential” minerals are known to be important for the plants development. The most crucial ones are called “Macronutients”. We generally put the following in this category: nitrogen (N),...