Aquaponics vs soil plant growth experiment

If you scroll the net, you will find several websites relating the plus and minus of aquaponics vs soil. However, none of them are exposing real experimentation on this topic. What I offer in this article is to go over the main differences of those 2 techniques. But...

Keeping an aquaponics system without fish?

You may have an aquaponics system full of plate size fish? In other words, ready for harvest? As a result, you wonder how long you will be able to keep the aquaponics system without fish for… In this article I would like to share my experience with fishless...

How to move aquaponics fish?

If you have an existing aquaponics system and need to move, you may be interested to know the whole process. Few weeks ago I made a video on “How to move an aquaponics system” there. Today I want to show you how to move the aquaponics fish....

How to move an aquaponics system

If you have an established aquaponics system and thinking to move to a new home, the following article may help you. I am in this situation and need to move my aquaponics system. Also, few days ago I received the below question: can you please explain how we can move...

Nitrogen cycle applied to aquaponics

Before building anything in aquaponics, we must understand the basics. Aquaponics relies on living creatures evolving together in an ecosystem. All animals of this ecosystem play a specific role in a cycle called the “Cycle of Life” or the “Nitrogen Cycle”. The aim of...

Can we use ornamental fish in aquaponics?

When it comes to aquaponics fish species, the possibilities are wide. Some species grow fast, others taste good, but can we use ornamental fish for aquaponics? What are ornamental fish? A fish is classified as ornamental when it displays nice colours. Ornamental fish...

Is urine good for aquaponics?

It may seem surprising but, some people use urine for aquaponics and it is becoming a real topic. After all, urine is natural and could allow to close the loop, integrating human waste in food production. Ok, I can already see some checking heads. Before being carried...

Should you get a mini-aquaponics?

Cute and affordable… They are cute those mini aquaponics systems. I am talking about the miniature systems of less than 100 Litres able to grow food directly in your kitchen. Unfortunately, they don’t work! I know, they are affordable, and you may think it’s the...