Aquaponics raft | Transform your fish pond

Aquaponics raft | Transform your fish pond

An aquaponics raft in the fish pond?   Yes you can transform a fish pond into a nice aquaponics system with this simple technique!   All you need is a foam raft and semi aquatic plants.   Many aquaponics enthusiast would like to experiment DWC also known as Raft systems. However, this technique requires a

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Watercress in aquaponics

Watercress in aquaponics

Watercress (scientific name: Nasturtium officinale) is a semi aquatic plant. It’s a productive plant, well adapted to aquaponics.   Shallow roots The watercress roots system is well developped on the media surface. In fact, roots devellop on the whole stemp as long as it’s in contact with nutrients. This specificity allows 2 things: Easy cuttings

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Homemade fish food for aquaponics

Homemade fish food for aquaponics

let’s explore the possibilities to produce our homemade fish food! We will see why it’s so important to find a sustainable alternative to classic aquaculture fish food pellet. Then we will go through experiments to grow vegetable and insect live fish food. A need for sustainable and affordable fish food Most aquaponics growers feed their

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Aquaponics fish | a complete guide for beginners

Aquaponics consist of growing fish and plants in an ecosystem. In this article we will focus on the aquaponics fish. Here is what you will learn: The role of fish in aquaponics Choosing the right fish species of fish for aquaponics The fish tank What quantity of fish Maintenance of your aquaponics fish tank Aquaponics

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Holistic aquaponics, the system of my dreams!

Holistic aquaponics, the system of my dreams!

An aquaponics system can be much more than plastic tanks. Here we will tackle aquaponics from a new holistic approach. That is to say, we will integrate new functions to the ecosystem. “Holistic aquaponics” is born from a need to go one step further with aquaponics. I want to offer a real aquaponics experience. The

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Improve your aquaponics aesthetic

Improve your aquaponics aesthetic

When I started aquaponics, the aquaponics aesthetic was not a priority. I was very focused by the technicality of the system. My aim was to keep the fish alive and grow plants. I started to put things together and as I reached my goal, I wanted to have more setups running. Only thing, my partner

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Aquaponics cuttings, easily propagate plants and trees.

Aquaponics cuttings, easily propagate plants and trees.

Aquaponics cuttings work very well since the aquaponics environment offers moisture, nutrients and a good aeration. You will find here my recommendations to improve your success rate.   Different ways to propagate plants:   1 Sexual propagation   sowing seeds We use this technique in aquaponics. if your grow-bed media is fine (less than 10mm),

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aquaponics cycling | Start an aquaponics system

aquaponics cycling | Start an aquaponics system

Starting an aquaponics system requires to grow a bacteria population. We call this action “cycling the system” because the bacteria will complete the nitrogen cycle. The most common way to cycle an aquaponics system is to add a handful of fish food into the fish tank. Then, it is just a question of time for

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Aquaponics plants guide to stop yellow leaves

Aquaponics plants guide to stop yellow leaves

You want to grow plants in aquaponics? Good idea! In aquaponics we integrate fish and plants culture. Here is a guide to help you succeed at aquaponics plants and vegetables production. The role of plants in aquaponics When we grow plants in a classic garden, the main role is generally to harvest a nice crop.

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