What is aquaponics | The complete guide

In this article you will learn what aquaponics is and how you can produce sustainable fish and vegetables at home. Here is what you are about to learn: What is aquaponics and how it works The different aquaponics techniques What quantity of food can aquaponics produce Challenges and general maintenance Consumables and material needed The

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Aquaponics Fish Biomass

The fish biomass correspond to the total weight of fish present in an aquaponics fish tank. But why do we calculate the fish biomass? Knowing your Fish tank total biomass is important. For the reason that this value will be necessary for the management of your Aquaponics setup. In this article we will see 2

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How to keep trout alive in summer

Cold water fish such as trout can be easily grown in winter. However, they struggle when the temperature increase above 22C. In this article I will share few tricks, you will learn how to keep trout alive in summer. Oxygen and water temperature to keep trout alive in summer When the water temperature increase, the

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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

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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

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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

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