adding gravels in the bottom of the fish tank?

What I love about aquatic animals are the interactions between leaving creatures and their environment. As a kid I used to have fish in aquariums and loved to “recreate” a natural environment. It involved roots, rocks, plants, and gravels in fish tank. In aquaponics I...

Deficiency on aquaponics plants?

You had your aquaponics system running for a while and the grow-bed is all green, the plants are growing well. One day you wake up and go feeding your fish, you harvest a few plants leaves for the salad. And you realize that some leaves are not as green as they used...

what pH for aquaponics bacteria?

Bacteria are qualified “ubiquitous”, it means that they leave everywhere, on all surfaces. Some of them can live in high temperature, others in low temperature, oxygen / no oxygen, high pH / low pH. The main bacteria we are growing in aquaponics have well known...

The impact of rain on aquaponics…

When we position our aquaponics system outdoor, it is subject to the weather. It involves sun, wind, temperature and rain. Some of those elements can have a significant impact on the growth of our aquaponics system. I receive many queries about the influence of rain...

Aquaponics & holiday…

You might be part of those people who are tempted by aquaponics but can’t commit. Indeed, here is a statements that I hear too often: “I would love to be able to grow my own vegetables and fish in an aquaponics system. However, I also like going on holiday and nobody...

winter plants growth followup 2

Winter aquaponics plants Few weeks ago, I released a video about the winter aquaponics plants I am growing. As winter is the coldest period of the year and the temperature can reach minus 2C here in Melbourne Australia. I thought it would be interesting to have some...

golden trout growth update in aquaponics

Golden trout growing fast in aquaponics! Few weeks ago, I released a video about golden trout in aquaponics. I explained some advantages of this fish. Today is a follow-up on those same fish. As you can see from the video, the fish doubled in size in no time. Golden...