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An aquaponics tunnel and fish in a fish tank

Hydroponics vs Aquaponics

September 10, 2021 We know them both, we love them both but how do they fair side by side? In our previous blogs, we have explained how hydroponics is one of the main backbones of aquaponics. However, hydroponics can still be a fully functioning system on its own. Which method is better suited to your needs?...

farmer holding a lettuce plant from an aquaponics farm

How does aquaponics work?

August 26, 2021 So, you know what Aquaponics is but how does is the water cleaned? How do the plants grow without soil? How DOES aquaponics work? We understand you might have a lot of questions so we’ve decided to break it down into bite-sized pieces. The Aquaponics process is a marriage between a Recirculating Aquaculture...

Man holding a lettuce seedling for an aquaponics system

Where do the Plants get their Nutrients?

August 26, 2021 It’s common knowledge that a plant's basic necessities are water, oxygen, sunlight and a good fertilizer. But what happens when we are talking about a soil-less aquaponic system? How does the plant get the required nutrients to survive? Let’s take a closer look at how the plants get their nutrients in aquaponics. When...

Fish tank filled with Koi

Common Fish in Aquaponics

August 25, 2021 There are a few things that need to be considered when choosing the right type of fish for your system. While there may be several suitable options, from decorative koi to consumable breeds and freshwater shrimp, it’s important to make sure you understand the good, the bad and the ugly when caring...

Aquaponics Tunnel with a farmer working on the farm.

What is Aquaponics?

February 04, 2021 Sustainability seems to be on the minds of many in recent years and rightfully so. We find ourselves dominating a planet with a lifestyle that is depleting the very resources that we rely on. Therefore, we should be looking for a more sustainable way to survive and thrive on our singular planet....