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....

Lettuce Plant in a deep water culture setup in an Aquaponics System

Different Grow Methods of an Aquaponic System

October 07, 2021 When it comes to designing your setup, there are a few options to choose from for the hydroponic component. Let’s talk about the different grow methods of an aquaponic system, so you know exactly what you’ll be getting yourself into. Ebb & Flow (Flood & Drain) In this grow bed, the plants are planted...

Seedlings in multiple pots of soil at the beginning of the planting process

The Planting Process

October 07, 2021 Right, so you have set up a beautiful system and you are ready for some plants. There are a few things to remember when adding plants to your aquaponic system. If you are breaking in a new system then you will first have to cycle your system before adding the fish. However,...

pH, nitrate, nitrite test kits in fishless cycling

Fishless Cycling

October 07, 2021 What is it? How does it work? Why should you consider fishless cycling? Let’s look at this popular practice that most farmers use when setting up a new aquaponic system. What is fishless cycling? Once you have set up your system and you are ready to start growing it’s important to make sure you...