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

Different Grow Methods of an Aquaponic System

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1619158115044{margin-top: -20px !important;}"] October 07, 2021 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] 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. [/vc_column_text]Ebb & Flow (Flood & Drain)[vc_column_text] In this grow bed,...

Hand holding a plant that is grown in an aquaponics system

What can you Grow in an Aquaponic System?

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1619626861933{margin-top: -20px !important;}"] October 07, 2021 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] So, you’re itching to start your aquaponic journey but you’re still not 100% sure about what you can grow in an aquaponic system. Don’t worry we’ve got your back, with many years of experience, trials and errors we have compiled a list of plants that work best in...

Hands holding leca balls as growth media for an aquaponics system

Different Types of Grow Media

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1619721296575{margin-top: -20px !important;}"] October 07, 2021 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] If you are including a media grow bed in your system, then you will inevitably reach a point where you will have to choose between the different types of grow media. So, let’s take a look at the different options available to get you up and running as...

Aeration bubbles in the fish tank of an aquaponics system

Aeration in Aquaponics

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1620038551137{margin-top: -20px !important;}"] October 07, 2021 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Something that we need to remember as Aquaponic Farmers is that our set-up is a living, breathing ecosystem that requires adequate levels of oxygen available at all times. Fish and plants require oxygen to survive and today we will walk you through our aeration system setup to help...

Picture of an empty fish tank for bio filtration

Biofiltration in Aquaponics Explained

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1620983855604{margin-top: -20px !important;}"] October 07, 2021 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Don’t be scared off by the name. It’s not as complex to set up as it might sound. Biofiltration in aquaponics is the crucial mechanism that allows the cycle of aquaponics to take place. Your fish could get sick and your plants will be deprived of nitrogen without...

Cooling Shower for Temperature Management in Aquaponics

Temperature Management In Aquaponics

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1620219221000{margin-top: -20px !important;}"] October 07, 2021 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Temperature management in aquaponics all depends on your location. Depending on your climate, it may well be essential for you to look into some heating and cooling systems. This can be a contributing factor to the success of your business. When it comes to temperature management in aquaponics,...

Water Flow Rate into Fish Tank in Aquaponics

Water Flow Rate in Aquaponics

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1622644665246{margin-top: -20px !important;}"] October 07, 2021 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] The rate at which your water is flowing through your Aquaponic system is crucial to the health and well-being of your system. You want to make sure you are cycling your water often enough to keep the fish healthy but not too often that your operational costs fly...

The team standing next to a deep water culture aquaponic setup

Deep Water Cultures: Types and Designs

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1623229226884{margin-top: -20px !important;}"] October 07, 2021 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Deep Water Cultures or Raft Systems are considered as one of the most successful methods of growing juicy, leafy greens. Its low maintenance, fast-growth rate and scalability are just a few of the many benefits of this farming method. Therefore, it’s no wonder that this grow method is...

Home Aquaponics System Filled with Lettuce and Other plants

Home vs Commercial Aquaponics

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1625823419157{margin-top: -20px !important;}"] October 07, 2021 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] We like to assist aquaponic enthusiasts on their individual journeys. Whether that’s helping them build their dream home system, or guiding them along the rocky road to becoming a successful aquaponic entrepreneur. In this blog post, we will discuss home vs commercial aquaponics to hopefully help you decide...

Strawberries growing in a nutrient film technique aquaponics system

Nutrient Film Technique in Aquaponics

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1633595985379{margin-top: -20px !important;}"] October 06, 2021 [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] As you may know, the Nutrient Film Technique is one of the many grow methods available in an Aquaponics system. The NFT is a simple, yet fascinating method that works great for farmers who are looking to grow lettuce, baby herbs and strawberries. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column]What is the Nutrient Film Technique?[vc_column_text] This technique...