Tag - Fish Management

Koi in a fish tank

The Life Cycle of Fish

October 07, 2021 We thought we would walk you through the life cycle of a fish. Just to make sure you understand a bit more about these little creatures and the different stages they grow through before you get to harvest them as fully grown adults.

Fish Eggs

In the fish world, you get mouthbrooders and...

Man holding sea salt in his hand for adding salt to your Aquaponics System

Should you be adding salt to your Aquaponics system?

October 07, 2021 The short answer? You most definitely should be adding salt to your aquaponics system! Salinity is a critical health booster for the aquaculture system. However, how much should you be adding? What happens if you add too much salt to your aquaponic system? Let’s walk you through maintaining that perfect balance with your...

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The Nitrogen Cycle in Aquaponics

October 07, 2021 Nitrogen is super important for plant growth and therefore the health of your system depends strongly on the efficiency of the bacteria in your system. These bacteria help carry out the nitrogen cycle in aquaponics. Let’s walk through the steps of the cycle to give you a better understanding of how Nitrogen moves...

Catfish in Aquaponics

Meet the Fish: Catfish in Aquaponics

October 07, 2021 Welcome back to our meet the fish series! We want to introduce you to the next fish family and our personal favourite: catfish! Let’s go through the pros and cons of catfish farming to help you decide if these funky fish are perfect for your aquaponic journey! There are several species of catfish and...

Trout in Aquaponics

Meet the Fish: Trout & Salmon in Aquaponics

October 07, 2021 Welcome to our meet the fish series where we will take you through the different types of fish found in aquaponic farming! We want to introduce you to each fish family and the different species that fall under them. Moreover, we want to provide you with all the information needed to decide which...