Aquaponics

All about plumbing - part 1
All about plumbing - part 1
Aquaponics
Plumbing an aquaponic system is as important as choosing the fish species or the growing media. You will have to choose the plumbing by considering your system`s design and placing. So, here are some tips on plumbing that will help you establish the ...

All about plumbing , part 2
All about plumbing , part 2
Aquaponics
Usually, plumbing is strictly related to the design you choose for your system. There are three common designs that people use all around the world. Their configuration goes like this: Type 1 – the fish tank is placed underneath the grow beds, wh ...

What is the nitrogen cycle?
What is the nitrogen cycle?
Aquaponics
When it comes to aquaponics, it is crucial to understand the role of the bacteria in the nitrogen cycle. Usually, a bacteria is harmful, but for aquaponics is an important factor that helps in providing the necessary nutrients. Fish are respon ...

The bacteria in the nitrogen cycle
The bacteria in the nitrogen cycle
Aquaponics
The nitrogen cycle starts with the ammonia fish excrete. To counteract its effects, you will have to add nitrosomonas sp. And again fight this with the nitrobacter, which eats nitrite and transforms it into nitrate. So, if an aquaponic system rea ...

The jade perch
The jade perch
Aquaponics
If you do not know what the jade perch is, here is an insight info. The jade perch represents the commonest fish species that is used in an aquaponic system. It is proudly placed among edible fishes and it Is known for its high omega-3 levels. Furthe ...

How to select fish species
How to select fish species
Aquaponics
For an aquaponics system the most important element is represented by fish. Mainly, fish is in charge with providing the proper amount of nutrients for your plants. Some may say that it is hard to take care of fish, but in an aquaponic environment is ...

Aquaponic fish species
Aquaponic fish species
Aquaponics
An aquaponic system has certain requirements and limitations. One of them is related to the fish species you choose to grow. This is due to the fact that in certain areas, certain fish cannot be bought so easily. If you are planning to build an aquap ...

Choosing the perfect place for an aquaponic system
Choosing the perfect place for an aquaponic system
Aquaponics
Setting up an aquaponic system is not hard or complicated. In some cases you have only one place where you can place it. But if you have several choices, you should consider some factors. The most important thing to take care of is the sunlight. F ...

The Speraneo Aquaponic system
The Speraneo Aquaponic system
Aquaponics
Dating several years back, aquaponic systems gradually became popular among those that worship greenhouses. There are many types and an interesting one is represented by the Speraneo System. The Speraneo System was developed in 1990s by the Speran ...

The NCSUS aquaponic system
The NCSUS aquaponic system
Aquaponics
There are various and numerous greenhouses that revolve around the aquaponic system. Each one of them comes with instructions and insights in order to help you establish the best system. One of them is the North Carolina State University System. T ...