Metal toxicity for fish in aquaponics

https://youtu.be/EdXpX91NAmo As I approach the aquaponics system I can see it, standing there like the nose in the middle of the face… I was expecting a demanding mission with water analysis, fish examination but no. I expected a nitrate problem but no. 10 seconds of...

Can we breed fish in aquaponics?

https://youtu.be/_RLA27L7V5E When it comes to fish production many of us are interested in breeding our own fish. What is more exciting than being completely sustainable and not having to buy new fish fingerlings every year? If you are like me you also feel proud to...

Should we use plastic in aquaponics?

https://youtu.be/oNhYGff6Y14 I received a number of questions about the type of material to be used for the aquaponics pipes and liners. It puts me in a difficult situation as I don’t really know how to respond to those questions… Obviously I can tell you what type of...

What is a good nitrate level in aquaponics?

Nitrate are the last nitrogen molecule of the nitrogen cycle and are directly available by the plants. They are beneficial for the plants but we must keep them below a certain limit as they can affect your fish health.   How Nitrate appear in the aquaponics system?...

Aquaponics design

A simple and classic backyard aquaponics system is a flood and drain growbed aquaponics. Advantages: Easy to put in place, cheap, simple and convenient inconvenient: Water level in fish tank is going up and down To this model we can add different elements such as a...

Where to buy fish fingerlings for aquaponics?

Finding aquaponics fish can be challenging. When you start your aquaponics system you will go through a cycling process which generally last for a month. After this the ecosystem will be ready to receive your first fish. If you do your homework you will know the best...

How to lower the pH in aquaponics

In an aquaponics system the biologic reactions are constantly bringing the pH down. I developed this point in other videos and explained how to maintain the pH in the desired range. I still receive the question “How can I lower my pH” frequently so in this article and...