Fruit production in aquaponics

When you start an aquaponics setup the bacteria are colonizing the media. This is what we call “Cycling” the setup. The biodiversity is constantly increasing and a complex ecosystem develops day after day. The biodiversity is perpetually evolving with time and seasons...

Homemade fish food, for aquaponics (Insects)

In this video we will review Huy’s system. Huy is a Melbourne Aquaponics follower who just built his first Aquaponics system. In the first part of this article we will have a general overview of the system. In the second part of the video we will see that he has a...

Nutrient Film Technique NFT Aquaponics

Today we are visiting a group of sustainable growers who built an NFT (Nutrient Film Technique) Aquaponics system. What is NFT Aquaponics? NFT is actually very much used in hydroponics, it consist of growing plants and vegetables into pipes. The pipes are equipped...

Tropical fish for Aquaponics

Vietnam is an amazing country with a very strong aquaculture industry. I spent 10 days in this country from Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi and visited a basa farm, prawn farm and oyster farm. I also found the local market very interesting, most species are displayed alive. It...

Fish farming Vietnam

Basa is one of the most exported fish species in the world. There is a huge market in USA, Europe, Asia and Australia. This fish is very popular because the price is very low and the flesh is white with a very low flavour so it doesn’t present any “Fishy taste”. From...

How to calculate fish biomass

  The fish biomass correspond to the total weight of fish present in a fish tank but why do we calculate the fish biomass? Knowing your Fish tank total biomass is important as this value will be necessary for the management of your Aquaponics setup. In this article we...

Greenhouse Aquaponics Advantages

In Aquaponics the plants have a constant supply of water and nutrients. Therefore, growing food in Aquaponics can produce a huge quantity of vegetables but some environmental factors have a massive impact on the crop production. Indeed plants need water and nutrients...

Flood drain Aquaponics

In this video we will see why and how to build a flood and drain system for your aquaponics system. A common beginner mistake is to build an aquaponics without flood and drain system. If in the first weeks it doesn’t seem to make a difference, building a setup without...

Solar Aquaponics setup

The aim of aquaponics is to produce sustainable and healthy food with nature and not against nature. One of the critical points of aquaponics is that we need a water pump to raise the water from the fish tank to the growbed. This little pump unfortunately consumes...

How many fish for Aquaponics?

A very common question is: ”How many fish should I put in my aquaponics setup?” and this is what we will see in this video. When you design an aquaponics setup you must keep some numbers and ratio in mind. There is a clear limit into the quantity of fish that your...