Fish growth update!

As I put the net into the water, I see the shadows nervously swimming away. I push the net to the end of the tank and lift it to the surface. I can hear the water splashes, the vibration in my hands. As I pull the net towards me and finally see the fish, it is full of...

Soil vs Aquaponics plants growth…

Twice to 3 times the size! Yes my friend you read this well. Of course this experience is far from being scientific but here we can really see a massive difference between the plants grown in a classic soil and the plants grown in aquaponics. I planted kale, broccoli...

Can we completely close the aquaponics loop?

Hi, today we will think of the possibilities to reach a completely closed aquaponics loop. You know that I enjoy pushing the sustainable aspect of aquaponics to the extreme. I built a considerable number of aquaponics systems and I always keep a strong focus on all...

How long to run the aquaponics water pump for?

The water pump of an aquaponics system can be compared to the heart of a body. It will distribute the water to the different parts of the system and by doing so, feed the leaving creatures. Like the heart of our body, it is important to get the adapted water flow and...

How to increase oxygen in aquaponics

As human, we breathe and consume the oxygen contained into the air. The more exercise we do and the more oxygen we need. Most living creatures also need to breathe O2 in order to live. In aquaponics we are working with a whole ecosystem and most of the creatures are...