How To Turn Your Fish Aquarium Into An Aquaponics System

If you have a fish aquarium at home, that would be a good base for you to start a fish aquarium aquaponic system on. Now for an aquaponics system to work, you would need all these elements below to be in place: A fish tank Growbed Piping A pump Grow medium Plants and, Fish With… 1

Top 4 Mini Aquaponics System Made Easy

There have been very interesting mini aquaponics system designs in recent years, some are good and some, not so. But these few systems that I’m going to run you by, have caught my interest recently, and for good reasons. They’re ready made systems that are easy to set up, practical designs and reasonably priced plug and… 1

Goldfish For Aquaponics

I have always been a big fan of goldfish, it’s probably because I started my first venture into the fish world by having goldfish as my pet. Unfortunately I had to give that up, at my later primary school days when we moved to another state due to my dad’s job posting. Now, years later… 1

DIY Aquaponics or Aquaponics Kit

DIY aquaponics or aquaponics kit? I am often asked that question and it’s a valid one of course. And my conclusion is, the final decision would ultimately falls down to the budget that you have at your disposal. If money is not a concern and you want an aquaponics system up and running without much… 1

Why Aquaponics Farming Is So Much Simpler

Aquaponics farming is quickly growing in popularity as an alternative way traditional agriculture. It is simple to operate, user friendly and can be executed in large or small scale with ease. If you are new to aquaponics, it is always a good idea to start out small, learn more about it by getting your hands… 1

DIY Aquaponics Swirl Filter

A swirl filter, also known as solids filter are commonly used in aquaculture set-ups. They are also widely used in aquaponics systems at to help remove fine particles produced from fish waste. This is especially true in semi-commercial and fully commercial scale aquaponics systems with hundreds of aquaponics fish stocked at any given period. The… 1

What Are The Best Aquaponics Plants To Grow

As you may already know, aquaponics works on the symbiotic relationship that is established naturally between the plants and aquatic animals. A mini ecosystem is created and the re-cycling of wastes as fertilizers for the plants occurs. In essence it really combines hydroponics technology with agriculture. The question lies, what’s the best aquaponics plants for… 1

Aquaponics For Developing Countries?

I was tempted to write this blog after reading a report about utilizing aquaponics to fight food scarcity in developing countries in TheGuardian.com. Now, to start-off with the basics… Aquaponics, What Is It? Well, in a nutshell, aquaponics is a means to produce food by combining fish and vegetables together. This is made possible with… 1

The Nitrogen Cycle For Aquaponics Systems

The image above shows a typical nitrogen cycle that occurs on earth daily. For an aquaponics system to function properly, we depend highly on the bacteria and its function in the nitrogen cycle. To begin with, Nitrogen really is the fundamental element for all living things on Earth. Essentially, every living organism on earth needs… 1

Aquaponics CHOP And CHIFT PIST System

This week I would like to touch on a popular aquaponics system, called the CHOP system. CHOP stands for Constant Height One Pump and it’s popularly used by aquaponics enthusiasts the world over. It’s a variation of a CHIFT PIST system really, or an improved version you may. CHIFT PIST stand for Constant Height In… 1