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Troubleshooting an Aquaponics System

There are a number of things that can go wrong with an aquaponics system for which it is necessary to

Running a Deep Water Aquaponics System

The aquaponics system is a natural and efficient gardening method that involves raising fish in an integrated

Using Gravel in Aquaponics Systems

Gravel is essential for fish tanks when using an aquaponics system. Aquaponics systems are designed to

Making an Auto Siphon for an Aquaponics System

In an Aquaponics system, auto siphons are used to control both the flooding and draining of the growbeds,

Designing an Aquaponics Greenhouse

A Greenhouse serves as protection to different hazards that hinder optimum growth. With the capability

How to Remove Aluminum Window Wrap in 3 Steps

Window wrapping is a widely practiced and popular means of protecting aluminum windows. Sometimes the

Aquaponics: Testing for Ammonia

Ammonia is one of the bigger problems you can run into in aquaponics, but with the proper procedures,

Aquaponics: Algae for the Fishes

Can you grow algae in your aquaponic tank to feed your fishes, it can be tricky, but not impossible.

The Benefits to Aquaponics

The science of aquaponics is a great way to grow food plants in a sustainable environment. There are

Container Ideas for Aquaponics

If you are like most aquaponics enthusiasts, you are probably conscious about your environmental impact

The Role of Bacteria in Aquaponics

An aquaponics set-up requires beneficial bacteria in order for fish and plants to flourish. Plants feed

Aquaponics: Keeping a Continuous Flow

In any aquaponics system, keeping a continuous flow is of paramount importance. Aquaponic systems can

Growing Duckweed in your Aquaponics System

Introducing duckweed (otherwise known as water lentil) to your aquaponics system is a great way to reduce

Aquaponics: Knowing the Fish to Plant Ratio

There are several key factors to consider to help you figure out what ratio is right for your aquaponics

The Size Your Aquaponics Clarifier Should Be

An aquaponics clarifier helps to remove suspended solids which hinder the growth of the plants. It removes

Using Crayfish in your Aquaponics System

When you are setting up an aquarium with an aquaponics system, consider introducing crayfish. Though

What Makes a Good Aquaponics Grow Bed?

If you want to set up an aquaponics garden, choosing the right grow bed for your plants can be daunting.

How an Aquaponics System Works

An aquaponics system is a system wherein fish farming and crop cultivation is simultaneously carried

Aquaponics: Matching Fish with Plants

While creating an aquaponics set up from scratch may seem daunting, it is actually not as challenging

Making an Aquaponics System with a Barrel

An aquaponics system is a type of controlled environment where aquaculture or fish breeding and hydroponics

Dealing with a Flooding Aquaponics System

Aquaponics systems vary from the simple to complex though they will each work according to a few basic

What Equipment You Need for an Aquaponics System

An aquaponics system is a symbiotic marriage of plants and aquatic animals cultivated in a recirculating

How to do Aquaponics without Electricity

Aquaponics can be done without electricity if one can manually remove the water from the bottom of the

Aquaponics: How a Bell Valve Works

A bell valve is used as an auto siphon for a home aquaponics system. The mechanism of auto-siphoning

How an Aquaponics Biofilter Works

The word aquaponics may sound very technical, but the truth is that aquaponics and biofilters actually

Running a Staggered Cropping System in Aquaponics

A staggered cropping system achieved through aquaponics is possible with the right resources and know

Growing Fruit with Aquaponics

If you are searching for a system that can grow top-quality fruits without using fertilizer, very little

Growing Rice with Aquaponics

It is a common fact that growing rice requires enormous amounts of water and other nutrients too. The

Growing Prawns with Aquaponics

An aquaponics system is an alternative way to grow freshwater prawns (shrimp) instead of in a pond. These

Building an Aquaponics System with an Intermediate Bulk Container

In a relatively short amount of time you can build your own backyard aquaponics system using a intermediate

Aquaponics: Executing the Initial Nitrogen Cycle Correctly

The most important aspect of an aquaponic system is the nitrogen cycle. Without this cycle occurring

Building a Solar Powered Pump for an Aquaponics System

Rather than use electrical power to run the components of your aquaponics system, you can build a solar

Building a Mini Aquaponics System

The aquaponics system is a technique to raise fish and plants hydroponically. To build a mini aquaponic

Making an Aquaponics System in Your Backyard Pond

It is not hard to convert your backyard pond into a flourishing aquaponics system. The basics are most

Using Your Fish Tank for Aquaponics

Using one’s fish tank for aquaponics is a practice that is growing in popularity as more people

Aquaponics: Maintaining Safe Nitrate Levels

In aquaponic systems, maintaining safe nitrate levels is essential. Nitrification is defined as the process

How to Lower pH Levels in Aquaponics

Lowering pH levels when they become high is important. pH is a measure of the acidity or alkalinity of

Raising pH Levels in an Aquaponics System Naturally

It is necessary to maintain proper pH levels in both the fish tank and grow beds of your aquaponics cultivation

History of Aquaponics

The first known use of aquaponics was in Sixth Century China. Farmers at that time kept ducks in cages

Aquaponics: What pH Levels to Have

The word pH when separated means the resultant power of hydrogen. Thus, pH level is the concentration