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Understanding the Aquaponic Environment

Efficiency of water use in the growing cycle is now a priority and becoming the new reality. Aquaponic systems (fish and their by products) is now inseparably married to hydroponics. It truly is a marriage made in heaven! Let’s talk fish. Tilapia is a popular aquaponics fish. But let’s not limit ourselves. Aquaponic farmers and […]

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Aquaponics: Sounds Kinda Fishy!

According to Wikipedia Aquaponics is “a food production system that combines conventional aquaculture with hydroponics.” Okay, so the translation goes something like this according to Wikipedia. In an aquaponic system, water from an aquaculture system is fed to a hydroponic system where the by-products are broken down by nitrification bacteria into nitrates and nitrites, which […]

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