Best Plants For Aquaponics
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Best Plants For Aquaponics

Best Plants For Your Aquaponics System Aquaponics is widely touted for its ability to grow anything that you can grow in soil using less water, space, and inputs than soil farming. And while all plants seem to thrive in aquaponics there are some plants that stand out as the real show stoppers. Over the years...

On October 10, 2017November 1, 2017by
Weekly Harvest 9/22/17
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Weekly Harvest 9/22/17

Happy Friday! Happy Fall! Fortunately, the weather still feels like summer while the calendar tells us otherwise. As we close the week it looks like it’s going to be a great weekend to get outdoors, maybe visit a farm in a rural town for a hayride, some apple picking, and some hot cider. This week’s...

On September 22, 2017September 22, 2017by
Aquaponics Guide: How To Go From Idea to Aquaponics Abundance
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Aquaponics Guide: How To Go From Idea to Aquaponics Abundance

Aquaponics Guide   How To Go From Idea To Aquaponics System Have you checked out our how-to guide? It’s an interactive pdf that walks you through how to go from the idea of an aquaponics system all the way through the building and running that system. It’s the way to take your goals and visions...

On September 21, 2017September 21, 2017by
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Seeding For Aquaponics

Overview: How To Start Seeds One of the best ways to ensure healthy plants in your aquaponics system is with healthy seedlings. This guide is going to break down your options and compare the pros and cons to each method. Depending on the size of your system will inform you which method is best for...

On September 12, 2017September 12, 2017by
Adding Fish To Your Aquaponics System
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Adding Fish To Your Aquaponics System

Whether starting up a new system or adding to your current stock there a few things to do every time you want to add fish to your system. Verify Your System Is Ready We covered cycling in our last blog which you can find here. I won’t belabor the point but you need to make...

On September 5, 2017September 5, 2017by
How To Cycle Aquaponics Systems
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How To Cycle Aquaponics Systems

Before adding fish or plants to the system, you need to establish the Nitrogen Cycle. Once you have a system fully built you need to go through the process of cycling your aquaponics systems before you start growing. Cycling is key to establishing the synergistic relationship with the fish and the plants. Cycling is where...

On August 31, 2017August 31, 2017by
5 Keys To Choosing Where To Put You Aquaponics System
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5 Keys To Choosing Where To Put You Aquaponics System

So you want to start an aquaponics system at your home, apartment, cave dwelling wherever. I’ve been there and the most exciting part about aquaponics can be learning how they can be adapted to fit almost any environment you wish to put them in. Whether it’s a closet, basement, attic, roof, side yard, backyard, neighbors...

On August 24, 2017August 24, 2017by
10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Built An Aquaponics System
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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Built An Aquaponics System

1. Measure Twice Cut Once  Really measure it 5 times. Especially don’t assume that what you designed on your graph paper, google sketch-up or even CAD software is going to be the same once you actually place your equipment. Stuff just fits differently in the real setting and you want to place all your pieces...

On August 17, 2017August 18, 2017by
Meriden Sprout Food Hub – Project Update 5
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Meriden Sprout Food Hub – Project Update 5

Delays and Overcoming Challenges We hit some of our first bit of bad luck with the build out, and seeing as we are three months into modifying the space, one could say we were due for one or two. We had a few mishaps the past two weeks deliveries. Our raft bed styrofoam rafts came...

On July 25, 2017July 25, 2017by
Top 5 Free Aquaponics Resources for Beginners
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Top 5 Free Aquaponics Resources for Beginners

Top 5 Free Aquaponics Resources for Beginners Starting your aquaponics journey can be a daunting prospect. There’s so many YouTube channels and groups on Facebook it can be overwhelming to know what advice to trust. We’ve been in those shoes before, and know the value of good, clear, actionable advice. A solid foundation of knowledge will help...

On July 18, 2017July 18, 2017by