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How to Make an Indoor Aquaponics System

Aquaponics is a method by which you grow plants and nurture aquatic animals together in a system that recirculates the nutrients produced, to the …

Bell Siphon Guide

Why do we use Siphons?<p>Research has shown that the slow flooding, and then rapid draining of the growbeds, provides for excellent access to nutrients …

Step-By-Step How To Build Your Own Aquaponics System

“Break-Through Organic Gardening Secret Grows You Up To 10 Times The Plants, In Half The Time, With Healthier Plants, While the "Fish" Do All the …

A Brief Introduction to Aquaponic Gardening

Jonathan Parker, <i>Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Aquaponics is an amazing permaculture method that may have been practiced as far back in history as the Aztec …

What's the difference between nitrates and nitrites?

These chemical compounds are found in wildly different foods, but how they got there is an important detail to monitor.<p>Sodium nitrate and sodium …

Nutrition

Designing a Sustainable Aquaponics System: An Inventor's Touch (video)

<b>Newberg, Oregon</b> - One of the key strengths behind a sustainable aquaponics system--the growing of fish and plants together within a mutually supporting system--is the notion of increasing natural efficiencies. The fish waste is recycled through the roots of growing plants to provide the nutrients …

Aquaponics: the potential to produce sustainable food anywhere

What is aquaponics?<p>Aquaponics is the marriage between aquaculture and hydroponics. Essentially it is a "clean and green" method of growing fish and plants together in a closed system. The fish are reared in tanks and their water is pumped to the plants that are growing in soiless conditions. The …

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Kate Humble: aquaponics is the answer to our growing food crisis

A collective "ooh" went up as the condensation cleared from a new 12 x 7 metre structure to reveal the UK's first aquaponic solar greenhouse, in the perhaps unlikely environs of Kate Humble's 117-acre ex-council farm in Monmouthshire, Wales.<p>This is a greenhouse with a surprising wow factor. Inside, …

Assembling a Vertical Aquaponics System

Aquaponics

GrowUp's Aquaponic Urban Farm Produces Sustainable Fish and Vegetables in a Recycled Shipping Container

Last week London-based GrowUp unveiled their small urban farm, which produces sustainable vegetables and fish through vertical gardening and …

Conceptual Design's Prefab Modules Transform Any Flat Industrial Rooftop into an Aquaponic Urban Farm

Design firm Conceptual Devices designed a prefab aquaponic rooftop farm to capitalize on unused space in the city. Designed for Urban Farmers AG …

Urban Agriculture

DIY: Everything You Need to Know to Build a Simple Backyard Aquaponics System

Aquaponics = aquaculture (the raising of edible fish) + hydroponics (growing vegetables and herbs without soil). You may have seen examples of this …

Aquaponics

Aquaponic Garden gives new life to an aquarium

The kitchen is a place of discovery. It is there we learn that some things fit together quite nicely. As we progress through our understanding of what works and what doesn't, our creations become more complex with each iteration. At one point, perhaps, our knowledge was limited to the fact that …

Aquaponics: a sustainable solution to food insecurity?

<b>What is aquaponics?</b><p>Aquaponics is a way of producing food that combines aquaculture (farming aquatic animals such as snails and fish) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water) in a symbiotic environment.<p><b>How does it work?</b><p>The aquatic animals feed on the plants, and the water is fed through a …

Aquaponic Farmers Claim A Cleantech Crown

ECF Farmsystems, an aquaponic farming pioneer based in Berlin, Germany, was awarded the top spot in the Cleantech Open’s fifth annual Global Ideas Competition.<p>The annual awards ceremony in Silicon Valley attracts early-stage cleantech startups from around the world.<p>ECF Farmsystems, the first …