Category: Aquaponics

Aquaponics in the UK

Aquaponics in the UK is at an exciting development stage where new techniques and technologies are expanding horizons. Although full commercialisation is still somewhat ‘down the road’ the many the inherent advantages continue to attract a wide range of practitioners. Fish and plants enjoy a unique symbiotic relationship and both can be enjoyed for their beauty as well as their food production capability.

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Tilapia Aquaponics

Tilapia aquaponics has been attracting a great deal of attention lately, and for good reason. They are second only to carp as a farmed fish across the World. Tilapia are, in fact, produced in a greater number of countries with over

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Best 5 Commercial Goldfish Diets

Goldfish are considered to be omnivores when it comes to their chosen diet. That is they are able to utilise a wide range of plant and animal material dependent upon they development, size, habitat and what is currently available. Picking

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Fish Food – what’s best?

Fish food lies at the heart of all successful fish keeping systems from a small tropical aquarium to a vast open lake. A good diet is essential if your fish are to thrive and grow and live a long and

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Aquaponic fish tank design

An aquaponic fish tank is basically like any other pond or aquarium. The only real difference is that it is connected to an aquaponic plant growing system. Fish tank gardening involves a continuous loop that produces, and uses, the available

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Aquaponic Plants

One of the first questions budding aquaponic farmers, quite naturally , ask relates to plant choice. This article explains how to select the best plants to grow in your own particular aquaponic system. This will vary from person to person

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Raised Ponds – their benefits and design

A raised pond is simply a pond that has been raised above ground level. They have become increasingly popular as gardens have become smaller and concerns over child safety have increased. Wildlife ponds are also a great, if less obvious

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