So what is Aquaponics? Aquaponics is, quite simply, a combination of aquaculture and hydroponics. It is a complete food production method that is organic and does not use pesticides. Aquaculture involves the growing of aquatic animals, usually fish. Hydroponics is
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.