Understandably one of the first things every fish keeper wants to know is, “How many fish should I keep in my tank? (or pond, or aquarium). This is another one of those ‘How long is a piece of string?” type of question, to which there is no simple and straightforward answer. It all depends… Factors […]
Aquaponics fish - a guide to their selection
No wonder we get so attached to our fish. They are always lively, often colourful and sometimes even very tasty. They can be anything that you want them to be. Love them lots.
Feeding fish is one of the more pleasurable daily tasks. Kids absolutely love to help and fish quickly learn to greet the hands that feed them. Fish eat an amazing variety of foodstuffs. It is important to recognise that you are not just feeding the fish. Fish food is also indirectly the source of food […]
Goldfish aquaponics has much to commend it. The most popular ornamental fish on the planet, probably. Everybody loves goldfish and for many excellent reasons. Of course, goldfish are not really a good choice of fish if you want to produce your own supper. More so, if you are looking to impress dinner party guests. They […]
Carp aquaponics involves the most widely farmed fish in the world for many excellent reasons. They should be close to the top of your list of fish when deciding what species to grow in any large aquaponic system. Unlike tilapia, carp are able to survive low winter, as well as high summer, water temperatures. They […]
– a gourmet’s cool choice If you are looking to produce a delicious fish that grows well in cool water then a trout aquaponics system should be at the top of your list. A real gourmet’s choice! The culture of trout is well established throughout the World, particularly so in the UK. Young fish for […]
Over the years, koi have become a popular choice of fish for many with an interest in aquaponics. They thrive under conditions favoured by plants and have a great following in the UK and rest of the world. Not many koi keepers however, will have heard of aquaponics. This is a shame as there are […]