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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Aquaponics

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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The benefits of aquaponics
Aquaponics

The Benefits of Aquaponics.

Table of Contents Aquaponics is simply a combination of aquaculture and hydroponics. In a nutshell, fish waste that has been generated by fish food is pumped from the fish tank to neighbouring grow beds. Plants grow exceptionally well on this

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Aquaponics

Aquaponics for Schools

Wouldn’t it be great if we could encourage our children to eat more vegetables. Regretfully, this can be notoriously difficult. It is never the less, utterly essential for their future health. Combining vegetable growing with the keeping of fish brings

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Aquaponics

What is Aquaponics? – and what makes it so exciting?

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

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