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Adding worms in aquaponics systems can be extremely beneficial. It is another completely organic way to get rid of waste and excess material that you do not want in your system. They will not harm your plants or your fish, they will simply improve your system. You must choose worms that will survive in your …

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You’re trying to decide which plants to grow in your aquaponics system; something beneficial to your health, and not something as simple as lettuce… why not grow some super veggies?! I’ve found 6 that are not only extremely healthy but delicious as well- nothing better than your own home-grown organic veggies! Kale Kale is in …

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As frustrating and upsetting as it is, there are people all over the world that will do anything for wealth. They will tell lies, make promises that they don’t intend to keep, all while trying to reassure you that they are successful experts and try to sell you “fake aquaponics”. Unfortunately in the aquaponics culture, …

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I was reading a lady’s blog about some aquaponics mistakes she has made with her system and thought everyone should be cautious and avoid these slip-ups! Below is a list of five errors you want to steer clear of. Having too many fish in your system: don’t make your fish super uncomfortable by packing them …

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So you’ve set up your aquaponics system; fish are swimming happily, plants are growing nicely, but then you see them… a bunch of gross little bugs munching away on your plants. How are you going to get rid of these little creatures, and keep them away?! It’s time for some aquaponic pest control! First things …

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After reading a few articles, I came across some very intriguing information on salt water aquaponics. They discussed how using seaweed in these systems is extremely beneficial for both the environment and humans in several ways. There are a few words with (*) next to them meaning you can find their definition at the bottom …

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Imagine: no weeds, no pests, no tilling the soil, no compost, no manure spreading, no watering, no rusty old tools, no tractor and all its extra costs, no breaking back and sore joints, no cracked skin or needless exhaustion, no working to the bone for no reward, no empty pockets, no worry…. These are all …

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What is aquaponics? Here’s a simple breakdown:   AQUACULTURE + HYDROPONICS = AQUAPONICS   First and foremost, let’s handle any terms you’re not familiar with: Aquaculture: Fish farming. Hydroponics: Growing plants in water. That leaves us with aquaponics. So how does this system work? Well, basically, fish are raised in large tanks, as they are …

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They say “you are what you eat,” but how can you know exactly what you’re eating when you don’t know where your food came from or how it was grown? The produce on your plate could easily be genetically modified and nutrition experts have already questioned the health effects of altered seeds and species. Moreover, …

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Photo courtesy of Aquaponics International. Are you looking for an informative aquaponics how-to guide? We’ve got all the information you need to build your own system right here! Check it out in this 10 step “How-to Aquaponics” guide. 10 Steps to Your Own Aquaponics System 1. Give your system a purpose. Decide what you want …

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