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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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Aquaponics is an idea that has been developing over the last 30 years and is becoming more and more well known. We are seeing plenty of amazing reasons as to why these systems are necessary in our growing world. Aquaponics provides us with a constant supply of fresh greens and protein, requires little maintenance and …

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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 in aquaculture …

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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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Long before anyone was concerned about a global food shortage, once-nomadic Aztec natives living in what is present-day central Mexico were trying to figure out how to grow crops on the marshy shores of Lake Tenochtitlan. The surrounding hills made traditional crops out of the question. Quite ingeniously, they decided to construct huge rafts out …

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In theory, aquaponics has been around for a very long time. But it is only recently that people are beginning to take notice of this farming technique, which can be used both commercially and domestically. Most people who are finding out about aquaponics systems and how they work have questions, which is why we’re devoting …

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If you’re learning about aquaponics for the first time, chances are you’ve come across a few terms that are new to you. Not to worry! You can consult this post each time you encounter those aquaponics terms that have you scratching your head. Acidification:The process of making something more acidic. In the case of aquaponics systems, this …

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