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    A Quick Tour of How Aquaponic Farming Works

    by  •  • Basics, Fish, Plants

    How Aquaponic Farming Works

    Aquaponics is plants and fish working together in a synergistic and sustainable system to provide a healthy source of food. Sounds great right? If you’re still unfamiliar with the concept of aquaponic gardening and you want to learn, this short video guide by Mashable breaks it down nicely. The host explains what aquaponics is,...

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    Top 5 Best Grow Lights

    by  •  • D.I.Y, Plants, Products

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    If you’re not fortunate enough to be in a country that produces the right amount of natural sunlight for your plants, or you decide to keep your aquaponics system indoors, then the next best alternative is using artificial light in the form of grow lights. There are a few different types of grow lights,...

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    Top 5 Best Aquaponics Grow Media

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    Grow media essentially replicates soil from traditional gardening, and contains all the same elements, so it’s important to choose the right aquaponics grow media to get the best growth from your plants. I’ve analyzed the bestselling grow media from Amazon and narrowed it down to 5 of the best rated branded products. Below the...

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    The 3 Aquaponics Grow Bed Zones

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    In a media bed, there are three aquaponics grow bed zones, and each zone has a different purpose and responsibilities. The generally accepted standard for the depth of a grow bed is 30cm deep (although some aquaponics gardeners will use shallower or deeper grow beds). This allows for a more robust system since the...

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    What Are The Best Plants For Aquaponics?

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    The fishes are what sets aquaponics apart from other forms of gardening but it’s the plants that provide most of the food. People always wonder, “what are the best plants for aquaponics?” I’ll be going through that in this section. While you may decide to use fish as food perhaps once or twice per...

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