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What is the Barrel Aquaponics System?

A barrel aquaponics system is simply an aquaponic in a barrel. It is usually made of a 55-gallon drum and can be run on just 40 watts of power, which makes it ideal for aquaponics beginners who do not have a lot of space available or don't want to spend too much money on building an aquaponics system. This blog discusses the barrel aquaponics system as your guide to creating your own system

How to Cycle Your Aquaponics System

If you’re an aquaponics beginner planning to build your own system, one crucial question that comes to mind is how you cycle a newly built aquaponics system. Well, worry no more because this blog will discuss " system cycling,” the different cycling methods, and how to do it in your new aquaponics system.

Guide to Choosing the Best Location for Your Aquaponics System

Setting up your own aquaponics system is not an easy task. There are several factors that you need to take into consideration. It would be best to familiarize yourself with how aquaponics works and the different fish species and plants that can be grown for food and learn the specifics of the optimum water conditions needed by the fish and plants to thrive before embarking on this adventure.

Component of Aquaponics Systems

All aquaponics systems have the same essential components. These include fish, plants, and bacteria, and depending on your aquaponics designs, the secondary components include the fish tank, grow beds (rafts or grow pipes), pump, and plumbing. All aquaponics system designs share these common and essential components. Each of these components plays a vital role in the success of your aquaponics system.

Top 5 Plants to Grow in Aquaponics

Aquaponics, if done successfully, will give you the satisfaction of harvesting and eating sustainable, fresh, and healthy food. It is relatively easy to set up and maintain. However, you need to plant crops that grow bests in an aquaponics set up to be successful. This blog will discuss the top 5 plants that grow in aquaponics systems to help you have a successful aquaponics garden.

The Best pH for Aquaponics Systems

Managing pH levels in an aquaponics system can be tricky because of the three different organisms that must be considered: plants, fish, and bacteria. The success of your aquaponics system comes from the balance between these three organisms. Each organism prefers a different pH range, and it is essential to keep your system in the ideal range. So what are the best pH levels for aquaponics systems?