October 2019

Vermicompost in Aquaponics

What is Vermicompost and Why You Need Vermicompost In Aquaponics

Vermicompost is the end product of vermicomposting, a process that uses earthworms (red worms in aquaponics) to increase the speed of the composting process. The chemical secretions in the worms’ digestive tract help break down the soil and other organic matter, so the worm castings contains more nutrients available to the plants.

Important Tips on Aquaponics Maintenance

Important Tips on Aquaponics Maintenance

One benefit of aquaponics is that there is no soil involved, so there are no weeds to deal with! Aquaponics requires less maintenance compared to the other methods of farming. However, there are daily, weekly, and monthly essential maintenance checks that you need to do to ensure the effectiveness and longevity of your system. Here are some important tips on maintaining your aquaponics system to keep it running effectively.