External Parts of A Fish (Tilapia Edition)

The various parts of a fish’s body make it unique as an aquatic species, and when examined closely one can appreciate the necessity for each body part whether it has a significant or minor role in the fish’s livelihood. Mouth The mouth of a tilapia is made up of tiny conical teeth...

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Best Fish For Your Aquaponics System

Which fish Is best for my aquaponics system? This inquiry is made by many students entering the field of aquaponics, and it is a very pertinent question so let’s talk about it! There are a few areas of consideration that you should keep in mind while deciding the fish that is most suitable...

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Tilapia Classification and Pros and Cons for Aquaponics

Background Tilapia are native primarily to the continent of Africa, but also have early beginning in the Jordan Valley and coastal rivers (1). Fossil remains of tilapia species can be dated back 18 million years (2), and Egyptian wall depiction as far back as 5,000 years allude to the early...

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Nutrients Required To Grow Plant Using Aquaponics

The understanding of plant nutritional requirements is of importance to aquaponic growers because it provides insight on the developmental needs of the plants as they grow. This information also equips the grower with the knowledge to understand the nutrient's role in plants and helps...

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Where To Buy Essential Components For Aquaponics

An important question that I often receive from students is where to get the products to build their aquaponics system. Typically, those getting into aquaponics would attempt to build all of their components, but the times have changed and now more effective and reliable products have been...

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The Aquaponics God Manual

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Biofilter Update & Radial Flow Filter Question | Aquaponics

Check out the updated version of the biological filter. This update will make your trickling biofilter more effective and versatile. Also, this video answers a question that was asked by one of the students (Bill) about the radial flow filter that I showed you how to build in the previous...

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How To Build A Simple But Effective Radial Flow Filter

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How to Build a Dual-Purpose Trickle Filter

In this video you will learn how to build a trickle filter that serves as both a biological filter and fine-solids filter. This is a very effective filter for small systems and overall is a filter that is relatively easy to build and manage.

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UVI Ratios & Denitrification

This video discusses the affect that correct feeding ratios will have on nitrate availability within an aquaponics system.

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