Study on improving plant health through nutrient remineralization in aquaponic systems

The exploitation of readily bioavailable fish excreta as a source of plant nutrients lies at the cornerstone of aquaponics farming. Research on nutrient cycling in aquaponic…

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Study on using fish waste for aquaponic growth system

A current challenge for sustainable aquaculture is how to increase the quantities of farmed fish while also reducing waste products that can lead to the accumulation of harmful fish sludge. New research aims to understand how this fish waste can be treated for use in aquaponics systems, by removing…

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Study on environmental impact assessment of local decoupled multi-loop aquaponics in urban context

Fresh vegetables available on Northern European markets usually originate from a high number of sources. Environmental impacts for these goods typically arise from the resources used in production and the long-distance transport in air-conditioned trucks. As such, environmental impacts are mainly…

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The 15 best plants for aquaponics

When it comes to growing plants, aquaponics is one of the most sustainable food production systems around. Warm freshwater fish are known to benefit leafy crops the best, while other plants adapt better depending on the size or type of aquaponic system and the amount of sunlight available. Many aquaponic…

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Study on utilization of Nitrosomonas sp. and Nitrobacter in an aquaponic system

Based on KKP data, Nile tilapia production is highly increasing from 2015–2018. To generate high production of Nile tilapia, an intensive culture system is needed. The latter indicated high-density stock and feed amount, which lead to a high accumulation of organic waste. The accumulation of organic…

Study on the effect of dissolved oxygen on common carp and basil in aquaponics system

Aquaponics is an integrated system that combines fish farming (aquaculture) and hydroponic plant production. The objective of this study was to examine how the level of dissolved oxygen with or without an air pump affects water quality, fish output, and plant growth parameters for common carp (Cyprinus…

Nine-year-old wins Climate Innovation Challenge with aquaponics project

In a button-up shirt and slacks, Santa Fe Prep student Benjamin Becker is noticeably well dressed for a seventh grader. He meets SFR outside his home in the hills southeast of the city and takes us around back, where a small greenhouse sits against a steep slope. Inside, a tray of herbs, chard, lettuce…

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US (OK): Growing numerous varieties of fresh produce with aquaponics

FFA members at Moore High School, located about 10 miles south of Oklahoma City, grow produce in an unconventional way. In 2018, Moore FFA launched an impressive aquaponics system: They raise tilapia and bluegill to help nourish carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, bok choy, peppers, squash, zucchini, and more.…

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US (CO): South River masters sustainability through aquaponics

David Gann used to grow trout, which was a sustainable venture. Now, he still grows fish, tilapia and freshwater lobsters, which are an integral part of the highly sustainable South River Aquaponics (SRA) operation on a bend in the Umcompahgre River, just south of Montrose. SRA is a growing asset in the…

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Baker couple growing in their Next Generation Farming aquaponics farm

Next Generation Farming aquaponics farm in Baker, FloridaMax and Rachael Lyons provide fresh, organic produce to local restaurants and retailers through their Next Generation Farming aquaponics farm in Baker. The couple moved to their property in Baker a few years ago. Starting off with growing lettuce,…

Connecting food production systems: aquaculture and algae cultivation

Fish farming and vegetable growing are quite suitable to be combined: together they can form an innovative agri-food chain. A Mexican greenhouse horticulture company wants to explore the options for such a circular system, and preferably also integrate it with algae cultivation. The Greenhouse…

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US (CT): Valor Aquaponic coming to Hartford Public Market

Valor Aquaponics, out of Pewaukee, is the most recent vendor announced as coming to the new Hartford Public Market this summer.Valor Aquaponics provides basil, microgreens, and other vegetable products grown on its urban aquaponics farm setup, according to a Facebook post from the Hartford Public Market.…

Study on an intelligent management system for aquaponics

Aquaponics is a highly efficient way of farming and is becoming increasingly popular. However, large scale aquaponics still lack stability, standardization and proof of…

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For this farmer, opening an indoor farm started as a dream 10 years ago

No matter what the temperature is outside, Valor Aquaponics is all about growing one hundred percent organic, non-GMO vegetables and fish inside.  Through sustainable farming, Valor Aquaponics provides fresh, 100% organic vegetables grown locally from their farm to your tableBrian is in Waukesha with the fish…

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"Fish can be taken to space as eggs and then grow in aquaponics system"

There have been several recent pieces of news highlighting aquaponics’ potential role in long-distance space travel! In February, The Observer ran an article, “NASA’s mission to Mars could be fueled by fish”. The article details a NASA research team of multi-disciplinary scientists studying how to feed…

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Zero-waste aquaponic lab merges student retention with research

The Department of Agricultural Sciences at Texas State has received a $250,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Hispanic Serving Institution Education Grants Program to help improve the retention and graduation rates of underrepresented students while developing a zero-waste…

Aquaponics project launched at primary school in Namibia

On Tuesday, the Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia joined the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF), the parliament of the Republic of Namibia, Embassy of Finland, and Think…

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Aquaponics: consider purpose, not profits

The case for aquaponics – typically the co-culture of fish and edible plants – as a means to improve food security may be regularly overstated by well-meaning idealists. Yet a range of aquaponics initiatives has proved their worth, as Austin Stankus explains, in the first installment of a new series by…

Study on dissolving waste in recirculating aquaculture system

Recirculating aquaculture system (RAS) is a highly promising system for intensive aquaculture. This system along with hydroponics is pertinently adopted by fish farmers today as there is a scarcity of land and water. The major issue in maintaining RAS is the feed and faecal waste, which give rise to…

Meet the extra-terrestrial aquaponics pioneer

Former salmon farmer Dr. Carl Mazur aims to design an aquaponics system that could one day be used on Mars. In the meantime, he aims to use it to produce high-value fish and…

Plans for aquaponics project in Belgian port of Ostend

Columbi Salmon aims to harvest 12,000 tonnes of salmon and 4,000 tonnes of salad leaves a year by 2025, at a site in the Belgian port of Ostend. Kolbjørn Giskeødegård, CFO of…

Biomimicry in wastewater treatment and aquaponics

NuLeaf Tech has made clean water its mission by building compact wastewater treatment systems and small-scale aquaponic systems. Both ecosystems harness wetland biology to treat complex waste, render nutrients available to plants, and filter water. Both systems are designed with circularity in mind,…

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Homer grown podcast: aquaponics, hydroponics and homeless youth outreach

In this podcast, Alaska Seeds of Change chats how their hydroponic operation offers outreach, training, and mental health services to at risk youth in the Anchorage area.

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University student runs farm in Kuala Lumpur

Ah Pa, a well-known YouTube cook recently visited Sean, a university student living in Kuala Lumpur who runs his own farm. As Sean calls it, his E-farm is located in the middle of the city.  The self-built foil-greenhouse comprises 1000 sq. ft. and is filled with vertical growing towers and an aquaponic system.…

Instagram: Upward Farms

"Creating a comprehensive natural microbiome that nature intended"

It’s not too easy to grow lettuce in Williamsburg, after all. Upward Farms begs to differ. “Upward Farms holds the deep conviction that the food we eat should come from well-functioning ecosystems and microbiomes—not from artificial fertilizers, pesticides, or growth hormones,” said Ari Stiegler, whose…

Mystery guest: expert in aquaponics

From small-scale backyard farms to huge industrial undertakings, aquaponics is seen as a future key to sustainable food production. Murray Hallam shares his experiences with…

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France: Les Nouvelles Fermes raises €2 million to build large aquaponic farm

Les Nouvelles Fermes, a Bordeaux-based startup, has announced that it has raised €2 million to build one of the largest urban aquaponics farms in Europe. In 2019, the 5 founders launched “Pauline”, their experimental farm located in Lormont in the Bordeaux area, which produces 20 tons of fresh vegetables…

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Urban farm combines housing and aquaponics in the middle of Swansea, Wales

The development on the site of the former Woolworth store in Swansea city center is being hailed as a first for the UK. While the mixed-use regeneration development on the city's Oxford Street will provide affordable new homes and workspaces it will also be alongside a community urban farm. The project…

Study on volatiles of lettuce and chicory in aquaponics in association with their microbial community

In this work, an aquaponic cultivation system for Lactuca sativa (L.) and Chicorium intybus (L.) was compared to a hydroponic one, focusing on the main microbial populations…

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Study on the effects of several parameters in an aquaponics system

In this paper, the application of the Adsorptive Stripping Voltammetry-Response Surface Methodology (AdSV-RSM) in the simultaneous determination of copper ions in an…


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