What is aquaponics?
Aquaponics is an electrical upgrade for your dirt garden. No longer does growing plants have to be a difficult thing, with the aquaponic machine(ApM) most of the manual labour is replaced with easy to follow steps leaving you with more time to enjoy gardening.
How does it benefit me?
Between 50 and 80% of the manual labour performed in gardening is non-harvest related, aquaponics is a water base form of gardening using nutrients dissolved in water this makes it easier to automate gardening task like watering, topdressing, mulching and fertilizing.
How Is aquaponics better than dirt gardening?
Have you ever left your garden unattended for a week or two? If so, you already know how quickly the work can back up and what’s even more frustrating is over or under doing a task, now imagine a garden that stays in great condition for 2 weeks at a time, that is aquaponics.
How does aquaponics work?
Aquaponics works because if follows principles found in mother nature. You have a container of fish that fill water with nutrients as they are fed and a container with plants that clean the water by using the nutrients this symbiotic relation can be found in nature at river banks.
Is Aquaponics organic?
Any good independant aquaponic system should let you grow food without the need for store bought chemicals. This is important because clean food is important and you can only know your food is clean if you know what you are putting into it.
What makes the aquaponic machine the best
We don’t know what the future of aquaponics will bring but our designs are open source because it is imposable for you to put it together a quality aquaponic machine for less than we can sell you.
What tools do I need for a DIY system?
All of the tools and equipment you will need to build an aquaponic system on your own can be found at the hardware store, this will include a power dill with a hole saw and a circle saw you will also need a hammer, nails, screws and screwdriver. Please note no tools are needed for assembling the Aquaponic machine
In the past the homestead provided food for the family, this was replaced by a global machine with the supermarket up front. Aquaponics is disruptive because it replaces that global machine and puts the power in your hand.