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“Aquaponics is a process not a journey”

Damian Hinkson

Aquaponic machine growbed 14 letuces

What is the aquaponic machine(APM)?

Aquaponics is changing the way we think about gardening and more importantly how we teach our children food production. For this reason, the Aquaponic machine was developed to allow you to grow a predictable harvest of vegetables and fish in a small footprint.

We took all we learnt on our commercial farm and compressed it for you to use at home. The technology was originally designed for astronauts to grow food in space. We adapted it for the modern Bajan gardener.

The 4 essential components of Aquaponics

Human labour in aquaponics

Human labor

Human labor and user friendliness is the most often overlooked component of aquaponics…..


biological interactions in aquaponics

Biological interactions

The 4 life cycles in aquaponics are not the easiest to devise a maintenance plan as each have their own unique needs…..


Hardware design in aquaponics

Hardware design

There are numerous scientific papers on aquaponics, hydroponics and aquaculture out there if your into research but…..


Business Model in aquaponics

Business Model

If your building a UVI type system know that this model was designed for large industrial type aquaponics, it works best at economies of scale…..


Why the aquaponic machine?

Many people are posting online videos of their trial and errors or you can pay for aquaponic design courses before you build your own. But there are 2 things you should know before you fork out cash or start building an aquaponics system on an impulse.

1) To avoid problems with the steep aquaponic learning curve, We will tell you what you need to know and also help you create a plan to ensure you achieve the goals you set out for free.

2) If you’re looking for a smart aquaponics system that works flawlessly and meets your expectations, the Aquaponic machine is the best system to ensure you end up growing food effortlessly from the start.

Pacu fish being weighed

How does aquaponics work?

Aquaponics works because if follows principles found in nature. Frequently asked aquaponic questions On one side you have a container of fish that fills the water with nutrients as they are fed and on the other side is a container with plants that clean the water by using the nutrients finally you have a pump circulating the water between the two containers as moving water brings life and stagnant water brings death.

Is Aquaponics organic?

Short answer is yes. Any good independent aquaponic system should let you grow food without the need for store bought chemicals. This is important because clean food is important however your food is as clean as the person growing it, that means the only way to be sure is to grow it yourself.

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What makes the aquaponic machine your best choice?

We don’t know what the future of aquaponics will bring but our designs are tested, reliable and cost effective making it is almost impossible for you to put together a quality aquaponic machine your self for less than we can sell you however cost is not the major benefit, our supporting services and dedication is what makes us your bulletproof choice when doing anything aquaponic.

What tools do I need for a DIY system?

This is a trick question, all of the tools and equipment you will need to build an aquaponic system can be found at the local hardware store, this includes a power drill, a power saw, a circle saw you will also need a hammer, nails, screws and screwdriver, unfortunately if you have to buy tools then this is not a job for you, sorry. Please note no tools are needed for assembling the Aquaponic machine

8 times we killed it in the media spotlight

Why should you get started today?

In the past food production was family business, this eventually got replaced by a global system with the supermarket at the front. Aquaponics is powerful because it mixes technology and biological processes in a way that a beginner can not only quickly understand but master. With aquaponics you dont need the support network and years of chores our fore parents endured in order to learn food production instead you only need a text book and 3 shore courses. We have a personal responsibility to help heal this world, growing our own food and teaching others is the most proactive way to make a difference.

red tilapia and pleco MIxed fish in aquaponic system

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How aquaponic are you?

Most people interested in aquaponics fall between, either wanting to make money, wanting to feed themselves and family, or wanting to learn and teach. We have done extensive research and present three case studies. Here is a glossary of terms in case you need it.

Personal Aquaponic

“The difference between a stumbling block and a stepping-stone is how high you raise your foot.”

Benny Lewis

Commercial Aquaponic

“Some people dream of accomplishing great things. Others stay awake and make it happen.”

Motivational quotes

Industrial Aquaponic

“The industrial revolution allowed us, for the first time, to start replacing human labor with machines.”

Vitalik Buterin

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