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“Aquaponics is a process not a journey, knowing the process guarantees long term success”

Damian Hinkson

Aquaponic machine growbed 14 letuces

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, like watering, topdressing, mulching and fertilizing, aquaponics is a form of gardening using fish based nutrients dissolved in water this makes automating gardening task easier.

What is the aquaponic machine(APM)?

The APM does for gardening what the washing machine did washing. It divides the numerous task into a practical cycle and automates the gardening process.

The 4 components of Aquaponics (explained in detail)

Human labour in aquaponics

Human labour

Human labour 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 needs…..


Hardware design in aquaponics

Hardware design

There are numerous scientific papers on aquaponics hydroponics and aquaculture out there if you…..


Business Model in aquaponics

Business Model

If your going for a UVI type system know that this model is for large industrial type aquaponics…..


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. 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 Do it yourself 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.

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.

Pacu fish being weighed

How does aquaponics work?

Aquaponics works because if follows principles found in mother nature. Frequently asked aquaponic questions 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.

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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

8 times we killed it in the media spotlight

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.

red tilapia and pleco MIxed fish in aquaponic system

If you want to build your own (DIY) aquaponic system check out our

How aquaponic are you?
Most people interested in aquaponics fall between the two extremes of, either wanting to make money, or wanting to feed yourself and family, we have done extensive research on the extremes and have presented them below in three case studies here is a glossary of terms in you need it.

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 labour with machines.”

Vitalik Buterin

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