What is aquaponics?
Aquaponics is an electrical upgrade for your dirt garden. The technology was designed for astronauts to grow food in space. No longer does growing plants have to be a time and space consuming 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?
Up to 80% of the manual labour performed in gardening is non-harvest related (read hard work), like watering, topdressing, mulching and fertilizing, aquaponics uses fishy nutrients dissolved in water to directly inject to the plant roots. This replaces the hard work with lots of sensors, water pumps and science. Now for the benefit to you!
What is the aquaponic machine(APM)?
The APM does for Aquaponic gardening what the washing machine did for washing. It crams all the tips and tricks we learnt on our big farm into one little package. Most importantly it uses a computer to do all the scientific calculations for you. It’s a one stop, high output, plug and play garden designed for today’s busy gardener.
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 finaly you have a pump circulating the water between the two containers keep everthing alive and in balance.
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 however your food is as clean as the person growing it, that means the only way to be sure is to grow it yourself.
What makes the aquaponic machine your best choice?
We don’t know what the future of aquaponics will bring but our designs are open source because through mass production it is imposable for you to put together a quality aquaponic machine your self for less than we can sell you and we have a warrenty.
What tools do I need for a DIY system?
All of the tools and equipment you will need to build an aquaponic system you should have all ready or can be found at the hardware store, this will include a power drill with a hole saw and a circle saw you will also need a hammer, nails, screws and screwdriver. 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
Why do you need to get started today?
In the past the homestead provided food for the family, this was replaced by a global machine with the supermarket at the front. Aquaponics is powerful because of the domino effect it has when replacing that global machine and puts the power in your hand. You have personal responsibility to help heal this world, growing your own food is the most proactive way to make a difference.