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9 features for an aquaponic fish tank you didn’t even know you needed

Damian hinkson inventor of the aquaponic machine

prototype diy programable automatic fish feeder for under $20 installed on fish tank

Now you can adjust electronically

Have you ever tried to protect your fish crops from outside threats ? If so, you will know that it is difficult because fish live in water and are confined to that space therefore they can move and hide like alot of other crops. even though this means they are way easier to harvest by you it also means that they are easier to harvest by anyone.

So what do you do? Many people have found success by using Indoor farming, perimeter fences, nets to cover ponds, dogs, and video Surveillance. But there are a few things you should know before you buy and implement any security measures to ensure you can stop treats before they happen or recouped your crop before it is too late. This post will tell you what you need to know to make sure you select a method or combination of methods that will let you successfully harvest your fish on time and deter all treats before they happen.

 fish tank showing input and drain in aquaponics

really saves the electricity

If you are looking for a safe cheap method of securing your fish crop, the best method to ensure you end up with something that lets you deter threats is by looking for these things

Make sure your fish tanks lets you harvest fish and can put it in place alone, a circular fish tank can roll on its side to any location. If it does not, you will have trouble saying up your systems and people will have to help you.

Ensure your fish tank has a extra water reserves so you can be operating at low or high water levels. Any good system should let you hold extra water. This is important because when you have water in excess you can hold and store until you need it.

Damian HInkson lookin into fish tank

last longer and more grams per watt

While not necessary, some great bonus features of a great secure fish tank are rain water catching or water runoff control, attachments for automatic fish feeders, the ability to change mesh size to deter smaller pest, the height and smooth sides will help keep small mammals at bay.

Now that you know what you need from a fish tank besides something that holds water, you are ready to add these features to your system without worrying or buy them for cheaper than ever at the APM.