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Advantages of an Aquaponics System over a Hydroponics System.

Sunday, January 29th, 2017:

Aquaponics This is a system that combines aquaculture and hydroponics. Aquaculture is the process of growing fish in an enclosed environment such as a fish farm. A closed circuit water way is created and the fish waste is pumped into the hydroponics plants beds. Although the fish waste is toxic to the fish, it contains nitrogen and other nutrients which are beneficial to the plants. The fish waste feeds the plants and is then recycled as clean water and pumped back into the aquaculture tank. Aquaponics, then, is a system that constantly recycles water, waste, and food to allow for Read More →

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