Aquaponics System Trial Run in Santa Teresa Costa Rica

Home-scale aquaponics system installation trial run video from Santa Teresa, Costa Rica at Olam Restaurant inside Nautilus Hotel. The system uses water pressure with one pump to operate. It also uses gravity fed grow tubes with a bio filter grow bed and a bell siphon. The system is estimated to handle between 50 and 75 fish in different growth stages, and 100 small space vegetables with shorter root systems i.e., greens, and salad herbs plus tomatoes,... Read More

Constant Flow Aquaponics Systems

Aquaponic Diagram Plans

Another type of aquaponic system that is used both commercially and on home scale is the constant flow aquaponic system. There are both advantages and disadvantages to using this type of system over a traditional ebb & flow system, the choice is left up to the farmer. Some farmers swear by the constant flow system as it requires less maintenance, however this is not always the truth, as it does require that you supply ample amount of oxygen to... Read More