Aquaponics for Profit

aquaponics for profit

Here at Urban Fish Farmer we talk a lot about different ideas and plans to create the perfect home scale aquaponics systems. The question does arise from time to time, “What if you want to go bigger?” even better yet, “What if you want…

Harvest Time Fish Fry

Tilapia Fish

We have been very blessed with our aquaponics system and the continued growth of the fish and the vegetables even through this cooler fall season. One of the first reasons that we set up an aquaponics garden was to help off-set our food costs…

Green Lady Aquaponics Inatallation – Week 2

San Diego Aquaponics

So far the Aquaponic System that we helped install in the showcase window at Green Lady Hydroponics in Ocean Beach San Diego, California is doing just great in it’s second week. Last week we added some goldfish to the system for a couple of…

Green Lady Aquaponics Inatallation – Week 1

Aquaponics Unit San Diego Green Lady

Recently one of the Hydroponic & Garden Supply stores in our town asked us if we would put an aquaponics installation in their store. Because our goal is to share the information that we have learned over the years with as many people that…

Garden Pool – Aquaponics

Gardenpool.org

Do you have pool in your backyard that you are not quite sure what to do with? How about raising some chickens, fish and enough fruits and vegetables to feed your family. Check out what this creative family did in Arizona, turning their backyard…

Aquaponics In the Tropics

tropical aquaponics unit

The following video is pretty inspiring. It is large home-scale aquaponics system that was installed at a house in the Philippines posted on greencorerevolution. Heads up, the score/music in the video kind of lags, feel free to turn down the volume. You can see…

Home Scale Constant Flow Aquaponic System

Aquponic Grow Bed

Here is example of a home scale gravity feed constant flow aquaponic unit that I set up in a front yard in Ocean Beach, California. The tank is a 750 liter re-purposed food grade cart dug 16 inches into the ground then covered with…

Ebb & Flow Aquaponic System

Aquaponics San Diego gravity feed

The ebb and flow gravity feed system is the first system that I started with, and still one that I continue to work with today. The ebb & flow is like a natural system in the sense that it mimics the ebb and flow…

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…

Aquaponic Drip System

Aquaponics Drip System

Drip systems are commonly used in gardening around the world. The concept is simply provide the needed amount of water directly to the plants roots. The drip system was able to revive gardening and farming in areas where wahter is scarce because of its…

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