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Scalable Aquaponic System Design

February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Aquaponics is the practice of raising fish and plants in recirculating systems where the fish provide nutrients to the plants and to beneficial bacteria, which then cleanse the water of organic matter and nutrients and return it back to the fish. It’s a highly productive ecosystem with many extraordinary benefits, most notably its ability to...

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German tech start-up, plants & machines is putting the bot back into botanics Bringing food production back into cities has become a big topic over the past few years. And gardening in urban areas is getting more and more popular. Decks, rooftops and windowsills are used to grow a wide variety of plants. But the wellbeing...

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Aquaponics Education: A Growing Food Trend

October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

As our population grows, so does the need for healthy and sustainable food systems. Researchers and food scientists are searching for ways to conserve our natural resources while still being able to grow enough nutritional food to properly feed the population. Often the best answers are right in front of us and almost always found...

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3 Fully Integrated Hydroponics Systems

September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

For pain-free indoor, soilless gardening many growers opt for fully integrated hydroponics systems. These all-in-one units come with everything you need to grow your own food at home. These have been designed to make it easier and faster to grow the plants you want without major concerns over maintenance or other headaches that may arise....

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Fully Integrated Hydroponics Systems

August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you’re looking for the ability to have a fully integrated hydroponics system then you’ve come to the right place. After we’ve peaked your interest about growing your own food using hydroponics, aeroponics, and aquaponics you’re probably wondering how you can have your own unit, and fairly easily. Some system components can be quite complex...

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8 Types of Aquaponic Fish

July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Aquaponics is a form of hydroponic or soilless gardening that is closed-loop and highly efficient. Waste from fish is recirculated as fertilizer to containers of plants where they uptake the nutrients through their roots. Some systems can be fairly simple but there are still certain specifics to understand beforehand. One of the most commonly asked...

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Hot New Product: Living Furniture

June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Innovation doesn’t need to be complicated in order to be valuable. Take the team at GreenTowers for example, who looked a little differently at a common part of our daily lives. They took something as simple as your living room end table and gave it an additional, important purpose: to grow your own food....

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Hydroponic gardening doesn’t need to be complicated. Personal-sized and automated hydroponic gardening systems for your home exist to make soilless gardening easy for any level of gardener. The automated hydroponic gardening systems can be placed anywhere in the home and grow any number of healthy and thriving plants with minimal maintenance requirements. Welcome to the...

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8 Commonly Used Aquaponic Fish

June 3, 2014 | 1 Comments

A variety of aquaponic fish can be used in aquaponics operations. Which type of aquaponic fish one should choose for his or her system depends on practical matters such as water temperature and pH, as well as personal preference between edible fish and those that are solely (pun not intended) ornamental. There are many more...

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Remember Victory Gardens? I do… Well, from high school US History class, I do. Remember how they provided approximately 40 percent of all U.S. vegetable produce during World War II? Remember how the government declared a boost in morale as being one of the many benefits of growing independently? The Possibilities of Hydroponics Well a...

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