Category Archives: Aquaponic

Indoor Aquaponic Food Production System Tour

Indoor Aquaponic Food Production System Tour

Come look at this indoor aquaponic food production system tour that is designed to share a possible solution for year round growing of a variety of plants. Aquaponics is not new by any means, but it is not a well known method of growing food by the masses. This method combines hydroponics (growing plants without soil) and freshwater fish living in a symbiotic relationship. This Do It Yourself project makes it very easy for anyone with some skills using power tools and some spare time to build a descending frame and install a circulating system.

Indoor Aquaponic Food Production System Tour
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A Guide to Homesteading  Aquaponics

A Guide to Homesteading Aquaponics

A guide to homesteading Aquaponics details a system that combines conventional aquaculture (raising aquatic animals such as snails, fish, crayfish or prawns in tanks) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water) in a symbiotic environment. Aquaponics expands on the idea of growing plants in water, but it adds an extra layer to ecosystem; live fish. The…Continue Reading

Homemade Water Filtration Treatment Plastic Barrel System

Homemade Water Filtration Treatment Plastic Barrel System

This homemade water filtration treatment plastic barrel system is detailed how to make in this step by step tutorial. You can make a stand alone Vortex Clarifier (swirling cleaner) water barrel or you can connection multiple plastic barrels to expand your capacity. This water filtration system can benefit storm water treatment, pond filtration, large aquarium…Continue Reading

How To Raise Tilapia on Your Homestead

How To Raise Tilapia on Your Homestead

This helpful 1st hand experience of how to raise Tilapia on your homestead is an amazingly self sufficient food producing resource and skill. Tilapia is perfect for this purpose because they can live mainly on algae as adults and don’t require constantly running water. Tilapia has become the third most important fish in aquaculture (farming…Continue Reading

They Turned A Pool Into Self-sufficient System That Feeds The Family

When these folks bought their house it came with an in ground pool that needed work. Instead of fixing the pool for swimming they turned it into a self sufficient ecosystem that feeds the family with 8 eggs per day, unlimited talapia and plenty of fruits and veggies. With all the drought going on out…Continue Reading