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Community Health – Fishing for Change


Aquaponics, Sustainable Agriculture

Fishing for change We all have a general idea of how to go about assessing our wellbeing as individuals - but how does one define or measure the wellbeing of a community? One way to form a picture is by looking at variables such as income, employment rates, crime rates, and even school dropout rates … Continue reading Community Health – Fishing for Change

ECO-Cycle Aquaponics Kit Manual


Aquaponics, ECO-Cycle Aquaponics Kit, Sustainable Agriculture

Everything you need to know to get growing with the ECO-Cycle.

Cycling your Aquaponics System


Aquaponics, ECO-Cycle Aquaponics Kit

“Cycling” refers to the process of establishing nitrifying bacteria colonies that turn fish waste (ammonia) into usable nitrogen (nitrate) for plants. The bacteria is established and lives in the biofilter of an aquaponics system. This biofilter should always contain a great deal of surface area, so there is plenty of space for the bacteria to … Continue reading Cycling your Aquaponics System

Aquaponics Glossary



Are you ready to start your own large-scale aquaponics system? Download this resource to help start your sustainable garden!

Introduction to Aquaponics



Conventional agricultural practices wreak havoc on the environment in many ways, depleting vital resources and posing major health risks to both humans and wildlife. Additionally, the number one cause of species extinction is loss of habitat, which is overwhelmingly lost from the conversion of forest to farmland. At ECOLIFE®, we focus on using conservation as … Continue reading Introduction to Aquaponics