“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
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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
We all enjoy a vacation but you might be wondering how you can keep your aquaponics system healthy while you are away. Keep reading to learn how to ensure your aquaponics system is healthy and functioning while you are away.