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Is Aquaponics the future of farming ?

November 5, 2019

Helen specialises in New Energy Strategy at Bloomberg and has dedicated her career to finding tenable solutions to the growing environmental challenges we face today globally. Helen went to meet Tom Astor, founder of a small aquaponics farm, to understand exactly how the operation works and why it may provide a powerful alternative to traditional…

Types of fish grown in an Aquaponics system

November 5, 2019
Fish.

Aquaponic systems are an efficient, no waste way to grow food. By combining fish with garden plants, you can reduce the amount of water used, eliminate the need for soil and fertilizers, and grow healthy plants and fish – right in your own home. An aquaponic system works by using the waste materials fish produce…

Aquaponics and TOPS Technology

November 5, 2019
Fish.

Aquaponics is a combination of aquaculture (farming fish in tanks) and hydroponics (growing plants without soil). Aquaponics uses nutrient rich water from fish tanks to provide plants, grown in a greenhouse, with organic  fertilizer. No pesticides or herbicides are used.  In addition, we can use land that is not good for farming.  For these and…