1. Environmental Conditions
First consider your your environment, is it hot, cold or tropical? Choose a fish that suits your environmental conditions.
2. Feed Sources
What food to you have access to feed your fish? Will you grow duckweed? Will you breed black soldier fly larvae?
Are you wanting fish to eat or just for producing waste to feed your plants?
How big will your fish tank be and how many fish will you stock? Is it a small desktop system, that is great for a siamese fighting fish(betta) or a big system, that would be great for delecious murray cod.
5. Is it legal?
The fish you want, could be classified as an invasive species. So remember to check with the local fishery department.
Use the infographic below to help you choose the best fish for your aquaponic system.
There are many different type of aquaponics systems. These include media based, NFT(nutrient flow techinque) and DWC (deep water culture). Use this infographic to help choose the right system for you.
Follow these simple to follow instructions to build your very own IBC Tote aquqponics. This is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to get started on the journey to healthy, organic food for your family.
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