Aquaponics, Hydroponics & Aquaculture (Part 1)

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(Part 1 in a 2-part series) In this video, I explain household aquaponics, the nitrogen cycle, and how set up your own self sustaining biodynamic farming sys…

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25 Responses to Aquaponics, Hydroponics & Aquaculture (Part 1)

  1. Nice Video this “Aquaponics” is taking the world by storm.. This year i
    plan on growing over 100lbs of mixed tomatoes, 50lbs of mixed cucumbers,
    500lbs of CATFISH (gross weight not fillet), And much more but not enough
    to brag… All built out of 1 “Liquid storage pallet” Roughly 300 gallons.
    My video of the build and stuff is almost done being edited Please watch
    it! Aquaponics Can and Will defeat world hunger if applyed correctly! God
    Bless The Willing!

    PimpinTheG
    April 15, 2014 at 9:52 am
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  2. I dont mean to be nitpicky, but those are platies, not goldfish. Probably a
    much better type of fish to use in the system considering goldfish can
    outgrow tanks that size, and they are generally very dirty fish that
    require good filtration.

    kerohime
    April 15, 2014 at 10:48 am
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  3. Also, do you know of many worthwhile hydroponics/aquaponics workshops out
    there for teachers, or anyone for that matter. I am interested in starting
    my own. This year, we have a 1000g tank in school with Koi fish feeding
    various systems with 3 high pressure sodium lights on rails. Solar will be
    offsetting the lights by the end of spring, if I can get a few more grants.
    Let me know what you think. by the way, I really enjoyed your
    videos…thanks!

    TeachTechEd
    April 15, 2014 at 10:52 am
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  4. beautiful thanks for that

    Dahistad
    April 15, 2014 at 11:50 am
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  5. His IPhone rang haha. I like the idea of this setup. I keep seeing it and
    keep leaning toward it.

    odin92681
    April 15, 2014 at 12:09 pm
    Reply

  6. as far as a light for leafy greens fluorescent lights work great especially
    2 foot or 4 foot shoplight fixtures. thanks for the video.

    rolandsonofstephen
    April 15, 2014 at 12:52 pm
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  7. Excellent video.

    Canadian Cinderelly
    April 15, 2014 at 1:11 pm
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  8. Great job on the video, Mr. Anderson! I certainly hope your videos will
    help increase the public’s exposure to aquaponics and lead to an expansion
    of the field in future years. Keep up the good work!

    macbrilliace
    April 15, 2014 at 2:03 pm
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  9. the soundtrack is killing me, great show.

    gus361
    April 15, 2014 at 2:39 pm
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  10. Neat! One comment: N,P,K stands for Nitrogen (N), Phosphorous (P), and
    Potassium (K).

    Fernando Rey
    April 15, 2014 at 2:48 pm
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  11. hahaha! it’s lovely Mr. B & Mr. A ñ_ñ hahaha! Very interesting video, a
    little comic, but nice.I’m starting my own aquaponic garden, just like an
    aqua-hippie! hahaahaha! Thanks and congratulations!

    geekfriki
    April 15, 2014 at 3:16 pm
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  12. what’s the medium used as an alternative to soil?

    krxlhubxu
    April 15, 2014 at 3:29 pm
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  13. Hi, Each hydroponic system delivers water differently. Aeroponic techniques
    involve misters or atomizers that deliver a spray or mist of water over
    plant roots that are hanging or dangling in the air. The hydroponic system
    in the video is NFT, or nutrient film technique. Any hydroponic system
    becomes “Aquaponic” once the plant food is provided by living fish or other
    aquaculture living in the water.

    TeachTechEd
    April 15, 2014 at 3:46 pm
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  14. It definitely helps to be directly under a skylight or in front of a
    window. Supplemental light is required whenever direct sunlight isn’t
    available for 12 hours each day.

    TeachTechEd
    April 15, 2014 at 4:40 pm
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  15. Yeah, I have goldfish in the other tanks in the room and they were on my
    brain so I misspoke. Sorry.

    TeachTechEd
    April 15, 2014 at 5:04 pm
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  16. K is the elemental symbol for potassium. FYI

    smallpowerbill
    April 15, 2014 at 5:46 pm
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  17. Nice “Catch” kmhaggie88! Thanks for the clarification :)

    TeachTechEd
    April 15, 2014 at 6:42 pm
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  18. It looks like your using rockwool, I have always been told never to use
    rockwool with fish as the fibers can become trapped in their gills, kinda
    of like working with fiberglass with out gloves, masks and eye protection.

    Rotorzilla
    April 15, 2014 at 7:11 pm
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  19. They’re not goldfish, they’re platties.

    daj198
    April 15, 2014 at 7:28 pm
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  20. this is great, thank you. you’re very clear in your explanations.

    Doha Aboubakr
    April 15, 2014 at 7:56 pm
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  21. And thanks to you for taking the time to read two comments down where I
    explained exactly those things.

    TeachTechEd
    April 15, 2014 at 8:46 pm
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  22. With additional air you can use DWC. The Deep Water Culture style is a
    continuous flow and your plants will not drown. This is more effective
    filtration without question. Meaning you can increase everything. Keep it
    simple ,the more timers and junk in-line, the more chances at failure. The
    use of a larger pump and a greater Water drop/fall from plant tray to tank
    can replace all mechanical air. Now is the time to think low impact low
    energy use. Not bad keep learning.

    Signzit
    April 15, 2014 at 9:10 pm
    Reply

  23. whats the difference between aeroponics and aquaponics?

    CaLiFoNiaGrOwn1
    April 15, 2014 at 10:00 pm
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  24. What about using led lights?

    ccoasterdesigner
    April 15, 2014 at 10:34 pm
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  25. -thanks

    CaLiFoNiaGrOwn1
    April 15, 2014 at 10:44 pm
    Reply

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