Most of us aquapons know that the health of all the creatures in our systems (fish, plants, worms, and bacteria) depends on proper pH. We also know that we are targeting pH in the 6.8 to 7.0 range but that we don’t have to worry about adjusting it until it goes down to 6.4 or […]
For those of you who have already taken the course you might be saying to yourself ‘how could that be?’ The Green Acres Aquaponic Farming course has now been taught four times and to over 200 students. After each course the students fill out an evaluation, and 100% have said that […]
Physical Stress This includes all the environmental conditions that we control for our fish, the most important of which is temperature. All fish have a temperature range within which they will thrive, and a wider range within which they will survive. Fish are cold-blooded animals and do not have the ability to expend energy to […]
One of my pet peeves is false and misleading advertising. Especially when it is applied to something I care as deeply about as aquaponics. It sets people up for disappointment because their expectations are fixed unrealistically high, which tarnishes our entire industry.
As an example, here is what one vendor recently said in their newsletter about […]
Last week I had the pleasure of spending most of the week in Seattle. The highlight of course, was spending time with my daughter, a sophomore at the University of Washington (UW). But the rest of the time was spent in a variety of Aquaponics endeavors that I’d like to share with you here.
- Day 1 […]
I’m on a Frontier Airlines flight from Tampa, FL to Denver, exhausted but exhilarated. Yesterday we concluded the first two sessions of the Green Acres Aquaponic Farming Complete Course. All the organization, marketing, registrations, presentation writing, travel, and a thousand other tasks are done!
We have been planning this since just after the Aquaponics Association conference […]
A while back I received this letter:
Thank you for your aquaponics advocacy and for writing Aquaponic Gardening, which I am about half way through. It is a great introduction! My wife and I will probably buy our first system from you. I am in my due diligence stage and have […]