Shipping Aquabundance Modular systems requires freight delivery on one or more pallets from our Colorado facility to your location. A flat rate shipping fee has been determined for each size system based upon average freight shipping rates for systems in the domestic US. Once you choose the size of your system and options, a flat […]
We strongly recommend having your source water tested by a local and reputable lab for heavy metals, contaminants, pathogens and other factors that could require either pre-treatment of the water or use if a different water source prior to introduction into your Aquabundance system. A good resource for learning more about well and ground water […]
You can run the system hydroponically with a good full spectrum organic hydroponic nutrient solution such as Espartan. However, this is a more expensive way to run the system in the long haul as opposed to feeding fish who provide nutrients naturally and consistently. Fish feed is less expensive and nutrient delivery is more […]
Fish – We recommend reaching out to your local fish farmers to see if they can provide you with the species you are looking for. We find it’s best to support your local fish farmer who can usually help deliver your fish and understands their specific needs. There are also suppliers who ship fingerlings around […]
Our standard Aquabundance systems come with an Alita ultra quiet linear air pump which draws about 60 watts continuously.
Water pumps range from 60 to 92 watts continuously.
Optional components that require electric service include water heaters and artificial grow lighting. We typically recommend a 1000 watt submersible heater for the 200 gallon fish tank.
Lighting electrical loads […]
Yes! Our systems have been designed so people can install them without special tools, extra hardware or plumbing experience. All of the plumbing connections are Quik-loc, Uniseal or Fernco connections that don’t require any cutting, priming or gluing. The frame is assembled using the supplied hex-key wrench. We provide highly visual assembly manuals for the […]
Answering this question is like predicting the weather 3 months from now. Everyone’s growing results will be different because everyone’s environment is different. There are a variety of factors that will influence plant production in an aquaponic system such as but not limited to: Temperature, humidity, water quality, pH, nutrients, pest management, fish feeding, plant […]
Your aquaponic water does need to be free of chlorine and chloramines, as these are toxic to both fish and plants. If your local municipalities use only chlorine than you can aerate the water heavily (24-48 hours) which will off-gas the chlorine; If they use chloramines in the filtration process, then aeration will not work, […]
Besides nitrogen, what other macro/micro nutrients do tilapia supply a plant? I have heard that their feces does not contain any phosphorus or potassium – is this true?
For every system, the nutrients in the water come from the fish feed, not the fish. The nutrient profile of the feed is manufactured explicitly for a select species or several species that have similar nutrient demands. In general, as long as you stick to recommended feeding rates, and use a nutrient complete fish feed, it […]
It’s time to take a closer look at how our Flourish Farm Aquaponic Systems match up with one of the most well known commercial aquaponic farm kit systems on the market.
When choosing a turnkey aquaponic farm, it’s important to make an apples to apples comparison of significant features and metrics. […]