Aquaponic Everything You Need to Know to Start an Expert DIY Aquaponic System from Home by William Walsworth

Aquaponics Everything You Need to Know to Start an Expert DIY Aquaponic System from Home

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Contents of Aquaponics

  • Introduction
  • Chapter : Aquaponics: Why it will get you hooked
  • The many angles of aquaponics
  • Plants love fish
  • How does aquaponics differ?
  • Why choose aquaponics?
  • Chapter : How aquaponics works: The symbiosis between fish, plant & bacteria
  • The nitrogen cycle
  • Bacteria are your friends
  • Chapter : Designing your aquaponic unit
  • Basic aquaponic design
  • Ideal growing conditions to consider
  • Sunlight
  • Temperature
  • Protection from the elements
  • Space
  • Location
  • The best systems for aquaponic gardening from home
  • Flood and Drain Technique
  • Nutrient Film Technique (NFT)
  • Media Bed Technique
  • System parts and materials
  • Growing trays
  • Types of growing media
  • Cups and nets
  • Pumps and fittings
  • Air-pumps
  • System design considerations
  • Sediment filters
  • Bio filters
  • Sumps
  • Sizing your system
  • System ratios
  • Calculating outputs
  • Calculating inputs
  • Fish populations
  • Stocking density
  • Bio filter size
  • Water volume
  • Variations and design considerations
  • Chapter : Essential elements – Things to know before you start
  • Water
  • Health and safety
  • Starting an aquaponic system
  • Chapter : Bacteria – Essential tiny creatures
  • Bacteria-friendly environments
  • Sourcing bacteria
  • System Cycling
  • Monitoring bacteria
  • Chapter : Casting a light on finding the correct fish
  • Selecting fish
  • Sourcing fish
  • Fish-friendly environments
  • Fish care
  • Monitoring fish
  • Chapter : Finding plants that love those fish
  • Selecting plants
  • Sourcing plants
  • Plant-friendly environments
  • Plant care
  • Chapter : System monitoring & maintenance
  • Water monitoring
  • System adjustments
  • Regular maintenance
  • Chapter : Reeling in the success – Optimizing your aquaponic system
  • Plant choices
  • Propagating your own plants
  • Staggered plantings and plant diversity
  • Fish polycultures
  • Supplementing fish feed
  • Precautionary additions
  • Planning for system changes
  • Chapter : Troubleshooting: Fixing your fishy business
  • Plant health: Help, my plants are sick!
  • Cleaning: Help, my growing environment is dirty!
  • Fish: Help, my fish are unhappy!
  • System measurements: Help, my system is unbalanced!
  • Chapter : Parting Words
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