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Want to know more about the nitty gritty aspects of aquaponics? There’s a lot of information here that you can review and/or download to help you with your own aquaponics system.


After many years of both running and selling aquaponic systems, as well as helping many thousands of people building and operating their aquaponic systems, we have put together a list of the most commonly asked questions. Please take a few minutes to run through the FAQ so that you can familiarise yourself with these common quesitons.



There are dozens of downloadable PDF’s for you on the following page. The IBC of aquaponics, the first edition of the Backyard Aquaponics Magazine and dozens of other informative articles and manuals from many sources around the world. Don’t pay for a poor quality e-manual from an on line marketer, download real information that will help you build your own system.



What an earth is a SLO or a CHIFT PIST system, and just what does pH mean? Check out the glossary, we have a comprehensive list of definitions and accronyms commonly used in aquaponics. You might want to bookmark the glossary page so that you can quickly look up definitions when reading about aquaponics.


Tables And Charts

Tables, charts and infographics help to get across information in a simple, informative, yet constructive way. Check out this link for information regarding nutrient availability, the nitrogen cycle and ammonia toxicity.


Nitrogen Cycle

One extremely important aspect of aquaponics is the nitrogen cycle. If you have previous experience with keeping aquarium fish, or aquaculture, you will probably know all about the nitrogen cycle. If you’re new to fish keeping, then please have a look at the link below.


Planting Guide

Unsure what to plant when? This simple planting guide will help you master the correct season for planting all of your herbs and vegetables.