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Aquaponics: The Ultimate in Gardening

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Aquaponics is the term used for a radical new food production technique. It combines aquaculture, the art of producing fish for consumption in controlled water environments or simply – fish farming with hydroponics. Hydroponics is the growing of plants with liquid nutrients only and exclusive of soil. The appeal of aquaponics rests in its ability to produce both plant and protein food products with a minimum requirement of fresh water, space and chemical additives.

The operating principles of aquaponics work equally well for both small backyard gardens to large commercial operations. The purpose of this book is to describe how aquaponics work and to give detailed instructions on how to set up a small backyard system that will provide ample quantities of good organic food products for a family of four.

This book covers the following topics:

• What is Aquaponics? A Closer Look…
• How to Master Aquaponics: A Primer…
• Fish for Use in Aquaponics…
• Aquaponics Plant Selection…
• Aquaponics Basic Information…
• Setup for a Home-Sized Aquaponic System…
• Operating the Home-Sized Aquaponic System…
• Keeping the Fish & Plants Healthy…
• Advantages of Low Fish Density…
• And much more…

The book also contains over 30 valuable resources that provide a great deal of additional information.

Product Details

  • File Size: 249 KB
  • Print Length: 44 pages
  • Sold by:  Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007YLUSC8
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray: Not Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled

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