Aquaponics Update – April 2015

Our aquaponics system went through a real test this month. Our family went to Europe for two weeks, which meant Farmer John wasn’t home to constantly babysit the systems every need. Was the system set up well enough to not need constant care? We really didn’t know. There are a number of things that could …

Aquaponics Update – November 2014

Not a lot of new things are happening in our aquaponics system this month. We’re continuing to let the geraniums, tomatoes & tomatillos grow. Farmer John is still working on the best way to heat the system, since tilapia need at least 70° water and preferrably 80°+.

Feeding our Tilapia

A question we get is, “What do you feed your fish?” I think people are concerned because of what other countries tend to feed their tilapia. We don’t feed them undesirable things and we also haven’t broken the bank on the amount of feed we’ve needed to purchase.