Saturday, May 11, 2013

An aquaponic system can provide a healthy food source, forever!

Here is a very interesting article over at Survival Mom about aquaponic systems and how they can produce food for your family.  I find this idea facinating and would love to try it!

Many people are familiar with hydroponics, the method of growing plants in mediums other than soil, often under artificial light. A well-balanced hydroponic system can produce large amounts of produce, and not surprisingly, many amateur pot farmers are dedicated hydroponic enthusiasts!

Aquaponics adds another element to these systems, live fish, so not only are you growing produce with their important nutrients and micro-nutrients, but you’re growing fish as well for a continual source of protein.

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