A Quick History of Aquaponics

The history of aquaponics is rich and varied, with early examples cropping up in surprisingly diverse regions of the ancient world. Indeed, some cultures have harnessed aquaponics for thousands of years and are still using it today. ‘Chinampas’ and Rice Paddies One of the earliest examples of aquaponics goes all the way back to around …

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What is Aquaponics?

Aquaponics is a method of growing plants and raising fish and other water creatures in a mutually beneficial way. Aquaponics, along with hydroponics, is a type of aqua gardening. Indeed, aquaponics is so closely related to hydroponics that it is known as organic hydroponics or hydroponics with fish. Aqua and hydro both mean water, so …

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