Episode 7 – Microbes in Aquaponics Systems

Episode 7 – Microbes in Aquaponics Systems

Show Notes In this episode, Dr. Storey talks about: Microbes and why they’re important What microbes are doing for you How you can foster good microbial communities How to spot problems Microbes are the heart and soul of your aquaponics system. They mediate all...
Episode 6 – Plants in Aquaponics Systems

Episode 6 – Plants in Aquaponics Systems

 Show Notes: In this episode, learn about the role of plants in the aquaponics ecosystem and how you can choose a crop that fits your system.     What is the role of plants in an aquaponics system? The role of plants in aquaponics system is fairly well...
Episode 5 – Fish in Aquaponics Systems

Episode 5 – Fish in Aquaponics Systems

  Show Notes: In this episode, Dr. Storey reviews the role of fish in an aquaponics system, gives a list of the pros and cons of the 8 most popular fish in aquaponics, and gives inside tips on how you can choose a great fish for your system. How do fish work in...
Episode 4 – Types of Aquaponics Systems

Episode 4 – Types of Aquaponics Systems

In this episode, Dr. Storey describes what each type of system is used for, and how to choose a system for your use. Show Notes: There are three main types of aquaponics systems: Media-based systems  include IBC based systems and media beds. These are typically simple...
Episode 3 – Aquaponics vs Hydroponics

Episode 3 – Aquaponics vs Hydroponics

  Show Notes The goal of this episode is to give you a thorough overview of hydroponics and aquaponics, and to help you decide which you should choose.   Aquaponics: A form of hydroponics. Hydroponics: Any soil-less plant production. Instead plants grow in a...
Episode 2 – The History of Aquaponics

Episode 2 – The History of Aquaponics

In this episode of Aquaponics Academy, Dr. Nate Storey of Bright Agrotech dives into the history of aquaponics and how aquaponics has evolved.         Show Notes Where did aquaponics begin? Aquaponics is an ancient concept. From the Aztecs, who...
Episode 1 What is aquaponics?

Episode 1 What is aquaponics?

In this episode, Dr. Storey explains what Aquaponics Academy is and what you can look forward to in future podcasts, as well as reviewing the three basic groups involved in aquaponics: fish, plants, and microbes.           Show Notes Future...