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Beginner's Guide to Aquaponics: Step-by-Step Systems for Plants and Fish (Paperback)
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Ecologically friendly farming, anywhere—a complete guide for aquaponics beginners
Discover a sustainable and ecologically friendly way to grow your food—while using a fraction of the water, land, and labor conventional gardens require. The Beginner's Guide to Aquaponics makes starting your first system simple with easy-to-follow instructions that teach you the basics and offer clear step-by-step instructions.
Combine the benefits of fish farming with hydroponics to grow food in new and efficient ways. Whether it's understanding how to balance water chemistry, pick your optimal fish and plants, or assemble aquaponic setups, you'll find tables, blueprints, and practical tips to walk you through each part of the process.
The Beginner's Guide to Aquaponics includes:
- Step-by-step guidance—This guide breaks down the most essential aquaponics information with checklists, system design plans, fish/plant charts, and more.
- Cost analysis—Use price estimates and approximate timelines to help you stay on budget and effectively plan out the proper build for your needs.
- Aquaponics troubleshooting—Get expert advice for dealing with any trouble spots you might encounter while building or maintaining your systems.
Start things off on the right foot with The Beginner's Guide to Aquaponics.
About the Author
Seth Connell resides outside Seattle, Washington. He founded Anything Aquaponics in 2014, after training on commercial aquaponic farms in Hawai’i and completing multiple certification programs. Seth also teaches urban agriculture at Highline College, serves on the volunteer board for food safety policy at the Washington State Department of Agriculture, and consults multiple farms and nonprofits on best practices for aquaponics.
“Seth Connell’s Beginner's Guide to Aquaponics is one of the most informational and approachable books I have found for every type of budding aquapon. Seth's extensive experience with aquaponics shows in his knowledge of different methods, environments, and goals. Whether you're looking to have some fun, feed your family, or start getting into commercial production, this book will provide an excellent foundation on which to build. Especially in our time, where quality information can be hard to find, this book is an excellent resource and I highly recommend it!” —Joel Kelly, COO of Live Local Organic LLC, Commercial Aquaponics Farmer