Aquaponics Philippines BLOG

Aquaponics at University of the Philippines

Last 29th of March 2014, the TM 291 class under Prof. Glen A. Imbang put their project management skills to action by heading an aquaponics awareness talk along with the launch of their class project, Aquaponixâ„¢. It was held at the Technology Management Center,... read more

Aquaponics in the Philippines

Amazed by aquaponics systems shared in the internet from all over the world, like Hawaii, Australia, Canada, Texas, Colorado, Florida, Greece, Trinidad and Tobago, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, Puerto Rico, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Uganda and many more, we (Aquaponics PH... read more

Plant Pests Control

As you embark on your own aquaponic venture it is important to learn how you will control or prevent plants pest infestation to save yourself from spending so much time, money and pain. You do not have to spend a lot for organic products. It is surprising, even... read more

Fish Treats

An imbalance aquaponic system can easily be recognizable if yellowing of plant leaves exist in the setup. Since plant nutrients are converted from fish poops, fish feed is a factor to consider in growing healthy plants and fishes together. In aquaponics, a happy fish... read more

Plant Nutrients

Plant nutrients are necessary for plant growth. Carbon and oxygen are absorbed by the leaf from the air, while other nutrients are absorbed by the roots. If essential elements needed by the plants are not enough to sustain its growth cycle, signs of nutrient... read more

An Afternoon in Ateneo de Manila University

In our quest to find and touch base with fellow aquaponics enthusiasts, Dean, Betty, Lani and I visited the Ateneo de Manila University to take a look at the AP set up of Jose Felix. Felix is a student at AdMU taking up Environmental Science. He is also involved with... read more

Aquaponics Diagram

The diagram above shows how fish tank and grow bed are connected via pipes where water recirculates. Here you can also see the cycle where fish waste and poops are converted from ammonia – nitrite – nitrate by the nitrifying bacteria (nitrosomonas,... read more

Fish Tank Setup

Fish tank. 250-gallons or larger seems to create a stable system specially for beginners because they allow more room for error as things (PH, ammonia, nitrite levels) happen more slowly at larger water volume. It must be strong enough to withstand the forces of water... read more

Grow Bed Setup

Since materials used in grow bed setup is one factor in growing healthy and productive plants, you need to plan on the materials to be used when setting up one. What’s in a grow bed? – Grow bed. The industry standard is to be at least 12 inches deep to... read more

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