Added by on 2019-08-08

It’s no fish tale; farming fish can help grow plants. Researchers at University of New Hampshire are working on an aquaponics farming project that aims to provide a model for integrating land-based aquaculture systems with hydroponic plant production that can be used locally to increase food production. Specifically, researchers are using nutrients to grow plants that come from fish in a recirculating aquaponic system. The project recently grew Boston butter head lettuce in 35 days from seed to harvest using only nutrients from the fish. They are also using the system to grow strawberries. Fish used in the system include tilapia, brown trout, and rainbow trout. The researchers, which are a part of the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at UNH, look at integrated farming systems as a way to improve energy and resource utilization, and offer an opportunity to monetize otherwise costly treatment processes. Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsAquaponics Rocks ( Growing Medium ) Wash Install Plant – $40 Aquaponics – Barrelponics Made EasyTilapia Indoor Recirculating Aquaculture System – OhioAquaponics Pump, Friendly Aquaponics, Aquaponic Grow Beds, Aquaponics Chicago, Aquaponics At HomeHome AquaponicsAquaponics Systems – Backyard Aquaponics DesignAeroponics: Aquaponics Systems – Aquaponics Made Easy With This Aquaponics Systems !

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  • Fatih Ogretmen 2 weeks ago

    Hi Dr. thank you for your information.. Im growing lettuce in my system with goldfish. Everything is ok but when the weather is cool but when the weather becames hot the lettuce is bitterish and tastes get different. What can l do for this situation. Best regards.

  • Taher Mia 2 weeks ago

    Dou have any class? you are great