Mike Knight
May 17, 2019
Aqua Farming
Mike Knight

Clean Fresh Food near Paoli isn't a fish farm but needs fish, like tilapia, to grow vegetables in the adjacent greenhouse.

Aquaponics is a combination of hydroponics and aquaculture in which fish waste from the aquaculture system is broken down by bacteria into dissolved nutrients that is then fed into a hydroponics system to grow vegetables or other plants. The nutrient removal improves water quality for the fish but also decreases overall water consumption by limiting the amount released as effluent.