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Commercial Aquaponics? Show Me The Money!

Commercialisation is, for the many people, the holy grail of aquaponics. Having their own aquaponics business is an idea that attracts people – like moths are drawn to a candle. ¬†Regrettably, for most of them the outcome will be the same – they won’t...

Raft Aquaponics – a Cottage Industry?

Raft aquaponics – of the type popularised by the researchers at the Unversity of Virgin Islands – is being promoted as a business opportunity. Some of these promoters are big on hyperbole but short on experience – and have yet to produce their first...

Commercial Aquaponics – Back to the Future.

In a recent forum discussion, I posted to the effect that commercial aquaponics in Australia, as such, did not exist. This prompted an immediate challenge from a colleague who consults widely within the Australian aquaculture industry.  He told me that he was aware of...

The Magick of Aquaponics

The word magic conjures up something that is beyond our immediate understanding….. something wondrous that happens without us being fully aware of its workings. For many people experiencing their first encounter with aquaponics, the synergistic relationship...