Aquaponics: System Design

Date of Publication
March 13, 2023
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This online course is the second in a series of three developed to introduce homeowners, DIY hobbyists, or future commercial farm operators to the world of aquaponics.

Course Information

This course is the second in a series of three developed to introduce homeowners, hobbyists, or future commercial operators to the world of aquaponics. This course will provide a more detailed look at deep water culture, flood and drain, and commercial system designs. This course also features a tour of the instructor's very own aquaponic system and its components.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Recognize questions to consider before beginning to design your deep water culture or flood and drain system
  2. Identify advantages and disadvantages of using a deep water culture system or flood and drain system
  3. Recognize different ways to build a deep water culture system and its components
  4. Identify produce and fish stocking recommendations
  5. Calculate potential income and expenses for commercial operations

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