This class will provide participants the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of aquaponics in a living classroom environment at The GrowHaus
, a non-profit urban farm and marketplace in the Elyria-Swansea neighborhood. The course will be a combination of classroom lecture and hands on work among two different aquaponics systems. The course covers the major topics listed below...
- Benefits of Aquaponics
- System Components
- System Designs
- Fish Selection and Health
- Plant Selection and Health
- Bacteria and the Nitrification Cycle
- System Design Ratios
- System Startup Procedures
- Ongoing Maintenance Procedures
- Tips and Tricks
What to Bring: Please dress warmly and bring your own lunch or a potluck dish to share with your fellow students.
Cost: $75 - A portion of your tuition goes directly to supporting the GrowHaus