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Online Introduction to Aquaponics

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Online Introduction to Aquaponics

Time: June 13, 2011 at 6pm to June 15, 2011 at 8pm
Location: Online
Website or Map: http://www.coloradoaquaponics…
Phone: 720-470-7007
Event Type: online, workshop
Organized By: Tawnya Sawyer
Latest Activity: Apr 20, 2011

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Event Description

Learn about aquaponics online at the time and place that is most convenient for you.


View as a live interactive online session or as a recording with email chat sessions as needed.

Two sessions M and W, 6:00pm - 8:00pm MT


Course Description: This class will provide participants the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of aquaponics - a sustainable food production method that incorporates aquaculture (growing fish) and hydroponics (growing plants in a soil-less media) in a recirculating system.


Aquaponics can be scaled from a basement or backyard for personal food production, to large scale community, school or commercial systems. The course covers:

  • 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

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