Category Archives: Pond Maintenance

Can you use Bluegill in your Aquaponics system?

Can you use Bluegill in your Aquaponics system?

[clear] Some people think that you can only use Talapia for aquaponics but the truth is you can really use any fish. Including pond fish like Koi and Goldfish. But to me part of aquaponics is being self-sustaining. That means you should be able to eat everything – including the fish. Now in the winter months it is a challenge to keep the Talapia alive
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Pond Maintenance: How to achieve a naturally balanced pond: Biological vs Mechanical

Pond Maintenance

How to achieve a naturally balanced pond

Biological vs Mechanical

[clear] Filtration is very critical to pond maintenance. Not only does it help in removing excess nutrients from the water but it also provides beneficial bacteria for the pond. There are generally two types of filtration system, biological and mechanical.

Mechanical Pond Filter System

Mechanical filters primarily filter the water outside of the pond. Some skim the debris off of the pond surface for removal and captures debris that
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