Aquaponics — Plants love fish. Fish love plants. Technology plays Cupid.

Plants help fish, and fish are good for plants too. That happens in nature. Technology can put them together, too. The Atlantic Cities can tell you more.

Aquaponics is a method of combined fish and vegetable farming that requires no soil. The farmer cultivates freshwater fish (aquaculture) and plants (hydroponics) in a recirculating water system that exchanges nutrients between the two…The Farming Technique That Could Revolutionize the Way We Eat
Urban Farmers Ltd.

…The net result: a 90 percent reduction in freshwater use compared with conventional fish farming, and a significant reduction in added nutrients such as fossil fertilizers. The system can be run without pesticides and, because the fish environment is spacious and clean, without antibiotics… [More]

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