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Aquaponics Resources

We have put together some great links and resources to get you started into the world of aquaponics.

These resources are a sample from all around the world.

Aquaponics Guides

Aquaponics does not have to be difficult or expensive, and we are happy to encourage anyone thinking about setting up an aquaponics system to try their hand at building it themselves.  A DIY system can help to teach about all the different components and how they all work together to form a designed ecosystem.  We have put together a series of PDF Guides designed to give you the information that you will need to design and build a safe home or backyard aquaponics system.

Aquaponics Forums

Join in the latest conversations from aquaponics enthusiasts all over the globe!

Those new to aquaponics can find a wealth of information on these forums - advice on

how to start new systems, as well as common errors and how to avoid them.


Dive in and join the conversation!

Aquaponics Books

There is currently only a couple of books that we would recommend to the the budding aquaponics hobbyist. You will find an ever-increasing number of e-books on various websites, but most of these are poorly written with regurgitated information that can be found for free elsewhere, and so are simply not worth purchasing.


These are the two that we would recommend taking a look at:

Aquaponic Gardening, by Sylvia Bernstein


This is a very useful "go to" book for anyone who is interested in starting aquaponics, or just finding out more.  The book is well laid out and the information is easily accessible.  This book looks primarily at media-based aquaponics systems which are most commonly used by individuals looking to set up and run an aquaponics system.


So if you are looking for your first book about aquaponics then this will be the one for you.  An excellent 'must-read' reference tool.

Complete Idiot's Guide to Aquaponic Gardening, by Meg Stout


The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Aquaponic Gardening is your comprehensive guide to this farming method, from choosing a setup, to selecting fish and vegetables, to maintaining your system. You’ll be pleased with the variety of species that your aquaponic garden can support and how easy it is to maintain.


In addition to everything you need to know to run a healthy aquaponic garden and care for both the vegetables and fish, there are step-by-step plans with photos for building the appropriately sized system for your needs.