DIY Aquaponic Systems

With some dedication and locally-available materials, a substantial amount of fresh produce can be grown in an aquaponics system.

With some dedication and locally-available materials, a substantial amount of fresh produce can be grown in an aquaponics system.

Whether you are trying to save money or simply prefer to “do it yourself”, DIY packages from WaterFarmers provide the basic information you need to install your own aquaponics system. The package includes plans and relevant documents for a standardized home-scale system, although customization and additional consulting is available at an added cost.

With a WaterFarmers DIY package, you have all the information you need to plan, build, and operate your very own aquaponics system. Our DIY Package includes:

 

planning and construction documents

  • Engineering Specification Design
  • System Performance Projections
  • Long-term Work Plan
  • Custom 3D Modeling
  • Bill of Quantities
  • Construction Work Plan

 

system setup information

  • Bacterial Culture Initiation
  • Nutrient Cycling
  • Organic Seed Starting
  • Fish Species Selection
  • Seedling Transplant
  • Biome Population
  • Fish Acclimatization

 

system commissioning information

  • Maintenance Instructions
  • Seed & Harvest Planning
  • Plant & Fish Nutrition
  • Fruiting and Pollination
  • Water Quality Management
  • Crisis Management
  • Error Minimization
  • Pest & Disease Management

 

Note: this package is still in development. Please contact us for additional information for your DIY system.