Organic Food For All

By John Stivers

How To Build A Basic Aquaponics System

Posted by offa on February 6, 2008

A Basic guide on how to build your own Aquaponic System. This system is based on the Barrel Ponics and the S&S setup and was built by me in the summer of 07′.

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John Stivers


7 Responses to “How To Build A Basic Aquaponics System”

  1. Steve Clay said

    Can you grow trout instead of carp???? Asians like carp Americans like trout.

  2. Jon said

    i am going to try to start a system.
    i already got a pond
    i’ll see what i get what do you use for the media in the plant area?

  3. Erasmus said

    I heard to use pea gravel

  4. evangineer said

    I’ve posted your Aquaponics video at

    You might want to sign up at to join a community interested in self-reliance issues like local food production.

  5. Mirjean said

    Thanks, what is the use of the top reservoir? may i hve the plumbing layout if possible. I am in Arusha, Tanzania

  6. “‘~ I am very thankful to this topic because it really gives great information :~*

  7. AquaLeaf said

    Your video has helped me a lot when I was just studying about Aquaponics. I watched it again and again. Very informative!

    Please take time to view the small system I was able to setup because of your help. Your feedback will be highly appreciated.


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